How to connect your iPhone to a TV

Watching and playing your favorite movie or game on a bigger screen is always a great experience. Just connect your iPhone with your TV and enjoy your favorite movie or game from that small iPhone screen to the large of your TV.

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Here are some simple and most common ways that you can use to connect your iPhone to a TV.

  • How to connect an iPhone to the Apple TV via Airplay
  • How to connect an iPhone to a TV with HDMI adapter and cable
  • How to connect an iPhone to a TV with an Analog adapter and cable

How to connect an iPhone to the Apple TV via Airplay

If you’re using this method to connect your iPhone to your Apple TV, then the iPhone you’re using should be iPhone 4 or later and the Apple TV should be of the second generation or newer.

  1. Now, turn on your TV and TV unit.
  2. Take your iPhone, and launch the Control Center.
  3. Open ‘AirPlay Mirroring’.
  4. Select ‘Apple TV.’

That’s it! Your iPhone screen will appear on your TV. Now, open the app that plays video output, like YouTube, TV, Netflix, Photos, etc. on your iPhone and play the video you want to see on your TV.

How to connect an iPhone to a TV with HDMI adapter and cable

If you’re using HDMI adapter to connect your iPhone to your Apple TV, then the iPhone you’re using should be iPhone 4 or later. You can use any of the HDMI adapters, Apple’s or any third party’s that can connect to the charging port of your iPhone.

  1. Take the HDMI cable and connect it to your iPhone.
  2. Plug in the one end of the cable to the HDMI adapter.
  3. And another to the HDMI port of the TV.
  4. Now, turn on your TV and iPhone.
  5. Press the ‘Input/Source’ button on your remote, and open the input selector on your TV.
  6. Go to the input source section.
  7. View and select the HDMI port, which is connected to your iPhone.

That’s it! Your iPhone screen will appear on your TV. Now, open the app that plays video output, like YouTube, TV, Netflix, Photos, etc. on your iPhone and plays the video you want to see on your TV.

How to connect an iPhone to a TV with an Analog adapter and cable

With this method, you can connect all the series of the iPhone with your TV and watch the content of your iPhone on the TV. If you’ve iPhone 4S or older, you can also connect them only you have to use a 30-pin connector adapter. If you have iPhone 5 or newer, then you need lighting to VGA adapter.

  1. Take an analog adapter.
  2. Take a composite or VGA cable.
  3. Hook up the analog adapter to the iPhone.
  4. Now, plug in the one side of the cable to the connected adapter.
  5. And another side to your TV, insert the same color plug into the same color jack.
  6. Now, turn on your TV and iPhone.
  7. Press the ‘Input/Source’ button on your remote, and open the input selector on your TV.
  8. Go to the input source section.
  9. View and select the composite or VGA port, which is connected to your iPhone.

That’s it! Your iPhone screen will appear on your TV. Now, open the app that plays video output, like YouTube, TV, Netflix, Photos, etc. on your iPhone and plays the video you want to see on your TV.

Joey Williams is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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