Screen mirroring features helps you to send data (images, videos, and content) of your smartphones or computer to TVs, wirelessly. In simple words, you can say that it allows you to mirror your smartphone screen on your Samsung TV. But sometimes the screen mirroring does not work properly such as the device’s name does not show on the smartphone and sometimes it gets disconnected again and again. So today in this article we will talk about how you can get rid of this “Screen Mirroring not working on my Samsung TV” problem.
Why is Screen Mirroring not working on my Samsung TV?
There can be many reasons behind screen mirroring not working, these problems basically lies between mobile and Samsung TV. That’s why we will tell you every reason in points so that you can easily understand and find out why the screencasting is not working on your Samsung TV.
- Distance between your smartphone and Samsung TV is too far.
- Your mobile does not support a screen mirroring feature.
- Minor bugs can also create such problems.
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How to fix “screen mirroring not working on my Samsung TV”?
Method 1- Restart your Samsung TV
This error is quite common in Samsung TVs, so try to connect two or three more times. If your smartphone still does not connect to the TV, you should first check by restarting your Samsung TV. Because it has been seen many times that a lot of errors are fixed by restarting. That’s why I would recommend you first of all that you must restart your TV once.
Step 1- Press the standby button for a long time on your Samsung TV remote.
Step 2- Wait for a while, until your screen turns black.
Step 3- Then again press the same standby button or power button.
Now check whether your “Screen mirroring not working on my Samsung TV” problem is fixed or not. If the problem is fixed then congrats to you, otherwise move on to further methods.
Method 2- Reboot your Smartphone
Both smartphones and Samsung TVs can equally responsible for the screen mirroring problem. So it cannot be said that the error can occur only from the side of Samsung TV. That’s why you should definitely try restarting your smartphone once.
Step 1- Hold the power button.
Step 2- A small screen will pop up on your screen.
Step 3- Select only the reboot/restart option.
After restarting, check whether your problem is fixed or not.
Method 3- Use third-party apps
If the problem persists even after using the above-mentioned methods, then it means that the default casting/screen mirroring feature of your smartphone is not working properly. Many users have fixed this “Screen mirroring not working on my Samsung TV” problem using third-party apps such as Letsview and Apowermirror.
If even after using these apps, you are not able to do screen mirroring and casting from your Samsung TV. So we will suggest that you can also use screen mirroring on your Samsung TV using Google Chromecast device.
Step 1- Connect your Chromecast to the TV’s HDMI port.
Step 2- Then connect your TV and smartphone to the same Wi-Fi connection.
Step 3- Install the Google Home app from the play store or app store.
Step 4- Launch any video app or YouTube.
Step 5- Click on the cast icon at the top of your screen.
Step 6- It automatically scans all nearby Chromecast devices, only select your Chromecast.
Method 4- Try another smartphone
If after using all the methods still, your problem exists. Then you should definitely try any other smartphone for casting/screen mirroring. After this, you will know whether the problem was in your smartphone or your Samsung TV. Because many times there are such smartphones, which are not much compatible with the TV.