08-18-2016 10:17 AM - edited 08-18-2016 11:22 AM
This article defines what and how to set up the Google Cast™ feature using the Google Chrome browser or using Google Cast-enabled websites or apps.
IMPORTANT: As an alternative to the Miracast™ feature or Screen Mirroring, enjoy casting your photos, videos and TV shows, music, and other streaming services using your Android™ mobile device or Apple® iOS® mobile device or using the Google® Chrome™ browser on your computer.
Google Cast is a technology that lets you cast your favorite entertainment and apps from your mobile device, tablet or computer right to your TV or speakers.
NOTE: To know more about Google Cast, you can visit the official Google Cast website.
Follow these steps if you already have downloaded the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
NOTE: If you need to update the Google Chrome browser, follow these steps to check for updates.
NOTE: You should see an image similar to this.
NOTE: A confirmation screen will come up.
NOTE: When casting websites or apps like Netflix® service, YouTube® videos, Stan, Presto or Quickflix, tap the Cast icon on the app or the website.
NOTE: The Google Cast icon located on the top-right corner of the Google Chrome browser will appear in blue () once it successfully connected to the TV.
NOTE: The video from the computer should be playing on the TV once it successfully did the casting of the content.
Follow these steps to cast videos, TV shows or websites from a Google Cast-enabled app installed on an Android device or an Apple iOS mobile device to the Android TV.
A video tutorial about the Google Cast feature is also available. Click on your region to view the video tutorial:
NOTE: Additional troubleshooting steps are available if you encounter these symptoms when using the Google Cast feature:
If the Google Cast function of the Android TV does not work after doing the troubleshooting listed above, check these settings to make sure the Google Cast app is not disabled in the Android TV.