How to Chromecast Chrome Browser to TV

Chromecast Chrome Browser

Chrome Browser is the most secure and fast browser launched by Google in 2008. Using Chrome browser, you can browse and stream any content on your device. You can also cast the Chrome Browser on your smart TV. If you plan to cast from your desktop or laptop, you can use Chrome to cast your Chrome tab or the entire desktop. As both Chromecast & Chrome browsers are Google products, the browser is completely designed to support Chromecast. You might find it difficult to cast other browsers as Google concentrates fully on Chrome.

Chromecast for Chrome

Chrome browser is built with an option to cast to a TV using Chromecast from Windows or Mac PC. There are three options available for the Chromecast Google Chrome app:

  1. Chrome tab
  2. Desktop
  3. File

Note: Before proceeding, connect your desktop and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.

How to Cast the Chrome tab to TV using Chromecast?

1: Open the Chrome browser on your computer.

2: Click on the Menu icon in the top right corner of the chrome browser.

Menu icon

3: Click on the “Cast” button.

Cast button

4: A pop-up will open. Chrome browser will search for the available devices.

Chromecast for Chrome

5: Click on the “Sources” button and choose to check whether the “Cast tab” option.

Chromecast for Chrome

6: Now, click on the Chromecast device name.

Chromecast for Chrome

The particular Chrome tab will now get cast on your TV.

How to Cast the entire desktop to the TV using Chromecast for Chrome

1: Open Chrome browser on your PC.

2: Click on the menu icon (three vertical dots icon) in the top right corner of your browser.

3: Tap on the “Cast” option.

Cast button

4: Click on the “Sources” button and choose “Cast desktop“.

Cast desktop

5: Now click on the Chromecast device name to cast the entire desktop onto your TV.

Similarly, you can also cast Chromebook to Chromecast using Chrome Browser.

How to Cast a File using Chrome Browser

1: Open Chrome browser on your desktop or laptop.

2: From the top right corner, click on the menu icon.

3: Select the Cast option from the list.

Cast button

4: Now tap “Sources” and select “Cast File.”

Chromecast for Chrome

5: A window will open. Choose the file which you want to cast.

Chromecast for Chrome

If you choose a video file, then the file will play on your TV. You can control the video using your Chrome Browser.

The above are the three different ways to cast Chrome Browser to your TV. If you want to cast streaming websites like Netflix, Youtube, and similar sites, you can use the cast tab option to play the streaming file on our TV.

Why Can’t I Cast Chrome Browser to TV

If you can’t cast Chrome Browser to TV,

  • First, ensure that you have connected your Chromecast device and PC with the same internet connection.
  • To rectify minor glitches on your casting device, reboot your Chromecast device and check whether you are using the Chromecast with the latest firmware version.


What are the best browsers for Chromecast?

Mozilla Firefox and Brave Browse are the best browsers for Google Chromecast.

Can you install Google Chrome Browser on Chromecast with Google TV?

Brave Browser and Mozilla Firefox are the two browsers that can be used as Chrome Browser alternatives.