The Samsung Galaxy S4 is Samsung’s flagship smartphone. It is equipped with magnificent hardware and the latest features like smart scroll eye tracking. It has various interesting features like Sound & Shot, S Travel, Story Album, S Translator,  WatchON (to control the TV using IR LED), and S Health.

In this post, we will discuss how to connect Galaxy S4 to a TV. It’s an interesting feature of this smartphone, and it helps you to mirror your Samsung device to a TV using an HDMI cable.

Connecting the Samsung Galaxy S4 to TV is useful when you do not like to see photos and videos on the small screen. When you are around your friends and family members, and you want to view photos on the big screen, this option would help you.

So you can enjoy big movies and pictures from your smartphone on your HDTV. Here is the quick procedure for Connecting Samsung Galaxy S4 to a TV.

To connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 to the TV, you would need the following things :

  1. 11-pin MHL adapter
  2. Micro USB Wall charger
  3. High-Speed HDMI Cable

Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with an 11-pin Micro USB port that supports the Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) feature.  If you have the right adapter, you can easily send high-quality HDMI signals using that port. How to Connect Samsung Galaxy S4 to TV Using HDMI

Setup Get an 11-pin MHL Adapter with your device:

This image would explain everything. You would need to connect your 11-pin MHL adapter to your smartphone. Galaxy S4 HDMI Port would be connected to your HDTV. Next, plug in the included micro USB charger cable with a wall charger.

Older older MHL adapters are working perfectly with Samsung Galaxy S2 and are not compatible with Galaxy S3 or S4. So, whenever you are thinking of buying MHL to HDMI adapter, make sure your phone is supported in the specifications.

You can also get an official MHL adapter from Samsung, but you have to spend around $40 USD for the same. But you can buy an 11-pin MHL adapter.

See also: Best Ways to Mirror Android Screens Wirelessly!

Power Supply:

You can also research what others are recommending as the best Galaxy S4 HDMI adapter online and get it for you. Now power the micro USB wall charger.

There is no need to connect the power source to the Samsung Galaxy S4 because it uses MHL 2.0, and there is no need for a power source like the Samsung Galaxy S3 device. But it is recommended that you connect the external power source to prevent battery drain. Your phone would be charged while you listen to music or play movies online.

Connect everything to your HDTV with an HDMI Cable:

Now you have to connect that HDMI cable to your HDMI TV. It is important that you choose the appropriate length HDMI Cable for Samsung Galaxy S4 because you have to control your HDTV using your smartphone. And hence long wire would help you to operate it from a little more distance.

Now choose the right HDMI input channel on your TV where you have connected your device. Now you can easily enjoy the High Definition image from your smartphone on your TV.  You can now Mirror Galaxy S4 to TV, and your smartphone screen will be visible on your HDTV.

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