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How do I connect my MacBook to my TV?

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  • How do I correctly connect my macbook pro to my TV?

    I have a macbook pro and a new philips TV. I have the hdmi cable and the other adapting cable/device which plugs into the macbook. I have followed what common sense suggests so far but my problem is this. When I connect it all up, all I see on my TV is my laptop's desktop background but not any of the icons or anything else I might have open at the time. I have played with resolutions in the display window but with no joy. I am a complete novice so as simple as possible is best - imagine you're...

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    If you see the desktop, you're seeing the computer video. If the edges don't show, you have the resolution...

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  • How to connect my macbook to the TV?

    Hi, i'm trying to connect my macbook to my TV. I bought the right cables and when i turn on the computer , on the tv you can see the background of the desktop but no folders or anything else. and when i play a movie or something you can't see it on the...

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    Change your display setting (advanced setting) to Duplicate or clone mode.

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  • How to connect new macbook to old tv?

    I have the new macbook with the mini displayport and I want to connect it to my old tv. my tv has an s-video in jack and an rca jack. tell me if this will work: can i first use a mini-displayport to dvi cable and connect it to a dvi to rca or s-video...

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    You can't. Unlike the older Macbook which has an integrated miniDVI port that can also output an analog...

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  • How can i connect my MacBook to my tv?

    I have a 42'' panasonic plasma tv and a MacBook with Mac OS X version 10.5.7. What cables are needed to connect them both? i have a mini DVI port on my macbook, but my tv has only an hdmi port.

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    You will need the miniDVI-to-DVI adapter from Apple, and a DVI-to-HDMI cable. Hope this helps.

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  • How to connect a MacBook Pro to any TV?

    I have a 15 inch MacBook Pro that's almost two years old and I would like to know if there's any way for me to connect it to any TV because I play a lot of movies on my computer. It would have to work with any TV or most TVs because I don't plan on only...

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    You need a mini displayport to hdmi cable. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4241

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  • How can I connect my Macbook to my tv to project video?

    Hi y'all! I have a Macbook and am wondering how I can connect it to my parents' tv so we can watch the movies I've downloaded on the tv. I have a lot of great stuff on here and their cable sucks. But they don't like to watch it on the computer screen...

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    You need an HDMI cable for that. http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/deals/hdmi-ca…

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  • How do I connect my macbook pro (new model) to my TV?

    I have the new macbook pro 2011 (the one with thunderbolt) and i would like to connect it to my TV (Samsung plasma). I also have one of the old macbook's that came out in 2007-2008 and i use to connect it all the time to the TV using the special entry...

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    Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter. This is what you want (not for the old one): http://www.monoprice.com/products...

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  • How connect macbook pro to tv with RF Input?

    I have a MacBook Pro and a Tv with a RF Input. I also have a VCR with the three plugs (red, white, and Yellow). Is there anyway to connect the tv to my macbook or a combo of the macbook, vcr, and tv?

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    If you got the new silver-and-black MacbookPro with a miniDisplayPort, there are no simple adapters...

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  • How to connect macbook air to old TV (w/o HDMI) Please?

    Hi, I have a macbook air 11" LATE 2010. I want to connect my Macbook Air to OLD TV, via VGA cable. It's its old tv, but it has a big screen, anyways, it does NOT have HDMI. I can't find the right cables I need. I tried amazon, but it gave me the...

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    you can connect it via vga-hdmi cable. here http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?u… have a...

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  • How can connect my macbook to the TV?

    Really I just need to know how to connect the audio part. I have the audio cable to connect but for some reason when I plug it in into my macbook and to the tv it still has no sounds. I have a macbook pro and a sony 1080hp 42" bravia tv if it helps...

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    you will need the correct cable for the TV and the matching adapter for the laptop (HDMI, DVI or VGA...

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