Article ID : 00136466 / Last Modified : 04/22/2020

Use wireless screen mirroring to display your Windows 10 computer screen on the TV

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    If you have a personal computer or laptop that has the Microsoft® Windows® 10 operating system installed, you can use the wireless Screen mirroring feature to display or extend your computer screen to a TV compatible with Miracast™ technology.

    Before You Start

    • Make sure the computer and the TV have all the latest driver and software updates installed.
    • The computer and TV must support the Miracast feature.
    • General information about connecting a computer to a TV using wired connections (HDMI, RGB) is also available.
    • Screen mirroring is not a feature of Apple® devices. Use the Wi-Fi Direct® or Apple Air Play® features, depending on the TV model.
    • Follow these steps to setup wireless screen mirroring with the Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system.

    On your TV

    • Turn on the Wi-Fi® setting of the TV. Check the manual for model-specific information.
    • Depending on your TV type, follow the steps below to turn on the Screen mirroring feature.
      • Android TV™
        1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
        2. Under Apps, select Screen mirroring.
        3. Follow the on-screen directions to complete the setup.
      • Other TV models
        1. On the supplied remote control, press the INPUT button.
        2. Select Screen mirroring.
    • Note: If the TV is connected to a wireless network, it will disconnect while the screen mirroring process is active.

    On your computer

    1. Turn on the computer's Wi-Fi setting.
    2. Click the Start icon Start button.
    3. In the Start Menu, scroll to and click Settings.
      • The Start icon Windows Logo + I key combination will also take you to the Settings screen.
    4. In the Settings window, click Devices.
    5. In the Devices screen, under Bluetooth & other devices, click Add Bluetooth or other device.
    6. In the Add a device screen, click Wireless display or dock.
    7. Select the display device you want to connect to.
      Note:
      • If the TV connects and displays the Windows screen, then it may be in the Extended Mode.
        • The Start icon Windows Logo + P key combination will take you to the Project screen.
        • Select Duplicate to view the computer screen on the TV.
    8. The computer screen should now appear on your TV.

    Notes:

    • In certain cases, a computer upgraded to Windows 10 may not support the Miracast feature.
      • To verify Miracast support on the computer, select Start icon StartConnect. The Connect app will advise if your Windows 10 computer allows screen mirroring.
      • Computers upgraded from legacy operating systems may not support Miracast.
    • Computers that belong to enterprise or virtual private networks may not support Miracast depending on administrator settings.
    • If your TV doesn't support Miracast technology, you may be able to utilize a 3rd party Miracast adapter (dongle) that connects to an HDMI port on the TV.