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Connecting macbook to TV with mini displayport but need help

So i want to watch a movie from the internet, so i hooked up the mini DISPLAYPORT to HDMI4 adapter to connect my apple macbook pro and my tv together, so i can watch the movie that's on my laptop to my tv screen,.... buuuut all i see now is the display screen of the galaxy that was on my laptop screen when i first bought it.... i don't have that same screen display anymore so i'm wondering what went wrong that i'm not seeing my display screen or even anything that's happening right now.... i can't see cursor or anything just the original galaxy display screen..... 

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Re: Connecting macbook to TV with mini displayport but need help

Hello Danyahala, 

Welcome to Community@ Rocketfish™!

We'll be happy to look into this concern if you'll please reply with your product model number!

Regards,
Justin
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Re: Connecting macbook to TV with mini displayport but need help

Hello Danyahala,

 

Have you tried dragging a window over to the TV display? The default setting is for the TV to be to the right side of the of the desktop. That you can simply move your cursor past the right side of the screen and it should appear on the TV.

Regards,
Zac

Rocketfish™ Support
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Registered: ‎02-16-2013
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Re: Connecting macbook to TV with mini displayport but need help

I am having the same problem from above; i want to watch a movie from the internet, so i hooked up the mini DISPLAYPORT to HDMI4 adapter to connect my apple macbook pro and my tv together, so i can watch the movie that's on my laptop to my tv screen,.... buuuut all i see now is the display screen of the galaxy that was on my laptop screen when i first bought it.... i don't have that same screen display anymore so i'm wondering what went wrong that i'm not seeing my display screen or even anything that's happening right now.... i can't see cursor or anything just the original galaxy display screen..... Can someone please help ASAP

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Registered: ‎10-25-2010
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Re: Connecting macbook to TV with mini displayport but need help

Hello K-Man,

Welcome to the Rocketfish™ Community!

Did you try the step Zac recommended above? What were your results?

Regards,
John
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Registered: ‎05-09-2013
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Re: Connecting macbook to TV with mini displayport but need help

I'm having the same problem.  Can you please help me?

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Re: Connecting macbook to TV with mini displayport but need help

Hello Fran,

Welcome to the Rocketfish™ Community!

Did you try the step Zac recommended above? What were your results?

Regards,
Justin
Rocketfish™ Support