How To Output Video and Sound From Macbook to HDMI Capable TV

Simply plug in an HDMI cable from your TV to your Macbook, select that input on your TV, and you’ll notice that the TV becomes a second monitor. However, you’ll still only get sound from your Macbook. In order to get the sound piped through the TV, click the Sound icon in your OS X menu bar:

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Then, select your TV instead of Internal Speakers; my option, for example, looks like this:

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