How to connect a laptop to a projector with HDMI?

Whether it's a film, your favorite TV show, or your favorite sports team, things always look better when the screen is bigger, but connecting up to a projector can be confusing at first. It needn't be, however, and we will explain exactly how to get things connected up so that you can enjoy whatever it is you want to watch on as big a screen as you can possibly find.

How to connect a laptop to a projector with HDMI?

Firstly, you'll need to make sure that both the laptop and the projector are switched on. Then you have to connect the HDMI cable to the laptop's HDMI port and connect the other end to the projector. The laptop screen should then display on the projector, and you'll be ready to go!

How to connect a laptop to a projector using Bluetooth on Windows 10?

Again, once the laptop and projector have been switched on, there is generally a button on projectors - or their remote controls that switch on Bluetooth to make the device discoverable. Then, go to the taskbar and activate Bluetooth on the laptop to connect.

How to connect a laptop to a projector using a Mac?

You'll have to again be sure that everything is powered on and connect the relevant cables. As it's a Mac, you may need to buy an adapter.

The most common output ports are VGA ports, these consist of three rows of five holes each. If there isn't one, there should be an HDMI port. If neither are there, you'll have to buy a VGA or an HDMI adapter. Adapters can be plugged into the Thunderbolt port.

Once connected, click on the Apple logo on the screen's top left. From there, go to System Preferences - Displays - Arrangement. From there, you can drag and drop the display screens outlined, or you can check the box next to 'mirror displays', which will allow the same thing to be shown on the laptop and on the projector.

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