How to Hook a Wireless Projector Adapter to a Laptop

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How to Hook a Wireless Projector Adapter to a Laptop
Connect your laptop to a wireless projector. (laptop image by Du...¡an Zidar from

With all the technological advances these days, wireless connections have become the most convenient way of linking various types of hardware or devices without having to worry about purchasing extra cords and components that are compatible with each other. Connecting your laptop to a projector can be done simply and quickly if a Wi-Fi signal is available. Send pictures, movies, presentations, and other types of programs wirelessly to a projector to allow for viewing on a larger screen.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Wi-Fi signal
  • Laptop
  • Wireless projector adaptor

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  1. 1

    Close all programs and shut down the laptop.

  2. 2

    Locate the various jacks. Jacks for all additional laptop hardware are typically located on the sides of the laptop computer. The wireless projector adaptor may have a USB on one end or it may have a VGA type of jack. Use these to transmit a signal wirelessly to another piece of hardware.

  3. 3

    Plug the wireless projector adaptor into the corresponding jack on the side of your laptop.

  4. 4

    Turn on the laptop and sign in as the administrator. This will enable you access and change settings if need be.

  5. 5

    Follow the command prompts for acquiring the wireless signal for the projector adaptor. Once you have set up the connection, you should be able to wirelessly stream any type of media directly from your laptop to the projector to be displayed on a larger area.

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