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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I connect existing USB mouse and keyboard and VGA monitor to my Nexus 6

I guess question title sums it all. I have USB mouse, keyboard and VGA monitor. I am ready to buy couple of new adapters/cables. Will it be possible to connect all things up to my Nexus 6. I was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Display viewport only at the right bottom of the screen

I have a Geniatech ATV1220 android set top box running android 4.2.2 and am using an arduino with motion sensor connected to it to modify content on a website when someone is in front of the sensor ...
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What happens when displaying through Miracast using low resolution device and high resolution external display?

I am considering purchase of an Android tablet with 1024 x 600 screen resolution and Android 4.4 KitKat. I believe it will support Miracast to cast its display to a Miracast receiver. The Miracast ...
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Can I run an external display off of the Galaxy SIIX USB port?

I would like to attach an external display, can that port do that? May use Ubuntu...
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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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Can I use an external touchscreen with the Nexus 4? [duplicate]

I've seen a few videos of folk connecting their Nexus to an external monitor with a SlimPort HDMI cable. Would a 10 or 7 inch touchscreen work the same way? Or would it need a different cable ...
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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 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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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 ...