Announcement: Upgrade to macOS Mojave

With features like Dark Mode, Stacks, and four new built-in apps, macOS Mojave helps you get more out of every click. 
Find out how to upgrade to macOS Mojave > https://support.apple.com/macos/mojave

Looks like no one’s replied in a while. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.

Question:

Question: tv wont register hdmi

HDMI cord and tv are fine, but my screen won’t share when I plug the hdmi into my laptop. When I go into display and hit option, nothing happens.

Posted on

Reply

Mar 3, 2018 9:28 AM in response to JoeC95 In response to JoeC95

Hi JoeC95,

It seems like your Mac isn't recognizing your TV via the HDMI connection. I'll be happy to provide some information on this. The following articles have some information that may help in a situation like this:

Frequently asked questions about using HDMI with Mac computers

What do I do if my Mac doesn't recognize my HDTV using the HDMI connection?

Try these steps:

  1. Leave your Mac turned on while you power off the HDTV.
  2. Unplug the HDMI cable from the Mac and plug it in again.
  3. Power on the HDTV.

macOS Sierra: Use your TV as a display

Get help with video issues on external displays connected to your Mac - see the section title ' Blank or unusable display '


Have a good one!

Mar 3, 2018 9:28 AM

Reply Helpful
User profile for user: JoeC95

Question: tv wont register hdmi