Cast from Chrome to your TV

You can show a Chrome tab or your screen on your TV with your PC and Chromecast device.

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

To show Chrome on your TV, you need:

Cast a tab from Chrome

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select More More and then Save and share and then Cast….
  3. Select the cast receiver you want to use.
    • If the device is already in use, the current content is replaced.
  4. To end the cast, on the right of the address bar, select Cast and then Stop casting.

Tip: On sites that support Google Cast, cast directly from the media player.

What you'll find in Chrome

  • When you cast a tab to a TV, a Display icon Display appears on the tab.
  • When there's an active Cast session, on the right of the address bar, next to ”Extensions,” you can find the Cast connected icon .

To use a shortcut in Chrome, add the Cast button.

Tip: The videos or images you cast appear on your computer and TV, but the sound only plays on your TV. Sounds for other tabs and apps still play on your computer.

Cast your computer screen

You can display your entire computer screen with Chrome on Mac, Windows, or Chromebook.

Important: When you cast your screen, the audio might play on your computer. To play the audio on your TV instead, cast the tab.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select More More and then Save and share and then Cast….
  3. Select Sources and then Cast screen.
  4. Select the device you want to cast your screen on.

Cast music and videos from your computer

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. Open the file you want to cast in a Chrome tab.
  3. Drag and drop the file into a Chrome tab, or use a keyboard shortcut:
    • Windows: Ctrl + O
    • Mac: command + O
  4. At the top right, select More More and thenSave and share and then Cast….
  5. Select the device you want to cast to.

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