Key Takeaways:

  • Making a monitor wireless is an excellent way to declutter desktops and make moving your mouse and keyboard a lot easier.
  • Making a monitor wireless should take no more than 10 minutes to complete and needs a monitor, laptop/computer, and a wireless HDMI adapter like Google Chromecast.
  • A wireless HDMI adapter allows users to send HD audio and video to a monitor from a computer using a transmitter and receiver.

Cables can easily clutter desktops, getting in the way of your mouse, keyboard, and other peripherals. It is also very unsightly and can easily turn a professional setting into an unprofessional mess. With ever-evolving technology, we can now make popular monitors wireless in the same way mice and keyboards are, scrapping the need for an HDMI or similar cable.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 10 minutes

Total Steps: Three

Tools Needed: Monitor, laptop/computer, wireless HDMI adapter (e.g. Google Chromecast)

Making a Monitor Wireless

Here are steps you can take to make a monitor wireless. Expect to take no more than 10 minutes for this task. For this task, you will need a monitor, laptop/computer, wireless HDMI adapter (e.g. Google Chromecast)

Step 1: Purchase a Wireless HDMI Adapter

A wireless HDMI adapter allows users to send HD audio and video to a monitor from a computer using a transmitter and receiver to replace an HDMI or other hard-wired connection. One highly recommended option is Google Chromecast, which can be connected to your TV or monitor’s HDMI input plug.

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Step 2: Set Up the Wireless HDMI Adapter

Set up the wireless HDMI adapter by connecting it to your home’s WiFi network. If it comes in a CD, insert it and hit ‘Install’ to load in all of the software and drivers to the system. Be sure to complete all of the steps in the process and do not turn off your computer at any point until the installation is complete.

Step 3: Use the ‘Cast ‘ Option

Click on the ‘Cast’ option to cast your desktop’s display to the monitor. The pairing process should take no more than a minute to realize.

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STAT:

A budget-priced LCD monitor can be purchased for about $100 to $200 – https://electronics.costhelper.com/computers-monitor.html

Sources:

*https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr1WN8c3hYo

https://www.tomshardware.com/how-to/windows-10-pc-wireless-display

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/microsoft-wireless-display-adapter/8vwdj9bd9xlz

https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-turn-my-desktop-PCs-wired-monitor-into-a-wireless-monitor-using-Wi-Fi-network

How to Make a Monitor Wireless FAQ

How do I make my wired monitor wireless?

Making a wireless monitor wireless requires that your monitor have one HDMI input adapter and a separate wireless HDMI adapter and receiver system. Luckily, this process takes no more than 10 minutes, with the majority of the time installing all of the necessary software and drivers for your wireless HDMI adapter.

Are wireless monitors any good?

Yes, we appreciate wireless monitors, as they cause a lot less clutter on desktops than traditional monitors will have two or three cables protruding out of them. It's an excellent way to stay more organized and gain control over your working space.

Should I buy a portable monitor?

We like portable monitors for people who need a mobile work solution. Those who frequently move from place to place would find portable monitors especially useful. It is an excellent way to boost productivity and declutter your desk.

Ray Prince

Diehard UFC/MMA fan and all-around techie who loves to write.

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