How To Project Windows 10 & 11 Screen To Your TV [Smart Or Not]

Fortune Osinachi
Fortune Osinachi - Freelance Writer
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If you want to project your Windows 10/11 screen to a TV and enjoy a more immersive viewing experience, it’s easy.

Projecting your Windows 10 and 11 screen to a TV comes in handy when you require a bigger display of characters as we use laptops for work, entertainment, communication, and other things.

In this article, you’ll learn how to project your Windows 10 or 11 screen to a TV via wired and wireless methods.

How To Project Screen To TV On Windows 10/11

To successfully screen mirror your Windows 10 or 11 screen to a TV can be done in a few ways which includes using an HDMI cable, Chromecast, and other cable connections.

There are several ways to project a laptop screen to a TV, it only depends on which you find suiting.

Project Windows 10/11 Screen To TV Using HDMI Cable

Using an HDMI cable to project your Windows laptop to a TV is one of the easiest ways.

You only need to make sure your laptop has an HDMI port likewise your TV for this to work.

Although, if your laptop doesn’t feature an HDMI interface, you’ll require an output-to-HDMI adapter. Follow the steps below.

Step 1: Get an HDMI Cable

First of all, get an HDMI cable that will reach the distance between your laptop and TV.

Step 2: Turn On Laptop And TV

You’ll have to turn on your laptop and TV to start the process.

Step 3: Plugin HDMI To Both Devices

Plug in one end of the HDMI cable to your laptop and the other end to your TV HDMI interface positioned at the side or back.

Step 4: Change TV Input To HDMI

On your TV input, change to HDMI 1 or 2 depending on the location the HDMI cable is been plugged in using TV remote control or side buttons.

Once the connection is accurate, your laptop screen will display on your TV immediately.

To use a TV speaker output instead of a laptop speaker, go to Start on your laptop > search Settings > click Sound > under Sound Control Panel > choose your TV as output device in Playback > click Set Default > tap Apply > then OK.

Project Windows 10 Screen To TV Via Wireless Display (Screen Sharing)

If the laptop is running Windows 10, it is easy to project the laptop screen on a TV using wireless display.

To screen mirror your Windows 10 to TV, go to Settings and tap display. Scroll down to the option that says Multiple displays and Connect to a wireless display.

But for this method to work, you’ll have to first connect your laptop to the same Wi-Fi your TV is connected to.

Here is the step to project a Windows 10 laptop screen to a TV through wireless display connection.

Step 1: Turn On Your Laptop

Before anything, turn on your laptop and when it finishes booting, Refresh and then open Settings.

Step 2: Open Settings

To open Settings, type Settings on the search box and open the app. Afterward, click on System.

Step 3: Click On Display

On the System settings screen, tap on Display to pop up other options.

Step 4: Scroll Down To Multiple Display

Under the display options, scroll down to Multiple displays and click on the option beneath it which says “Connect to a wireless display” to start searching for device.

Step 5: Tap on your TV

Available devices will appear under CONNECT so as your TV. Just tap on your TV name from the list of available devices.

Step 6: Accept Connection Prompt On Tv

On your TV, use your remote to navigate and tap on Accept to grant access for screen sharing via your laptop.

After accepting the request for screen sharing on TV, you’ll be having a view of your laptop screen on your TV.

Project A Windows 11 Screen To TV

Projecting a Windows 11 laptop to your TV can also be done through wireless display screen sharing.

Although, your laptop must be connected to the same WiFi as your TV before applying the steps. To do this, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Turn On TV

Turn on the TV on to start the process.

Step 2: Open Settings

On your Windows 11 laptop, open Settings or use shortcut Windows + I to swiftly open Settings.

Step 3: Click on System

On the Settings screen, click on System and then select Display.

Step 4: Select Display

Select the Display option from the menu list.

Step 5: Tap on Multiple display

On the next screen, click on Multiple displays.

Step 6: Click on Connect

After clicking on Multiple displays to expose the hidden options, on the list of options, look down to Connect to a wireless display option and tap on Connect next to it.

Step 7: Choose Your TV

After you click on connect, available displays will appear. Just choose your TV from the list.

Step 8: Accept Request On TV

On your TV screen, tap on Accept to grant your laptop screen sharing prompt.

After you’ve done this method, you’ll be able to view your laptop display on a bigger screen.


Connecting your Windows 10/11 laptop to a TV is a better way to enjoy your favorite movies, TV shows, and games on a larger screen.

Whether you choose a wireless or wired connection process, both methods are easy to set up and require minimal technical knowledge.

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By Fortune Osinachi Freelance Writer
Fortune Osinachi is an experienced freelance tech writer specializing in consumer technology. With 5 years of expertise, he delves into comprehensive guides for iOS, macOS, and Windows on Techvocast. His work also extends to prominent online media platforms including What Gadget, iGeekPhone, Xiaomitoday, and MobiGaming.
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