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This may depend on the tablet, but as far as I know anything with Honeycomb and an HDMI output will simply mirror the screen when plugged in. My Motorola Xoom, for example, will mirror everything on the screen to a TV when my HDMI cable is plugged in. I can use it for app demos and the like at work just fine, so what you're looking for is (from a purely ...


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Samsung lists the HDMI Smart Adapter on their website as being compatible with the Galaxy Note.


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What you need to connect a Galaxy S4 to a TV is an MHL-to-HDMI adapter, like this one that I use. You connect the micro-USB bit to the phone, the big USB end to a charger (the adapter needs power. This will also allow your phone to charge while you're using it like this), and the HDMI to the TV. Audio will come out of the TV, or whatever it sends the ...


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You didn't say what phone you have, or what Android version, so here's a summary. Physical cables If your phone supports MHL and your TV does as well (almost all HDMI TVs do), then you can connect the phone to the TV with an MHL cable. There are two kinds of cables: a standard one, and a special one for certain kinds of Samsung phones. See How does MHL ...


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MHL compatibility on a TV only means that it will supply sufficient power (500mA, 900mA, or 2000mA, depending on which version of the MHL spec it is compatible with) through the HDMI port to power the adapter and charge the phone. An MHL adapter will work just fine with a non-MHL TV. You just need to supply your own power from a regular charger. This is ...


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This is only any use to you if your PC has an HDMI input, which is very unusual. You'll only have such a thing if you deliberately bought video capture hardware and attached it to your PC. If you have such hardware, you should use the video capture software that came with it. Trying to use Camtasia to capture it would be like trying to use Camtasia to ...


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Nice idea, now I think about it, too. I found a little list here (please feel free to edit/add): GTA3 Muffin Knight Pool Break Riptide GP ShadowGun Shine Runner Sonic CD Soulcraft THD If I find some time, I will add controller support to my game Orc Genocide. ATM, it's playable head-on-head with multitouch (useless for TV, but awesome for tablets). I ...


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To use the MHL output of the phone (using micro USB connector) you need to either have a device (such as a TV) that supports MHL directly, or use a dongle to convert MHL to some other standard (such as HDMI, VGA or Composite) that you can use with your device. This is done entirely in the dongle. So as long as your device outputs MHL and you have the dongle, ...


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The newest versions of FullHDMI work without root, but my understanding is that the performance is degraded on unrooted devices (haven't compared myself, so I don't know if that's accurate or how bad it is).


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Generally for video out, you can connect them to your TV to get an even larger screen, for example, to watch videos. Or you might be able to use it for doing presentations on a projector, instead of using a laptop.


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I have both the Iconia A500 and the Transformer TF101. Both output just fine to TVs with HDMI. There is a little bit cropped off the image in both cases and the home - back - recent buttons don't show on the TVs, nor does the notification panel, all suggesting that it isn't really an external monitor type feature, only to play back movies etc on the big ...


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Install Soundabout and route the audio to the headphones.


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USB and MHL share the same pins on the connector. Once the phone is in MHL mode, there is no USB capability. So, currently you can't use MHL and USB simultaneously.


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I think you need to buy one of these MHL to HDMI converters - it mentions that it specifically supports your device.


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I actually had this very same issue. I contacted Nextbook and it was very hard to get in touch with them by phone or email. Finally I got an email back with some ideas, including doing a reset for the whole tablet. However, I believe what actually fixed it is that I bought a cheap HDMI to mini-HDMI cable on Amazon to plug into my TV (which works quite ...


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Samsung has two types of MHL cable: an 11-pin one for their more recent phones, and a 5-pin one for their older phones. The 5-pin one is standard and will work on non-Samsung phones. The 11-pin one only works on newer Samsung phones. Third-party manufacturers tend to also sell both kinds, so look at which phones the cable says it is for. If it says it's for ...


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Yes, it's possible. Some devices even have an official (branded) adaptor for doing this, such as the Asus Transformer TF-101. As you surmise, though, if the tablet doesn't support it, external convertors are quite unwieldy and typically need their own power supply, as they typically have to buffer a whole frame at a time in order to work. Newer data ...


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Hope this helps. On my Note3 running Lollipop I was able to check for supported external resolutions by running ( via a terminal app or adb shell ) >dmesg and ( filtering with grep ) looking for the lines: <6>[ 581.051746] hdmi_edid_add_sink_video_format: EDID: format: 1 [640x480 p60 4/3], Supported <6>[ 581.051756] ...


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Well if the already build adapter doesn't work you can make your own folowing this steps (if you are not able to do all the soldering ask a professional nearby like a phone repair shop) : Background : Samsung made the new 11pin MHL technology on the galaxy note 2 and the S3 (those are the first devices to have it any top shelf phone out after that day have ...


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On my Note3 running Lollipop I was able to check for supported external resolutions by running ( via a terminal app or adb shell ) >dmesg and ( filtering with grep ) looking for the lines: <6>[ 581.051746] hdmi_edid_add_sink_video_format: EDID: format: 1 [640x480 p60 4/3], Supported <6>[ 581.051756] hdmi_edid_add_sink_video_format: EDID: ...


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Yes that is Micro USB Yes the Micro Cable to HDMI that you need is MHL Strong Maybe that cable gets good reviews, so seems promising Yes the Sygic app will work fine.


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In order to use a USB to HDMI cable the device needs to support Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), which, unfortunately, the Iconia B1-710 does not. Some devices have their own proprietary cables for connecting, but, according to this Acer forum thread: We do not support connecting the B1-710 tablet to a television via USB. There are no products that I ...


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Generally its better to get one that matches the brand. However it is the same technology so it MAY work. Ask about the return policy to make sure you can return it in case it doesn't work. You should be fine, though I cant say with 100% certainty.


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There aren't any rules for this, so it's entirely up to the tablet in each particular case. I can give an example: the original Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 has a < 720p screen, and its HDMI output is a pixel-for-pixel mirror of the screen (i.e. the HDMI output is the same pixel size as the screen).


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Yes it will work. however i can see that this will have lag and will not be sutiable if your going to be playing games and some heavy HD Movies. you'll just get the bare minimum quality. I Would recommend http://www.amazon.com/Sabrent-DA-HDVG-Converter-Adapter-INCLUDED/dp/B006FYPT60 Ofcourse if you only need the bare minimum of surfing the web, email, ...


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Its the resolution setting. That or your tv/monitor doesn't support the default setting. I was switching mine to all the different sizes and switched it to one my monitor didn't support. Was a total pain to switch back as I flipped it to some off size. Just try every tv/monitor you can find until it comes up. I have noted on a few occasions, it doesn't seem ...


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Another U2412M user here Since DisplayPort has been ruled out, DVI is supposed to be good alternative since it's "electrically compatible" with HDMI. Unfortunately, that's not the case for Android device + U2412M :( I have personally tested MicroHDMI - DVI (Xperia Pro MK16) and MHL - DVI cable (HTC One M7) with this monitor, none of those combinations ...


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That cable is not going to work. That adapter will only allow you to go from a (dual-mode) Displayport source to an HDMI input, not the other way around like you're trying to use it. To go from an HDMI source to a Displayport input, you need an active converter, such as this Startech unit, not merely an adapter, as Displayport uses a fundamentally ...


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A few things to consider: Make sure the HDTV adapter is connected to a USB power such as the wall or a PC (the USB from the TVs don't give enough power) Have you tried the HDMI to display port adapter with another HDMI output such as your laptop or PC? maybe this is faulty Try using an HDMI to DVI adaptor Try another HDMI monitor to ensure its not your ...


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You can check the list of MHL capable devices from the MHL consortium web site. http://www.mhlconsortium.org/productlist/



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