How to Adjust the Frequency of Projecting to this PC Requests in Windows 11

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The article explains how to modify projection settings in Windows 11 for viewing content from other devices on a Windows PC. Using the system settings pane, users can reach ‘Projecting to this PC’ settings and choose when they want the PC to ask for permission to project: every time a connection is requested or only…

This article describes steps to change how often to “Ask to project to this PC” when projecting to this PC in Windows 11.

If you want to view content from other supported devices wirelessly on your Windows machine, you can enable mirroring so that those devices can project to your Windows 11 PC.

Using a wireless display app, you can project or mirror a phone, PC, or Android device to the screen on your PC and control it using its keyboard, mouse, and connecting other devices.

When attempting to project to Windows PC, a user will see a notification pop-up prompting whether or not to allow projecting. You can control these settings in Windows.

You can choose one of the following: First time only or Whenever a connection is requested.

How to change when to ask to project to this PC in Windows 11

As described above, when attempting to project to Windows PC, a user will see a notification pop-up prompting whether or not to allow projecting. You can control these settings in Windows.

Below is how to do that in Windows 11.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for the majority of its settings. Everything can be done, from system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + I shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings, as shown in the image below:

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In the Windows Settings app, click System on the left.

On the right, select the Projecting to this PC tile to expand.

On the System -> Projecting to this PC settings panel, under “Ask to project to this PC“, choose the option from the dropdown list.

  • First time only
  • Every time a connection is requested

Whatever option you select will apply when a device wants to project to Windows.

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to change when to “Ask to project to this PC” when projecting to this PC in Windows 11. Please use the comment form below if you find any errors above or have something to add.

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