Does smart phones attach to smart TV's

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 3 years ago
  • Answered
does a smart phone work with a smart YV
Photo of Bazu Borg

Bazu Borg

  • 80 Points 75 badge 2x thumb

Posted 3 years ago

  • 1
Photo of RudyW


  • 21,890 Points 20k badge 2x thumb
They can. You need an hdmi cable to connect the two.
Photo of Bazu Borg

Bazu Borg

  • 80 Points 75 badge 2x thumb
Photo of Paul Deschamps

Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

  • 192,826 Points 100k badge 2x thumb
You also need an adapter such as a MHL or Slimport connector if using an HDMI cable if your phone supports it. It's one or the other if your phone supports it, Samsung uses MHL and others such as LG use slimport
There are some phones that have a Micro HDMI port so with those you'd need a HDMI to Micro HDMI cable, I believe it's Sony that has these.
If your TV supports mirror link and your TV does it can connect wirelessly.
If you just have a TV with an HDMI port but isn't a smart TV you could also use a chromecast and connect any Android device to connect wirelessly to said TV.
Photo of BobTheElectrician


  • 57,086 Points 50k badge 2x thumb
You can stream many things from phone, tablet, Mac or PC to even a not-so-smart tv with the Chromecast as Paul mentions.