Vimeo is a competitor to YouTube which allows you to watch ad-free videos. Users can either subscribe to Vimeo either freely or through a subscription basis. Vimeo is available as a desktop version and as separate apps for Android and iOS devices. The Vimeo app doesn’t support Chromecast in Android devices but as a desktop version, you can cast Vimeo using Chromecast. You can also Chromecast Vimeo to a TV using iOS. Let us discuss how to Chromecast Vimeo from different devices to TV in this post.
You can cast Vimeo from following device:
- Screen Mirror Vimeo through Android
Related: Types of Chromecast
Cast Vimeo from Desktop
Follow the below steps to cast Vimeo from Desktop.
Step 1: Connect your Desktop and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: Open vimeo.com on your Chrome browser and play the video which you want to cast.
Step 3: Click on the three dotted menu icon located on the top right corner of your Chrome browser.
Step 4: Tap on “Cast” button.
Step 5: Chrome browser will display the available Chromecast device.
Step 6: Click sources and choose “Cast Tab“. By default, the “Cast Tab” will be selected.
Step 7: Click on the Chromecast device name and start casting the Video on your TV.
Thus, these are the steps required to Chromecast Vimeo video to your TV from a desktop.
Related: How to Reset Chromecast?
Chromecast Vimeo from iOS
Follow the below steps to cast Vimeo from iOS.
Step 1: Connect the Chromecast device and your iOS device to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: Install “Vimeo” app on your iOS device.
Step 3: Swipe up on your iOS screen and tap on “Screen Mirroring“.
Step 4: The available devices will get displayed on your device. Click on the Chromecast device.
Step 5: Your iOS screen will now get mirrored on the TV.
Step 6: Open Vimeo app and start playing the video you want to cast.
Step 7: As screen mirroring is enabled, you will see the video on the TV but there is an option to cast the video. On your iOS device, you will find the “Cast” icon on the bottom of the Vimeo player.
Step 8: Click on it and your Video will get cast on the TV. By casting the video, you can minimize it on your phone and start using it for other purposes.
Learn more about Cast Screen Vs Screen Mirroring here.
Thus, you can cast Vimeo video from iOS using the above methods.
Screen Mirror Vimeo through Android
The Vimeo app for Android is not compatible with casting options. Hence, if you really want to see it on your TV, then you can use the Screen Mirroring Option. This is the only solution to watch Chromecast Vimeo from Android devices. In the future, Vimeo might make it compatible to easily cast video on Chromecast. Let us follow the below steps until then.
Step 1: Connect your Android phone and Chromecast to the same WiFi Network.
Step 2: Open Google Home app on your Android.
Step 3: Click on the menu icon and tap on “Cast Screen/Audio“.
Step 4: Again click “Cast Screen/Audio“.
Step 5: Choose the device (Chromecast) to which you want to cast your screen.
Step 6: Now the entire phone screen will get mirrored on your TV.
Step 7: Open Vimeo app on your phone and start playing the video which will get screened on the TV.
These are the steps required to screen Vimeo from Android using Chromecast.
Note: Vimeo app is ready to cast via Android as well. You can simply click on the cast icon available on the app and cast it to the TV.
Related: How to Chromecast from Laptop to TV?
Thus, these are the three methods of Chromecasting Vimeo on your TV. You can use any one of the methods and start watching your favourite videos on the TV. As of now, you are able to screen mirror Vimeo from Android but in the future, the app will be made compatible with supporting Chromecast directly.
Thank you, folks!