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    I only have a setting on my phone to cast
    01-22-2019 08:11 PM
  2. L0n3N1nja's Avatar
    If the TV has HDMI and you have a WiFi network at home any Android will work with a Chromecast.

    If you don't have WiFi at home, but the TV has HDMI you need a device that does Miracast. A device like Microsofts Miracast adapter, or a Roku would be examples of that. Only some phones support Miracast, Google stripped it from stock Android. I know Samsung devices are compatible with the Miracast standard.
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    01-22-2019 08:16 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Which phone do you have? You can check the MHL and SlimPort sites to see if your phone supports either of these USB-to-HDMI standards:

    MHL® – Devices
    SlimPort supported devices

    (If it's a relatively new device, then chances are it doesn't support them -- support has been phasing out over the past couple of years, it seems.)
    01-23-2019 11:33 AM
  4. Rukbat's Avatar
    And if the phone doesn't support Mircast, MHL or SlimPort, depending on what you want to cast to the TV, a cheap (<$30) Android TV may do the job. As long as the TV has an HDMI port. The cheaper ones don't have much internal storage, and most of them are limited to 32GB of SD card, but for "casting" movies, even if you don't want to run Kodi, they'd do fine.
    01-23-2019 11:58 AM

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