How to add an additional screen to Shadow
Shadow lets you add an additional screen to your streaming session, giving you the freedom to set up a dual-screen experience. You can connect an additional screen on your desktop and mobile devices.
To see if your device's operating system is compatible, refer to the compatible operating systems and devices.
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Compatible operating systems and devices
Use the matrix below to determine which additional screen experience is recommended for you.
1 This is planned for a future update and may be available only for Shadow Alpha or Beta, not officially supported.
Shadow Box V1
1 It is not possible to connect two screens locally on the Shadow Ghost due to hardware limitations.
2 Since the last update to iOS 16, it turns out that our additional screen feature is no longer functional. We are working to fix this issue in future updates.
Add a second local screen
If you'd like to stream Shadow to two screens from the same device, this is called a local screen setup. To use this setup, follow the steps below according to your operating system:
Windows, macOS, and Ubuntu
Change the layout of your screens
Windows will automatically decide the order and position of your screens. If you'd like to change the order or position, right-click the Windows desktop directly on Shadow, then choose Display settings.
A new window will appear. In this window, you can change the order of your screens and their positions.
Dual Screen Drawbacks
There are some existing drawbacks, and knowing these may help you troubleshoot any issues you might encounter. Open the list below for more information. This list will be updated as we continue to make progress and changes.
Add a remote screen
If you'd like to stream Shadow to two screens from different devices, this is called a remote screen setup. To use this setup, follow the steps below: