Instagram is a social media network that allows users to share photos, videos, share stories and much more. This application is owned by Facebook. Facebook has a feature to Chromecast Facebook videos to TV. But that feature is not available on Instagram. Hence, you have to either use the desktop version of Instagram or screen mirror your mobile app to view Instagram Images & Videos to TV. Let us discuss more on How to Chromecast Instagram images & videos to TV in this post.
How to Chromecast Instagram?
There are two methods to see Instagram posts on TV using Chromecast.
- Cast the Instagram tab from Chrome browser (Desktop)
- Screen Mirror entire phone to Chromecast
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Chromecast Instagram tab from Desktop
Follow the steps below to cast the Instagram tab using Chrome browser in Desktop:
1. Connect your desktop and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.
2. Open Chrome browser.
3. Launch “www.instagram.com” and login into your account.
4. Click on the three-dotted menu icon on the top right corner of Chrome.
5. Click on “Cast“. Chrome will search for available devices.
6. Now click on “Sources“.
7. Select “Cast Tab” to cast the particular tab to TV.
8. Now click on the Chromecast device name to which you want to cast.
The Instagram page will display on the TV. You can choose the images or videos which you want to see on TV by using your desktop.
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Screen Mirror entire phone to Chromecast
As Cast option is not available on Instagram, you can use this as an alternative to screen mirror your entire phone display.
1: Plug-in Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV.
2: Connect Chromecast and your phone to the same WiFi network.
3: Go to the “Settings” menu on your Android.
4: Click on the Connected devices option.
5: Under Connected devices, choose the “Connected Preferences” option.
6: Now click on the “Cast” option.
7: The Chromecast device name will appear. Click on it to cast your phone screen to your TV.
8: Your phone will pop out a notification to ensure you about sensitive data. Click Proceed to continue.
The entire phone screen will now appear on your TV.
9: Open the Instagram app and start seeing it on your TV.
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As direct casting is not available, these are two alternatives which you might feel useful. You can easily cast Facebook Videos by clicking on the cast icon available on the top of the video but Instagram users are yet to receive that feature.
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