What is Remote Cast?
Remote Cast works by mirroring the active screen that is being viewed on the device onto the dashboard.
Please follow steps below to install Remote Cast:
OS Compatibility Disclaimer
Remote Cast works on any devices from Android 5.1 version to Android 6.1 version.
Step 1: Install Remote Cast from the dashboard
You need to install Remote Cast Android app from the Scalefusion Enterprise store.
Please follow the steps below to publish Remote Cast app on the device:
Step 1.1: Click on Enterprise store –> My Apps, you will see all the apps provided by Scalefusion.
Step 1.2: To Request Remote Cast apk on your dashboard,
Click on the Remote Cast tab on the left sidebar and then click on Request access to Remote Cast button, as shown in the image below.
Step 1.3: You will see a new window, please fill in the details and click on save.
The request goes to the support team and you will get a confirmation email within 24 hours.
Step 1.4: After the request is confirmed by the support team, click on Enterprise Store–>My Apps.
Now, You will see a Remote Cast app as a part of add-on apps in your Enterprise Store.
Step 1.5: Click on the “Publish” button under the Remote Cast app and then on “Publish APK” button as shown in the image below.
Step 1.6: You can publish Remote Cast app on the device(s), device profile(s) or device group(s). Please select your prefered choice and then click on “Publish” shown in the image below.
You have successfully published Remote Cast app on the device(s)!
Step 2: Install Remote Cast app on the device.
Step 3: Launch Remote Cast App
You need to launch Remote Cast App from your mobile device as it needs certain permissions to function.
Step 3.1: Launch Remote Cast app that was installed on your device.
Step 3.2: Now on the next screen, click on the “GRANT PERMISSION” option.
Note: We need permission to Draw over Apps to show a STOP button on the app when a Remote Cast session is running.
Step 3.3 Click on the slider icon to enable the option, as shown in the image.
You have now given necessary permissions to the Remote Cast app.
Now you will see the following screen, as shown in the image below.
Step 4: Initiate Screen Sharing:
Step 4.1: To initiate the Screen Sharing session, go back to the dashboard, click on the Remote Cast tab on the left sidebar. Now, you will see a list of devices that have Remote Cast app installed.
Step 4.2: Click on START SESSION button next to the device you want to start a Screen Sharing session with, as shown in the image below.
Now, you will see a virtual image of your selected device on the dashboard that will display a message saying ”Waiting to start the session”
To view the current screen of the device on the dashboard,
Step 4.2: Click on START SESSION option on the right-hand side of the dashboard, (you can also see other details of the device displayed on the top.)
Step 4.3: Now go back to the device, you will see a Popup screen, tap on Okay and proceed, as shown in the image below.
Step 4.4: To start capturing the device screen on the dashboard, tap on START NOW option, as shown in the image below.
Note:- If you don’t want to see the above screen again, select Don’t show again option.
Now the Screen sharing session will be started on the device.
The screen that is currently running on the device will be shown in the virtual image of the device on the dashboard, as shown below.
You have successfully started a Screen Sharing session on the dashboard.
Step 4.5: To end the session, you can click on STOP SESSION on the dashboard or the STOP BUTTON on the device, as shown in Image 1 and Image 2
The Screen Sharing session is successfully ended.