Turn on Screen Mirroring on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Share Your Phone's Screen to the TV
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- 1 This is part of the VisiHow series on how to use the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
- 2 How to use Screen Mirroring on the Galaxy Note III
- 3 How to Mirror the Note3 with an AllShare Wireless Hub
- 4 How to Connect your Note3 to your HDTV with AllShare
- 5 How to Mirror the Galaxy Note3 with Samsung HomeSync
- 6 How to Mirror the Galaxy Note3 with Samsung Smart TV
- 7 Questions and Answers on Galaxy S3 Screen Mirroring
- 7.1 Like many G-Note3 owners, it will simply not connect to AllShare Cast Dongle?
- 7.2 In mobile it's saying no devices found?
- 7.3 How do I share my Galaxy Note3 screen to my Laptop?
- 7.4 I couldn't find the input button on my remote,?
- 7.5 Trying to sync with Xbox to watch a movie I have on my Note3?
- 7.6 How can I user Samsung Galaxy Note3 screen mirror on a Windows 7 computer without any additional hardware?
- 7.7 The Samsung smart TV does not have a screen mirroring software built into it
- 7.8 After the firmware update, the phone is no longer working with the AllShare Cast. What should I do
- 7.9 As soon as I see alert "screen mirroring is enabled" it shows the next message on my mobile that "screen mirroring is turned off" both devices are connected to the same wireless. Please help
- 7.10 Hello. I am actually trying to connect my Verizon Galaxy S4 (Android Ver. 4.4.2) to ActionTec ScreenBeam Pro?
- 7.11 I have a Note3 and I want to cast my videos that I recorded onto my phone onto the TV I forgot how to do that it's probably been 6 months or a year since I tried and for whatever reason I can't seem to get it to play I downloaded movies from uTorrent onto my Note3 now I want to watch it on TV I thought I remembered just turning on a button and then passing it on to the television but it's not working if I did that before I don't know how to do it now?
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This is part of the VisiHow series on how to use the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
How to use Screen Mirroring on the Galaxy Note III
Share games, watch movies, or just send huge text messages.
Screen mirroring allows you to share your multi-media files, presentations, games, and even surf the web, all from your Note3 to your TV, or any other screen that supports screen mirroring. So, if the 5.7 inch display of your Samsung Galaxy Note3 isn't enough, you can call in the big guns, and let your 40 inch TV display that HD game or movie.
This article will discuss how to wirelessly beam your Note3 screen to any supported device using one of three methods. Just find the question covering your method below, and click that link to jump to that section of this guide.
- 1This section will show you everything you need to know about how to set up and connect your AllShare Wireless Hub. Simply follow the link for instructions, and an alternate method, if you prefer to use a third party hardware device, like the Netgear PTV3000.How do I set up my AllShare Cast Wireless Hub?Advertisement
- 2To learn how to set up Samsung HomeSync, just follow this link, and read the instructions.How do I set up Samsung HomeSync?Advertisement
- 3If you have a Smart TV, then this section will show you how to connect your Galaxy Note III to your Smart TV. Follow the link for instructions.How do I connect to a Samsung Smart TV?
How to Mirror the Note3 with an AllShare Wireless Hub
You will need to have an AllShare Hub to complete these steps.
You can use the AllShare Cast Wireless Hub to share your Samsung Note3's screen to any HDTV. If you don't have one, you can purchase the AllShare Cast Wireless Hub from Amazon. This is what the device looks like:
- 2This shows the charging and connection status between the wireless hub, HDTV and your phone. More on this will be discussed on the next section.Find the 'Status Indicator'.
- 3The HDMI socket is the output receptor from your Note3 to the HDTV.Find the 'HDMI Socket'.
- 4This is the main source of the power of the device.Find the 'Power Socket'.
- 5This will reset the device to default settings. This can be useful when you encounter errors during connection, or have issues you aren't otherwise able to resolve.Find the 'Reset button'.
How to Connect your Note3 to your HDTV with AllShare
Getting connected is a quick and easy process.
The steps to connect your AllShare Wireless hip to your HDTV are easy to follow, and you should have your Note3 screen mirrored in no time.
- 1Wait for the status indicator to turn red. It may take up to five seconds for the indicator to turn red. If it fails to turn red, check to make sure that everything is connected properly.Connect your charger to the power socket of your AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.
- 2You can buy an HDMI cable online, or at any electronics store. Most big box stores also carry them.Connect your TV and AllShare Cast Wireless Hub using an HDMI cable.
- 3Adjust the source input of your HDTV, making sure that it matches the port that is used by the HDMI cable.
- 4This usually takes about a minute, depending on your situation. If it won't blink red, turn off your HDTV and AllShare Cast Wireless Hub, and start over.Wait for the status indicator to blink red.
- 5Once the status indicator of the Wireless Hub device blinks red, press and hold the 'Reset' button until you see that the status indicator has turned blue.
- 6You are now done connecting your HDTV and AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.
- 7Press the 'Home' button once to get to the home screen.Now go to your Samsung Galaxy Note3.
- 8From your home screen, tap on the 'Menu' button (lower-left soft button).
- 9From the menu, tap on 'Settings' (gear icon) to get to the settings menu.
- 12Select your AllShare Cast Wireless Hub from it. The name will also appear on your HDTV.A list of available devices will now show.
- 13Your Note3 screen will now be shared to your HDTV.Wait for the connection to successfully link both devices.
- 14You have successfully shared your Galaxy Note3's screen to your HDTV.
- The process only allows for one device to connect at a time. If you want to connect another device, you need to press and hold the 'Reset' button until the status indicator turns red. You can then repeat the process above to pair and connect the new device.
How to Mirror the Galaxy Note3 with Samsung HomeSync
Any computer or TV that is HomeSync enabled works for this
Follow these procedures to share your Samsung Note3's home screen with any HomeSync enabled device:
- 1If your Note3 has the HomeSync app on it
- Go to your home screen by pressing on the 'Home' button once.
- From the home screen, tap on the 'Apps' icon to see the list of all applications installed on your Samsung Galaxy Note3.
- From the apps list, tap the "HomeSync' app to turn it on.
- From the HomeSync app, tap the 'Menu' button (lower-left soft button of your Note3) and choose 'Screen Mirroring'.
- The screen of your Note3 will now display on your computer or TV.
- You have successfully shared your Galaxy Note3's screen to your TV or Laptop using HomeSync.
- 2If your Note3 has no HomeSync app on it
- Open Apps from your HomeSync device, and choose 'Screen Mirroring'.
- Your TV or Laptop will now display the instructions on how to activate Screen Mirroring on your Galaxy Note3.
- Press the 'Home' button once to get to the home screen.
- From your home screen, tap the 'Menu' button (lower-left soft button).
- From the Menu, tap 'Settings' (gear icon) to get to the settings menu.
- From the settings menu, go to the 'Connections' tab (first tab) and tap the 'Screen Mirroring' option.
- On the Screen Mirroring page, tap the slider on the upper right part of the screen to turn it 'ON'.
- A list of available devices will now show. Look for your HomeSync device's name at the bottom at the instructions shown on your TV or Laptop, and select that name on your Note3 to connect the two.
- You have successfully shared your Galaxy Note3's screen to your TV or Laptop using HomeSync.
How to Mirror the Galaxy Note3 with Samsung Smart TV
Get connected, directly.
You can directly connect your Galaxy Note3 to your Samsung Smart TV with the following procedures:
- 1From your Smart TV, use the remote and press 'Input', or the HDMI Button.
- 2Select 'Screen Mirroring' as shown on your Smart TV.
- 3From your phone, press the 'Home' button once to get to the home screen.
- 4From your home screen, tap the 'Menu' button (lower-left soft button).
- 5From the menu, tap 'Settings' (gear icon) to get to the settings menu.
- 8Select your Smart TV from the list.A list of available devices will now show.
- 9Both devices will now be connected and the screen of your Note3, and will be automatically shared to your Smart TV.
- 10You have successfully shared your Galaxy Note3's screen to your Smart TV.Advertisement
Questions and Answers on Galaxy S3 Screen Mirroring
My entire house owns the latest Samsung phones. they all connect fine. I just got Note3 and performed every troubleshoot right down to Factory Reset and nothing. Any ideas why this could happen?
One reason for this may be for you to disconnect one of the other devices so that you can connect your device successfully, it may be overloaded in your home meaning that the signal to connect may be weak because of the other devices are still connected.
There might be a problem in your device connection, or it is set to limit connections. However you can still try to troubleshoot it again, but trying to restarting the dongle and remove all connected devices and then in your tab, simply manually add that connection and be sure that you in a close range radius for the connection.
In mobile it's saying no devices found?
In mobile it's saying no devices found
If you are trying to pair your device up with another then you will need to ensure that the other device is in discover mode that it can be found, but if you do not have the other device in discover mode then your device says no devices found.
If your TV is not a Samsung Smart TV, then you may need to purchase the AllShare Cast Wireless Hub. This just acts as a WiFi antenna to transfer the signal between phone/Tablet and TV. Just connect the AllShare hub to the TV through HDMI and power it on. Now the AllShare Cast Hub will show as an available device to connect with.
How do I share my Galaxy Note3 screen to my Laptop?
Download on your device and also your computer Samsung Kies for this will allow you to screen share and also for you to share media from your device to your computer.
In order to have the computer display as an available device, you will need to connect it using the AllShare Cast Hub. This hub will act as a WiFi antenna that transmits the video signal from the phone into a signal the computer recognizes and allows the phone to detect the computer. All you have to do is plug it into the HDMI port on the computer, and plug it into a power outlet. Once hooked up properly just turn it on and scan for available devices, it should show.
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I couldn't find the input button on my remote,
The input button should be on your remote but if it isn't, look for the button the TV itself so that you will be able to switch the input on the video. Also look for buttons that say HDMI, AV, and other buttons so that you can change the input.
If you do not see the input button on your remote control then you will need to locate the source button on your remote instead. Also from here, you can look on your TV in order to locate the input or source button which both control the option to view your screen mirroring.
Trying to sync with Xbox to watch a movie I have on my Note3?
Just have no idea but I know it is possible
Yes, if you have the movie already on your device then you can sync up these two devices by downloading iMediashare from the application store.
1. Open the application
2. Open up the Xbox movie tab
3. From there you will be able to view the Imediashare
4. From here you will be able to view your movies from your phone
How can I user Samsung Galaxy Note3 screen mirror on a Windows 7 computer without any additional hardware?
How can I user Samsung Galaxy Note3 screen mirror on a Windows 7 computer without any additional hardware
Unfortunately, there isn't a way to Screen Mirror your Samsung device to the computer without additional hardware. In order for the Tablet to recognize the Laptop and for the Laptop to properly read the format, you will need to purchase the AllShare Cast Wireless Hub. This will just act as the receiver to transfer the wireless video through the HDMI input on your computer.
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The Samsung smart TV does not have a screen mirroring software built into it
If your Samsung Smart TV does not have a built-in support for Screen mirroring, that means your television does not support it. There are a lot of ways that you can do in order for you to do a screen mirroring on your television from your Android device. You can purchase the said devices for you to perform a screen mirroring, such as AllShare Cast Wireless Hub, A Samsung HomeSync Device or an MHL converter.The AllShare Cast Hub and the Home Sync does need to have an application that you can run on TV as these are external devices and you are not being required to use an app. These hardware add-ons are typically connecting the cords then sync it on your device to make it work and no other special configuration to make it work.
Another way is to have an MHL converter that you can purchase from any electronic store as well. This MHL converter will let you do a screen mirroring from your device to a larger screen. However, your Android device must stay connected to the converter at all times when you are performing a screen mirroring. What you need are The MHL converter, HDMI cord, your Android device's USB cord and your Android unit.Aside from the above mentioned, you can also do use a Samsung Smart View. But your television must be supported as there are only a few models that can use this feature. This is a simple application that you can download from your Google Play store and install it on your device to perform a screen mirroring through the wireless connection. What you need to have are: Compatible TV (See below), Compatible device (See below) and local connection or WiFi at home. As long as they are compatible, everything will work for you on screen mirroring.Here are the compatible devices for TV and Android device from Samsung:
2011 Samsung TV LED D7000 or above,
2011 Samsung TV LED PDP D8000 or above
2012 Samsung TV LED ES7500 or above
2012 Samsung TV LED PDP E8000 or above
2013 Samsung TV LED F4500 or above the said model and except F9000 and above the said model
2013 Samsung TV LED PDP F5500 or above the said model
For mobile devices:
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy Note2
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
Samsung Galaxy S4
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy Note3
Make sure that your device was manufactured from 2011 onwards and not below the 2011 year to be supported and compatible.
In order for you to resolve this issue on your Samsung Galaxy Note3 that is not working after the firmware update. You need to download an add-on patch for the phone to work it back, this is a normal issue but can be resolved by downloading. Simply go to your Google Play Store and search for the application patch, search it as "Screen Mirroring Patch". Once you found the application, download and install it on your phone and launch the patch on your phone for it to replace the corrupted file and do the same steps pairing your adapter and device to have it back on your phone and do a screen mirroring again using your Samsung Galaxy Note3.This patch will definitely resolve the problem or use AllShare Cast from any Samsung Android phone that is AllShare cast capable and having the same issue after the firmware update. You can refer to this link to see what the app looks like: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sec.screenmirroringpatch
As soon as I see alert "screen mirroring is enabled" it shows the next message on my mobile that "screen mirroring is turned off" both devices are connected to the same wireless. Please help
It does not mean that the devices are connected to the same network they should work instantaneously. Even if you are able to see the adapter from the list and trying to connect on your TV screen, you must enable the AllShare cast on your phone as well. If the AllShare Cast is being disabled on your phone then you would keep on getting this message over and over.
If in case that the AllShare cast is currently enabled on your phone, what you can do is to power cycle your devices instead. Meaning, turn off your AllShare Cast adapter and the phone then turn them on (No particular order) then do the same steps to mirror your phone again. If you have the same problem that you keep on getting the same error message that it needs to be enabled. You may need to back up the phone's content and perform a Hard Reset on the phone to set everything back to default and restore your phone's content. Doing a reset can also clear problems on the phone and to set the AllShare Cast setting to default as enabled.
If you made an update (Firmware Update) to your mobile phone recently, since you are using a Samsung Galaxy Note3. This is a common problem but can be resolved by doing a patch for your mobile phone. This patch can resolve the issue on your phone if you still keep on getting the same message over and over on your phone. Go to your Google Play store and download the Screen Mirroring Patch on your phone, after you have downloaded and install the application. Simply Launch the application and start doing a patch on your phone.
After the patch, turn off and on the phone or simply restart and do the same procedure on doing screen mirroring on your phone. This should resolve the problem on your Galaxy Note3, you should be able to enjoy doing screen mirroring after. If you want to have a closer look of the application, you may go to this link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sec.screenmirroringpatch
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I downloaded some movies from uTorrent onto my Note3 I want to watch the movies on my television I have a Roku system on my television I remember just going into my Note3 and pressing like mirroring button but it's not working I cannot seem to remember how to cast a movie from my Note3 onto the TV screen or how to save the videos that I downloaded so that they'll show up in my video section because I can get my media to show up but it only shows like home recorded videos not the ones that I downloaded. I have tried: Me being forgetful
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