If you are planning to cast from your desktop or laptop, then you can use Chrome to cast either your Chrome tab or the entire desktop. As both Chromecast & Chrome browser 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. Let us discuss more on how to use Chromecast for Chrome Browser and the steps to cast Chrome browser to the TV.
Chromecast for Chrome
Chrome browser is built with an option to cast to a TV using Chromecast. There are three options available to Chromecast Google Chrome app:
- Chrome tab
Note: Before proceeding, connect your desktop and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.
How to cast Chrome tab using Chromecast?
1: Open Chrome browser on your computer.
2: Click on the menu icon on the top right corner of the chrome browser.
3: Click on the “Cast” button.
4: A pop up will open. Chrome browser will search for the available devices.
5: Click on the “Sources” button and choose to check whether “Cast tab” option is selected.
6: Now click on the Chromecast device name.
The particular Chrome tab will now get cast on your TV.
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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) on the top right corner of your browser.
3: Tap on the “Cast” option.
4: Click on the “Sources” button and choose “Cast desktop“.
5: Now click on the Chromecast device name to cast the entire desktop to your TV.
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.
4: Now tap on the “Sources” and select “Cast File“.
5: A window will open. Choose the file which you want to cast.
If you are choosing 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 website like Netflix, Youtube and similar sites, then you can use the cast tab option to play the streaming file on our TV.
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