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Family Cinema: Watch Android Video Clips on Smart TV

-- Friday, May 20, 2016
Enjoying the latest movie in the cinema at weekend is one of my favorite hobbies. However, if the weather is bad, I would like to watch the video on my Android phone. For better visual experience, I will turn my room into a family cinema by mirroring the Android phone screen to the smart TV. Then I can watch Android video clips on Smart TV just like sitting back in a cinema. Here is how.

  • Part 1. Watch Android Video Clips on Smart TV (For Most Samsung Devices)
  • Part 2. Play Android Video Clips on Smart TV (For Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge)
  • Part 1. Watch Android Video Clips on Smart TV (For Most Samsung Devices)

    This method is able to mirror Android phone below to the smart TV:
    - Samsung Galaxy S5
    - Samsung Galaxy S4
    - Samsung Galaxy S III
    - Samsung Galaxy Note II
    - Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    - Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    - Samsung Galaxy Camera
    - Samsung 8" Galaxy Note
    - Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1"
    - Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1" 2014 Edition

    Step 1 Press the Source button on the remote.

    Screen Mirroring Remote Source

    Step 2 Navigate and Select "Screen Mirroring".

    Screen Mirroring

    The smart TV will prompt you that it is waiting for a device to be connected. Connect your device to the TV. Or the scan will time out within 2 minutes.

    Screen Mirroring Waiting for Connecting

    Step 3 Open the Settings app on your Samsung phone.

    Samsung Settings

    Step 4 Scroll down the menu page and tap "Screen Mirroring", which is under "Connect and Share". Select the TV you want to connect. Then you Samsung phone will be shown on the smart TV.

    Screen Mirroring Scanning Device

    Part 2. Play Android Video Clips on Smart TV (For Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge)

    This method is for Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge users only.

    Step 1 Turn on the smart TV and place your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge close to the TV.

    Step 2 On your Galaxy phone, tap and turn on the notification panel. Then touch "Quick Connect". After that, select the TV and touch "Register TV".

    Screen Mirroring Quick  Connect

    Step 3 If your Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge recognizes the registered TV when you are enjoying a video, touch the "Share screen" icon appeared on the device.

    If the smart TV is turned off and the registered with Quick Connect, it will turn on automatically and your phone screen will mirror to the smart TV.

    Note that not all video players are supports the screen mirroring feature.

    Enjoy Android Movies on Smart TV

    Notice: If you are using non-Samsung device and also want to stream games and play them on smart TV, you can refer to the guide to mirror Android on TV.

    In addition, you can also slide show the Android pictures and play Android games on big-screen TV. Funny, right? By the way, enjoy the movie. Enjoy your weekend!

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.