Questions tagged [external-display]

External displays can be connected to an Android device in different ways, e.g. via a HDMI cable. Best examples are obviously TV devices, but it could as well be a computer monitor.

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Is there any way that can EXTEND (not mirror) my phone screen to another phone? Half-Half

Just want a bigger display for my phone. I need to know how I can EXTEND my phone's screen to another phone, by using bluetooth or wifi or RF or web? Few apps (idisplay, AirScreen, AirDuet screen, etc)...
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How can I connect an Xperia X8 to an external monitor?

Is it possible to connect the Xperia X8 to external monitor? In other words, display the screen from the phone on the monitor?
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How do I connect my Android Device to an external touchscreen?

I would like to know if there is any chance to connect my device to an external, touch sensitive display, such as ordinary touchscreen monitors. If yes, then how do I do that? There are many ...
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HDMI output mirroring in Portrait mode

I have an app that works fine in both Landscape and Portrait mode, but it demos best in Portrait mode. I'd like to show this app on a phone with HDMI output (either from MHL, Slimport, or micro-hdmi) ...
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How can I flip or mirror the entire screen display (have root)

I have a rooted Android device and I want to see everything that is on the screen "reversed" or "flipped horizontally" basically so that if you viewed the screen in a mirror it would look correct (...
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How to detect which driver is used for touch device?

I've connected an IR touch frame to my android device and it works great, however the touch input is rotated by 90 degrees. I would like to find out which driver is used by the touch device, but I ...
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How to “tell” Android to output/mirror its display?

With inspiration from this question, I purchased this docking station to be used with my new tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017), running Android 7.1.1): StarTech HDMI and DVI/VGA Dual-Monitor ...
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Simultaneously connecting USB mouse and VGA monitor?

Is it possible to simultaneously connect a USB mouse and VGA monitor to an Android tablet? Because of my physical disability, I would like to operate an Android tablet using a standard USB mouse, ...
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External Monitor Display in Vertical (portrait) Format

Can cast android screen onto TV Monitor via Windows Wireless Display Adapter, but the image is vertical regardless of the phone's orientation. How can the image be vertical (portrait) mode? THe ...
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Show Full Screen Portrait Layout with a VERTICAL screen with miracast

I have read this post and understand it is obviously not a smart idea to display the portrait layout on a horizontal (say 16:9) screen. However, many newer screens are able to rotate up (to 9:16) so I ...
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using my android for karaoke need bigger display

Hooking up a HDMI cable would seem to be your answer but do i need an app. Or do i need anything else? Keeping in mind im using bluetooth and wifi now im trying to add external display. Is there other ...
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Android Q Desktop Mode - control secondary display

I tried new Desktop Mode on Android Q Beta 3. The problem is that I'm not able to move mouse pointer to second display, so I don't have any way to use Desktop Mode. Google Pixel XL, display is ASUS ...
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Connecting Android Tablet to External Touchscreen

Is it possible to connect an Android tablet to an external touchscreen that will allow user input? Long story short, I have an application that will display two different interfaces, one for the ...
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How to transfer video from a smartphone (with microUSB port) to an external portable mini-DISPLAY (AV, HDMI, VGA inputs)?

I'm looking for the best way to transfer the video from a smartphone to an external monitor (used in cars, garages) to get a bigger picture. I find this useful for dash cameras, and for entertainment ...
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Android tablet connect to monitor: what about the full screen display?

Just bought an Android tablet (so I'm fairly new to it) and want to check out in how far it can replace a desktop PC. So I want to connect it to a monitor. In various posts it's described how to do ...
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External HDMI Touch screen control for Android

I would like to have an external touchscreen for my smartphone (galaxy S8) in order to control it through this screen in my car. Is the mhl protocol, with basic touchscreen (like capacitive 7 inch) ...
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Using emulator as a monitor to my phone?

The screen of my Google Pixel burned out the other day. The phone still works, but the screen doesn't turn on. Is it possible to connect to my phone via adb and use an emulator to see what the phone ...
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Android tablet as Win10 second monitor via usb

Is it possible to make an Android tablet a Win10 second monitor when connected via cable connection to laptop? I have asus zenpad 3s10 and lenovo thinkpad t460.
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Can I use a 32:9 aspect ratio monitor on an android TV PC?

I have several TX92 TV PCs connected to TVs for streaming, and to monitors for use as thin client workstations with Windows. I recently upgraded, getting the same android box for each use. What I want ...
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Why Android phone cannot have second display?

There are many questions about mirroring the screen, but I am interested in why no Android phone cannot have a second display (not interested in casting the screen, nor folded displays), etc through ...
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I have broken my Motorola Moto E 1 Screen I was wondering if I could plug my Phone into a Monitor and a mouse

I have broken my Motorola Moto E 1 Screen I was wondering if I could plug my Phone into a Monitor and a mouse, so i could use the mouse to put in my passcode. The bad thing is that my passowrd is a ...
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Lower part of the screen not responding to touch

While I was holding my LG G2 when running, sweat got into the lower right corner under the screen, leading to the lower part of the screen (about one third inches) not responding to touch. The phone ...
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RCA TABLET TO VGA Monitor?

I have an Android RCA TABLET that I need to connect to a VGA Monitor. I have purchased a cable with a mini HDMI on one end and a VGA on the other end to fit both the tablet and the monitor but it ...
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MHL screen becomes static anytime a new app is loaded

I have an HTC One m7 that I use to stream Netflix with over an MHL HDMI cable to a touch screen. When I was running ViperOne 7.0.1 I would only occasionally see this and it would regain the video ...
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Convert Tablet into idiot-proof PC monitor

I'm working on a new classroom space at a small college. The goal is to have a fully wireless lecturn for the instructor. That includes power cables: everything must be battery powered. This means ...
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How do I connect my tablet to my tv?

I broke my Coby Kyros' screen and now I want to make an emulator console out of it. The problem is my model did not have an HDMI out. I noticed that there is a ribbon cable connecting the tablet ...
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Added simulated external display in Developer Settings and can't boot now

Got my S3 Mini with CM11 stuck at boot after adding external display simulation in Developer Settings. Just after that UI froze and I had to reboot. After that it freezes on "Android is upgrading" ...
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What might be the cause of the weird colors and picture mis-alignment?

If I connect my Android tablet (A10MID, Android 4.0) to my monitor, and: the colors on the monitor the alignment of the picture the resolution and the floating "input not support"-ed message are ...
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Using Android tablet/phone as a bluetooth or USB touchscreen monitor

I have an LG G Pad F 7.0 and a LG G4, and I'm wanting to know if I have any options that will allow me to make my tablet preferably into a second monitor with the touch screen controls? I'm planning ...