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Cast movies & shows to a TV

You can play movies and shows from another device on your TV with a Chromecast device.

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  1. Connect your iPhone or iPad and your Chromecast to the same wireless network.
  2. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google TV app .
  3. Tap Library and then Movies or TV shows.
  4. Choose a movie or show.
  5. Tap Cast Cast.
  6. From the list, select your Chromecast.
  7. On your phone, tap Play.

To disconnect from your Chromecast: Tap Cast Cast and then Stop casting.

Playback tips

  • HD movie rentals play in HD on Chromecast, even if your phone isn't capable of HD playback.
  • Chromecast continues to play your video when your phone or tablet runs out of battery. To access video controls again, connect another device to the Chromecast. To save battery, turn off your device’s screen during playback.
  • If you're signed in to YouTube, make sure that you're signed in with the same Google Account.
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