Tech preparation before doing in-person training

To minimize the risk of unexpected tech issues spoiling your agenda and consuming valuable training time, make sure to prepare all the devices involved in a training event.

Here there is a checklist to review before the event:

Participant devices

Ensure that:

Trainer devices

On top of the checklist for “participant devices”, make sure of the following:

Sharing your mobile screen

Screen sharing software is invaluable for demonstration of the mobile device screen in-person and virtual events. Scrcpy is a free and open source tool that allows you to display and control your Android device from your computer.

Installing Scrcpy

You can download Scrcpy (Screen Copy) for Microsoft Windows operating system from For MacOS you can use Homebrew package manager, you have to open your terminal app and typing the following command brew install scrcpy. And for Linux, you can install use the default package manager sudo apt install scrcpy.

Enabling USB Debugging on your Android device

Scrcpy uses Android Developer options to mirror the mobile device screen. It is recommended to connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.

To enable USB debugging on your Android device go the device Settings and scroll down to About Phone. Then tap on Build number seven times until you see the message You are a now a developer. Now a new Developer options would appear in your device Settings. You can turn on USB debugging when you are using Scrcpy.

Launch Scrcpy

To start Scrcpy, open your computer terminal application and type scrpy. Ensure your mobile device is connected to your computer using a USB cable.

The first time you connect your phone to the computer, a Allow USB debugging? message would appear on your mobile device. Select Allow allow from this computer option and click `Allow' button.

That's it! Now you can control your Android device from your computer using trackpad/mouse or keyboard.

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