The most preferred screen size for smartphones is 5 to 6 inch. Of course smartphone screens can go larger than that, but average consumer will rarely pick larger than 6 inch screen. This is OK screen size for some gaming, occasional video watching or sports game following, but the TV has a bigger screen and it’s like that for a reason. Preferred TV screen size for average household is around 40-50 inch and this number is increasing every year. Clearly, people love watching their video content on a large screen.
Sometimes, your smartphone screen is just too small to enjoy the game or video, or simply you want to share some video or pics for everyone to see it on big screen TV . Luckily, there is a solution for this and it’s pretty simple. All you need is to have USB to HDMI cable or working WiFi connection and to know how to connect smartphone to TV in order to transfer the signal from smartphone to TV.
Although it usually require Smart TV for such action, even if you don’t have one, you can always get cheap TV Box that will turn your regular TV into a Smart TV.
There are four methods how you can connect your android phone, iPhone or tablet to TV.
For start you need to connect your phone and TV via cable or WiFi.
- Usually, it’s all done automatically and not much for you to do… Turn on the WiFi display function on TV, and then search the TV WiFi signal with your Android phone or iPhone.
When your phone connects to TV WiFi, your phone is connected to TV successfully and you can start streaming.
- Turn on the multi-screen interactive function on your mobile phone and then search your smart TV that should connect the same WiFi with your mobile phone.
Click the multi-screen function, and then you will see the smart TV device to select it. Now, your phone will connect to TV.
If your phone doesn’t have multi-screen feature you can download some of the free or paid mobile video software that support multi-screen function.
- If your phone supports OTG function, you can use USB TO HDMI cable/converter to connect phone to TV. Because of the popular of type C USB interface, today most mobile phones support OTG function with type C interface.
These are common and simple methods to connect smartphone to TV.
If you have other methods to connect phone to TV, please share it with us by leaving your message in comment section.