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

IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

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. Downloads are posted on your model support page.
  • The computer and TV must support the Miracast feature. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
  • 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 AirPlay® 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. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
  • 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 Start  Connect. 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.

 

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