How to Mirror Samsung Galaxy Phone to a Smart TV

How to Mirror Samsung Galaxy Phone to a Smart TV

All Samsung Galaxy smartphones have a “Smart View” feature to mirror your phone screen to a smart display or monitor. UI software provides seamless screen mirroring function from your Galaxy phone to Samsung smart TV, Fire TV Stick (Fire TV) and Android TV. Here is how you can mirror your Samsung phone to your smart TV.

We will cover tips for screen mirroring your Samsung phone to Android TV, Fire TV, and Samsung smart TVs running Tizen OS. It is convenient to check your latest vacation photos, your little one’s birthday party videos and other media files from your phone to smart TV. You don’t need to transfer content to a USB drive or deal with a wired setup to check out content on a big screen.

Mirror Galaxy Phone to Samsung Smart TV

As expected, Samsung offers great integration between their Galaxy smartphones and smart TVs. You can use the “Smart View” function to mirror your phone’s display to your Samsung smart TV.

Step 1: Swipe up from the home screen to open the app drawer menu.

2nd step: Open One UI settings.

Step 3: Tap “Connected devices”.

Step 4: Select “Smart Display”.

Step 5: Select a device to mirror your phone screen and play content.

You don’t need to visit settings every time to mirror your phone display. You can also access “Smart View” from the quick toggle menu.

Step 1: Swipe down from the home screen to open the notification center.

2nd step: Swipe down again to access quick toggles. Swipe left to check more functions. Find Smart View to start casting your screen.

Mirror Samsung Galaxy Phone to Amazon Fire TV Stick

Unlike Samsung Smart TVs, you can’t just open Smart View on your Galaxy phone and find your Fire TV. You need to enable the feature from your Fire TV Stick settings. Here’s what you need to do on your Fire TV Stick or Fire TV Stick 4K.

Step 1: On your Fire TV Stick’s home screen, swipe right to the gear-shaped Settings icon.

2nd step: Select “Display & Sound”.

Step 3: Click “Enable display mirroring”.

Step 4: Then open “Smart View” on your Galaxy phone (check the steps above).

Step 5: Your Fire TV should appear on the same screen. Select it and start screen mirroring.

Mirror Galaxy Phone to Android TV

Unlike other Android smartphones, Samsung phones do not have a casting option. You need to use Google Home app to cast your phone screen to Android TV. Follow the steps below.

Step 1: Download and install the Google Home app from the Play Store.

2nd step: Open Google Home and follow the onscreen instructions to set up your Android TV.

Step 3: Select your Android TV from the main menu.

Step 4: Tap “Cast My Screen” at the bottom and select “Cast Screen” to enable mirroring.

Cast Samsung Phone to LG TV

LG uses the webOS system on its range of smart TVs. However, the steps to mirror your Samsung phone display to an LG remain the same as above. You can follow the first tip and just open the Smart View menu on your Samsung phone. Select LG TV on the screen and start mirroring your display.

Use Screen Casting option in video streaming apps

Most streaming apps like YouTube and Netflix have an option to start streaming video from your phone to a compatible TV. It’s a rectangular icon with a Wi-Fi icon in the left corner. Take YouTube as an example.

Step 1: Launch the YouTube app on your Samsung Galaxy phone.

2nd step: Play any video. You will get the broadcast icon at the top.

Step 3: Select your smart TV from the next menu.

You can use the same option from Google Photos to cast media to a smart TV.

Fix Screen Mirroring Not Working from Samsung Phone

The first requirement for flawless screen mirroring is a fast Wi-Fi connection. You will need to connect your Samsung phone and your smart TV to the same Wi-Fi network to mirror your phone’s display there. You can also restart your phone and smart TV to fix connection issues.

You can update the operating system of your Galaxy and smart phone to the latest version to eliminate bugs and enjoy new features.

Enjoy your phone content on a big screen

Screen mirroring is also useful during office meetings. You can wirelessly stream PowerPoint presentations, Word documents or sales charts from your Samsung Galaxy phone to a smart TV. What is your experience with Samsung Smart View so far? Share it in the comments below.

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