If you wish to screen mirror smartphone or PC to TCL TV, you don’t have to worry, as there are many ways by which you can achieve this. Today, you will see the steps to mirror your Android, iPhone, Gaming Console, and PC to your TV.
There are endless possibilities that can be used by screen mirroring. However, the only thing that cannot be done is screen mirroring your streaming apps. To do that, you will have to make use of the casting feature. So, without wasting any more time, let’s take a look at how to screen mirror from your mobile device or PC to a TCL Smart TV.
Before we begin, you need to know which TCL Smart TV you have. TCL TVs come with Android TV and also with Roku OS. For screen mirroring Android devices to any TCL TV, the process is very simple. However, concerning iOS devices, the TVs need to have Apple AirPlay built-in.
Check out our dedicated article for TCL TVs compatible with AirPlay.
How to Screen Mirror Android to TCL Smart TV
If you have an Android phone and a TCL Roku or Android smart TV, follow the below steps to screen mirror them:
Step 1: Turn on your TCL TV and connect it to your WiFi network.
Step 2: Connect your Android device to the same WiFi network.
Step 3: On your Android device, open the Settings app and search for Wireless Display, Screen Mirror, Smart View, or Wireless Projection. Or you can tap Cast from Quick Settings.
Step 4: Once you find the menu, select it.
Step 5: The Android device will begin to search for wireless displays.
Step 6: When you find your TCL TV, tap on it.
Step 7: You can now screen mirror your TCL TV.
If, for some reason, your TCL Smart TV doesn’t have Apple AirPlay, you will have to download an AirPlay enabler app from the Google Play Store for your TV. With the app downloaded on your TV, launch it and make sure the TV is still connected to your WiFi network.
How to Screen Mirror iPhone to TCL Smart TV
To screen mirror an Apple iPhone to a TCL Roku smart TV or TCL Android TV, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:
Step 1: First of all, ensure that you connected your iPhone and TV to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: Open the control center and tap on the screen mirroring tile.
Step 3: The iPhone device will begin to look for AirPlay-enabled wireless displays on the network.
Step 4: Once it finds the TV, tap on it.
Step 5: Now, it will ask you to input a code that is being displayed on your TV.
With the code entered, you can now screen mirror your iOS device to the TCL TV.
How to Screen Mirror Windows PC to TCL TV
If you have a Windows PC and a TCL TV and wish to connect them to screen mirror the PC to your TV, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Turn on your TCL TV and connect it to a Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: On the remote control, press the Home button.
Step 3: Navigate to System > Screen Mirroring.
Step 4: Change the Screen Mirroring Mode from Prompt to Always Allow.
Step 5: For TCL Android TV, navigate to Settings > Apps > See All Apps > Chromecast.
Step 6: Power on your PC and connect it to the same Wi-Fi as your TCL TV.
Step 7: Click on the Notifications Center and click on Connect.
Step 8: Now, the system will look for wireless displays connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 9: When you see your TCL TV in the list, tap on it.
The PC will then begin to cast over to the TCL TV wirelessly.
How to Screen Mirror Macbook to TCL TV
If you have a Macbook and TCL TV that support AirPlay 2, you can screen mirror it to your TV wirelessly by following these simple steps:
Step 1: Firstly, connect your Macbook and TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Open the Control Center on your laptop, then choose Screen Mirroring.
Step 3: Select your TCL TV from the list.
Step 4: Follow the on-screen prompts to begin screen mirroring.
How to Screen Mirror to TCL TV [With a Wire]
You can also easily connect your smartphone to a TCL TV with a cable. To do so, you will need a cable that has the right type of connector on each end and the correct port types on both sides. If you have a USB Type-C to HDMI adapter and an HDMI cable, you are good to give it a go. Just plug the adapter into your phone and plug the cable into your TV.
How to Connect Xbox to TCL TV
If you have Xbox and TCL TV, you can connect it to your cable or satellite set-top box with an HDMI wire, and then to your TV with another HDMI cable. Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Connect one end of the HDMI cable to your Xbox and the other end to an HDMI port on your TCL TV.
Step 2: Turn on the Xbox, then turn it off again after a few seconds if you don’t see anything on the screen.
Step 3: Turn on your TCL TV, then switch the input to one where you have inserted the cable right now.
How to Connect PlayStation to TCL TV
If you have a PlayStation and wish to connect it to your TCL TV, you can also do it using an HDMI cable. Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Plug one end of the HDMI cable into your PlayStation’s HDMI out port.
Step 2: Insert the other end of the cable into your TV.
Step 3: Turn on both devices and select the correct input on your TV.
How to Connect Nintendo Switch to TCL TV
If you have a Nintendo Switch and you want to connect it to your TCL TV, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Open the back of your dock and plug in one end of the HDMI cable.
Step 2: Close up the dock and put your Switch in the dock, then wake it up.
Step 3: Plug the other end of the HDMI into your TV.
Step 4: Turn on the devices and select the right input on your TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Why am I Not Seeing Anything on TCL TV When Connecting a Device Using HDMI Cable?
If you don’t see anything on your TCL TV screen, try plugging the HDMI cable into a different port on your TCL TV. If that doesn’t work, try using a different HDMI cable to connect the devices.
Q. Why Is My TV Not Showing Up On Screen Mirroring?
If your TCL TV is not showing up on the screen mirroring list, you need to first restart the devices. Check if both devices are running on the latest version; if not, update them.
Q. Can I Mirror my PC to a TCL TV?
Yes. You can easily screen mirror your Windows or macOS PC to a TCL TV in less than a minute. Just follow the simple steps listed above in the article to mirror your PC.
So, that’s all about how you can screen mirror smartphone or PC to TCL TV. Whether you have a TCL Roku TV or a TCL Android TV, you can follow the above mentioned steps to connect it to your iPhone, Android, Windows, and macOS devices.
If you have any questions, let us know in the comments.
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