How to Tell If My Smart TV Supports Miracast

Authored by: Tech Pro Team

1. Introduction

Miracast is a standard way for a computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device with WiFi to talk directly to a smart display, such as a monitor. This makes it easy and quick to share your videos, pictures, or a presentation with very little setup involved. This guide will help you determine whether or not your smart TV supports Miracast so it can be used in this way.

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2. How to Check for Miracast Support

Check Online

WiFi Alliance

The WiFi Alliance, the group that controls and sets the standard for Miracast support, maintains a list of Smart Televisions and other devices that support Miracast.

If you know the make and model of your Smart TV, you can search for it on their site to verify your Smart TV supports Miracast.

Checking for Miracast Support on Your Smart TV

Check on your Television

Every Smart TV is slightly different, and each menu is slightly different. This guide will provide the best places to look for Miracast support.

If you'd prefer, there's a few places you can check on your Smart TV directly, to see if Miracast is supported.


Check if your Smart TV considers Miracast an app you can run.

  1. Press the Menu button on your remote and select Apps for your Smart TV.
Menu button

Apps icon
  1. Look for "Miracast", "Screen Casting", or "Wi-Fi Casting" apps.


Sometimes, Miracast is considered another input, rather than an App in and of itself.

  1. Select Input or Source.
  1. Look for "Miracast", "Wi-Fi Casting", or "Screen Casting".