YouTube, this app needs no introduction as it is well known to the world as the video streaming app. You can cast YouTube on your Google Chromecast without any fuss. As the cast icon is available in the app itself. YouTube is one of the biggest video libraries in the world. Both YouTube and Chromecast are owned by Google, the syncing process is pretty easy. With YouTube’s never-ending video list, stream the videos on your Chromecast by using the below steps.

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Cast YouTube on Chromecast

You can cast YouTube on Chromecast in two ways.

  • Using the smartphone app.
  • Using YouTube’s official website.


  • Smart TV.
  • Google Chromecast.
  • Smartphone or PC.
  • Strong and stable WiFi connection.

Pre Requirements

  • Connect your Google Chromecast to your smart TV.
  • Make sure that your Chromecast and smartphone are connected to the same WiFi network.

YouTube on Chromecast using the smartphone app

Every one of us will have a YouTube app on their smartphone. If you don’t have the app, download the app for Google Play Store or Apple App Store. The casting procedure for Android and iOS smartphones are the same. Follow the below procedure.

Step 1: Open the YouTube app on your smartphone.

YouTube on Chromecast
YouTube app

Step 2: Tap the Cast icon in the top right of the screen.

YouTube on Chromecast
Cast icon

Step 3: Choose the Chromecast smart TV on the list.

YouTube on Chromecast
Chromecast smart TV

Step 4: Play any video you want to cast.

YouTube on Chromecast
Streaming on Chromecast

Step 5: The video will be streamed on your Chromecast smart TV.

Step 6: If you want to stop casting, click the Cast icon again and choose Stop Casting.

YouTube on Chromecast
Stop Casting

YouTube on Chromecast using YouTube’s official website

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome Browser on your PC.

Step 2: Enter the YouTube’s URL in the search bar and hit Enter.

YouTube on Chromecast
YouTube’s URL

Step 3: On the home page of YouTube, choose any video to cast.

YouTube on Chromecast

Step 4: Click the Cast icon in the bottom side of the video screen.

Cast icon

Step 5: Choose your Chromecast smart TV in the top right side of the pop-up screen.

Chromecast smart TV

Step 6: Click the Sources options and click Cast Tab. Now the video will be cast on your Chromecast smart TV.

Cast Tab


Q1: Can you use YouTube on Chromecast?

A1: Yes, you can use YouTube on Chromecast.

Q2: How to cast from YouTube to Chromecast?

A2: Follow the above steps to do it. If it doesn’t work check your internet connection and try again.

Q3: How to setup Google Chromecast YouTube?

A3: Just connect your Chromecast to your smart TV. Connect to the same WiFi on both the streaming devices.

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YouTube is a kind of app that you never feel alone. With all the videos and streaming options, you can pass your time easily. If you are dedicated enough to using the YouTube app, you can earn money too. Follow the above instruction and cast YouTube on your smart TV.