Connecting from a laptop to a TV has long been possible with the help of things like HDMI and VGA. Simply connect the appropriate cables from your computer to your TV, switch the input, and you can use your computer on that TV.
Now, however, it’s possible to wirelessly connect to compatible displays and view your laptop content on the larger screen. Our tutorial below will show you how to connect to a wireless display from a Windows 10 computer.
Connecting to a Display Wirelessly in Windows 10
The steps in this article were performed on a laptop computer running the Windows 10 operating system. Note that you will need to have a display capable of handling this type of connection for this to work. If there is a nearby display that is capable of making this connection it will show up on the list in the steps below.
Step 1: Right-click on the desktop, then choose the Display settings option.
Step 2: Scroll down and click the Connect to a wireless display option.
Step 3: Click the display option in the right-hand column to which you would like to connect.
Note that this can take a few seconds, and you will usually need to confirm this attempt to connect wirelessly on the target display.
You can also complete this wireless display connection by clicking the Notifications button in the taskbar.
The selecting the Connect option, which will show you the list of available displays that we saw in step 3 above.
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