How to cast: A quick start guide

Can't wait to start casting? We know, there's so much to see. Get started with these simple steps:

Step 1: Plug in your Chromecast device

Plug Chromecast into your TV, then connect the USB power cable to your Chromecast. Then either plug the other end of the USB power cable into an open USB port on your TV OR into the included power adaptor which you will then plug into a power outlet. Note: Only use the provided AC adaptor.

Step 2: Connect your Chromecast device

Double check that the Chromecast and the mobile device, tablet or laptop which you are using to set up Chromecast with are both on the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 3: Download the Google Home app

On your mobile device, tablet or laptop, download the Google Home app Google Home app

Step 4: Set up Chromecast

Follow these simple Chromecast setup instructions or watch the video below to get your device cast ready.

Step 5: Cast content

Find out how to cast from Chrome to your TV or cast from Google Cast-enabled apps to your TV. 

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