Turn On Screen Mirroring on Samsung Galaxy S4 and Share Your Phone's Screen to the TV

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Screen mirroring allows you to use your TV as an extended screen for your Samsung Galaxy S4. It allows you to wirelessly transmit photos, videos, games, and anything on your phones screen to your TV wirelessly. You can directly connect to a Samsung Smart TV that's supported by the feature. If you have an HDTV that is not supported, you can still use Screen Mirroring by connecting your HDTV to an AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.

Connect your HDTV to AllShare Cast Wireless Hub

Follow the detailed procedures below to be able to connect your HDTV to the AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.

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    Turn on your TV and the AllShare Cast Wireless Hub
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    You can buy Allshare Cast from Samsung, from Amazon, or from eBay.
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    Using an HDMI cable, connect your TV and your AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.
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    Adjust the input on your HDTV based on the input of th HDMI cable
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    Make sure that they match.
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    The status indicators will turn red after a few seoncds.
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    When the status indicators blinks read, press the Reset button.
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    The status indicators will now appear as red.
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    Congratulations
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    You are done with connecting your HDTV and AllShare Cast Wireless Hub.
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Turn on Screen Mirroring on Samsung Galaxy S4

Follow the detailed procedures below to be able to turn on screen mirroring on the phone.

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    Turn on your Samsung Galaxy S4.
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    On your phone, press the Menu button
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    It is the left soft-key button on the lower right portion of the phone.
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    A list of menus will appear
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    Tap on Settings located at the bottom part of the menu.
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    Under Settings, you will be shown with four tabs
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    Connections, My device, Accounts and More. Tap on Connections Tab an go to Connect and Share. Tap on Screen Mirroring to configure screen mirroring.
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    You are now on the Screen Mirroring page
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    You will notice that the switch is set to OFF. This is the default status of screen mirroring. To turn it ON, simply tap on the switch. You can then proceed with Scanning.
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    Your phone will now scan for available devices
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    Tap on the device name for your Allshare Cast Wireless Hub.
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    Your phone is now connected to the Wireless Hub and anything on the phone's screen will be shared to the TV.
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    An AllShare cast icon will appear at the top of the screen particularly on the notifications area to indicate that there is a successful connection.
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    Congratulations
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    You are done with mirroring your phone's screen to the TV.
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