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How to watch Zoom on your TV!

Do you have a family event and want to see everyone on a larger screen? What about a large team meeting that just won't fit on your small laptop screen? You can connect your laptop (and even most mobile devices like an iPad) to your Smart TV. The "biggest" task will be just figuring out which type of connection will work best between your tv and computer/laptop.

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Here are a few options with a direct link to amazon for purchase:

USB C to USB / HDMI Hub https://amzn.to/3drkGLK

*If you are connecting a newer computer with USB C ports*


If this option worked best for you then here are your next steps:

1. Plug the USB-C to USB/HDMI hub into your USB-C port.

2. Plug your external webcam into one of its USB ports.

3.Plug your HDMI cable into the HDMI port.

4. Plug the other end of your HDMI cable into the HDMI port at the back of your TV.

5. Switch your TV’s input to the appropriate HDMI port you plugged into to view your Zoom call.


Mini Display Port to HDMI: https://amzn.to/2MpckZ7

  • (If your computer is a bit older and it has this square-ish plug with a lightning bolt symbol.)


If this option worked best for you, here are your next steps:

1. Plug the Lightning to HDMI adapter into your Mini Display Port.

2. Plug your external webcam into one of your USB ports.

3.Plug your HDMI cable into the Lightning to HDMI adapter.

4. Plug the other end of your HDMI cable into the HDMI port at the back of your TV.

5. Switch your TV’s input to the appropriate HDMI port you plugged into to view your Zoom call.

Lightning to HDMI: http://amzn.to/2fAZTIo​


Connecting your iPhone or iPad to the TV

(if you are connecting your iPhone or iPad to the TV.)

If this option worked best for you, here are your next steps:

1. Plug your HDMI cable into your laptop/computer’s HDMI port.

2. Plug the other end of your HDMI cable into the HDMI port at the back of your TV.

3. Switch your TV’s input to the appropriate HDMI port you plugged into to view your Zoom call.


  • HDMI Cable: http://amzn.to/2fB7h6g

  • (to use with the above adapter, or alone if your computer has a HDMI port built in.)


Webcam Option: Please note you can use your built in camera on your laptop or iPad etc. or if you would like the option of looking directly at your tv, you can purchase a webcam and attach it to your tv:

Logitech C920 Wedcam: http://amzn.to/1QLEmq6​ (this is a great external webcam.)

Connecting Your Webcam to your TV

  1. Start by using a USB cable to connect the webcam, and insert the other end of the USB cable into any empty USB port behind your Smart TV.

  2. Grab your TV remote and click the 'Input' or 'Source' button to bring up a list of source options on your TV.

(Source: Brightnon West Video)


Need an experienced host/producer for your next professional or even personal event? Contact us via email at info@topnotchmeetings.com or webpage www.topnotchmeetings.com

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