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Connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 or 3 (tab 10.1, Tab 8.9, Tab 7.7, Tab 7.0 Plus) to your TV

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I have a smart Samsung TV & a Galaxy Tablet. I got a cable & connected it, turned it on, put it to the correct source but on the screen it says to check the settings of source device. What does that mean?

Smart Samsung TV, Galaxy Tablet, cable to connect the two, set source on TV to the HDMI, comes back with check setting of source device. What does that mean?

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I am not sure which cable that you have that you connected to your Tablet and your Samsung Smart TV. I assume that this is an MHL Adapter for you to connect your Tablet to the TV and get it mirrored. However, it keeps on saying that you need to check the settings of the source device.

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If you purchased a Samsung adapter as well, you need to consider that it has compatibility as well. Which not all Samsung models will work for it, this could be the reason why you keep on getting the message on your Tablet. The Samsung MHL adapter is only compatible with the following tablets:

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Samsung Galaxy Note® 8.0 (WiFi)

Samsung Galaxy Note® 8.0 (WiFi), Brown Black

Samsung Galaxy Note® Pro 12.2 32GB (Verizon), Black

If this is a non-Samsung brand, consider also if it has a compatibility that you might need to check first from the manufacturer's website if they do have a list of compatibility of devices from Samsung line.

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Also, do some troubleshooting or isolation first. Since you keep on having the same message. Try to plug it to a different HDMI port on your television and see if it does shows an on screen images. This is for you to check if there was a settings on your TV or with the HDMI port. Make sure that the cords are properly connected

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Try also to connect your devices to another TV that has HDMI support for you to check if it will be mirrored that way. This is the best way for you to isolate the problem you are having and do not forget to use another HDMI cord if you have a spare.

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Doing all the steps can surely make you isolate the problem why you keep on getting the same message upon connecting it to your TV. There is also a big possibility that this is only a problem with the settings that you need to adjust on your TV. Remember that MHL cable is a plug and play device that does not have any configuration but then again, consider compatibility.

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Hi Dan, I've currently got an LG smart TV model number 42LS575T - ZD and looking at buying the Samsung Galaxy Tab3 7.0 WiFi 8GB just wondered if the Tablet is compatible with the LG TV to be used in the same way as a Laptop. cheers?

I've currently got an LG smart TV model number 42LS575T - ZD and looking at buying the Samsung Galaxy Tab3 7.0 WiFi 8GB just wondered if the Tablet is compatible with the LG TV to be used in the same way as a Laptop. cheers.

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The new Samsung S2 8inch connecting via HDMI to TV?

Will this display the content in 4:3 aspect ratio - if so, does that mean that there will be dark strips either side (to left and right) of picture? Thanks.

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It depends on the aspect ratio of the television set. With 4:3 television sets, you will not see any dark strips in the landscape mode. With film-oriented 16:9, 16:10, 2.35:1, etc., television sets, there will be dark strips to the left and right of the image in both landscape and portrait modes.

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I have my Samsung Galaxy S2 & my Acer plugged into the HDMI/MHL cable & charger accordingly but I am not quite sure what to do next in order to stream my Netflix from phone to my laptop?

How to use MHL/HDMI to stream Netflix from Samsung Galaxy S2 to Acer laptop

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Connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 or 3 (tab 10.1, Tab 8.9, Tab 7.7, Tab 7.0 Plus) to your TV
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