How do I set up my Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter?

Applies to: Microsoft accessories

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

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Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter plugged into an HDTV

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter (With Microsoft Four Square Logo)

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Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter (With Microsoft Four Square Logo) plugged into an HDTV

Before you begin

Plug the USB and HDMI from the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter into your HDTV, monitor or projector.

On Windows 10:

  • Swipe from the right edge of the screen, and tap Connect > Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.
  • If the adapter didn’t connect, Swipe in from the right edge of your screen and tap All Settings > Devices > Connected devices > Add a device and click on: MicrosoftWirelessDisplayAdapter

For a Windows device: Open Device charm

Bring out the charm menu from the right edge of the screen, and tap Devices.

Connect to the adapter

Tap Project > Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter in the list.

Disconnect the adapter

Bring out the charm menu from the right edge of the screen, and tap Devices > Project. Tap Disconnect in the list.

For an Android Device:

See this Android support article.

How to pair the adapter to your mobile device

Open Device charm

Bring out the charm menu from the right edge of the screen, and tap Devices.

Go to Devices

Tap Project > Add a wireless display

Add the adapter

Tap Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter in the list.

Share the screen

Your screen is now shared to your TV.

For an Android Device:

See this Android support article.