Cast audio from Google Cast-enabled apps to speakers

Chromecast-enabled apps vary by country. For more information about available apps in your country, please visit Chromecast-enabled apps.

Many Google Cast-enabled apps support casting to your Chromecast Audio. There is something for everyone – streaming music, radio stations, podcasts and local content playback.

Discover Google Cast-enabled apps that work with your audio device, including: Google Play Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn Radio, Deezer, Rhapsody, Napster, NPROne, BeyondPod and more. Let's get casting!

Before you begin casting:
  1. Your mobile device must be connected to a Wi-Fi network to work. Note: To allow guests to cast without being on your Wi-Fi network, please read How to set up guest mode. 
  2. The mobile device, tablet or computer that you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast Audio.
  3. You must be running the latest version of the Google Cast-enabled app. You can always double-check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Store or Apple App Store and check for any app updates.
Cast from Google Cast-enabled apps to your audio device:

To cast to your audio device from your mobile device or tablet:

  1. Open a Google Cast-enabled app.
  2. In the top-right corner, tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension .
  3. Choose your speaker. The Cast button will turn colour Active cast extension, letting you know that you're connected.
  4. Once you are connected, you can cast music, radio stations and podcasts directly to your audio device.
Find new content to cast:

There’s a lot of great content to enjoy from your favourite Cast-enabled apps and you don’t want to miss a single great tune or podcast.

Within the Google Home app, tap the Discover tab to browse content and find new stuff that’s available on your Cast-enabled apps that you don’t have installed yet. Here’s more on how to discover new content. You can also visit our website to see a list of all Cast-enabled apps and available content.

If your home has two or more isolated networks available, your Android device may auto-switch between networks, depending on signal strength. This could affect whether you see the Cast icon or not in your applications.

To avoid auto-switching, Android users can go to your device's Wi-Fi settings and Forget 'Network B' to ensure that your Android device is connected to the same 'Network A' as your Chromecast.

If you're having trouble with a Google Cast-enabled app, please try our Chromecast Audio Troubleshooting tips.

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