PC gaming has long been a key factor for powerful performance. Easily upgradeable components and continuous improvements in technology have made many gamers prefer PC games over consoles. On the other hand, gaming on mobile devices or mobile devices has difficulty achieving the same level of performance. While the Nintendo Switch and Steam Deck are in development, they still can’t achieve the same level.
What if there was a way to use the power of a PC and stream PC games directly to your mobile device? Fortunately, it’s there and it’s easier to set up than you might think…
Download NVIDIA GeForce Experience
The first thing you need is NVIDIA GeForce Experience on your computer. Most PCs or laptops equipped with NVIDIA graphics cards come pre-installed with NVIDIA GeForce Experience software at purchase. If you installed the graphics card yourself or the software is not pre-installed You will need to download GeForce Experience from the NVIDIA website.
Run the downloaded installer and follow the onscreen instructions to set up the software. You may find that your screen turns on and off during the installation process when your graphics card is detected and configured.
To delve deeper into the software Check out the GeForce Experience Beginner’s Guide.
Set up NVIDIA GeForce Experience
Once the software is installed and activated Go to Settings by selecting cog wheel in the upper-right corner of the window. First, you need to make sure that your device can stream your games through NVIDIA Shield by checking. feature panel on the right-hand side and look for ready status under Gamestream section.
Gamestream system requirements are available on the NVIDIA website, so you can check if you haven’t bought or built your PC.
Once you’ve verified that your device can stream games through the Shield, go to shield Tab on the left, in the new screen, enable Gamestream using the toggle at the top of the box. Your device is now ready to stream games connected to NVIDIA GeForce Experience.
back to your . house in the upper left to see a list of games connected to NVIDIA GeForce Experience if no games are available here. Or the game you want to play on your mobile device is missing. Go back to settings using cog wheel and select games and apps. Add the necessary folder containing your game executable to scan location options (if you installed the game in a non-default location) and press check now button to find your game
NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience supports a wide range of games. But may not know every game you want to stream. If the game is missing from you house Pages that the scanner cannot find, you can add them directly for streaming under shield and add games that can be commanded directly to games and apps list.
Download Moonlight on your mobile device.
Next, you will need to download Moonlight to your mobile device. Moonlight is a free and open source application. This allows it to turn multiple devices into clients that can be associated with NVIDIA Game Stream from download client Drop down, select the mobile device you are using and set up the app. Moonlight supports both Android and iOS, as well as a number of other platforms.
Moonlight Sync with NVIDIA GeForce Experience
This will ensure that the first application settings are correct. Make sure your mobile device is connected to the same Internet network as your PC.
Open Moonlight on your mobile device and wait for the host device to show in the list. If it doesn’t show up after a few seconds You can add hosts manually via IP address once the host device has been added. To pair the device, click on the item. Your mobile device will connect to the host and provide a PIN that should be entered in the SHIELD popup on your PC.
Once this PIN is entered, your mobile device will list all games associated with NVIDIA GeForce Experience (or manually added above) that can be streamed directly to your mobile device.
Set up internet streaming (optional)
Moonlight is now set up so you can stream games from your PC to your mobile device while connected to the same internet network. to be able to use your PC on any internet connection You will need to download an additional Internet Hosting Tool to your PC.
Once installed, run Moonlight Internet Streaming Tester the application to make sure it installs properly. If everything works as intended Your device is now set up for internet streaming. Lets you play PC games on your mobile device.
Enjoy PC games in the palm of your hand.
With the power of NVIDIA and Moonlight, gaming is accessible from anywhere and everywhere. Even if you’re not at your PC. With the growing mobile device market Ultimately, portable games could be readers to fully compete with mobile and PC gaming experiences.