Below are some suggestions for projecting video streams onto your TV!
Mirror through a mobile device - iPhone / iPad device owners
- Option 1 - If you also own an Apple TV, you can use AirPlay to wirelessly mirror your device's screen and audio. Note: if you can see video but don't hear audio after following the steps in the guide, try these two troubleshooting steps.
- Option 2 - Connect with a cable. Use one of Apple's Digital Audio/Video (AV) Adapters to connect your device to a TV via any standard HDMI cable (e.g. AmazonBasics).
Casting from a mobile device - Android device owners
- Primary option: If you also own a Chromecast, you can cast your Android screen by following these instructions.
Mirroring from a laptop / desktop / PC
- Option 1 - Connect with a HDMI cable. Most laptops, desktops, or PCs have a HDMI port that looks like the following:
If you have one of these ports, it's as simple as connecting a HDMI cable (e.g. AmazonBasics) to your TV!
If your MAC has a Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C port, then you can purchase a USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter to mirror your screen to a TV via a HDMI cable.
If your MAC has a Thunderbolt 2 / Mini DisplayPort, then you can purchase a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter to mirror your screen.
Option 2 - If you are a Windows user, use the Chrome browser, and own a Chromecast device, you can cast from the Chrome browser directly. See this webpage for more details.