How to connect your Galaxy phone to your TV

How to connect your Galaxy phone to your TV
How to connect your Galaxy phone to your TV
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The Samsung Galaxy (a series of several phones) is a smartphone designed by Samsung. It uses the Android operating system. Like other smartphones, your Samsung Galaxy can connect to a TV that supports HDMI functionality. By connecting to your TV, you will be able to share your phone's display on the big screen.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Connect with an HDMI cable

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 1

Step 1. Make sure your phone and TV support HDMI functionality

Look in your phone's user manual or contact Samsung to make sure your phone is compatible with this feature.

High-end Galaxy devices, such as the S series, can be connected via HDMI

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 2

Step 2. Purchase an HDTV adapter

This type of adapter allows you to connect your phone to your TV. It is available in Samsung stores.

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 3

Step 3. Connect the HDMI cable from your TV to the HDTV adapter

Plug the small end of the HDTV adapter into the charging port on your phone.

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 4

Step 4. Take the charger from your phone and connect it to the HDTV adapter

The latter requires an external power source to be able to make the connection between your TV and your Samsung Galaxy. Plug the charger into the correct port on your HDTV adapter.

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 5

Step 5. Go to the HDMI channel of your TV

Change your TV channel so that it displays what comes from the HDMI port to which your adapter is connected.

Once all connections are made, your phone's home screen is immediately displayed. You can now view your phone's display on your TV screen

Method 2 of 2: Connect with a wireless network

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 6

Step 1. Get a Samsung Galaxy All Share Cast hub

This device allows you to display the content of your Galaxy phone on your TV screen, via a wireless connection. You can buy it on the Internet or in an electronics store. You can also use a Samsung Blue Ray player with the All Share Cast feature.

If you have a Samsung Smart TV, you don't need to use any other device. Simply set up the Wi-Fi on your TV to the same Wi-Fi network that your phone is connected to and display your Galaxy screen on the TV screen

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 7

Step 2. Configure your All Share Cast wireless hub

Whether you are using the Blue Ray hub or player, you need to connect it to the TV. The hub connects to the TV via an HDMI cable. The Blue Ray should have a compatible cable. Once your device is connected, follow the instructions in the manual to connect it to your Wi-Fi network.

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Step 3. Go through your Galaxy settings

The icon looks like a gear, tap on it to open it.

Connect Your Galaxy Phone to Your TV Step 9

Step 4. Display your phone screen on the television

Press on Connections, then on Mirroring. The list of devices should appear. Choose the device you want to use (the Blue Ray player or the hub). Your screen should then automatically appear on the TV.

Advice

  • Some videos or media may not be displayed due to copyright restrictions.
  • Use only genuine Samsung accessories. Avoid dropping your phone to prevent possible damage to your devices.

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