Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

The Wireless display adapter can be used to "stream" your screen to another monitor/TV via a HDMI connection allowing you to present from your laptop to a larger screen. 

How do I set up my Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter?

First, make sure you have the correct display adapter Illustrative image

If you have the correct adapter, plug the USB and HDMI from the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter into your HDTV, monitor, projector, or control panel depending on what the room you are using has.

Examples of the types of rooms found around the University include:

Lecture theatre podium Illustrative image

Large seminar room TV control panel (below the TV) Illustrative image

Small seminar room TV control panel (below the TV) Illustrative image

Connecting to the display adapter on the PC

On Windows 10:

  • Swipe from the right edge of the screen to access the action centre, 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
  • You can also open the action centre by clicking the speech bubble on the bottom right corner of the desktop, to the right on the time. 

Disconnect the adapter

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


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