Surface is a laptop manufactured by Microsoft. All the Microsoft services like Outlook, Edge browser are available by default. Surface laptops are the best for business use or professional use. With the Edge browser, you can’t Chromecast to TV. Chromecast supports only the Chrome browser for casting purposes. If you want to cast your Surface to the TV, you need to install the Chrome browser on it. Let us discuss how to Chromecast Microsoft Surface in this post.

If you are using Windows 8 OS or below on your Surface Laptop, you can’t install the Chrome browser. Update the OS to Windows 10 and install the Chrome browser.


  • Google Chromecast
  • A TV with HDMI port
  • Surface Laptop with Chrome installed
  • WiFi connection

Related: How to Chromecast Windows Media Player

Pre Requisite

  • Turn on the Chromecast and connect it to the HDMI port of the TV.
  • Connect your laptop and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.

How to Chromecast Microsoft Surface to TV?

1: Open the Chrome browser on your Surface laptop.

2: Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon on the top right of the screen.

Google Chrome

3: Click the Cast option on the list of options.

Google Chrome

4: Your Chromecast will be displayed. Click the Sources drop-down menu, you will have three options. Choose Cast Tab to cast the current tab, choose Cast Desktop to mirror the entire screen.

Chromecast Microsoft Safari

5: Now, tap on the Chromecast device to make the casting.

6: When the casting is successful, you will see the Cast icon on the top of the screen.

Chromecast Microsoft Safari

7: From now on, everything you do on your Surface will be cast to your TV via Chromecast.

8: If you want to stop the casting process, click the Cast icon on the top of the screen and tap on the Chromecast device.

Chromecast Microsoft Safari

Related: How to Chromecast Microsoft Edge Browser

To Conclude

Use the above steps to Chromecast Microsoft Surface to TV. Surface laptops are best when it comes to privacy and security. It is similar to iOS where you can’t install any third-party apps. If you know how to Chromecast Microsoft Surface on Windows 8 OS, tell us in the comments section.