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Screencasting to a Windows Device Completely Offline

The below steps will walk you through how to set up a hotspot on your Windows device so that you can screencast your Pico to your Windows device completely offline.

Step 1. Turn on Mobile Hotspot
  1. Press the "Windows + I" keys on your keyboard to open the Settings app.

  2. In the Settings window, select "Network & Internet" from the available options.

  3. On the left pane, choose "Mobile hotspot."

  4. In the Mobile hotspot section, toggle the switch to turn on "Share my Internet connection with other devices."

Step 2. Disconnect From Wi-Fi Network
  1. Look at the bottom-right corner of your screen, where you'll find the system tray and the network icon (it looks like Wi-Fi signal bars or a computer monitor with wireless signals).

  2. Click on the network icon once. A list of available Wi-Fi networks should appear.

  3. From the list, locate and click on the Wi-Fi network to which you are currently connected. It will have a checkmark or say "Connected" next to it.

  4. Click on the "Disconnect" button for the selected network. This will disconnect your computer from the Wi-Fi network.

  5. Uncheck “Connect Automatically” to keep your computer not connected to any Wi-Fi network.

  6. Try opening a website on your browser to confirm that your computer doesn’t have the internet.

Do not turn off or disable the Wi-Fi adapter because Hotspot needs the Wi-Fi adaptor to work.

Step 3. Connect your VR Headset to the Mobile Hotspot of your Windows device
  1. Within Next World Agent, go to its settings and press on the first option (“Configure Connection”).

  2. Select the mobile hotspot of your Windows device

Step 4. Screen cast to your browser
  1. Press the Pico button on your controller to open the Pico menu in your headset.

  2. Press the “Screencast” Icon on the left.

  3. Choose the “Cast to Browser” option in the middle.

  4. Type the Screencast web address shown on your headset to your mobile device’s web browser.

  5. Click the “Start Screencast” button on your mobile device’s web browser.

  6. A dialog will open in your headset requesting permission to allow Screencast. Select the “Allow” button.

All set. Your headset will now screencast to your Windows device completely disconnected from the internet.