If you want to connect your galaxy S4 to your tv, try to follow these steps below. But first, you need a Samsung HDTV Smart Adapter.
You need to have a standard HDMI cable. If you have a great HDTV, you need standard cable. If you don’t have one, you can use one from the video game console.
Also you must have handy your USB cable/charger. The following set-up brings extra power than your battery power can safely deliver, so you need to connect the actual charging cable. Now lets start the tutorial.
How To Connect Galaxy S4 to Your TV
- First put your phone, charger/cable, HDTV Smart Adapter, and HDMI cable together near your TV.
- Second connect the HDMI cable to an open HDMI port on your TV. If you are not disconnecting an existing HDMI cable, connect one end of the HDMI cable to an open port on your HDTV. Remember the name or number of that port.
- Plug the other end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI port on the HDTV Smart Adapter. Plug the micro USB from the charger to the HDTV Smart Adapter. Be careful, sometimes you can go wrong in this step. You used to plug the micro USB into the bottom of your phone. In this case, you plug it into the HDTV Smart Adapter.
- Plug the Micro USB from the HDTV Smart Adapter into the bottom of your phone.Turn on your TV and direct it to this port. Remember the name or number of the HDMI port you connected on your TV. You are not allowed to forget it! You have see and hear everything that takes place on your phone on your TV.
You must shut down the Video Player application and restart the application as well as the movie if you take the middle of your video, because your phone can not change mid-video if you play it on your tv.