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How To Connect Google Pixel, Pixel 2 & Pixel XL To TV

Do you have Google Pixel devices and you will like to connect it to TV? this post will show you how to Connect Google Pixel to TV. The Pixel smartphones from Google are known to be very brilliant and powerful device with lots of hidden features.

If you own a Google Smart TV, you can easily connect it to your Pixel device, and have your phone screen appear on the TV. But if you don’t, stay with me as I put you through on how to connect Google Pixel, Pixel 2 & Pixel XL to your TV.

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How to Connect Google Pixel to TV with Wired Connection

To connect your Pixel smartphones to TV with a wired connection, you need to follow this simple steps.

⚫Buy an Allshare Hub on Amazon.
⚫Easily connect the Allshare Hub to your TV using the usual HDMI cord or cable
⚫Connect the Allshare Hub or your TV to the hotspot or same wireless network with your Pixel smartphone.
⚫Go to “Access Settings” on your Pixel smartphone, select “Screen Mirroring”.
⚫Voila! The screen of the Pixel smartphone will appear on the TV.

There are actually two ways to connect your Pixel phones to your TV using a wireless connection. Two different ways for Rooted devices and Non-rooted devices.

How To Connect A Rooted Pixel Phone To TV

If you are using a rooted Pixel phone, simply connect to your TV using Miracast. Miracast only works with Rooted devices, the wireless HDMI lets a device display its screen on a TV wireless. Miracast doesn’t need an Internet connection to connect your Pixel phone to your TV. You can use Amazon Fire TV box, Roku or a Miracast Video Adapter if your TV doesn’t support it.

To enable Miracast on your phone, follow these easy steps to edit the build.prop file. Please keep in mind that Miracast only works on Android 6.0 or older.

⚫ Install the Build.Prop editor
⚫Click on “Add New” at the upper right corner
⚫Change property name to “persist.debug.wfd.enable” also change a value to “1”.
⚫Reboot device
⚫When rebooted, go to ‘Settings>Display>Cast>Menu>Enable Wireless Display’.

How To Connect A Non-Rooted Pixel Phone To TV

For non-rooted Pixel phones, simply follow these easy steps after getting the Chromecast hardware here.

⚫The Chromecast and Pixel phone must be connected to the same WiFi.
⚫Connect to your TV and install Cast application, the icon for the cast app should appear thereafter.
⚫Also, download and install Chromecast app on your Pixel smartphone.
⚫Completely set it up on the Pixel smartphone using the Wizard
⚫Open any app that supports Chromecast, tap the Cast button and Voila.


These are the easy steps to connect Google Pixel, Pixel 2 & Pixel XL to your TV. Did it work for you? Let us know.

Joseph Young
Joseph Young
Joseph Young is a Senior writer at phonecorridor.com/. He is a prolific writer who has an eye for everything technology. He is fondly referred to as one of Africa's most sought-after mobile phone reporters.