Plex is a video streaming player which you can stream videos either by online or offline. It offers free and premium services. There are three subscription pack. $4.99/month, $39.99/year and lifetime payment for $119.99. With premium services, the user can have access to stream live content, sync the mobile devices and PCs, cloud storage integration, parental controls and much more. The app is supported by all the Android and iOS smartphones, PCs. With Plex app, you can stream videos which are trending on the internet, your favourite videos, or any videos which you like for free. Plex has video content in almost all categories. Plex can be easily cast to Chromecast. Read the below steps to know how to cast Plex on Chromecast.

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How to cast Plex on Chromecast connected TV?

You can cast Plex on your Chromecast smart TV in two ways.

  • Using Plex Smartphone app.
  • Using Google Chrome Browser.


  • Smartphone or PC
  • Smart TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Strong and stable WiFi connection.

Pre Requisite

  • Connect your Google Chromecast to your smart TV.
  • Make sure that your Chromecast and smartphone are connected to the same WiFi network.

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Plex on Chromecast using smartphone app

If you don’t have the Plex smartphone app, download it in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. The cast procedure for Android and iOS are same.

1: Open the Plex app in your smartphone.

Plex app

2: Choose any of account to sign up.

Account Setup

3: After the successful login, select any video to cast it on your Chromecast.

Video List

4: While streaming the video, tap the Cast icon in the top of the screen.

Plex on Chromecast
Cast Icon

5: Choose your Chromecast smart TV in the list of devices displayed.

After doing the above steps, your selected video will be cast to your Chromecast smart TV.

Plex on Chromecast using Google Chrome Browser

In this method, make sure that your PC and Google Chromecast is connected to the same WiFi network.

1: Open the Google Chrome browser in your PC.

2: In the search bar, type the Plex’s URL and hit Enter.

Plex on Chromecast
Plex’s URL

3: Click Sign Up to create an account in Plex. If you already have an account in Plex, click Sign In to enter your account credentials.

Plex on Chromecast
Sign In \ Sign-Up

4: After signing in, click Organize & Stream in Your Media Page.

Organize & Stream

5: You will be redirected to the Plex library.

Plex on Chromecast
Plex Library

6: Choose any of the categories on the left side of the screen.

Plex on Chromecast

7: Under each category, you will find videos. Choose any of the videos to cast.

Plex on Chromecast
List of videos

8: Click on the “Cast” icon on the screen and choose the device name to cast.

Now the video will be cast your Chromecast smart TV.

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Q1: What channels are on Plex?

A1: Plex has around 86 channels. Popular channels like ABC, FOX are in the list

Q2: Is Plex illegal?

A2: No, Plex is legal to use. It is verified by Google Play Protect.

Q3: How much does it cost for Plex?

A3: Plex Premium subscription starts from $4.99/month.

Q4: Is Plex app free?

A4: Yes, Plex app is completely free to download.

Q5: Where can I get the Plex app?

A5: It is available in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

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Plex app is one of the best apps for cord cutters as they can stream trending content fro free. If you need premium subscription, you can opt for it. Plex is worth the money. If you have any queries in the casting process, tell us in the comments section, we will answer it ASAP.

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