Article ID : 00247458 / Last Modified : 06/22/2020

How to use Chromecast built-in (Google Cast) on an Android™ device or iOS mobile device.

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    Before you start

    Make sure that your Android TV™ and Chromecast™ devices have the latest software update and are connected to the same network. Downloads are posted on your model support page.

    • Contact your mobile device manufacturer for more information.

    Note: The Chromecast built-in function only works when you cast a video from a Chromecast-enabled app, such as the YouTube™ streaming service. Casting from the Google Chrome™ browser on the mobile device isn't supported. Visit the Chromecast Website for additional information.

    Cast your Photos and Videos

    1. Launch the app on your mobile device.
    2. On the app screen, tap the Chromecast built-in icon.

      Cast icon

    3. Select the Android TV model.
    4. Tap Play to start playback.

    *Google, Android, Android TV, YouTube, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in are trademarks of Google LLC.