I have a new computer, but as it is company provided, I had very little agency over feature choice. One thing I really want is to be able to use the draw features on MS Office. But, unfortunately, my computer does not have a touch screen.

I am not related to graphics designing, so buying a Wacom tablet does not make sense. I was wondering whether it is possible to use Android tablets to mirror displays and use them as an input device too.

I know there are apps like IDisplay that allow mirroring, but I could not find anywhere whether they make the tablets work as input devices too.

I am also open to other solutions. I do not currently own a tablet, so I will need to buy one.


Yes, you can use various apps to use a tablet or phone as a keyboard or mouse.

However, I wouldnt recommend it. The apps arent designed for continuous use and I feel you would find it more cumbersome than useful. There is also some input lag, connectivity issues, and no fine control, so actual drawing might be hard to do. I can say from personal experience this isnt a good option.

In all honesty, getting a drawing tablet would be the best choice. Wacom and other brands do make cheap drawing tablets under $25. You do not have to spend a lot of money to get what you want.

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