Optional feature

How to install Miracast Connect app on Windows 10

If the Connect app to project devices using Miracast is missing on Windows 10, use these steps to add the Wireless Display feature to bring the app back.

Windows 10 Connect app install

On Windows 10, the Wireless Display is a feature that adds the Connect app to allow other devices to connect wirelessly and use your desktop computer, laptop, or tablet as a wireless display using the Miracast mirroring technology.

In the past, the Connect app came pre-installed by default, but starting with Windows 10 version 2004, it’s now an optional feature that you must install manually to connect to Miracast compatible devices.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to install the Wireless Display feature to bring back the Connect app on Windows 10.

Install Connect app on Windows 10

To install the Wireless Display optional feature to add the Connect app, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Apps.

  3. Click on Apps & features.

  4. Click the Optional features option.

  5. Click the Add a feature option.

    Add optional feature option
    Add optional feature option
  6. Search for Wireless Display and check the optional feature.

    Install Miracast Wireless Display feature
    Install Miracast Wireless Display feature
  7. Click the Install button.

Once you complete the steps, the feature will install, and the Connect app will be restored on Windows 10.

Uninstall Connect app on Windows 10

To uninstall the Connect app on Windows 10, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Apps.

  3. Click on Apps & features.

  4. Click the Optional features option.

  5. Select the Wireless Display option

  6. Click the Uninstall button.

    Uninstall Miracast Wireless Display feature
    Uninstall Miracast Wireless Display feature

After you complete the steps, the Miracast connect feature will be removed from Windows 10.