In this step-by-step guide, we will show you how to mirror your Chromebook screen to a TV using an HDMI cable, allowing you to enjoy movies, presentations, or even web browsing on a bigger display.
So if you’re looking to extend and mirror your Chromebook, then you can do this easily by using the methods I show below. But first, you will want to ensure that you have everything to hand that you need to be able to do this.
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What Do I Need To Mirror My Chromebook To My TV?
Before you dive into the process, there are a few things to consider:
- HDMI Cable: Make sure you have an HDMI cable on hand. This will be the connection we are using to connect your Chromebook to the TV.
- Available HDMI Port: Make sure your TV has an available HDMI port that you can connect the cable to.
- Charged Chromebook: To prevent any interruptions during the mirroring process, ensure your Chromebook is charged or connected to a power source.
How To Mirror Your Chromebook To A TV
Below are the steps to display your Chromebook onto your TV the big screen.
Step 1: Connect the HDMI Cable To Your Chromebook
Begin by locating the HDMI port on your Chromebook. Typically, this port can be found on the side of the laptop/device.
Now insert one end of the HDMI cable into your Chromebook’s HDMI port.
Step 2: Connect to the TV
Locate an available HDMI port on your TV. These are usually found on the back or side of the TV, but do a quick Google if you cannot find the ports.
Insert the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI port on your TV.
Step 3: Change the TV Input
Now grab your TV remote control and look for the Input or Source button.
Press the Input or Source button, and a menu should appear on your TV screen.
Using your remote, select the HDMI input corresponding to the port where you connected your Chromebook (e.g., HDMI 1, HDMI 2, etc.). If your lucky HDMI 5.
Step 4: Adjust Chromebook Display Settings
On your Chromebook, navigate to the system tray located in the bottom-right corner of the screen, where the clock is displayed.
Click on the gear-shaped “Settings” icon to open the Chromebook settings.
Step 5: Configure Display Settings
In the Settings menu, scroll down and click on Displays in the left sidebar.
Within the Displays section, you’ll find an option labeled Mirror Built-in Display.
Toggle the switch next to it to activate screen mirroring.
Your Chromebook screen is now successfully mirrored on your TV. You can use your Chromebook as usual, and everything you do on the laptop will be mirrored and displayed on the TV screen.
How To Stop Mirroring Chromebook
To end the mirroring process on your Chromebook, you can either disconnect the HDMI cable from your Chromebook or turn off the TV.
Alternatively, return to the Displays settings on your Chromebook and toggle off the Mirror Built-in Display option.
With this simple guide, you can easily mirror your Chromebook screen to a TV. So whether you’re sharing presentations, watching movies, or showcasing your favorite websites, mirroring your Chromebook screen to a TV is a convenient way to share your screen.