Learn how to view your pictures and videos on a TV.

Connect your device to a TV using HDMI

Connect to TV using HDMI

You can use a compatible HDMI adapter and a standard HDMI cable (cable sold separately) to connect your device to a TV or compatible home theater. Pictures and videos retain the original video and audio quality.

  1. Connect an HDMI adapter to the HDMI connector of your device.

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    HDMI adapter

  2. Connect an HDMI cable to the adapter, and then to the HDMI connector of a TV. You may need to manually select the HDMI input on the TV.

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  3. Select a picture or video to view on the TV.

Connect your device to your home theater

Connect to home theater

You can use your device with home theater systems. With compatible home theaters, you can enjoy HD videos with Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 multichannel audio for an immersive surround sound experience.

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  1. Connect an HDMI adapter to a compatible HDMI cable (cable sold separately).

  2. Use the cable to connect your device to your home theater.

    The home theater needs to support the HDMI 1.3 standard and be able to pass through video to your TV over HDMI. Your device decodes Dolby Digital Plus, and outputs PCM audio to your home theater.

  3. To set the home theater to use the respective HDMI input, see the user instructions of your home theater.

  4. Play a video on your device.

The maximum supported video resolution is 1280x720 (720p), and your device does not support files that are larger than 4 GB.

Example: An MP4 or MKV video that has the following properties:

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