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TheNewGuy
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Registered: ‎2012-07-25
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how to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

I've just bought a Sony Xperia S handset. I've tried to connect it to my Sony TV via hdmi and It worked but when I'm trying the same with my sony laptop it isn't working?

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uliwooly
Posts: 50,379
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: how to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

that's because the HDMI on your PC and Xperia are both HDMI output ports, not input, it wont work

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http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/44888

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TheNewGuy
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Registered: ‎2012-07-25

Re: how to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

so whats the use of hdmi cable apart from viewing it on my t.v... so obviously there's no other way I could see its display on my laptop..darn it!

so its impossible to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

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uliwooly
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Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: how to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

again, it has nothing to do with the brand, I haven't seen a computer that has a hdmi input, you can share with your laptop using DNLA and other apps

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unrelated topic, if you have some time please check this thread

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TheNewGuy
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎2012-07-25

Re: how to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

No..I'm not at all against sony..I'm a sony fanboy! Just wanted to know about the functionality of a hdmi cable..anways thanks..so about dlna..you mean using wifi?

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uliwooly
Posts: 50,379
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: how to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

yeah you can use wifi to share your pictures/videos and perhaps sony can enable wifi direct

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unrelated topic, if you have some time please check this thread

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/44888

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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raghu0021401
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Registered: ‎2013-11-08

Re: how to connect my Xperia S to my sony Laptop via Hdmi..?

hi friend i am raghuveer from karwar.....i am trying to connnect hdmi trough sony xperia p to my sony bravia lcd tv but it'sn geting connected /and it didnt showing anything on tv while connected