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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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Can I connect an Android phone to an external monitor, keyboard and mouse?

Is it possible to somehow connect a monitor, keyboard and mouse to an Android phone and then use it as a lightweight computer (netbook-like)? If it is, what Android version / phone type support it, ...
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How can I display my Android on my PC monitor?

I have scoured the Internet and come here as my last hope. I currently have the Galaxy S4, M919v. I own two 24 inch Samsung monitors. Is there any method for me to display my Android screen onto one ...
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Is it possible to connect a Android phone display to a TV or PC Monitor? [duplicate]

Is it possible to make the display on a Android phone to a TV or a PC Monitor? What are the methods that I can connect the Android phone to a TV (e.g. plasma TV) or a PC Monitor and then modify some ...
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Show Fullscreen Portrait Layout with Miracast

I'm trying to display my phone's screen on a monitor. Landscape works correctly but when I flip to portrait the screen fills a small portion in the middle of the screen instead of changing orientation....
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How to connect your Nexus phone to a VGA projector?

I would like to connect my Nexus 5 to an external projector or monitor. I know that there is a SlimPort to HDMI adapter (I have it), however, projectors and standard monitors still have VGA (and no ...
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How could I view that Android Screen on a computer or larger screen

How can I display my Android ICS Samsung Galxy S3 Screen on a Laptop or Monitor Screen? Are there any fast quick programs which do this?
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MHL with Nexus 4?

I know that the Nexus 4 has Slimport technology, which is very close to MHL but draws little/no power. However, is the Nexus 4 still able to use an MHL to HDMI adapter?
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Nexus 5x connected external HDMI/DP - how?

I want to connect my LG Nexus 5x to an external HDMI or Display Port (in mirror or extended desktop mode). Is it possible? Which connectors/cables required?
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Touch enabled monitors and Android

I need to buy new monitor for my PC and I'm thinking about touch enabled monitors like DELL ST2220T or IIYAMA T2250MTS. I recently bought Gooseberry Board with Android on it and it would be great if I ...
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Allow rotate into portrait mode but do not rotate external display

To avoid this question being flagged as a duplicate, I have included a list of similar questions at the end of this post with an explanation about why my question is different. Please read these ...
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How to set high resolution on external monitor?

I have Samsung Galaxy S3. I connect my phone to 29 inch monitor using HML + HDMI wires. Also I connect it to Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic mouse. I get a very nice experience of Desktop. However ...
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Solutions for connecting phone/tablet to a bigger monitor?

An ebook I purchased is locked to my device so I can't open it anywhere else. I'm having a hard time reading due to the small screen size of my phone. Is there a way I can get it to display on my ...
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Is there a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen?

I am trying to solve something here. I am trying to figure out a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen display. The android device would either be a Samsung Galaxy Tab A or a ...
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Use an android phone as a monitor screen with AV-in wire?

I'd like to use my phone instead of a TV as a small display monitor (with a cable, not wifi). I have a couple of devices which have AV out on them, what I'd like to do is show their output on my phone ...
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Can I input a video signal into my HTC phone to use it as an external monitor of a camera?

I'd like to use my HTC Evo 3D as an external monitor for my Canon 7D camera. The Canon 7D has a HDMI output. It also has an USB port, naturally. I was wondering whether this would be possible. I ...
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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 do I force my MHL to DVI adapter to send 1080p video to my HD computer monitor?

I bought this adapter: www.delock.de/produkte/F_697_MHL_65337/merkmale.html in the hope that it would send native 1080p video from my HTC One (M7) running CyanogenMod 12.1 to my Benq GW2265, which is ...
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Is it possible to mirror Android screen to PC over Bluetooth?

I have to show something on my phone to a large group of people, so obviously they can't just huddle around and look at the screen. I need to display what's on the screen to a laptop. I can't use WiFi,...
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Any way I could use a USB monitor with my Droid?

The Droid doesn't support video out but I'd like to have a bigger screen sometimes. The Mimo would be cool but their they don't seem to have Android drivers (or even linux drivers). Any way to do ...
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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 to connect both a monitor and a keyboard to a LG G3?

Using USB-on-the-go I can connect a keyboard to an LG G3 and using a slimport adapter I should be able to connect a monitor. Is there a way to connect both at the same time? Or even better, connect ...
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Can a phone act as computer replacement?

Given the power of current day smartphones it seems like many could work as basic computer replacements. In the past Microsoft tried to provide a display dock to turn a Microsoft Phone into a PC. Is ...
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Using your smartphone as Laptop and Desktop with a DisplayLink-Setup (with S7 for example)

I want to buy an Samsung S7, but I also want to use it as a laptop and desktop replacement. What I have in mind is a workflow like seen in this youtube video. After some researching how this could be ...
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Android display to TV?

I have an android device(tablet) and I want the screen that I see on my tablet to be able to see it on my TV. The TV has HDMI to which I connected but I only have the video playback or whatever. I ...
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Mirroring an Android display via Android Studio

I have an Android (first-generation Pixel) with a broken display. While the display does still appear to receive touch events, its ability to actually display anything seems to be basically done for. ...
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Can I connect my Android Mini PC to my VGA Monitor through Adapter?

I am buying a new Android Mini PC. It has HDMI Output but I want to connect it to my VGA Monitor. So, Can I use this HDMI Male to VGA Female Video Converter Adapter to connect the VGA cable of my ...
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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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Is it possible to run video over type-C smartphones?

Is it possible to run a video from a PC (over type-c, hdmi, or displayport) to a type-c smartphone for VR? What limitations would be faced?
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Connecting a Nexus 7 (2013) to a VGA projector

I would like to connect my Nexus 7 (2013) to an external projector or monitor. I know that there is a SlimPort to HDMI adapter (I have it and it works when plugged through HDMI), however, projectors ...
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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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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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How to Slave Chromebook's Display for Android by RB/HDMI?

Condition: Slave Chromebook's Display for Android by Microcontroller/HDMI Proposal: Microcontroller as a router in the local network which streams phone output to the local network, which Chromebook ...
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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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Connecting Galaxy S3 to DisplayPort via MHL HDTV Adaptor

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3, and I just bought the Samsung HDTV Adapter (MHL to HDMI). However, my Dell U2412M monitor only has VGA, DVI or DisplayPort. So I also bought an HDMI to displayPort ...
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Is there any way to connect 'Samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100' to a monitor

i want to know how to connect the galaxy tab 2 p3100 to my monitor through hdmi or dvi interface. is it possible or not. i tried google but can't find any solution.
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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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Here is display mirroring by usb cable with the S7, but the S7 does not supports MHL and DisplayLink is also not used. So how does this work?

In the Youtube-Video Samsung Galaxy S7 Android 6.0 phone Mirror Link for Joying Android 5.1 lollipop 1024*600 car stereo he shows how to connect his Samsung S7 just by a USB-cable with an external ...
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Android phone display broken

I'm here to find out alternatives to view the android phone's (Galaxy s3, I9300) display to an external display. I have decided not to repair the display and have move on to use an another phone. I ...
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Pandigital SuperNova 1080p Output?

I ordered a Pandigital SuperNova and I own a 1080p LED TV. The Pandigital SuperNova has a Micro HDMI port on it. My TV has a regular HDMI port. If I connect an HDMI cable with regular HDMI on one ...
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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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How to duplicate screen on a secondary monitor in Phoenix OS?

I usually use my laptop as a CPU. I put it aside and it is connected to a screen via a VGA cable. Recently, I installed Phoenix OS in my laptop, but nothing was displayed on my secondary monitor. In ...
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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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Doubled-headed displays by casting half to another device?

Is it possible to split screen over another device (like a multiple-monitor setup for PCs)? One could create a double-size offscreen canvas, render to it, then (e.g.) display the top half on the ...