How do I know if my mobile is compatible with the MHL cable? - We tell you how to know

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What is the MHL cable?

Its acronym in English means " high definition mobile link «, And it's the technology that supports connecting a laptop to a television.

Usually this is done from a tablet or smartphone and at the standard HDMI input of the receiving TV. Now, the connection it is practicable thanks to a specialized converter, and these can be found in various presentations.

This is an MHL bridge, MHL transmitter, or HDMI receiver that supports the same name. All using chips that are responsible for the job.



This exchange process occurs both in the video signal, as in the audio, electric current and data from one device to another.

Find out if your mobile is compatible with the MHL cable

Before you can get hold of such a connection cable, it is advisable to check whether the equipment is actually compatible with the MHL cable.

Since many phones are not, one of the ways to achieve this is to control the Internet through official compatibility lists.

But this is a rather tedious and manual procedure, which is why most users don't like to do it or leave it as a last resort.

For this reason, some are regularly used specialized applications to analyze and determine if the device is suitable, although other methods also exist

You can find everything on the internet. That is why here we present you an updated list of HML compatible mobiles

Through the specifications

To find out if a specific smartphone model supports MHL connection, you can check its specifications.

Going to the browser of preference, the model and brand of the mobile phone to be investigated is written in the search bar.



Subsequently, you access a portal aimed at showing the details and scroll down to find the section " Connections «.

In this, you will get the relevant information as long as your phone includes the option. This may appear as " TV Out (via MHL 3.0) «.

MHL controller

This is an application that can be obtained in the Android Google Play Store. Therefore, the shop is opened and in the search engine it is written " MHL Cheker «.

Of the results, the first will be the one indicated, this will be called " MHL Checker (Check HDMI) «, Choose it and click on» Install «.

After waiting for the download, the application runs and checks the compatibility of the phone with the MHL cable. To do this, you need to follow the instructions and steps of the program.

 

The official list

If you decide to do the manual or periodic consultation, the action must be directed to the web browser we use regularly.

In the search bar, type the word » HML »And continue by clicking on the magnifying glass icon, in» Search »Or with the» key Submit «.

Subsequently, the main page will be found in the results that will be titled «MHL® – Expand Your World "And the link will be" https://www.mhltech.org/ «.

Subsequently, the section " MHL devices ”, The button of which will be positioned on the upper belt. As a result, the options where you can consult " phones "," Screens "And other equipment.



Click on the section that corresponds to our device, to open the window with the list based on companies.

The last thing will consist in investigating, exploiting the organization, based on the brand of our smartphone, or using the search engine or the keys » Ctrl + F «.

This way you will know if the phone or device in question is compatible with the MHL cable and there will be no more problems in buying one to use it.


You have many options to be able to connect your phone to the TV. As mentioned above, you have the option of the MHL cable, but also the ability to connect the phone via an HDMI cable.

Technology advances day by day, that is why today we do not need annoying cables to connect our phones or computers to the TV screen, since with the use of certain applications or programs we can do it both to broadcast video games or movies. You can achieve all this by duplicating your mobile screen on the SmartTV

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