Sketch Mirror relies on your devices to be on the same network, and sometimes that’s not the case, giving you an error.
If you’re using a corporate / campus network, those are usually fire-walled, and the required traffic for Mirror is sometimes blocked by default. You may have to ask your network admin to add a rule to allow
_sketchmirror._tcp.local traffic in the network.
There is no official Android version of Sketch Mirror, but other people have built apps for Android that work well with Sketch:
If you’re having trouble connecting to Sketch Mirror via USB, here are some steps you should take:
If you can’t connect to Sketch Mirror over your Wi-Fi or network connection, here are some steps you should take:
If you’re still having trouble connecting to Sketch Mirror over Wi-Fi, there is a last resort. In some cases unexplained behaviour in Sketch can be solved by deleting your plist file.
By default Sketch Mirror connects to a random port each time you open it but you can change this to a fixed port with the following Terminal command.