So I want to basically redirect my phone's audio to my computer's playback device through USB and not through Bluetooth which is what most posts are seemingly concerned with.

This guy Streaming audio from smartphone to PC without bluetooth asked a similar question about 2 years ago which hasn't really been answered so far so I thought I would bring it up again.

Devices and Os's :

Phone : Samsung Galaxy note 4 under Android 6.0.1 Pc : Windows 10 pro

  • Basically it's not an Android question, but a PC question: All you have to do is make your PC advertise itself as audio device. Then pair it and play! I had done that with Linux a while ago.
    – U. Windl
    Sep 16, 2022 at 10:39

1 Answer 1


Download third party software Wondershare MirroGo. It works great (Not promoting).
This works only for screen rendering and audio can only be heard in recordings. No direct audio routing.
Some instructions to follow:-
- You can download Mirror Go from Here
- After downloading and installing, Enable your phone's USB debugging, see here - How to enable USB Debugging.
- Simply connect your phone with USB and accept the adb authorization request pop-ups on screen and you're done.

Main advantages of this software is that:
- You can render your phone's screen on Desktop/Laptop.
- You can play games/movies/songs through MirrorGo.
- You can control your phone via MirrorGo through Mouse/Keyboard. - You can record your screen via MirrorGo during the live view of your phone in your laptop/desktop.

You can Also use MirroGo with MobileGO ( an advanced software to backup your whole phone with one click and tons of features and works for Iphone too).

UPDATED: - (With audio/Video/Images support)

Here's a solution using all time favorite media player VLC.
It doesn't work with USB (sorry for this) but It works great with a local network.
you can either create hotspot of your phone and connnect your lap/desk with it or you can connect both the devices to a same network.
It's the best fluent method out there and It works for Audio/Video/Images. So here's the method:

  • Download this apk in your phone and install it. I have decompiled it without ads for easy use.

  • Connect your pc and phone with the same network or connect your pc to your phone's hotspot.

  • Download this VLCdirect.bat file and Run it as Administrator.

  • Write click VLC, select properties and in target paste this --http-password=vlcdirect after the location which is like this
    "C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" .
    Note that there's a space between " and --.

  • Open VLC and enable Web interface, see this image.

  • Open the app and click done and skip everything as you would be done with all those steps if you're on this step.
    Now you're all set. Play anything through the app and you'll see it in PC's VLC without buffering. It really works fast.

    Two points to note:

  • Usually .bat files contain the virus but it's secure. you can verify it by right-clicking the .bat file and click on edit and see yourself.

  • You don't have to do all this everytime. Just click on Web interface in pc's VLC.

  • I have tried the application you recommended, it is indeed very nice and works great for the screen rendering. Though, i cannot seem to make the sound part work, it plays audio on the phone by default and i see no parameter in the computer app to change that. Aug 2, 2017 at 19:47
  • Sorry for this, It works only in the recording. Updating the answer with another solution. Aug 3, 2017 at 6:23
  • So i set up vlc and vlc direct as you recommended, it works great once again and the responsiveness is impressive i will most certainly use this conjunction with MirrorGo and thank you for telling me about both of those. Though, my main problem remain unsolved, I wanted to redirect my phone's audio, and by that i mean that i wanted to be able to do anything on my phone (like passing phonecalls, watching a youtube video, use a newly install radio app) and be able to hear it as i would with the phone's speaker but through my computer's headset. Aug 3, 2017 at 9:53
  • I realize that what I am trying to achieve may be borderline impossible and you were of a huge help regardless, thank you for your time. Aug 3, 2017 at 9:58
  • (sorry for the poor English in the long comment it seems that i ran out of edits to correct the mistakes) Aug 3, 2017 at 10:01

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