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    Mirroring the screen of your device on a TV using a cable

    You can connect your device to a compatible TV set using an MHL cable and mirror the screen of your device on the TV screen.

    Note

    MHL and HDMI™ cables and adaptors are sold separately.

    Note

    Sony does not guarantee that all types of MHL and HDMI™ cables and adaptors are supported by your device.

    To view content from your device on a TV which supports MHL input

    1. Connect your device to the TV using an MHL cable. Icn mhl stat appears in your device's status bar after a connection is established.
    2. The TV displays the screen of your device.

    To view content from your device on a TV which supports HDMI™ input

    1. Connect your device to an MHL adaptor, and connect the adaptor to a powered USB port.
    2. Connect the adaptor to a TV using an HDMI™ cable. Icn mhl stat appears in your device's status bar after a connection is established.
    3. The TV displays the screen of your device.

    To view help about using a TV remote control

    1. While your device is connected to the TV set, drag the status bar downwards to open the Notification panel.
    2. Tap MHL connected. The MHL settings appear on the TV screen.
    3. Select Remote control usage.

    Note

    You can select Video Output Size to adjust the size of the output on the TV screen. If the TV already has an auto scaling option enabled, this setting does not appear under the MHL settings.

    Tip

    You can also press the yellow button on the TV remote control to open the Notification panel.

    To disconnect your device from a TV set

    • Disconnect the MHL cable or the MHL adaptor from your device.
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