- You can cast the Google Chrome browser to the TV through the browser’s “cast…” menu, which can be used on PC, Mac or Chromebook computers and Android phones.
- If you have a Chromecast, you can cast almost any webpage; other streaming devices will only support certain websites such as YouTube or Netflix.
- Before casting Chrome to TV, please make sure your streaming device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your computer or phone.
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We all know that there are many ways to cast a phone to a TV, but you may not know that you can cast a computer to a TV.
If you are using the Google Chrome browser, you can cast websites from the browser to almost any streaming device. All you have to do is use the “Cast…”
However, there are some caveats. Unless you are using Google Chromecast, you will not be able to stream any web pages; most devices such as Rokus only accept video sites such as YouTube and Netflix. However, Chromecast can cast almost all websites and certain files to the TV.
You also need to make sure that your phone or computer (regardless of the device you want to cast) is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the streaming device.
Here is how to cast to TV from Google Chrome browser.
How to cast Google Chrome browser to TV
Again, first please make sure that your computer or Android phone and the streaming device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
1. Open the Google Chrome browser and go to the page you want to cast to the TV. In the upper right corner of the screen, click or tap the three-dot menu.
2. From the menu, select “Cast…”
3. A new menu appears. Google Chrome will scan your Wi-Fi network for connectable devices-after a while, you should see the devices appear. If it does not appear, try restarting the streaming device and browser.
4. At the bottom of this menu, there is a small drop-down menu labeled “Source”. Click here to choose what you want to cast:
- select”Delivery label” To cast only the label you are currently on. This is the option that most streaming media devices should choose.
- select”Put on the desktop” Share your screen on TV. Only Chromecast can do this.
- select”Serving files” Project all the files you have saved to your computer. Again, this is unique to Chromecast.
5. After deciding what to cast, select the streaming device from the list. After a while, the content should appear on the TV screen.
If the device you want displays “Source not supported” under it, it means that it cannot stream anything you want to cast to it.
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