Show less Connecting your computer to a television allows you to stream online TV shows and YouTube clips. You can also use the television as a large monitor for surfing the Internet or showing videos and photos. This wikiHow teaches you how to connect your computer to a TV.
How to Connect Your Laptop to a TV
How to Connect a Laptop to a TV
The browser version you are using is not recommended for this site. Please consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser by clicking one of the following links. Any content you can watch on your laptop you can view, in one of four ways, on your television. Back To Top. Buy the cable or streaming device of your choice, and let the laptop help you configure everything. In their search for entertainment, many people have cut the cable or satellite , preferring to get their programming off YouTube and other Internet sites for little or no cost. The solution?
Here's how to connect a laptop to a TV
Laptops can be more than portable work computers. By hooking your laptop up to your TV, you can turn it into a media center, streaming your favorite Netflix and Hulu content, as well as playing YouTube videos and any media stored on your laptop. You can play games on the big screen, or edit a document without straining your eyes. Follow this guide to get your laptop hooked up to your TV. To hook up your laptop to your TV, first look on the back or side of your laptop to figure out which video output port it has.
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