Jellyfin is open-source software that allows you to watch Live TV and recorded shows through the Jellyfin server. It also allows you to share digital media files like video, audio, photos, and many more using free servers. You can also stream your own media in your own server or using the Jellyfin server. No string is attached and it is completely safe to stream. They are available on Android, iOS, Windows, Roku, FireTV, and supports Chromecast, Airplay, and Kodi. So let’s see how to Chromecast Jellyfin on your TV.

How to Chromecast Jellyfin?

You can Chromecast Jellyfin using two different ways.

  1. Using Smartphone
  2. Using Chrome browser on PC

Prerequisite

Make sure the following before casting Jellyfin on your TV/monitor.

  • Connect the Chromecast device to the HDMI port of your TV/Monitor.
  • Make sure both the Chromecast device and the casting device connected to the same WiFi network.

Chromecast Jellyfin via Smartphone

[1] Open Playstore/App store in your smartphone.

[2] Download and install Jellyfin from the store.

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[3] Open Jellyfin app in your device.

[4] Click on Add server.

[5] Connect to your server by entering Host address and click on connect.

Connect to jellyfin server

[6] Now sign in with the server username and password.

Sign in

[7] Once connected your can see the media add to your server.

[8] Tap on the cast icon on the top of the screen.

Chromecast Jellyfin

[9] Select you Chromecast connected device from the list.

Select device

[10] Now you can cast all the media from your smartphone to the Chromecast connected device.

Chromecast Jellyfin via PC

[1] Download and install Jellyfin software in your PC.

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[2] Open Jellyfin in your PC.

[3] Connect to the server and sign in to view your dashboard.

Sign in

[4] Click on the Cast icon from the top right panel.

Chromecast Jellyfin

[5] Select your Chromecast device to play on.

[6] Once connected you can all the media from the PC on your Chromecast device.

Related: How to Chromecast SlingBox to TV?

How to setup server on Jellyfin on PC

[1] Open Jellyfin in your PC.

[2] Select your preferred display language from the list and click on Next.

display language

[3] Enter you username and password (optional).

Username and password

[4] Click on Next to proceed further.

[5] Setup up your media library by adding media from your PC or Click on Next.

Select media library

[6] Now select your preferred meta language and click on Next.

Metadat language

[7] Configure your remote access by allowing remote connection to Jellyfin server.

[8] Also, check the port mapping box if required and click on Next.

Chromecast Jellyfin - remote access

[9] Now your Jellyfin server is setup successfully and you can view your dashboard by clicking on Finish.

Related: Chromecast Fibe TV

Conclusion

Start streaming your media on the Jellyfin server from your smartphone/PC to your TV screen. You can add, stream, and share any media using Jellyfin. If you have any doubts about how to Chromecast Jellyfin makes use of the comment section below. For more Chromecast tips and tricks, explore the site.