How to link an iOS device to Smart TV

How to link an iOS device to Smart TV

The iOS gadgets are a more significant source of playing videos. Nowadays, everyone likes to see videos on YouTube on a bigger screen instead of viewing on a 10-inch screen. So it is a great idea to connect your iPhone to your smart TV, by using HDMI adaptor or with an analogue adapter.

There are a few ways to connect your iPhone to your Smart TV:

  1. With an HDMI Adapter and Cable
  • Get an HDMI adapter.

Apple and third-party products to create lightning to HDMI adapters that link to your iOS charging dock.

  • An iOS 4 will need a 30 pin to HDMI adapter.
  • Only iOS 4 or latest can connect your Smart TV over HDMI.
  • Get an HDMI cable.
  • Link the HDMI adapter to your iOS.
  • Link one end of the HDMI cable to the adapter and the other to an HDMI dock on your Smart TV.
  • HDMI plug is on the back sides of a Smart TV.
  • Check the HDMI dock number. You will get this as a labelled on the TV.
  • Switch on the TV and iOS, if they are not already switched on.
  • Navigate and click the input selector for the TV.

It’s a tab on the remote, or you will find it on the TV, and it is labelled “Input” or “Source.”

  • Choose the HDMI port to which your iOS is linked.

Your iOS is connected to the TV.

  • The display will exactly mirror the display on iOS 4S or the latest one. On iOS 4, you will see a blank screen if you are not started an application, as like TV or YouTube, which contain video output.
  1. With an Analog Adaptor and Cable
  • Get an analog adaptor
  • On iOS 4S or outdated one, you will require an adapter with 30 pin connector on one side and red, white and yellow analog port on the other side.
  • On iOS 5 or latest one, you will require lightning to VGA adaptor. In case your TV does not have a VGA plug, you need to use HDMI or Smart TV.

Note: VGA transfer audio. You have to play sound from your iOS headphone jack. On iOS 7, it is suggested to use HDMI.

  • Get a composite or VGA cable.
  • Link the analog adaptor to your iOS
  • Link one side of the analog cable to the adaptor and the other side to the TV. 
  • Put the same colour on the same colour ports of the jacks and the plugs: Put the yellow plug in the yellow colour jack, and the red and white plugs go in the audio jacks.
  • Check the port number which is labelled on the TV.
  • Switch on the TV and iOS, if they are already not switched on. 
  • Navigate and click the input selector for the TV.

It’s a tab on the remote, or you will find it on the TV, and it is labelled “Input” or “Source.”

  • Choose the HDMI port to which your iOS is linked.

Your iOS is connected to the TV.

The display will exactly mirror the display on iOS 4S or the latest one. On iOS 4, you will see a blank screen if you have not started an application, such as TV or YouTube, which contains video output.

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