Sudden surge in coronavirus cases because of second or third wave has forced many counteries to go under lockdown once again.
During this time of lockdown, it’s not easy for everyone to look at that tiny laptop screen screen all day and night.
It’s quite common to get bored. So, it’s super important to have some fun in your life.
You can do that by connecting your laptop to your TV wirelessly or using HDMI cable and watching movies, TV series, playing PC games or even video chatting with friends and family.
You want that, right?
But still stuck in the process as you don’t know how to connect your laptop to your TV.
Don’t worry. I will tell you exactly what you can do to set this up all by yourself.
Table Of Contents
- 1 How to Connect your Laptop to your TV using HDMI Cable
- 2 How to Connect your Laptop to Your TV using Wireless Connections?
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Conclusion
How to Connect your Laptop to your TV using HDMI Cable
In this post, I will share many ways to connect your laptop to TV. However, HDMI method is the easiest of them all.
Simply connect HDMI output to your laptop and HDMI input on your TV and you’re good to go.
If you still don’t know how, follow the next few steps for a much smoother and transparent process:
- First power on your laptop and TV at the same time with the HDMI port.
- Now, plug one end of the HDMI cable to laptop and the other to the HDMI port on your TV.
- Change the input mode in your TV from HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 (Depends on the number of HDMI ports available on your TV).
- Press Windows. + S key together and search for Control panel on your PC. Once found, open it and change the display to large icons.
- Now you will see a big menu with a ‘DISPLAY’ option, open it and from the left pane, click on the ‘Adjust Resolution’ option.
- Under the display drop-down list, select TV and change the resolution to Maximum.
That’s it. You’re done.
However, the next question arises – what if you have got an older TV?
An older TV where there is no HDMI port.
Instead, the only option you have got is via the VGA port.
What would you do?
You can use HDMI to VGA adapter to connect one side of VGA Input to it.
How to Connect your Laptop to Your TV using Wireless Connections?
When it comes to connecting your TV with your laptop wirelessly you can try quite a lot of options.
However, all these options require your PC to support Wi-Fi
Without Wi-Fi capability, no matter what you do, you would not be able to connect the two devices.
How to Connect Windows 10 PC with TV?
if you have a window 10 laptop PC then the only option you can use is Miracast.
When you connect your PC and TV with Miracast then it lets you use you stream your laptop content on TV.
However, in order for the software to work, your TV must come with the built-in support for Miraacast.
If the built-in support is there, you can use roku to Stream everything that is there on your PC to your TV.
How to Connect a MacBook with TV Wirelessly?
Instead of a Windows 10 PC what if you have got a MacBook?
Is there a way to connect your macbook PC and TV wirelessly?
Yeah, there is way but the support is quite limited to:
✅Apple TV 4K or
✅Handful of Samsung and LG TV sets.
How to Connect a Chromebook to your TV Wirelessly?
To connect a Chromebook OS based PC, you will need a smart TV with:
✅Built-in support to Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need internet connection to connect my laptop to my TV wirelessly?
Not just an Internet connection but fast and stable internet connection. You see your usage isn’t just limited to connectivity.
You connect both this devices to watch movies, TV series or play games on bigger screen. So, naturally, you would need a faster. and stable internet connection for that.
Which is better mirroring or extending?
Mirroring means showing the exact same content that is appearing on your laptop to your TV.
It is an easier and a better option when you have got nothing else to do.
And as for Extending – It is useful if you have to do multitasking like working on an Excel worksheet And watching a YouTube video at the same time.
As I said at the top, are quite a lot of ways you can connect your PC to TV.
And this post is proof of that.
I know when setting all this up, you might Run into some unknown errors.
So in case you encounter them do let me know about it in the comments section given below. I will try my best to provide the best suitable solution for you.