SCRCPY (Screen Copy) FAQ

If you haven't downloaded scrcpy yet get your version below.


Download SCRCPY on Windows



Download SCRCPY on MAC OS


Scrcpy is available in Homebrew:

brew install scrcpy


You need adb, accessible from your PATH. If you don't have it yet:

brew install android-platform-tools


Alternatively, Scrcpy is also available in MacPorts, which sets up adb for you:

sudo port install scrcpy


Download SCRCPY on Linux


Scrcpy is packaged in several distributions and package managers:

  • Debian/Ubuntu: apt install scrcpy
  • Arch Linux: pacman -S scrcpy
  • Fedora: dnf copr enable zeno/scrcpy && dnf install scrcpy
  • Gentoo: emerge scrcpy
  • Snap: snap install scrcpy

Is SCRCPY free to use?

Yes, SCRCPY is free and open-source software released under the Apache License 2.0. You can use it without any cost.

How to use Scrcpy wireless?

Scrcpy primarily supports wired connections, but you can set up wireless connectivity through ADB (Android Debug Bridge) over Wi-Fi. Detailed instructions can be found in Scrcpy's documentation.

How to set up Scrcpy?

Setting up the Scrcpy app involves downloading the appropriate version for your operating system, connecting your Android device via USB debugging, and running the Scrcpy command in the terminal or command prompt. Detailed setup instructions are available on the Scrcpy install page.

How to install Scrcpy?

Installation instructions vary depending on your OS. Generally, for Windows, you download the exe file, while for Linux, you can use package managers. For Mac, you can use package managers or Homebrew.

How to install Scrcpy in Windows?

To install Scrcpy download app on Windows, you can download the Windows version from the download page and run the exe file. Detailed installation steps are available on the Scrcpy install page.

Is Scrcpy supported on iOS?

No, Scrcpy is specifically designed for Android devices and does not support iOS.

Do I need to root my Android device to use SCRCPY?

No, SCRCPY does not require your Android device to be rooted. It works with both rooted and non-rooted devices. However, you will need to enable USB Debugging in the Developer Options on your Android device.

Why does Scrcpy not working?

If Scrcpy is not working, ensure that you have correctly installed and set it up according to your operating system. Check for any error messages in the command prompt or terminal for more specific information on the issue.

Is Scrcpy safe?

Scrcpy is considered safe to use as it is an open-source project with a transparent codebase. It does not require any special permissions on your Android device and does not involve any invasive or harmful actions. However, it's essential to download Scrcpy from trusted sources.