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

    You can connect your device to a TV set using an MHL cable or an HDMI cable to view content saved in your device on the TV screen. When you connect your device in this way to a compatible TV set, the TV launcher application opens. This application helps you to play media files from your device on TVs and other devices.

    Note

    You may have to purchase a cable and an adaptor separately.

    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 launcher application starts automatically. Follow the instructions to view your media files on the TV.

    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 USB power supply.
    2. Connect the adaptor to a TV using a HDMI™ cable. Icn mhl stat appears in your device's status bar after a connection is established.
    3. The TV launcher application starts automatically. Follow the instructions to view your media files on the TV.

    To view help about using the TV remote control

    1. While your device is connected to the TV set, drag the status bar downward to open the Notification panel.
    2. Tap MHL connected.

    Tip

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

    To disconnect your device from the TV set

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