Connecting VGA to MacBook Pro 2016

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mordster, May 8, 2018.

  1. mordster macrumors newbie

    Apr 6, 2014
    I have tried to connect a VGA thunderbolt 2 to the Thunderbolt 3(USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter so that I can use a projector with my 2016 MacBook Pro - touch bar (Sierra) but nothing happens p- it doesn't detect the monitor/projector. I have tried clicking on 'option' and then 'detect displays' in the Displays Preferences but nothing happens - it's as though it isn't connected at all? I'm n to sure what type of projector it is. Any advice?
  2. robvas macrumors 68030

    Mar 29, 2009
    You can't use the Thunderbolt 2 adapter to connect a display device unless it's a Thunderbolt display. It is NOT a DisplayPort adapter.

    You need to buy the USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter

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