Casting a Chrome tab or entire desktop

You can use a Chromecast device to show a Chrome tab or your screen on your TV.

You can show most web content. Some plugins won't work, like Silverlight, QuickTime, and VLC.

To show Chrome on your TV, you’ll need:

Cast your entire Android screen

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Cast Screen/audio and then Cast Screen/audio.
  3. Select your Chromecast device.
  4. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  5. When you've finished, tap the 'Casting screen' notification and then Disconnect.

Learn more about displaying your Android screen on a TV.

Cast videos and media

On the video or media that you're watching, click Cast Cast. For example, learn how to cast from YouTube.

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