DirecTV Now is a subscription-based streaming service owned by AT & T services. The application allows the streaming of cable TV contents to the United States subscribers without any long term commitment. The DirecTV Now allows you to watch movies and on-demand videos as well. It is available as an app and as a web portal as well. If you have a Chromecast device, then you can cast DirecTV Now to your TV and start watching your favorite videos on a bigger screen. Let us discuss on how to Chromecast DirecTV Now to TV.
How to Chromecast DirecTV Now to TV?
There are two methods cast DirecTV Now app to your TV.
- Cast DirecTV Now app from Mobile to TV
- Cast DirecTV Now using Chrome browser to TV (Using Desktop or Laptop)
How to cast DirecTV Now from Mobile to TV?
- Phone/Tablet with Google Home app
- Stable WiFi connectivity
- A TV with HDMI port
1: Install “DirecTV Now” app on your phone/tablet.
2: Connect Google Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV.
3: Make sure your Chromecast and your phone are connected to the same WiFi network. If it is not connected, then connect both devices to the same WiFi network.
4: Sign in with a valid username & password.
5: Search for the video that you want to see on your TV.
6: Click the “Play” button.
7: You will find the “cast” icon on the top right corner of the video. Click on the icon.
8: The available Chromecast devices will appear now. Click on the device to which you want to cast the video.
Now the video will play on your TV. You can minimize the application on your phone and start using it other purposes while the video still plays on the TV.
How to Chromecast DirecTV Now from Chrome to TV? (Using Desktop/Laptop)
- A TV with HDMI port
- A Desktop/Laptop with the latest version of Chrome installed
- Stable WiFi connection
1: Plug-in Chromecast to the HDMI port of TV.
2: Connect Chromecast and the desktop to the same WiFi network.
3: Open Google Chrome browser on your computer.
4: Visit the website “https://www.directvnow.com/” and log in with a valid username and password.
5: Now click on the three-dotted icon on the top right corner of your browser.
6: Click on the “Cast” button.
7: The Chrome browser will search for the available devices and displays the result.
8: Click on the “Sources” button and choose “Cast Tab” button.
9: Now click on the device name to cast the particular tab to your TV.
You can play video on the tab which will be viewed on your TV. While the video is getting cast, you can use your desktop for other purposes which will not interfere with the video.
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Thus, by following any one of the above two methods, you can cast DirecTV Now video content to the TV. The DirecTV Now has plenty of inbuilt features and this app is one of the Chromecast compatible apps. Hence, you can easily cast the application to the TV using the device.
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