Watching a good movie on a bigger screen is ideal. Especially when the movie is so good that you don’t want to miss anything.
Or maybe you want to see your iPads’ game on the big screen! Either way, let’s learn how to connect your iPad to the TV.
What Is HDMI?
For those who are not familiar with HDMI cables, they might find this process a bit confusing. How do you connect an iPad to a TV? Can it be connected with the lightning charger?
Many TVs right now are equipped with different types of video/audio inputs for various uses. This makes it easy to connect your iPad to the television.
But not many people know the specifics of it. In fact, one false connection and it ruins the quality.
Newer TVs have high-definition screens that make everything come to life. Most of them even offer 4k resolutions that have more realistic contrast, brightness, and overall presentation. The HDMI input is is perfect for this!
How To Connect iPad To TV With HDMI
Method 1: Connect iPad To TV Through HDMI Adapter
It’s not hard to connect your iPad to the tv via HDMI. Make sure you have the right tools and accessories for everything to work smoothly.
Step 1: Ready Your HDMI Adapter and Cable
Connecting the iPad to the TV would not be possible without these two important tools. A TV usually comes with an HDMI cable already, so you do not have to worry about that.
It is the HDMI adapter that you have to buy. You will need one with a great quality that can withstand wear and tear.
Thankfully, the internet is full of HDMI adapters. You can get a $49 lightning to HDMI adapter at the Apple Store.
Also, Amazon has even cheaper options for these type of adapters as well.
Step 2: Connect HDMI Adapter to iPad
Step 3: Connect HDMI Cabl To TV, Then iPad
Finally, this last step is bringing everything together. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the TV and one end to the iPad.
After doing this, the TV usually pops up a message to confirm that there is a device connected to the HDMI input.
And that is it, you can now binge-watch your favorite series on a much larger screen.
Method 2: Connect iPad To Apple TV
You can also connect your iPad to the TV through Apple TV. Even better, you don’t have to go through the hassle of connecting many dongles and cables.
To do this, you’re going to need to make use of the AirPlay feature of these devices. The AirPlay feature allows the wireless streaming of photos, movies, videos, and music from one Apple device to another.
By screen mirroring, you can then wirelessly transmit your iPad’s screen to your TV.
If you haven’t, click on this article to learn how to setup Apple TV.
But in this article, let’s assume that the Apple TV has already been set up, and go straight into how to connect the iPad to the TV using the AirPlay feature.
Step 1: Access The iPad’s Control Center
Swipe up from the bottom of the iPad to access the Control Center.
Step 2: Click On ‘AirPlay’
Step 2: Select ‘Apple TV’
Step 3: Turn ‘Mirroring’ On
And that’s how easy is it to connect your iPad to TV. You can then play your favorite movies and games from your iPad, and watch them on your widescreen LED TV!
On That Note…
With today’s technology, almost everything connects to other devices. Everything is now multi-purpose, you just need to learn how to make use of it.
Connecting your iPhones and iPads straight to the TV or projector is easy, and once you get the hang of it, you’ll be doing it with ease!
Hopefully, you can get started easily with our guide!
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