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How to use the mouse keyboard to control the mobile phone? This open source tool can help you do that.

via:博客园     time:2019/8/26 14:09:05     readed:93


[abstract] scrcpy can project your Android phone onto the computer and control it with the mouse and keyboard, so you can manage the phone on the computer screen.

Collaboration between mobile phones and computers has become more and more common: login to the account on the computer and receive authentication codes on the mobile phone; respond to urgent matters, typing is usually the fastest on the computer... However, the interaction between mobile phones and computers is often not so smooth, and we still need to switch between the large screen and the small screen frequently.

Can there be a way to process information on both mobile phones and computers? Today we introduce an open source tool called scrcpy, which can project your Android phone onto the computer and control it through the mouse and keyboard. With it, you can manage your mobile phone on your computer screen.

The download address is at the end of the article.

HD projection screen, also support recording screen and size modification

The basic function of scrcpy is to put the mobile phone on the computer. Download the official compressed file and extract it. Connect mobile phone and computer with data line and turn on USB debugging. Then open the scrcpy. exe in the file, and you can see that the content of the mobile phone is projected onto the computer screen.


Scrcpy can be used to record the mobile phone screen, the advantage is high quality, can adjust the size and bit rate at will. Right-click on the start, click run, enter cmd click OK, you can open the command-line tool. Enter the file address that cd just unzipped and return to the car. Then after the code that appears, enter the instruction of "scrcpy-record file.mp4", click enter, and you can start the recording screen. After the mobile phone operation is completed, close the screen window, and the recording file will be stored in the same path as the unzipped file by default.


The fixed format for all kinds of instructions for scrcpy is to open the path to scrcpy on the command line first

More instructions in scrcpy can beCheck out here。 You can change the size of the recording screen, change the bit rate, and display the touch track.


Use mouse instead of gesture, keyboard typing to improve efficiency

After all I've said, can scrcpy only record screens? Don't worry, the next step is to let the mouse and keyboard control the phone. You need to open USB debugging (security settings) in developer mode on your phone, click on the left key, and right-click to return. In addition, there are more shortcuts that can be used, such as Ctrl h is back to the desktop, Ctrl n to open notifications, and more shortcuts can be made toScrcpy official websiteSee.


Scrcpy also supports direct keyboard input, i.e., typing with a computer keyboard on a mobile phone. This function can greatly improve your work efficiency. Put your mobile phone on the screen of your computer, you can see it as a message, and then type back directly. You don't have to worry about playing endlessly after you get your mobile phone.


With the mouse and keyboard, mobile phones and computers can be unified control, which also brings another advantage, that is, keymouse can be used to operate some mobile games.

Simultaneous screen management of mobile phones and computers to improve work efficiency

Scrcpy is not so much a screen-casting tool as a manager for Android phones. You can drag the APK file on your computer to the screen projection window of your mobile phone and click Installation directly. Other files are dragged directly to the desktop. Although there will be no visual feedback, you can find them in the sdcard folder, which is much more convenient than various transmission tools.


Scrcpy is a very powerful tool that supports Linux, Windows and macOS, and controls Android phones on a computer with a single data line. If you are not interested in complex instructions, you can use only the mouse and keyboard to operate. It keeps your attention on one screen without worrying about the announcement on your mobile phone disturbing your mind.

Download address:Https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy

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