To cast from WhatsApp to Chromecast, first, ensure that your Chromecast device is plugged in and connected to your TV. Next, download the Google Home app and set up Chromecast. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV. Open the Google Home app and select the device you want to cast to. Open WhatsApp and tap the Cast button to select the device you want to cast to. To stop casting, tap the Cast button and select Disconnect.
Note that iOS devices with iOS 13 may require location permissions to cast, and if casting is not working on iOS 13, check for updates on the Chromecast-enabled app. Additionally, you can discover new Chromecast-enabled apps and content in the Google Home app.
Lastly, you can also cast from a laptop on Chromecast-enabled app websites.
- Plug in and connect the Chromecast device to the TV
- Download and set up the Google Home app
- Ensure your mobile device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the Chromecast/TV
- Open WhatsApp and tap the Cast button to select the device to cast to
- Use the Cast button to stop casting and select Disconnect
- Consider checking for updates on the Chromecast-enabled app if casting does not work on iOS 13
Plug In And Connect Your Chromecast Device To The TV
Before you can start casting from WhatsApp to Chromecast, you need to make sure that your Chromecast device is properly connected to your TV. Follow the steps below:
- Plug the Chromecast device into an available HDMI port on your TV.
- Connect the power cable to the Chromecast device and plug it into a power outlet.
- Switch your TV’s input to the HDMI port where the Chromecast is connected.
Once your Chromecast is properly connected, you can proceed to the next step.
Set Up And Download The Google Home App
In order to cast content from WhatsApp to your Chromecast, you will need to download and set up the Google Home app on your mobile device or tablet. Follow the steps below:
- Open the app store on your device (Google Play Store for Android or App Store for iOS).
- Search for “Google Home” and tap on the app in the search results.
- Tap the “Install” or “Get” button to download and install the app.
- Once the app is installed, open it and sign in with your Google account.
The Google Home app will now guide you through the setup process for your Chromecast device.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Cast Content From WhatsApp Using The Google Home App
Now that your Chromecast is set up and the Google Home app is installed, you can start casting content from WhatsApp to your TV. Follow the steps below:
- Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast and TV.
- Open WhatsApp on your device.
- Find the content you want to cast, such as a video or photo.
- Tap the “Share” button to bring up the sharing options.
- Scroll through the sharing options and look for the “Cast” button.
- Tap the “Cast” button to open the casting menu.
- Select your Chromecast device from the list of available devices.
Once you have selected your Chromecast device, the content from WhatsApp will start playing on your TV.
You can control playback using the media controls on your device.
If your device restarts while casting, try casting again by following the same steps. It’s also important to ensure that you have the latest version of WhatsApp and the Google Home app installed on your device.
In conclusion, casting from WhatsApp to Chromecast is a convenient way to enjoy your favorite content on a larger screen. By following the steps outlined above, you can easily set up your Chromecast device, download the Google Home app, and start casting content from WhatsApp to your TV.
Remember to ensure that your device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast, and that you have the latest versions of the necessary apps installed. Happy casting!