How To Connect Samsung Galaxy s7 to TV

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Everyone enjoys a phone with a big screen BUT have you thought about how it feels to connect your handset to a TV?

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Your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge can be connected to a T.V (A Samsung T.V or not, depending on the options your using)

There are 2 options:

  • Wireless options
  • Device connector options

The process of connecting a phone to a TV can be called Screen sharing or Screen casting for those of you who enjoy technical language.

Incase your using Samsung’s inbuilt capabilities, this process can only be done for the Samsung TV.

For Samsung Galaxy s7 or s7 edge users, the process is furthermore restricted to the 2015 Samsung TV model and later (these have bluetooth low energy support).

How to connect Samsung S7 Quick Connect.

By using Samsung’s Quick Connect, you can display your phone on your Samsung Television.

Quick connect samsung s7
[NOTE: This screenshot was taken from another Samsung device (not the s7), its purpose is to show the Quick Connect option]
  • Click on Quick Connect
  • Then Scan for nearby devices
  • Then click on TV and tap Register TV.
  • When you see an icon with an arrow pointing towards TV; press on it and BOOM, your phone shall now be displayed on the Samsung TV.

How to connect samsung galaxy S7 mhl hack (with cable)

Source: Amazon

By using the Samsung MHL Adapter, you CANNOT mirror cast your Samsung Galaxy s7 to TV.

This stopped for the Samsung Galaxy s4 and lower.

The Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge plus, Note 5, A3, A5, A7 and A8 do not have MHL capabilities.

How to connect Samsung Galaxy S7 external monitor

There exist options for connecting a Samsung Galaxy s7 to an external monitor (which is not a Samsung TV or screen in the Samsung eco system)

You don’t need any WiFi for these options and they can work for other handsets.

It is also important to note that these options are for PAYING.

You should as well put into consideration that these options might need accessories (for example Chromecast works alongside a dongle device like this one below)

Source: Wikipedia

A list of streaming options for any phone to any Smart TV. Some smart phones have miracast, so they don’t have to worry about these options.

  1. Screen beam mirror
  2. Chrome cast
  3. Slim port or MHL connectors for android. (For these, you must check the specs of your phone first before purchasing one)

CONCLUSION

We hope this Blog was helpful if at all you are a samsung user or any other android phone user. Incase you know of any options which one can use to connect their Samsung s7, s7 edge or other android phones, share with us in the comments section below.