Connecting to a TV

HOW TO CONNECT YOUR LAPTOP TO YOUR TV

HDMI cable

If your TV and laptop both have HDMI ports you can mirror your laptop on the TV using a HDMI cable

VGA cable 

If your TV or laptop does not have a HDMI port you can use a VGA cable and a 3.5mm audio lead

Chromecast 

Cast your laptop screen directly from your Chrome browser

Amazon Fire TV or FireTV Stick

  • Go to the “Settings” tab on your Firestick and move to “Display & Sounds” tab
  • In the “Display & Sounds” tab, scroll down to “Enable Display Mirroring”
  • Click on “Enable Display Mirroring” to make your Firestick ready to accept casting through other devices

HOW TO CONNECT YOUR PHONE TO YOUR TV

 

USB cable - iPhone and Android

TVs with USB ports and phones with USB should support mirroring with a USB cable

AppleTV - iPhone and Android

You can mirror your phone screen to your Apple TV using Airplay.

Samsung SmartTV - iPhone and Android

If you have the Samsung Smartview app installed on your iPhone, you can use this to cast to your Samsung TV.

LG Smart TV (2019 or newer) - iPhone and Android

Mirror your screen using Airplay

Amazon Fire TV or FireTV Stick - iPhone and Android

  • Go to the “Settings” tab on your Firestick and move to “Display & Sounds” tab
  • In the “Display & Sounds” tab, scroll down to “Enable Display Mirroring”
  • Click on “Enable Display Mirroring” to make your Firestick ready to accept casting through other devices.

iPhone HDMI cable - iPhone

You can mirror your iOS device to your TV using an iPhone HDMI cable with lightning, USB and HDMI components

Chromecast - iPhone

Chromecast isn’t integrated with BLOKtv but you can use a third party app, such as Streamer for Chromecast to cast your phone screen to your TV

Chromecast - Android

Cast your phone screen from the Google Home app