You want to watch a movie on TV , but you only have it on your PC .
Or you want to use with a bigger screen to get less tired or, again, you need to use the TV to see vacation photos or show Power Point or videos of various kinds.
In these cases you simply have to connect the TV to the PC.
If you have an HDMI cable it’s pretty simple.
But what if you don’t have a cable available or if you want to move the laptop away from the TV?
Simple, you have to connect the PC to the TV wirelessly .
It may seem like a tough undertaking, but nowadays it isn’t anymore.
There are several methods to do this, and in our guide we will explain them all in a simple and quick way.
Not to mention that even if you have a cable, the wireless connection is more convenient as you can stream content to several TVs without having to move your computer.
Connecting a PC to a TV via Wi-Fi connection is very simple, as long as the TV has Wi-Fi connectivity.
Once you’ve made sure your TV has Wi-Fi connectivity, here’s the process:
One of the easiest ways to connect your computer to your TV without using a cable is Google Chromecast .
Google Chromecast is nothing more than a USB device that can be connected to the HDMI or USB ports of the TV so as to transmit different types of content: PC screen, but also smartphone or tablet.
The first thing to do, after connecting the Google Chromecast to your TV, is to set it correctly:
Chromecast is compatible with any TV that has an HDMI port and with PCs, Macs, Android smartphones and tablets, iPhones and iPads.
The connection between PC and TV via Miracast takes place through a technology similar to that of Chromecast, although less widespread.
The system is based on Wi-Fi Direct , i.e. it does not require a Wi-Fi network as a support, but allows the sending of multimedia contents directly to compatible TVs.
Not all Windows PCs or TVs are compatible, but there are adapters like the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter that work similarly to Chromecast.
Using a Miracast link is very simple:
A last way, less used, to connect wirelessly the PC to the TV is to use the TV Box .
There are two options: Android TV Box or Apple TV .
The Android TV Box is specially designed devices to be connected to the TV and used for the transmission of multimedia content.
The expert has selected the best models that you can find on the market.
Once you have chosen the model you just have to connect the Android set-top-box to your TV and choose the application to be able to connect PC and TV and follow the instructions that will appear on the screen.
The Apple TV , on the other hand, is exclusive to the iOS system.
It is a specific TV Box to connect Mac, iPhone and iPad to the TV and works via AirPlay technology .
This TV box does not need any configuration: once connected to the TV just click on the duplication icon on the Mac menu bar and click on “Apple TV”.
ALSO READ: How to connect Nintendo Switch to TV
Did you like this article? Then continue to follow the expert, read the latest news from Easy Tv .