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Connect your android device to your TV using an HDMI cable

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How to connect my Android phone to LED TV using USB cable?

I need to connect my Android phone to Samsung LED TV using USB cable to see movies, photos, etc.inbuilt

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Ua24h4003armxl All Samsung Android phones can be simply connected to your LED television monitor by connecting it with an HDMI cable. HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface, which means audio and video can be run at the same time through the cable. The Samsung company calls the ability of the television to do this its ConnectShare Transfer feature.

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There are two dedicated HDMI ports on your Samsung LED model 4100 that will allow you to accept the cable. Images will work best if it is in Film Mode as it sets the television to automatically process signals from all image and video sources and automatically adjust the picture for optimum viewing.

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LED televisions manufactured in the last two decades will come with an in-built port for an HDMI cable, such as the one you will be able to connect from your Android cable. All Androids have an outgoing port at the base of the phone, (the same port that you use to charge the phone), that allows you to connect it to your television.

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I am trying to hook my tablet to my TV for Netflix. I have the HDMI cable connected to both and getting a message on the TV saying retrieving data and then nothing happens?

HDMI cable is connected to tablet and TV. I am on HDMI 1 on TV. It says retrieving data and then nothing happens, I am hooking up Netflix. What is wrong. I have tried: Switching back and forth to HDMI 1 and 2. I think it was caused by: Don't know

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Have you connected other devices to these ports with the HDMI cable recently? Perhaps the HDMI cable or ports are damaged. Otherwise, Restart your tablet and see if the TV recognizes the device. You did not state if your TV was a Smart TV or the brand of the tablet but this is the best option to resolve your situation. It is most likely your HDMI cable.

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Hi, I have an LG G3 that I want to connect to my Samsung TV with HDMI socket, how can I do that?

Hi, I have an LG G3 that I want to connect to my Samsung TV with HDMI socket, how can I do that. I have tried: Nothing

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You can use Miracast technology and the steps in the above article to connect your LG G3 to your Samsung TV using the Slimport Adapter. Here is a Youtube Video that explains how to do this with your LG G3.

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I am trying to connect to my cable box?

I am trying to hook my Samsung Galaxy 5 to my cable box

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    Due to sites constantly changing (especially for accessories), please try this general link and look for HDTV on Samsung's website.
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    Connect an HDMI cable to the cable box.
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    Now connect the HDMI cable to the Samsung Smart Adapter.
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    Insert the mini USB cable from your Galaxy S5 charger into the Smart Adapter.
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    Connect the Smart Adapter into your Galaxy S5 in the mini USB port you use to charge your phone.
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    Turn on your cable box and TV and make sure the HDMI port you used on the cable box is assigned as the choice to view.
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    You will now be able to stream videos and music through your cable box.
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  • Note: These instructions are for after you have set up Screen Mirroring between your cable box and S5.

More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: Small picture on TV when trying to mirror picture

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Connect your android device to your TV using an HDMI cable
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How do I watch video on my TV (not smart but with HDMI outlet)?

I have tons of videos downloaded through the years, even some of my DVDs I downloaded and got rid of. I have 4 unlimited data plans in my house so I refuse to pay the monopolizing cable company more just to connect them together. However, I have no smart TVs either, just a flat screen with HDMI. Apparently, someone else's monopolizing, as my S7 cannot seem to be connected from everything I've read. I'm not trying to buy one product after another and do trial and error. But, I also have a Samsung tab A, tab E, and LG V20. Surely one of these devices has a way to be connected (with a cord) to my TV when I have a hankering for one of my old favorite or even series. Please help. I have cords for my phones with USB ends, HDMI cords, what piece would actually connect these and work? I have multiple devices, any of which I will be happy with connecting via wires. No WiFi, no chromestick or fire stick. Just old school wiring (on fairly new devices). What can I say, I'm cheap.

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The cords are too big for my phone?

OK., I have two big tables and that's it, not one to plug into my phone can I use my USB cord that charges my phone and one of the HDMI cables or do they all have to be connected. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: Don't know

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That is because you need a Smart Adapter for your device if you do not have an HDMI port on the device. This will allow you to connect the device to your TV/Stereo by connecting the HDMI cable to a mini USB port in your device.

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HDMI cable for television isn't working the way I thought it should?

Hi, I have an Android phone and my TV isn't a smart TV, but it has the HDMI port at the back. The HDMI cable I bought has one end of the TV and the other is for my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy A3) I can't seem to see anything on my TV when I connect these.I have chosen the option on my TV as HDMI source but the TV screen is blank. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong, my TV make is Lexsor. I have tried: Connecting the HDMI cable to my phone and the other end to the HDMI port at the back of the TV. I've also searched into the TV menu and chose "HDMI source". I think it was caused by: I Don't know what I'm doing wrong or if I need a smart TV. Which mine's isn't, but it's got the HDMI port so it should work

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You will still need to enable your Mirrorcast on the Galaxy A3 and make sure that your adapter is a Smart Adapter that displays audio and video. With the Smart Adapters, you still need an additional HDMI cable as explained in an above answer.

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