How To Connect Samsung Galaxy S5 To HDTV Without Wired Connection
There are few ways following which you can connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 to HDTV without wired connection. Some of the most common ways which are normally used include:
Use of the HomeSync to connect Samsung Galaxy S5 to HDTV
The HomeSync device can be used to connect Samsung Galaxy S5 to HDTV without wired connection. It is much easier to share multimedia files from the Samsung Galaxy S5 to a much larger screen by use of the NFC. This device normally costs around $299 and the brand of television does not matter except it has an HDMI port.
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Some of the requirements needed in order to use the HomeSync include:
> The HDMI Cable
> The Home Sync power adapter
> The HDTV that contains the HDMI ports
> The Samsung Galaxy S5
The steps involved in using the HomeSync are
> One end of the HDMI cable to be connected to the HomeSync HDMI port while the other end is to be connected to the HDTV.
> The power adapter cable should be plugged to the HomeSync power port and the adapter is then needed to plugin to the power source.
> Power button should then be pressed for around 3 seconds to turn on the device and let it initialize.
> Turn of the HDMI and have it stream photos through the HDMI port which was connected to the HomeSync. Now HomeSync easy setup page will appear on the screen, follow the on-screen instructions.
> Make sure that NFC is enabled and your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Now put your Galaxy S5 on the top of the HomeSync device by placing the phone as the upside up.
> Now Samsung Apps will be opened automatically on your Galaxy S5 and will direct you to HomeSync download page.
> Tap the Free button, then press Accept and Download button to start installation of the app.
> After the app is installed, touch your Galaxy S5 and HomeSync device together, and then launch the HomeSync app from your phone.
> Type the Wi-Fi network password on your Galaxy S5. Touch Yes when prompted in order to upload pictures automatically from your phone to the HomeSync device. Otherwise touch No.
> Your phone may ask you to update Samsung Link to let the media streaming work properly. If so, tap yes to update.
> In the HomeSync screen page, tap Screen Mirroring to display your Galaxy S5’s screen to your HDTV.