Streaming videos, movies, the song all are used for entertainment on the phone is good but viewing it on the big screen is even better. There many ways to connect your phones to the Smart TV. In this article, we are going to see some of the methods by which one can able to connect android with TV. It is not a difficult step. Let’s see how to connect.
Method 1: Connecting via Wifi
It is a quicker way to connect your phone with the Smart TV. The manufacturers of Smart TV who provide the Wifi facilities are Samsung, Sony, Philips, LG, Panasonic. This allows us streaming of several programs through the TV. Some manufacturers give the approaching of the smartphone screen on the SmartTV itself like Sony and Samsung newer TVs facilities “screen monitoring”.
Method 2: Using Apps like iMediaShare
The apps help to transfer media source from Android or tablets to the Smart TV or other DLNA-enabled devices like the set-up box and the sound systems. Using the iMediaShare, you can access any files and videos. Or else you could install Android on the TV itself. Its annoying for accessing of videos through the wireless network, but it doesn’t matter with the images.
Method 3: Using the Google’s Chromecast device
You need Google Home app which can be downloaded free from the Play Store, connect the Google’s Chromecast device into the HDMI port of your TV.
In the Google Home App click on the Cast Screen/Audio, then click on the blue button and click on the device which you have to connect. In some cases, the Cast button is available in the quick setting itself. There are several Apps for Google’s Chromecast device connection like Netflix for the video streaming behemoth, All Cast App.
Method4: Using MHL cable connection
If there are difficulties to connect through the wireless then another option is by the HDMI input. HDML is hard to find for the tablets, but it’s not a problem for mobiles here the solution is using USB port expanderMHL. MHL stands for Mobile High Definition Link.
Method 5: Using Slimport for older devices
Slimport is an alternative to the MHL. It is used along with the USB to output the signal to DVI, VGA, and Display Port. But then this doesn’t any longer after the launch of Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, which doesn’t support HDMI, MHL too. The Slimport, MHL, are have become rarer. Only some phone manufacturers like LG and HTC have this facility to connect.
Method 6: Using setup box or media sticks
If you couldn’t able to connect the SmartTV with your phone, then is another alternate way using setup box or by media sticks which act as a medium between Smart TV and the phone.
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Try any one of the methods given above but know the features, setting available in your phone and TV before choosing the method. If there are doubts regarding the methods please let us know through your comments below, we make sure our response.