We send the image wirelessly from the laptop to TV

We send the image wirelessly from the laptop to TV

What is Miracast?

Miracast is used to send an image and sound wirelessly.You don't have to connect to any Wi-Fi network, you don't need a password or router.The sound and image are sent directly from the laptop, on TV.

This technology has been known and popular for years, so there is a high probability that your equipment will handle Miracast without a problem.A laptop with Windows 8, 8 is necessary.1, Windows 10 (or newer when it is released).Support for this standard is built into the system - in most cases it does not require installation of any additional drivers.

Duplication or screen expansion?

Miracast allows not only to duplicate (duplicate) the screen, but also expand it.This means that you can have, for example.Two desktops - main on the computer and additional on the TV.

This is a big advantage, especially when displaying a presentation or photo show.What you do on a laptop will not be visible on TV (or a supported projector).Optionally, you can display the image only on the second screen, and leave a dark screen on your computer if I do not intend to use it for a long time.

How to send a PC image to TV wirelessly?

We make the following tips on a laptop with Windows 10.

First, open the Start menu, enter the settings and click them.

Enter the settings

Now go into the devices.

Choose devices

Click the Add Bluetooth or other option.

Przesyłamy obraz bezprzewodowo z laptopa na TV

Select Add Bluetooth or other

A small window will appear in which you can add a new device.Here, select the Wireless screen or docking station.

Click on the wireless screen

The computer activates the Wi-Fi Direct / Miracast function and will start searching for available devices.The connection is direct, without the router, so the computer must be quite close to the TV (usually a safe border is below 5 meters).

If your TV has appeared among the sophisticated devices - click it.Many TVs with the same or similar names often appear in multi -family houses / blocks.If clicking on one of them will not cause any reaction to your TV after a few seconds, try with the next one.

Choose the device you want to send the image to

ATTENTION!After selecting the right TV, the first time you can display a request for a connection permit.Of course, allow this if the name of your computer is displayed on the TV.

At this point, your Windows desktop should appear on your TV.The procedure ends here.From now on, you display the image and sound from the laptop on the TV.

Below is a short advice on how to enable the screen sharing option on LG TV.

Launching the Screen Share option on LG TV

If your TV has not appeared on the list, first of all check if it is turned on.If so, try to enable the Screen Share option on it in the choice of sources.

Selection of sources on TV

Here's what the TV looks like in the Waiting mode for the connection via Miracast / Intel Widi.

Screen Share option launched

Sharing the desktop with PC on TV via Google Cast

Can you send your computer desktop via a web browser?It turns out that yes.You can, for example.Use the very popular Google Chrome browser.In this way, we can send the image and sound via Google Cast.These are, for example, small Chromecast devices connected to HDMI on TV, Nvidia Shield consoles or other TV Box devices.

Interestingly, not only Google Cast devices are supported.If the browser detects that you have a smart TV with e.g..YouTube, it can also recreate the movie on the TV, only in a slightly different way.In this case.

Here's how to display the sound and image from the laptop to TV via the Chrome browser.

How to send a desktop or movie from a computer via the Chrome browser?

We open the Chrome browser menu (three dots in the upper right corner), and then click the Send option.

Open the browser menu and click Send

Available devices will be displayed.Now choose the source you want to send - card, whole desktop or file, and then click the name of the device on which you want to display the image and sound.

ATTENTION!If your equipment supports Google Cast technology, then you have more possibilities - you can send the entire desktop or file.If not, then you will probably have to limit yourself to opening videos from YouTube on Smart TV.(option Send card).

Select the source and device

Information may appear on the film or within Okana: The film is played on: device name.

Information on playback on the indicated TV may be displayed

If you want to send the entire screen, in the sources select the Send Desktop option, click the desktop preview, and then the Share button.

Sending the entire screen: Source - desktop - Share

Then choose a device supporting Google Cast technology.

Computer screen sharing by Google Cast

In this way you provide not only the desktop image, but also the sound.

Also check:

Related Articles