Set up a TV with Chromecast built-in

Setup essentials

  • A display device with Chromecast built-in
  • Access to an available power outlet or an available (non-service) USB port on your HDMI-enabled display
  • Access to a secure wireless network (make sure you have the wireless network password handy)
  • A compatible Android or iOS device or tablet
  • Note: Availability and performance of certain features, services and applications are device- and network-dependent and may not be available in all areas; subscription(s) may be required, and additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply.

Set up your TV with Chromecast built-in from:

Android phone or tablet (Android 5.0 or higher)
  1. Make sure  your phone or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast built-in TV or display.
  2. Install the Google Home app Google Home app by downloading the Google Home app on your Chromecast-supported Android device.
  3. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  4. Follow the steps.
    • If you don’t see the steps to set up your Chromecast built-in TV:
      1. At the top left of the Google Home app home screen, tap Add and then Set up device and then Set up new devices.
      2. Follow the remaining steps. 
  5. Set up is successful. You're all done! 
iOS phone or tablet (iOS 11.0 or higher)
  1. Make sure your phone or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast built-in TV or display.
  2.  Install the Google Home app Google Home app by downloading the Google Home app on your Chromecast-supported iOS device.
  3. Bluetooth: If you already have Bluetooth turned on, you can skip to the next step.
    • Highly recommended: If you don’t have Bluetooth turned on, the Google Home app will ask you to turn on Bluetooth to help improve the setup process. You can swipe up from the bottom of your Home screen to turn on Bluetooth.
    • If you don't want to turn on Bluetooth for setup,
      1. Tap No Thanks.
      2. Tap your iPhone's Home button and then tap the Settings app and then Wi-Fi.
      3. Connect to the Wi-Fi network that matches your Chromecast built-in TV. Look for something like ChromecastXXXX.b.
  4. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  5. Follow the steps.
    • If you don’t see the steps to set up your Chromecast:
      1. At the top left of the Google Home app home screen, tap Add and then Set up device and then Set up new devices.
      2. Follow the remaining steps.
  6. Set up is successful. You're all done!