In this article, we will be giving you a step by step guide on how you can Setup Chromecast easily. If you are a fan of internet streaming services such as Youtube, NetFlix, iFlix and the rest. Then the Googele Chromecast is definitely for you.
Chromecast is one of the best and cheapest streaming device we have out there. It also easy to use and supports both the iOS and Android Platform. With the Google Chromecast, you can sit on your couch with your device in your hand and actually operate what you want showing on you TV. Just like a remote control.
Have you ever watched a movie on your phone and thought “That would have looked a lot better on my TV”. I know i have, numerous times. Well that can become a reality thanks to Chromecast. Thanks to Google’s very own wireless streaming device.
Hooking up your device to your TV using a wire is also an option but that can get all tied up with the rest of the other wires. Plus the USB cords out there are not long, which means your device has to be very close to your TV set.
All You Need To Setup ChromeCast
⚫ A Chromecast Device.
⚫ Android Running 5.1 or higher, iOS Running 9.1 or Higher.
⚫Latest version of the Google Home App which can be downloaded on the Google Play Store or Apple Store.
⚫ A Google Account.
⚫ A TV Set With an HDMI Port.
⚫ A WiFi or Mifi Connection.
⚫ An Internet Connection.
How To Setup Chromecast
⚫ Plug In your Chromecast to your TV Via the HDMI Port. Also plug the Chromecast USB wire to your TV USB port or a power outlet using an adapter to power it.
If you are using a TV that has a 4K resolution display be sure to power the Chromecast using an adapter as the TV would not be able to power it.
⚫ Download The Google Home App for your respective devices from the Google Play Store and the Apple store
⚫ Launch the Google Home App.
⚫ Select Devices which is located in the top right corner. You might also get a prompt at the bottom of the screen asking you setup a new device; that should work too.
⚫ Click On Set Up and wait till the Continue Button appears an click on that.
⚫ A Code will be shown on both you TV and Device. If these codes correspond, then click Yes
⚫ This is where you get to name your Chromecast device and also customize your guest and privacy options how best you want. After that, Click Continue
⚫ Connect Your Chromecast to your Wi-Fi or Mi-Fi Device with a working internet connection.
Note: You will have to use the Chromecast and Your apps on the same Wi-Fi or Mi-Fi Network.
⚫ Sign In to your Google account if you wish or skip this process. If you do Sign in to your Google account, you will have Access to all your YouTube contents.
⚫ Taking the tutorial on how to cast your screen is Optional but I’ll advice you to go with it if you are a first timer.
That’s it. You’ve successfully setup Chromecast and can cast your screen now. All you have to do now is to look for an app that supports screen cast and you are good to go.
There are a lot of other streaming devices that can be used to achieve this but Chromecast seems to be the best out of them all. It is also relatively cheaper than others, not forgetting the it was made by a very reputable brand; Google.
Now you can watch all your favorite movies, tv series and even YouTube video on wide TV screen.