How do I get my Mac to display on a projector?

Open the Apple Menu (click on in the upper-left corner) and select System Preferences. Click on the Displays icon. Click on the Detect Displays button to synchronize the images on the MacBook and the LCD projector or TV.

Can you use a projector as a second monitor on Mac?

To use the projector or monitor as a secondary display (“extend” mode), uncheck the Mirror Displays box and drag the displays in the arrangement window.

Why is my Mac not connecting to the projector?

If your laptop Mac stubbornly refuses to recognize the projector once you connect the two using the proper cabling and adapter, you may need to reset your System Management Unit and Non-Volatile RAM to clear out old or corrupt display settings.

How do I connect my MacBook to a projector with HDMI?

Connect a display, TV, or projector to Mac

  1. Connect a display to a USB-C port: Use a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) cable to connect the display to the USB-C port on your Mac.
  2. Connect a display, TV, or projector that has an HDMI connector: Plug the device’s HDMI cable directly into the HDMI port on your Mac.

Why can’t I play Netflix on my projector?

Netflix Won’t Play on the Projector A common reason, is you don’t have a smart projector or one with Wi-Fi capabilities. If you’re using cables or an HDMI kit, check all of the connected cables, in fact, you should read our guide to make sure your kit functions properly.

How do I connect my MacBook Air to a projector with USB?

How to connect your Mac to a projector

  1. Plug your cord into the display output port on your Mac (Thunderbolt 3, USB-C.
  2. Connect the other end of the cord to either your projector directly or an adapter that converts the signal from your Mac to the correct input for the projector.
  3. Power your projector on.