How to connect your TV(LCD, LED, Plasma) to a Laptop?

Last Update date : Oct 26. 2020

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Wired Connection

STEP 1. Identify the available ports on TV

1 You would require a VGA Cable or HDMI cable to connect the laptop to the LED / LCD / Plasma Tv's.
2 Check the available connections common on both the TV & Laptop.
3 Below listed are some commonly available ports on most of LED / LCD / Plasma TV's
How to connect your TV(LCD, LED, Plasma) to a Laptop?

STEP 2. Identification of cables

1 Listed below are some commonly available cables :
How to connect your TV(LCD, LED, Plasma) to a Laptop?
2 VGA cable will support only the display of laptop contents on the TV. For sharing the sound you will also require AUX in cable.
3 HDMI cable is highly recommended as it transmits both the audio and video signals to the TV

STEP 3. Connecting the TV

1 Switch off both TV and the laptop.
2 Connect the HDMI or VGA cable to the respective slot on the TV which are mostly found on the back / side panel of the TV.
3 Once connected, power on the TV first & then the Laptop.

STEP 4. Settings on Laptop

1 Press the source button on the TV remote and choose HDMI if HDMI cable is connected or PC if the VGA cable is connected.
2 By default, when you connect an TV to a PC, the same image (mirror image) of your desktop appears on the TV.
3 Locate the extend video function key on the keyboard ( will be different on all laptops) and press that while holding the function (Fn) key on the keyaboard.
4 Below listed are commonly avaialable options on most of the laptops :

1. Laptop Only

2. External Display Only

3. Clone Display ( Laptop + External Dispaly)

4. Extend Display ( Display will be extended to the TV)

5 Select the desired output method you would like to use.
Wireless Connection
1 Connect your mobile/PC and TV to the same network.
2 Download Samsung Smart Viewfrom the App Store, Google Play, or Samsung Galaxy Apps.
3 Launch the app and follow the steps to set up Smart View.

For detailed information and download link, Navigate to Smart View Page

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