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I would like to use my iMac for my second monitor, as I am streaming on my PC.

I still use my Mac for other things when I am not gaming on my PC, so I was thinking that it would be more valuable for me to do this instead of buying a new monitor. From my research I was getting mixed answers to this question and wanted to be 100% clear with it.

Obviously, this is a little bit different of an option than using your laptop as a monitor, as instead, you’ll be using your laptop to have complete control over your main PC. And, if you’re looking for a way to use your more mobile laptop to gain access to your main desktop system, this is the way to go. You could probably use a tool like SPLASHTOP to extend your PC's desktop over onto the Mac. (There are various apps that work like Splashtop. I just happen to use this app, so it's the one I have some experience with.). For this scenario, we’re going to assume that you want to use your laptop as a monitor to display your Windows 10 desktop. Go to ‘Settings System Projecting to this PC’.

I know that I need to press 'T' as I am rebooting my iMac to get target display mode activated, but I do not know what cables I need to hook it up to my PC as the second monitor.


My iMac is a 21.5-Inch, Late 2012

My PC has a GTX 1060

Windows 10

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Today’s article is about “How to use an iOS device as secondary Monitor for PC Or Mac”. Do you think there is only one way to get the second monitor, just by purchasing new monitor? Have you ever thought the iOS device can do the same thing? Do you want to try it? Learn how to use an iOS device as the second monitor for your PC or Mac with the help of the simple and easy method that will help you to monitor each activity of your PC with the extra screen that will be your iPhone/iPod. Follow the guide each, one by one.

As we know every computer consist of a single monitor, Beside the display screen quired to view all activities being performed by the system and most of the basic users would not need to connect more than one monitor to their computer for any purpose. But sometime we might have the advanced technical task on the computer by the professionals. Then What we should do we would need another or better monitor to view or to preceded our work. In spite of buying another monitor, we suggest you to use your iOS device as the secondary monitor.

How to Use iOS Device as a Second Monitor for PC or MAC

Step #1: First of all you need to install an app named Duet display on your iOS device and duet display for PC or Mac. Or you can use iDisplay.

Step #2: When you’ve installed software, then Plug your device to PC or Mac, r you can either do it with same WiFi network.

Step #3: In this step, you need to launch both the app on your iPhone and on your PC and let the app to connect.

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Step #4: In this step, you’ve launched both, Then you need to set display settings on your Mac or PC, in that case right click on desktop and select Display Settings.

Step #5: Then you’ll see the first and second screen. The second screen is your iOS screen, select the area where you wanna place to project the screen on that side.

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Step #6: Now in the system tray. Click on duet display icon and there set the settings that you want to set for your iPhone and PC.

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Step #7: That’s it! You are done. With this, your iOS device will be working as a second monitor for your Windows or MAC PC.

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So above article was about how to use the iOS device as the second monitor. In the next article, we’ll show you how to use Android device as a secondary monitor. The apps I mentioned for making a monitor with PC is a paid app. But you can get it Free with Tungbu app. Hope you’ve got something from this article, if you’ve faced any issue inform us, please.