how do you connect the iPad to a TV to watch movies?
I want to be able to watch tv and movies on the iPad but also be able to play them on my TV as well. I see a lot of things I can't do with this connector. Is there a way to do this with something else?
- Asked by Raymond C from Weston
- Apr 28, 2010
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6 Answers from the Community
You can do it three ways...
1. S-Video/Composite cable from apple
2. VGA Cable from Apple
3. Wireless to Apple TV
- Answered by Tripp Y from Bluffton
- Nov 30, 2010
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On a samsung TV and smart DVD
- Answered by Gordon W
- Apr 3, 2014
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I have a different connector the one with the yellow red and white cable and the other side connects to the ipad
- Answered by Lisa M from Loris
- Jun 23, 2014
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You could use the Apple iPad Dock Connector to VGA Adapter with a VGA to HDMI cord, along with a line out for audio. I use a Mini Display port to VGA with that cable (on my MBP) and it looks great.
- Answered by Nick H from Saint Louis
- Jun 19, 2010
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I use my Apple TV and broadcast the movie using the new settings on the iPhone. No need for any cables. But if you want, you can buy the HDMI adapter.
- Answered by Ian L from Apple Valley
- Apr 19, 2011
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You can actually do watch movies from your iPad on your tv !
Either download them from iTunes or if you have the dropbox folder installed on your iPad, you can upload movies in your dropbox from your computer's folder and watch them on your iPad. However only movies *.mp4 format are readable with the iPad.
- Answered by Sofea J from Montreal
- Aug 21, 2012
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HDMI Cables for iPad Minis
- Asked by Lavinia I
- Dec 23, 2013
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- Asked by Alain G from Oakville
- Oct 7, 2013
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- Sep 25, 2013
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