Questions tagged [mhl]

A video standard for sending video to a TV (often through an HDMI connector) from your phone or tablet, through the micro-USB connector, with a special cable.

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MHL only works for a few minutes on Galaxy S4

I picked up an HML-to-HDMI adapter, and an adapter to get it working on my Galaxy S4. When I first plug it into a TV, everything is great! I can get a picture and sound on my TV in the expected ...
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Connect Android phone to tv without screen mirroring

I have a spare android phone which doesn't support mhl cable. I want to connect it to my tv .The tv have hdmi ,vga ports . I don't want to screen mirror . Is there any way in which I can connect my ...
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Can I charge Galaxy Tab S2 while using MHL adapter?

I'm looking at an MHL adapter provided by Samsung. I have a Galaxy Tab S2 and wonder if this adapter would allow the device to charge up at the same time as mirroring the screen to my TV. I already ...
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Using a phone as a game console- HDMI out and USB in simultaneously

I have a pico projector, which I use to display HDMI from my Galaxy S3 via an MHL cable. I recently learned that my phone (and most newer Android devices) can be controlled with USB gamepads, mouses, ...
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Is screen mirroring only possible on enabled devices?

I've owned an LG GX2, LG V20, and an LG G5m out of which the GX2 had a micro USB port to charge and a micro HDMI for video output, and the V20 and G5 had video output through USB type C to HDMI. I've ...
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How to transfer video to a Smart TV (no MHL feature) from a tablet/smartphone with no MHL capability ? Preferably using cables, not wireless

I have a very limited budget so I would like to use a smartphone/tablet as CPU only in order to transfer the video from any of these devices to a Smart TV as well as using a keyboard & mouse using ...
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Using TV as monitor for my Android phone

I have thought of using my TV as a monitor before and today I saw an RCA to USB cable in my garage and wondered whether it would work if I plug that into my OTG or Lightning "connector". And also, ...
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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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Routing call audio to HDMI

I have samsung S5 running android marshmallow. I have connected it to my TV via hdmi cable. Whenever I make a whatsapp video call to S5, video is shown on TV but call audio comes only from phone ...
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How can I determine if my device supports MHL?

I'm an Android novice. I want to determine if my Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) supports MHL. Two obvious ways of doing this are: Consult the manual. Connect the tablet to an HDMI display using an ...
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How does MHL work?

I've done (quite) some googling, but I still don't get it. You need an MHL converter, or adapter, or something. On one end of the adapter, all resources say, there is a "standard micro-USB" port, and ...
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Can I expect samsung mhl adapter to work on my htc?

Mine is HTC One X and I am going to buy a mhl to hdmi adapter in our local store. Can I expect samsung or other random mhl adapters to work on my HTC One X in case Stock adapters are out of stock or ...
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How to connect a Galaxy Tab 4 to projector with VGA or HDMI?

I have a Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (SM-T531) that I want to connect to a projector. So far as I have checked, there is no working MHL adapter for it. Could someone please tell me another way to connect it ...
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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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Cable from charging port on Samsung S4 to full HDMI in car

I bought new Honda Civic 2015 and could not afford the model with GPS so dealer told me no problem, just hook up the android phone to the HDMI cable and use the phone GPS. I need to know If the ...
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How to properly play 720p/1080p media with subtitles through MHL (HDMI out)?

I own a Galaxy Note and got a MHL cable for watching movies on my Sony Bravia. I'm having some problems for playing it nicelly. With hardware decoding: Only the stock samsung "Video Player" is able ...
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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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How to change external screen resolution?

I have connected a tablet running Android 4.4 to an external monitor through an MHL to HDMI cable. However, the monitor does not have the same resolution and thus the resulting image is not very good. ...
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PadFone X using MHL?

What is the PadFone X using to output audio/ video to the tablet dock? Is it propriety firmware, MHL, or what? I'd like to hardwire to a monitor/TV. It would also be nice to be able to wire back to ...
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How can I play videos on my TV(not smart TV) from my phone

Can I play videos from my Moto G on my Vizio TV via the USB port or HDMI. If possible, how?
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Set up portrait video output from Galaxy Nexus

I know that I can hook up my Galaxy Nexus up to my TV, but I'm not able to change the orientation from landscape to portrait. Is there a setting I'm missing? Or is there a way to do this if my phone ...
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How to get rid of “Battery not charging dialog”?

I have a Sony Xperia ZR phone with Kitkat 4.4.2 and when I watch HD movies on non-MHL TV connected to the phone using a HDMI-miniUSB cable with external power source auxiliary cable, I often see a ...
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Micro-USB to HDMI

I've bought this adapter, but I couldn't make it work. I've read about MHL, but I don't really know if my phone supports it: I have a THL 5000 (also I have a Sony Xperia M dual), and a Hyundai ...
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Micro USB MHL To HDMI Adapter HDTV - not working on my Galaxy S5

I have bought a Micro USB MHL To HDMI Adapter HDTV Cable For Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 Note2 N7100 from eBay, and just assumed backward compability (yes I know...) So know I have this thing, and a ...
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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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MHL connection not working properly

I just bought an MHL adapter for my Nexus 4. I have connected the adapter with a HDMI cable to the TV, plugged the microUSB into my phone and provided power on the other microUSB input as I should. ...
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Does MHL video out support both analog and digital signal conversion and output function?

I have a Galaxy Note II, which uses MHL micro USB out to HDMI. I'd like to run the video signal thru a composite video (RCA) converter cable to my old school device. Does Android support this sort ...