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Using my Comcast/Xfinity service on a TV other than my home TV

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Using my Comcast/Xfinity service on a TV other than my home TV

This is my situatioin.  I would like to us my Comcast/Xfinity service on a TV other than my home TV.  We winter in Florida but live in Michigan where we pay for service.  I know I can watch Xfinity on my computer but would like to watch it on my Florida TV so I don't have to put my Michigan service on vacation hold and use another provider in Florida.  I tried using an adapter to go from my computer to an HDMI plug on my TV but all I get is sound.  Is there a way to do this?

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BobEjoe wrote:

This is my situatioin.  I would like to us my Comcast/Xfinity service on a TV other than my home TV.  We winter in Florida but live in Michigan where we pay for service.  I know I can watch Xfinity on my computer but would like to watch it on my Florida TV so I don't have to put my Michigan service on vacation hold and use another provider in Florida.  I tried using an adapter to go from my computer to an HDMI plug on my TV but all I get is sound.  Is there a way to do this?


What do you mean by "I tried using an adapter"? Just connecting your pc to your tv with an hdmi cable should give you video and sound. If your pc doesn't have an hdmi port then you'll have problems finding something that works.

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I guess I just figured that if they sold an adapter for this it would work.  I guess they just sell it so dummies like me will buy it.  This is what I bought.  LENTION USB C to 4K HDMI Digital AV Adapter.  It goes to my Mad Book Pro.  All I get is sound from my TV. 

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BobEjoe wrote:

I guess I just figured that if they sold an adapter for this it would work.  I guess they just sell it so dummies like me will buy it.  This is what I bought.  LENTION USB C to 4K HDMI Digital AV Adapter.  It goes to my Mad Book Pro.  All I get is sound from my TV. 


Looks like it should work, Apple even sells on like it. Try the info in the following link under "What should I do if my Mac doesn't display correctly on an HDMI display?"

 

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204388

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Re: Using my Comcast/Xfinity service on a TV other than my home TV

Thanks for the link.  I will check that out but can't do it today.