BBC iPlayer is an application owned by the BBC. This application allows users to watch Live TV channels, catchup of TV shows, on-demand videos and movies. The BBC iPlayer app gives the latest TV series and other shows directly from the BBC. This application is available on plenty of devices which includes Android, iOS, Amazon Fire TV Stick, computers and Smart TVs. Some Smart TV OS doesn’t allow the installation of application but you can still use iPlayer on those TV with the help of Google Chromecast. Let us discuss how to Chromecast BBC iPlayer to TV in this post.
How to Chromecast BBC iPlayer to TV?
BBC iPlayer can be cast using different devices. You can either use Android or an iPhone to cast BBC iPlayer to your TV. You can also use the web application on your Chrome browser and cast it to your TV.
Note: BBC iPlayer is one of the compatible Chromecast apps and hence, you can easily cast within the application.
Chromecast BBC iPlayer from Android/iOS devices
- Smartphone (Android/iPhone)
- Google Chromecast
- WiFi Connectivity
- BBC iPlayer app
1: Insert Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV.
2: Check whether the Chromecast and your Smartphone are connected to the same WiFi network.
3: Open BBC iPlayer app on your phone.
4: Start playing a video which you want to cast to the TV.
5: You will find the “Cast” icon on the top right corner of your phone. Click on it.
6: The app will search for the available devices. Click on the Chromecast device name to which you want to cast.
The device will get connected to the phone and the video will now play on your TV. You can use your phone to adjust volume, play/pause and for changing the video.
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Chromecast BBC iPlayer Using Chrome Browser on Computer
- A desktop with Chrome browser
- WiFi Connectivity
1: Plugin Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV.
2: Connect Chromecast and your computer to the same WiFi network.
3: Open Chrome browser and go to the link “https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer“.
4: Start playing a video on the BBC iPlayer web application.
5: Click on the menu icon and tap on the “Cast” button.
6: The Chrome browser will search for the available devices.
7: Click on the sources button and tap on “Cast Tab” button.
8: Now click on the available device to cast the BBC iPlayer TV to your TV.
The video will now play on your TV through Chromecast.
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By following the above methods, you can watch BBC iPlayer on your TV using the Google Chromecast device. As BBC iPlayer supports casting option, you can easily cast it to the TV. It is better to cast using smartphones, as web application doesn’t cast live videos.
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