Article ID : 00262070 / Last Modified : 03/05/2021

How to wirelessly display the computer screen on the TV

How do I cast the computer screen to the TV?

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    Cast from a Windows computer

    You can wirelessly display your computer's screen on the television using Google Chrome:

    NOTE: If the Google Chrome browser is not installed on the computer, you need to install it first.

    1. Connect your computer to the same Wi-Fi network as the television.
    2. Open the Google Chrome browser.
    3. On the right side of the browser screen, click the Settings icon, select Cast.
    4. On the Cast tab, select Television Available to connect the TV to your computer wirelessly.
      NOTE: The browser specifications are subject to change without notice. 
      Two side-by-side screenshots of the Google Chrome settings menu. The image on the right shows where to find the Settings/three-dot icon and the "Cast" option. The image on the left shows the "Television Available" option inside the Cast tab.

    NOTES:

    • Update your Google Chrome browser, if necessary.
    • If the TV shows the entire computer screen instead of just the browser screen, on the Cast tab, click Source, and then select Cast desktop.
      Screenshot: Selecting "Cast desktop" in the "Cast tab" of the Google Chrome browser.
    • It is not possible to watch paid video streaming services via Cast.
    • Depending on the content type, some video playback may not be compatible with Cast.

    Cast from a Mac computer

    IMPORTANT: This feature is only available on specific models. Refer to the following article for compatible models: Does my TV support Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit?

    You can wirelessly display the screen on the television using the Apple Airplay app. For details, refer to the following article: Apple AirPlay: Displaying content from Apple devices on the TV.