In order to mirror the screen of your Android phone or tablet, you'll need a device running Android 4.4.2 and above as well as aTypically, you can check the version of Android running on your device by going into Settings > About Phone and looking for Android version. Google notes on its support page any device running Android 4.4.2 and above is capable of casting its screen to a TV, but some devices are better suited for such a task. The company goes so far to offer a list of optimized devices, which you can see here. I've tested devices not listed and didn't see a drastic difference in performance, but as always, your results may vary. .
How it works:You can follow the instructions below to show you how to open the screen mirroring connection on your Samsung smartphone or tablet, and on your Samsung TV.
Types of Samsung smartphones and tablets have Screen Mirroring
The Screen Mirroring or Smart View feature is compatible with the following devices:Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S III , Samsung Galaxy Note II, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy Camera, Samsung 8” Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1”, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1" 2014 Edition
Methods of Preparing your Samsung TV for screen mirroring
1. You will need to prepare your TV for screen mirroring before you can view your device's content.
- Press the Source button on the remote.
- Navigate to and select the Screen Mirroring source.
- Your TV will display a screen informing you that it is waiting for a device to be connected. This screen will be displayed until your device is connected.
2. You will need to prepare your TV for screen mirroring before you can view your device's content.
- Select Menu on your TV remote
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Preparing your Samsung smartphone or tablet for Screen Mirroring:
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- - Showing pictures stored on your external device.
- - Watching videos stored on your external device.
- - Watching videos from apps on your external device.
- - Playing music through your TV's speakers instead of your external device's.
- - Showing people the game you are playing.