Nowadays, people started casting movies, TV shows, and videos to the TV using their smartphones, tablets, and desktops. Most of the Smart TVs come with inbuilt cast support. Few TVs like Sony, Toshiba, Sharp, Vizio, Philips comes with inbuilt Chromecast support. Samsung TV doesn’t come with inbuilt Chromecast support but still, you can use Chromecast app for Samsung TV. Let us discuss on how to setup & cast using Chromecast for Samsung TV in this post.
Chromecast for Samsung TV
Samsung has a screen mirroring option which lacks few features which are present in Chromecast. There are two types of TVs when it comes to Chromecast.
- TVs with inbuilt Chromecast
- TVs with HDMI port (Without inbuilt Chromecast)
Category 1: TVs with inbuilt Chromecast
When it comes to TVs with inbuilt Chromecast, then you can easily cast by connecting the TV and your phone to the same WiFi network. If you are owning a TV with inbuilt Chromecast support, then you there is no necessity to buy a separate Chromecast device.
Click here to see the list of Chromecast Built-in TV!
Category 2: TVs without inbuilt Chromecast
If your TV doesn’t contain any inbuilt Chromecast support, then you have to buy a Chromecast device to cast movies and videos from your phone to your TV. Samsung Smart TV falls under this category. Therefore, if you own a Samsung Smart TV, then you have to buy a Chromecast device to cast to your TV.
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How to Setup Chromecast for Samsung TV?
- A Samsung Smart TV (With HDMI port)
- Chromecast device
- WiFi connectivity
- A device to cast videos from
1: Connect your Chromecast to the HDMI port of your Smart TV.
2: Then, Connect your Chromecast and phone to the same WiFi network.
3: Install the Google Home app on your phone.
4: The Google Home app will search for the available Chromecast devices.
5: Click on the device name which is displayed on the Google Home app and start the setup procedure.
You can edit the name, change WiFi network and much more using Google Home app.
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How to Cast videos using Chromecast for Samsung TV?
There are plenty of compatible chromecast apps which allows users to easily cast videos from their application.
1: Connect Chromecast and your Phone to the same WiFi network.
2: Open any compatible Chromecast apps like Netflix, YouTube and others.
3: Play any video.
4: You will find the Cast icon on the top right corner of your video player.
5. Click on the Cast icon and tap over the Chromecast device name.
The video will now play on your Samsung Smart TV.
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As Samsung Smart TV doesn’t contain inbuilt Chromecast application, you have to buy a casting device. After getting Chromecast, you can follow the above methods to set up and cast to the Smart TV. The Chromecast has plenty of features in it and you can experience the features only by buying a device.
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