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Is there an adapter that can show a phones screen onto a TV?

by InKontroL / October 31, 2015 12:32 PM PDT

I was wondering what the adapter was called that can digitally project through an adapter my mobile phone's (Moto E {2nd Gen}) screen onto my tv through an HDMI type thing. I know they have a digital A/V adapter to do this for Apple phones, but I was wondering if someone could help me out with a link to get an adapter for an Android phone preferably from Best Buy. I have no idea about the technological specifications on this topic and what would work and what wouldn't. Please help. Need to get one by tonight for Halloween movie night.

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Looks like no MHL or other.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 31, 2015 12:36 PM PDT
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by InKontroL / October 31, 2015 1:59 PM PDT

Is there an adapter for it in general? (not limiting it to only Best Buy)

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by InKontroL / October 31, 2015 2:00 PM PDT

I don't have chromecast or any relating subscriptions. I want just an adapter to be able to digitally project my phone's screen.

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Then no such thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 31, 2015 2:06 PM PDT
In reply to: Chromecast

I showed how I figured out that there was no cable solution, nod to the Chromecast or other Miracast device to the TV and now you want, well I can't tell at this point.

If I wanted to solve this I'd use my Chromecast and set that up.

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Last hurrah.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / October 31, 2015 2:17 PM PDT
In reply to: Then no such thing.

With an app and a games console you could squeeze it.

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How? (name of app, please)
by Pepe7 / November 2, 2015 8:08 AM PST
In reply to: Last hurrah.

Might not work with the slightly older hardware (lack of firmware support), FWIW.


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Skifta maybe?
by Dafydd Forum moderator / November 2, 2015 8:45 AM PST

Been a while but I'll dig out my tablet and have a look. I recall I could put movies from tablet to PS3 to TV

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So some Android Console game box and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 2, 2015 8:16 AM PST
In reply to: Last hurrah.

Back to MiraCast? Maybe asking too much from most today.

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