3 Ways to Connect Android Phone to Sony TV

Last updated on October 10, 2019 by Cindy Smith

Smartphones are evolving all the time to give users a better experience. The most common upgrade for phones is a bigger screen resolution, to the point that there are some phones capable of supporting 4K screen resolutions. While phones have higher resolutions, there’s no denying that being able to watch things on a bigger screen is more fun. If you have a Smart TV like the Sony Smart TV, you might be wondering how to mirror your Android screen on your Sony TV so that you can stream and enjoy all the media files on the bigger screen. Keep reading to learn the best solutions to mirror Android to Sony TV.

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AceThinker Mirror

acethinker mirror logoAceThinker Mirror is a great tool to help you steam to Sony TV from Android. It allows you to connect your phone to your TV through your laptop. The app supports both Windows and Mac OS, which means you can use it to stream your device no matter what computer you have. It comes with an excellently intuitive interface that makes it super simple to manage. It has a wide range of features that can help when mirroring your Android to your TV. One such feature is that it allows you to record your Android screen and save the video file to your computer.

The app gives you two ways to connect your Android to your TV. One way is by using a USB cable, and the other is to stream wirelessly across your Wi-Fi network. Check out the steps below to learn how to mirror your Android to your Sony TV.

Step1 Download and Install the App

Download AceThinker Mirror on your computer and Android device.

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Step2 Connect the Devices

Start by connecting your TV and PC together using an HDMI cable. After making the connection, change the TV to “HDMI” from the input options.

Step3 Mirror your Android phone to your Sony TV

Connect the phone to your computer using Wi-Fi or a USB cable. If you want to use Wi-Fi, just tap on the blue “M” button in AceThinker Mirror. Click on your device name in Apowersoft and then click “Start Now” to start the connection. You should see your Android screen on your computer if it worked properly.

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Chromecast

icon-chromecast Chromecast is very popular with Android users. The device lets you connect your TV to your computer or Android device to send videos. It allows you to watch everything you want in the highest definition possible. Chromecast works on Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Windows. The only drawback is that you need specific applications to use it. The list of cast-enabled apps is pretty big, though. It works with Amazon Video, YouTube, Netflix, Viki, Facebook, Spotify, and certain games including Angry Birds. Here’s how to use Chromecast to connect your Android to Sony Bravia.

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User guide:

  • Start by installing the Google Home app on the Android device
  • Make sure all of your devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network
  • Open Google Home on your Android device and tap the three bars on the left of the screen
  • Tap Cast Screen/Audio and then the blue button
  • Choose the device you want to mirror your phone to and you’re good to go
AllCast

icon-allcast Another option to view Android screens through your TV is to use AllCast. This application can be downloaded and installed through the Google Play Store. The app enables the casting of different media files, including music, photos, and videos. The app is currently compatible with Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, and several smart TV brands, including Sony smart TVs. The app is available as both a free and paid version. The main limitation on the free version is that you can only stream for five minutes at a time. If you want to watch something like a movie, you’ll have to get the premium version. Keep reading to learn how to cast your Android device to your TV with Allcast.

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Steps on using AllCast:

  • Start out by downloading AllCast on to your Android device and connecting it to the same Wi-Fi network as the smart TV
  • Open the application and let your phone detect the TV
  • Tap on the name of the TV to start the connection

Conclusion

It couldn’t be easier to cast your Android device to your Sony TV with these apps. Each app has a different approach to mirroring your mobile device to your TV. Say goodbye to having to sit uncomfortably and stare at a small screen to watch movies with these apps. If you have any other apps that let you connect your Android to another device, then let us know. We’ll be more than happy to take a look at it and give it a review.

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