Using Chromecast built-in speakers with Chrome
What's better than enjoying your favorite streaming music, radio stations, podcasts on your computer? Listening on your awesome audio device! It only takes a few simple steps to begin casting audio from computers running Chrome. Once complete, you can play music on your audio device from almost any website, including Chromecast-enabled sites like Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Rdio, and more!To start casting your audio device
To set up casting from Chrome
- If you're not already running Chrome, download Chrome. If you are, Chrome updates automatically, so no action should be required.
- Ensure you're running the latest version of Chrome. If you're having trouble, here's how to get Chrome updates.
- Install the Cast button. If the Cast button is already installed on your browser, you'll see a Cast button in the Chrome toolbar (near the top right).
- If you plan to cast a tab's audio to your Chromecast built-in speaker, review the Minimum System Requirements to ensure that your computer and network are capable of supporting this.
- Navigate to any website you would like to listen to. Some sites will offer Google Cast optimized experience like Google Play Music or rdio.com.
- Press the Cast button in the Chrome toolbar (top right hand area) of your browser. A list of available Chromecast built-in devices will appear.
- Pick your audio device and you'll see the Cast button change color to indicate it's active.
- Select your favorite music and enjoy the tunes coming from your audio device.
That's it - you're ready to go! If you need more information, check out one of the following:
- Chromecast-enabled site vs. Casting a tab explains the differences between Chromecast-enabled site, such as Google Play Music and Rdio, Plex, and general content you'll find on the web.
- Casting a tab's audio explains how to cast the audio of an entire tab of Chrome onto your audio device, or your entire window's laptop/desktop audio.
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