Whatsapp is one of the most used messaging apps across the globe. This application was initially developed as a cross-platform messaging app. Whatsapp was acquired by Facebook in the year 2014 and plenty of features were added to it. From a cross-platform messaging app, Whatsapp now allows users to video or audio call other Whatsapp users for free. Like Snapchat and Facebook, you can also update a status which will be shown to your contacts. This application is available on almost all the platforms including Android, iOS, Windows, MAC and much more. If you are looking to cast Whatsapp video calls to TV, you can easily do it with the help of Google Chromecast. Let us discuss how to Chromecast Whatsapp videos calls, Audio Calls, Messages and status in this post.
How to Chromecast Whatsapp?
There are three ways to cast the Whatsapp app using Google Chromecast to Smart TV:
- Screen Mirror using Android Phone
- Screen Mirror using iPhone
- Use Whatsapp web on Chrome browser on PC
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How to Screen Mirror Whatsapp using Chromecast on Android Phone and Tablets?
- Android Phone
- Google Chromecast
- A TV with HDMI port
- WiFi connectivity
Pre-requisite: Plug-in Google Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV. Connect Chromecast and your Phone to the same WiFi network.
1: Go to “Settings” on your Android phone.
2: In the “Settings” page, click on the “Connected Devices” option.
3: Now click on the “Connection Preferences” option.
4: In the Connection Preferences page, click on the “Cast” option.
5: The Chromecast device name will appear on the screen.
6: Click on the Chromecast device name.
7. A pop up will appear to let you know about screen mirroring. Click “Start Now” to proceed. Your phone screen will now appear on your TV.
8. Open Whatsapp on your phone. You can read messages, view statuses, make video calls and audio calls. Everything will now appear on your TV.
By using the above method, you can project Whatsapp Videos to TV.
Note: While video calling, you can see the screen on the TV but you will hear the audio on your Phone only. You cannot hear the voice on the TV.
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How to Chromecast Whatsapp using iPhone and iPad?
You can use Chromecast Whatsapp using iOS devices as well.
1: Install the “Streamer for Chromecast” app on your iPhone and ipad.
2: Launch the app and click on the “Cast” icon.
Note: You iPhone and Chromecast should be connected to the same WiFi network.
3: On clicking on the cast icon, you will find the Chromecast device name. Click on the device name to connect iPhone and Chromecast.
4: Now tap on the “Connect” button.
5: On successful connection to your device, you will find various options on your home screen. Click on the “Screen Cast” option.
6: Click on the “Start Broadcasting” option to screen mirror your iPhone.
Now your iPhone screen will appear on your TV. Open Whatsapp and make a video call to watch your video call on the TV using iPhone. This method is useful is you are scheduling a meeting with your teammates and colleagues.
Note: Your screen will appear in portrait mode on the TV. Use auto-rotate to turn it to the landscape mode.
How to Chromecast Whatsapp web using Chrome browser on your Desktop?
1: Open Chrome browser on your desktop.
2: Go to the URL “https://web.whatsapp.com/“.
3: Right-click on the webpage and click on the “Cast” button.
4: The Chrome browser will search for available device names and displays it.
5: Click on the sources button and tap on “Cast Tab” button.
6: Now click on the device name to cast the tab to your TV.
The Whatsapp will now appear on your TV. You can read messages, check statuses and start a conversation. You can also view images available on the Whatsapp and play videos as well.
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The above are the three methods available to Chromecast Whatsapp to your TV. By casting Whatsapp, you can see the messages on the big screen, watch Whatsapp videos & photos on your TV and much more. You can also Chromecast Whatsapp Video calls using your phone by following the steps mentioned above. You can use these methods on all smart TVs including Sony TV, LG TV, Vizio TV, Toshiba TV, Samsung TV and much more.
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