How to connect laptop to TV
If you want to see your vacation pictures, videos, wedding shoots, netflix, etc on the big screen of TV then you need to connect the laptop to TV for which there are many methods like through the HDMI (High definition multimedia interface) ports, USB cable, wirelessly, etc. Whichever method suits and works for you best, you can go with that. Let us discuss how to connect laptop to TV using different methods. We will discuss one by one.
- Connecting laptop to TV over HDMI:
HDMI supports both audio and video, so it is advisable to connect the laptop to TV through HDMI ports with the help of HDMI cable. If you do not have an HDMI cable then you can order it online from Amazon where the price is very convenient in comparison with others. While purchasing an HDMI cable, you should consider the length of the cable according to the distance between your laptop and TV. On the backside of the TV it is mentioned next to the port that one is an HDMI port and the same port is present in your laptop. Once you get the HDMI cable, you need to connect those HDMI ports together though the cable and then both laptop and TV will be connected.
In case you have an old TV and there is no HDMI port in it, then you need to connect the TV through VGA cable and 3.5mm audio cable. The VGA port is present on the backside of the TV.
In case there is no HDMI port in the laptop if it is an old one or the HDMI port in the TV is not free, then you need to connect the wirelessly.
- Connecting laptop to TV wirelessly:
If the TV is wall mounted then, it is difficult to connect through HDMI port or sometimes you do not want wires to connect. So for the solution of how to connect laptop to TV is that there are many gadgets which act as a bridge between your TV and laptop. You must have heard about screen mirroring and casting. Screen mirroring means whatever is playing on your laptop will be displayed on the TV screen and casting means you can play whatever you want on the TV with the help of the phone. You can purchase wireless display from Amazon which connects to the Tv via port and helps in installing applications by which you can miracast. This helps in wireless connection and enjoy the content from laptop to TV.
So this is how to connect laptop to TV using different methods.