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How To Duplicate Your PC's Screen On A TV With HDMI

Introduction

Many a time, we desire to connect a PC to TV to enjoy a better multimedia experience by virtue of the TV’s larger display. With an HDMI cable, the establishment of such a connection is as simple as flipping a light bulb switch. Read through to know the steps involved.

1 Connect PC And TV with HDMI Cable

  1. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the PC. If your PC is an older generation that has no HDMI port, you can always get a USB-to-HDMI adapter. HDMI to USB adapter
  2. Connect the other end of the cable to your TV, noting the exact input it is plugged in to.

Enable Your TV To Accept Input

  1. Use your TV remote control in heading over to Source or Input option in Settings or Control tab, to be able to nudge the TV set into stand-by mode for signals from the HDMI source you are plugging in.Remote control
  2. If you are lucky, the TV might automatically start displaying the contents of your PC’s display. If you aren’t so lucky, head over to the next step.

2 Duplicate Your PCs Display

  1. Click Start or use the shortcut Windows + S to display the windows search bar and type Detect in the search bar.
  2. Click on Detect or Identify Displays.screen projection
  3. Select the Display option.screen projection
  4. Click Detect and your laptop screen should be projected onto the TV. If not check your HDMI cable and ensure its properly connected.

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Many a time, we desire to connect a PC to TV to enjoy a better multimedia experience by virtue of the TV’s larger display. With an HDMI cable, the establishment of such a connection is as simple as flipping a light bulb switch. Read through to know the steps involved.

  1. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the PC. If your PC is an older generation that has no HDMI port, you can always get a USB-to-HDMI adapter. HDMI to USB adapter
  2. Connect the other end of the cable to your TV, noting the exact input it is plugged in to.

Enable Your TV To Accept Input

  1. Use your TV remote control in heading over to Source or Input option in Settings or Control tab, to be able to nudge the TV set into stand-by mode for signals from the HDMI source you are plugging in.Remote control
  2. If you are lucky, the TV might automatically start displaying the contents of your PC’s display. If you aren’t so lucky, head over to the next step.

  1. Click Start or use the shortcut Windows + S to display the windows search bar and type Detect in the search bar.
  2. Click on Detect or Identify Displays.screen projection
  3. Select the Display option.screen projection
  4. Click Detect and your laptop screen should be projected onto the TV. If not check your HDMI cable and ensure its properly connected.