What cable do I need to connect computer to TV?
Mostly we’ll be talking about mirroring in this article.
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- Full-sized HDMI: If you’re lucky, your laptop has a full-sized HDMI output, so you can use a standard HDMI cable to run to your TV.
Can I plug my computer directly into my TV?
To connect a laptop or desktop to your TV, you just need to do the exact same thing — connect an HDMI cable to the HDMI-out port on your PC and the HDMI-in port on your TV. Laptops make this extra easy, as you can just carry the laptop into your living room and set it down within cable length of your TV.
How can I view my computer screen on my TV?
On the laptop, press the Windows button and type in ‘Settings’. Then go to ‘Connected devices’ and click on the ‘Add device’ option at the top. The drop down menu will list all the devices you can mirror to. Select your TV and the laptop screen will start mirroring to the TV.
How do I connect my laptop to my non smart TV without HDMI?
However, the general process remains the same:
- Locate the HDMI port of your TV and plug in the device to that port.
- Plug in the USB cable to your device and connect the USB port to your TV.
- Switch on the TV and pair it with the input of your device.
- Download any app that is required.
What does VGA connector look like?
What Does a VGA Port Look Like? It is a female 15-pin D-sub port. The ‘D’ shape ensures that VGA cables will only fit one way round, and it is often colored blue or black. Depending on your device, the connector will either be a video input or output.
Do I need VGA and HDMI?
For older displays If you want to hook-up an older monitor or connect your TV to a laptop, chances are you’ll need an HDMI to VGA adapter. Also, an older device can be connected to a newer display through an adapter as well.
Can I connect my laptop to my TV without HDMI?
You can buy an adapter or a cable that will let you connect it to the standard HDMI port on your TV. If you don’t have Micro HDMI, see if your laptop has a DisplayPort, which can handle the same digital video and audio signals as HDMI. You can buy a DisplayPort/HDMI adapter or cable cheaply and easily.
Can I connect laptop to TV with USB?
Just transfer the content from your laptop to the USB, plug the USB into your TV, and select the USB input on your TV to play the files. But to make this work, your TV has to have a USB port and support playing various files. Some TVs only support image files, while others can play videos as well.