Move files from and to your Chromecast with Google TV

Using a removable storage device, you can get data from your Chromecast with Google TV and import files to it.

Note: These steps aren’t intended for the general use of your Chromecast with Google TV. There’s no guarantee this method will work in all types of setups and scenarios.


  • Compatible USB-C hub with a power delivery port.
  • USB-C charger (higher than 1.5 A/7.5 W).
  • Portable storage devices, such as a USB stick or SD card
    Note: For USB storage devices, you need USB 2.0 or faster speeds.

Connect a storage device to your Chromecast

  1. Connect your Chromecast with Google TV to your TV’s HDMI port.
  2. Connect the USB-C hub to your Chromecast.
  3. Plug the USB-C charger into a power outlet, then connect it to the power delivery port of the USB-C hub.
  4. Connect your USB storage device to the hub. You’ll get a prompt to reformat the storage device.

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