What is the MHL port?

The first thing to get out the way is what MHL is and how it works. Essentially one end of an MHL cable will plug into the micro USB port on your phone or tablet while the other will plug into an HDMI port on a television or monitor and your phone's screen will then be mirrored on the external screen.
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Can I connect my Samsung Galaxy s5 to my TV?

To connect your Galaxy S5 to your TV you will need an HDMI cable and an HDTV adapter, both of which are sold separately from your Galaxy S5. To connect the HDTV adapter to your device follow the steps below. 1. Connect one end of a universal HDMI cable (sold separately) into the HDTV adapter.
  • Is there a cable that goes from USB to HDMI?

    It doesn't matter if your computer has an HDMI port on it or not. You can still connect via HDMI to your HDTV or monitor. You can add a new HDMI port to one of the available USB ports on your computer.
  • How can I play movies from my external hard drive on my TV?

    Plug the USB cable into the USB port on the external hard drive, then connect the opposite end of the cable to the USB port on the television. Power on the hard drive and the television. Press the "Input" button on the TV's remote control and select "USB." The contents of the external hard drive appear on the screen.
  • How many movies can you fit on a 1tb hard drive?

    You could fit approximately 500 hours worth of movies on one terabyte. Assuming each movie is roughly 120 minutes long, that would be about 250 movies. I do know people who have that many movies in their library, so it is possible that they could build a database of movies to fill that space.
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What is an MHL enabled device?

Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) is an industry standard for a mobile audio/video interface that allows the connection of smartphones, tablets, and other portable consumer electronics devices to high-definition televisions (HDTVs), audio receivers, and projectors.
  • Is the Samsung Galaxy s7 MHL compatible?

    Unlike it's predecessors, the Galaxy S7 does not support an MHL cable connection. AllShare has been replaced with a feature called Samsung Link.
  • What is an MHL enabled device?

    Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) is an industry standard for a mobile audio/video interface that allows the connection of smartphones, tablets, and other portable consumer electronics devices to high-definition televisions (HDTVs), audio receivers, and projectors.
  • Is the Samsung Galaxy s6 MHL compatible?

    Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Active, and Galaxy S6 edge does not support HDMI output via MHL standard on its USB port or any other direct video output. However, you can use the Screen Mirroring feature to connect your smartphone to your TV and watch videos on bigger screen.
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Is the Samsung Galaxy s6 MHL compatible?

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Active, and Galaxy S6 edge does not support HDMI output via MHL standard on its USB port or any other direct video output. However, you can use the Screen Mirroring feature to connect your smartphone to your TV and watch videos on bigger screen.
  • How do I connect my Samsung phone to my TV?

    To connect wirelessly, go to your phone's Settings, then tap on Connections > Screen mirroring. Turn mirroring on, and your compatible HDTV, Blu-ray player, or AllShare Hub should appear in the device list. Choose your device and mirroring will begin automatically.
  • How do I get wifi on my TV?

    To begin connecting your TV to your wireless network, follow these steps:
    1. Connect the wireless adapter to the USB port on your TV.
    2. Press the MENU button, and then select Setup.
    3. Select Network.
    4. If Network Type is set to Wired, select Network Type, and then select Wireless.
    5. Select Network Setup.
    6. Select Select a network.
  • How do I get my Samsung Smart TV to connect to the Internet?

    Wireless Connection
    1. Press Menu on your Samsung remote and scroll to Network.
    2. Select Wireless as the Network Type.
    3. Select Network Setup.
    4. Choose Select a Network.
    5. Select your Network Name.
    6. Enter your WiFi password and press the Blue button on your Samsung remote.

Updated: 8th October 2018

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