How to screen mirror on old TVs?

How to  screen mirror on old TVs?

Screen Mirror on an old TV can be done , but depending on the type of phone and TV you have. Here are Three ways to mirror your screen to an old TV:


1. HDMI Cable and Adapter Screen Mirroring:

  • Check if your old TV has an HDMI input port.( If not , this method might not be suitable.
  • Get an appropriate HDMI adapter  (e.g., HDMI to USB-C, HDMI to Lightning, etc.).
  • Connect  the HDMI cable to the HDMI adapter and the other end to the TV's HDMI input port.
  • Connect the HDMI adapter to your phone.
  • Once connected, your phone's screen should be mirrored on the TV. You may need to switch the TV's input source to the HDMI channel.

2. For Smart TVs Screen Mirroring :

  • If your old TV is a smart TV, it may support screen mirroring or casting from compatible devices like Android or iPhone.
  • Check if your phone supports screen mirroring (such as Airplay , Screen Cast, or Miracast) and enable it in your phone's settings.
  • On your smart TV, navigate to the screen mirroring or casting option and select your phone from the list of available devices.


3. For Streaming Devices Screen Mirroring:

  • Consider using a streaming device like Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick, or Roku, which can connect to your TV's HDMI input.
  • Install the corresponding app on your phone (e.g., Google Home for Chromecast).
  • Follow the instructions to connect the streaming device to your phone and TV.
  • Use the app to cast or mirror your phone's screen to the TV.


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Note: The availability of these methods may vary depending on your phone's model and the type of old TV you have. Some older TVs may not support screen mirroring or have the necessary input ports, making it challenging to mirror a phone directly. In such cases, using a streaming device might be the most practical option.

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