Want to use Chromecast to share desktop screen and audio to Your TV or Device? iF So, Dont worry, here is the complete guide for your questions. check this guide and know using chromecast to share desktop on your tv screen. People who are addicted to watching latest stuff will surely love to watch their favorite shows or movies on the large screen. All the times you may not be able to stream on a large screen as you need cable to connect both the device. A new feature called Chromecast has been introduced into the commodity that allows you to watch all the latest movies in different ways. You can stay entertained always by streaming local social media on a large screen. The feel of watching few things on big screen will give the best experience than on desktop. I think most of the people are not aware of Chromecast feature that could help you to share desktop screen to TV.
What is Chromecast?
Chromecast is only the best way to stream media into HDMI port of your TV. It is a media streaming device available to all the users online. One who is suffering from small screen issue can easily switch to TV screen using Chromecast feature. Watching all the latest videos, Movies, TV shows, music, games/ sports by streaming it on your TV is quite easier with Chromecast. With Chromecast Ultra and Chromecast, you can enjoy using same mobile apps that you wish to cast to TV. All you need to do is just to tap on cast button such that the content displayed on your mobile of the desktop will be projected to the Television screen. Chromecast works with desktop, iOS(iPhone/ iPad), Android devices for free.
Why should I Cromecast my Desktop screen to TV?
It is not easy to watch a full movie which lasts up to 3 hours on a small screen. In fact, it can easily affect your eyes and sometimes your device may not support you stream continuously due to over load. To enjoy viewing all the stuff with ease then chrome-cast is the best solution. Family time can be spent wisely with Chromecast feature that allows you to share your desktop screen to TV. Chromecast is filled with many solutions for practical issues that could help you in staying entertained always. check here and understand how to use Chromecast to share desktop screen (and audio) to TV.
To stream videos on TV through Chromecast, you need check whether the media format supports or not. If any of the video formats are not supported by your Chrome browser then the design of local video streaming to Chromecast is out of use. Instead, Chrome Browser will save the video and does not play it on the screen preferred by you. You can easily mirror your desktop or smartphone screen to the TV using Chromecast and enjoy watching your beloved channels. Not only for watching movies or TV shows, we also use Chromecast to deliver the speech on a projector screen. I think Chromecast feature will help the people who work at the office and present their words on a large screen.
How to share desktop screen to TV screen using Chromecast?
sharing desktop screen to TV screen using Chromecast is very easy, If you are listening to Chromecast for the first time then it might a bit difficult when you try to mirror your desktop screen to TV. However, you will get habituated to it if you start using it continuously. One who is aware of Chromecast can setup the desktop screen easily in order to share it to the Television screen. Check out the steps produced here to share your desktop screen to TV screen using Chromecast.
- First of all open Google Chrome Browser, and then tap on Google Cast button such that it displays all the Chromecast devices available in your system.
- You can a see an arrow icon at the top right corner of Cast tab, tap on it.
- Then it displays Cast Current tab, Cast Entire Screen(experimental) and Audio mode.
- Choose the mode which ever you need depending on your requirements and needs.
- If you do not choose any one of the options displayed, it automatically chose the Cast current tab which is a default one.
- If you are a music freak then try to switch on Audio mode and if you love to operate your desktop by mirroring it to TV then choose entire screen option.
- Whenever you try to share your desktop screen with Chromecast device, a warning tab will be displayed showing you that “Do you want Google Cast to share your screen and Audio Output?” and then tap on ‘Yes’ button to agree.
- Once you agree to share the screen using Chromecast device, Google Cast will show the connected device and you can tap on stop casting when you are done with your work.
- Now you can enjoy viewing anything either video or audio on your desktop screen for free with Chromecast device.
Frequently Asked Question during Chromecast Setup:
Does Google Chromecast require a USB cable?
To connect any device either it may be desktop or smartphone device to TV, you need to have a USB cable. Streaming your desktop screen using Chromecast is possible only when you have Micro USB port. Make sure that both devices have USB connecting ports so that you would not face any problem while mirroring your device screen.
What are the Applications that can work with Chromecast?
No doubt all most all the apps will work well with Chromecast. So you need not worry about the app specifications while using Chromecast feature. If any of the apps do not perform well while trying to mirror your desktop screen to TV, mention the name of the app here.
Does Chromecast work with AV receiver and HDMI Switch?
Yes, both the AV receiver and HDMI Switch will work well while using Chromecast. If you don’t have USB cable then make use of other ports provided with the app.
Can I move Chromecast to any other TV?
Yes, Chromecast device can be used for any other TV after disconnecting the first device. Unless you remove connection with the first TV, you will not be able to connect with another TV. If you travel to any other places then you need to setup a new Wifi Network.
Can I play Local Media Files?
Yes, you can play any local video or audio files from your PC or Laptop by turning on the Google Chrome browser on your device. Make sure that your device has playback service option so that you will not miss playing Local Media Files.
Can I stream the entire Tab from Google Chrome Browser?
As I have mentioned above, you will be provided with three option when you try to cast your device screen. So you can easily mirror the entire Chrome Browser tab on your PC or Laptop using Chromecast device. As of now, you may face some issues while trying to mirror Chrome Browser from a mobile device. Rooting your device will give you best results than working on a non-rooted device.
Hope you are able to Chromecast your desktop to TV so you can enjoy watching your favorite videos or music for free. If you have any quires, contact us by dropping your comment below.