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    Jan 27, 2012
    TV hook up help
    Hey there

    Im trying to hook up my macbook to my tv via a mini display port to HDMI adapter and all im getting is the mac default desktop background and nothing else. Pleeeeeeeeese help

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    Oct 01, 2007
    Mac Mini i5 (2014 High Sierra), iPhone X, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 12.9, AppleTV (4)
    What you have there is an Extended desktop. If you move the cursor off the left or right of your Macbook screen (depending on how it's configured) and you'll see the cursor appear on your TV screen.

    If you want the same thing on your Mac to display on your TV you want to Mirror the display.

    Open System preferences - Displays

    From here you'll see both your TV and MacBook displays listed and the various options you have to configure them.

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

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