Connect Samsung Galaxy S6 to TV in several ways; you can do so by using either the miracast option, Samsung Bluetooth Low or Chromecast. When you connect Galaxy S6 to TV, you can mirror what you see in your smartphone to your HDTV.
That means that what so ever appears on your phone, you get to see the same thing in your TV. It is called screen mirroring and it is possible on both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
If your Galaxy S6 screen mirroring is not working, you probably used the wrong guide. You are going to get the practical steps that worked for me. The first step is the miracast option for Galaxy S6, kindly follow the steps correctly to get optimum result.
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With said and done, Let us begin the tutorial that will show you how powerful your smartphone can be.
Here are the steps:
Connect Samsung Galaxy S6 To TV: Miracast
Like I said earlier, this is the miracast option, it is not the only option available but if you are unable to meet the requirement, you should consider the other options that should equally work for you.
To connect Samsung Galaxy S6 to TV with Miracast or Samsung Bluetooth Low, simply follow the easy steps below.
If your smart TV doesn’t support Miracast or Samsung Bluetooth Low, you would have to obtain one the following accessories:
These accessories will give you instant access to screen mirroring on Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge. Once the items are available you will need to do the following to get started:
Firstly, you will need to connect the purchased item to an HDMI port on your TV. This is actually how you connect Samsung S6 to TV using HDMI and at this stage, you are closer to becoming a geek than you can imagine. You actually do not need any technical knowledge to make this happen.
Okay, the next thing you are going to do after connecting the accessories is to register your Samsung Galaxy S6 by swiping down the notification bar of your device, select Quick Connect > Register TV.
You should have everything working perfectly at this point.
If this option above won’t work for you because of one reason or the other, you should strongly consider the next option if its suitable for you.
Connect Samsung Galaxy S6 To TV: BLE Option
BLE simply stands for Bluetooth Low Energy, if you have the Samsung Bluetooth Low Energy feature on your smart TV, you only need to swipe down your Samsung Galaxy S6 notification bar, tap Quick Connect, select the TV, Tap TV to mobile device.
Thereafter, Screen mirroring on Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge should be working for you.
Nevertheless, if you don’t have the BLE feature on your HDTV, and you can’t use the miracast option. Your last resort would be the next option below.
Let us go one step further to find out if it will work for you.
This is an alternative way to connect S6 to TV. Unfortunately, Chromecast do not support screen mirroring at the moment. However, there are future plans for that. This method is written, purely because “only” a limited amount of apps can be used with Chromecast.
If you find this too technical, I strongly suggest you choose miracast option above. Although, it will cost you a penny, but at the end, you will be making a wise decision that can stand the test of time.
- Purchase a Chromecast adapter if your smart TV does not support Chromecast [Connect the adapter to an available HDMI port on your TV]
- Determine that the Chromecast and Samsung Galaxy S6 are connected on the same Wi-Fi network
- Download and Install Chromecast app on Samsung Galaxy S6
- Use the Wizard to completely set up Galaxy S6 with TV
- Open any app that supports Chromecast, and tap the Cast button within the app to initiate Screen Mirror
Note: Samsung Galaxy S6 do not support MHL connection like it’s predecessor, Samsung Galaxy S5. The AllShare feature has also been replaced with Samsung Link.
This is how you connect Samsung Galaxy S6 to TV, you can “quick connect S6″ once you understand how the connection process works. Screen mirroring for S6 Active is also possible using this method. It an all-round guide that works on all Samsung Galaxy S6 models.
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So, that’s everything you need to know about the best ways to make smart things work. If you have any challenge, or came across any difficulty trying to mirror your smartphone to your TV, you can leave a comment precisely stating the problem encountered and the specific Samsung Galaxy S6 Model that failed to work.
We will take our time to take a critical look at the problem, then offer an expert solution that should fix the issue. Never again will you have difficulties in this regard, no matter the level of technical knowledge you posses, the step-by-step practical approach used in this article should bring to an end to every problem that may arise during the connection process. Don’t forget, this article will work for all models of Samsung Galaxy S6. Have fun!