As we all know, Google Chromecast is a device which is used to cast files from a device to your TV. You can cast movies, videos, photos, files and much more from your Android, Windows, iOS, Mac, and other platforms to your TV. There are plenty of apps available on official stores which supports Chromecast. These apps are listed as Chromecast Compatible Apps. If the app you are using is not compatible with Chromecast, then you have to use screen mirroring option to view the contents of the application on the TV. Let us discuss how to Screen Mirror on Chromecast in this post.
Note: Screen mirroring is different from casting. If you are screen mirroring your phone, the entire phone screen will appear on your TV. If you are casting contents from your phone, then the particular content only will get cast. Learn more about Screen Mirroring VS Cast Screen in this post.
How to Screen Mirror on Chromecast?
Follow the steps below to Screen mirror on the Chromecast device:
1: Plugin Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV.
2: Check whether the Chromecast and your phone are connected to the same WiFi network.
3: Open Google Home app on your phone.
4: The device name will appear on the homepage of the Home app. Click on it.
5: The Chromecast device page will open. On the bottom of the page, you will find “Cast My Screen” option. Tap on the “Cast My Screen” option.
6: A pop-up will open. Click on the “Cast Screen” button.
7: Now a warning pop-up will appear to alert you about screen mirroring. Click on the “Start Now” button.
These are the steps required to screen mirror on Chromecast.
Related: How to cast VLC to Chromecast?
Screen mirroring on Chromecast allows you to watch non-compatible apps on your TV. By screen mirroring, you can easily watch all files, videos and movies on your TV. You can also use other apps to screen mirror as well. There are apps like All Cast, Local cast and other apps which allows you to connect to Chromecast and Screen mirror your phone.
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