Connect A Smartphone To A TV

Last Update Date : Dec 30. 2020

You can connect your smart phone to a Samsung TV via HDMI using a MHL adaptor.

Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) is an industry standard mobile audio/video interface that allows you to connect mobile phones, tablets and other portable (CE) devices to your TV and give you more options than just your standard HDMI connection.

Compatible devices

° Check the table below to see which MHL adaptor is compatible with your mobile device.

MHL 1.1

Samsung Galaxy S2

Samsung Galaxy Note

MHL 1.1 image.

MHL 1.2

Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy Note2

MHL 1.2 image.

MHL 2.0

Samsung Galaxy Note3

Samsung Galaxy Note4

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

MHL 2.0 image.

To connect your phone to your Samsung TV follow the steps below:

MHL image.

Step 1: Connect your HDMI cable to one of the HDMI port at the back of the TV.

Step 2: Connect the MHL adapter to your phone.

Step 3: Connect the MHL adapter to a power source using the USB cable of your mobile device.
° Note: If you don't have a micro USB wall charger, you can plug a USB cable into the USB slot of your HDTV to power the MHL adapter.

Step 4: Connect the HDMI cable from the TV to the MHL adaptor.

° To view the content from your phone to your TV, simply select the source on your TV to which the phone is connected to (ex. HDMI 1, HDMI 2).

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