Is there any way to get a Chromecast device on your TV? The answer, of course, is yes. But in order to do so you’ll need an HDMI cable and the proper set up for streaming videos from your mobile device or computer.
What is Chromecast?
Chromecast is a tiny dongle that plugs into an HDTV to cast content from apps on your phone or computer to the big screen. You can use Chromecast with apps like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and HBO GO. How to Use Chromecast: To use Chromecast, first connect it to your TV by plugging it into an HDMI port. Next, open the app you want to use and sign in. From there, select the “Cast” button (it looks like a green arrow) and choose Chromecast from the list of devices. Finally, choose the content you want to stream and press play. Chromecast is compatible with Android 4.3 and up and iOS 9.0 and up.
How to download the Chromecast app on your tv
On your phone or tablet, open the Google Play Store. Scroll down to the bottom of the app store page, and tap “Chromecast.” You’ll be taken to a list of compatible devices. On your tv, open the Chromecast app. Tap the “Add device” button. Select your chromecast from the list. Enter your Wi-Fi connection information, and you’re ready to go!
How can i cast videos on chromecast
You can cast videos from your phone or computer to your television using a Chromecast. Chromecast is a small, $35 dongle that plugs into the HDMI port on your television. You then use the accompanying app on your phone or computer to cast videos from your phone or computer to the television. First, you need to install the Chromecast app on your smartphone or computer. For iPhone,Android, and Windows phones, the app is available in the App Store and Google Play Store. For Macs, there is an installer available at chromecast.com/download. Once you have installed the Chromecast app, open it and sign in with your Google account. If you don’t have a Google account, you can create one at google.com/accounts/. Next, select the HBO Now icon on the left-hand side of the app window. This will open the HBO Now Cast screen. At this screen you will be able to select which device you want to cast from: your phone, laptop or desktop computer. You will also be able to select which video you want to cast from: YouTube or HBO NOW content. Finally, hit “
Whether the Samsung tv you own will be compatible with the chromecast
If you’re looking to add the Google Cast function to your smart TV, the answer may surprise you. While many newer Samsung TVs are compatible, there are a few older models that won’t work with the Chromecast. Here’s a list of all Samsung TVs that support Chromecast, as well as which ones don’t. Chromecast Compatible TVs: All New 2017 Samsung UN75JU7500 75 Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2017 Model) All New 2016 Samsung UN75JU7100 75 Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) Samsung 43” Class (2013 and Subsequent) Smart LED Television Models Consisting Of: CT-43J4100, CV-43J4200, CF-43J5300, CH-43J5500, DK32H5000 Chromecast Not Compatible TVs: 2013 and Subsequent Sammy Smart LED Televisions That Do Not Meet The Following Specifications: SUHD Series (Series 7IX30), UHD Series (Series 6791)
Clearly, Chromecast can be downloaded on smart TVs, but there are a few caveats. First, many TVs do not have Google Cast built in and require an external adapter. Second, if you’re using a Netflix or Amazon Prime account, you’ll need to add those services to your TV’s streaming apps. Third, some TVs have limitations on video file sizes. Lastly, if you’re casting content from a phone or tablet, make sure the device is connected to the same wi-fi network as your TV.