What comes in the box with chromecast?
Inside the box, you'll find the Chromecast (1st gen), a USB power cable, a power adapter (optional), and an HDMI extender (optional). It's important to only use the cables that come in the Chromecast box; other USB cables and HDMI extenders may not work.
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.
- Step 2: Connect your Chromecast device.
- Step 3: Download the Google Home app.
- Step 4: Set up Chromecast.
- Step 5: Cast content.
- A.: At bare minimum, you'll need a Chromecast dongle, an HDTV with a spare HDMI port, a stable Wi-Fi connection and a computer or mobile device. The Chromecast stick includes a USB cable for power and a power adapter. If your TV has a USB port, you can plug the power cable right in. If not, you can use a wall adapter.
- Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV
- Make sure the mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in.
- Open a Chromecast-enabled app.
- Tap the Cast button .
- Tap the device you'd like to cast to.
- Step 2. Cast your screen from your Android device
- Connect your Android device to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in.
- Open the Google Home app .
- In the top left corner of the app's Home screen, tap Menu Cast Screen / audio Cast Screen / audio.
The Chromecast does not require any Subscription or Fees. It is just a hardware device that lets you cast content on your TV/HDMI Device over WiFi. Now the content that you cast can be Free Youtube Videos, Your Own Photos, Your Own Mobile Screen, Or Some Paid Netflix Movie.
- Launch the Netflix app on your Android or Apple mobile device, or visit the Netflix website in your Chrome browser. Once you're signed in, select the Cast icon from the upper right or lower right side of the screen. Select your Chromecast device from the list to launch the Netflix app on your TV.
- Google Home. If you want the most essential app for your new Chromecast, you don't have to look far.
- Netflix. Netflix is the penultimate Chromecast-enabled app.
- HBO Now and HBO Go. This is a two-fer.
- Google Play Movies & TV.
- YouTube and YouTube TV.
- Slacker Radio (US only)
- Google Play Music.
- PlayStation Vue.
- The Chromecast does not require any Subscription or Fees. It is just a hardware device that lets you cast content on your TV/HDMI Device over WiFi. Now the content that you cast can be Free Youtube Videos, Your Own Photos, Your Own Mobile Screen, Or Some Paid Netflix Movie.
Plug your Chromecast into any open HDMI input on your TV. If you do not have access to an open outlet, you can also power your Chromecast by plugging the USB power cord directly into an open USB port on your TV.
- Best Roku Channels To Watch
- Best Roku Channels To Watch. Roku's streaming devices offer thousands of channels.
- Amazon Video (subscription and a la carte)
- Crackle (free)
- Netflix (subscription)
- YouTube (free and a la carte)
- HBO Go/Now (subscription)
- Hulu (subscription)
- FandangoNOW (a la carte)
- There are some channels that will work without internet but you have to have internet to set up the Roku in the first place, after that you can stream local content from your PC or a USB stick (if you have a Roku with a USB port) with Plex or Roku Media Player. Most games should work without internet also.
- Like Vue, it skews towards CBS and Fox stations over ABC and NBC, however. Sling TV (35 local channels): To get any local channels on Sling you need to subscribe to the Blue package (for NBC and Fox), subscribe to Orange and add Broadcast Extra (ABC), or pay for both ($40 per month for all three networks).
Updated: 6th October 2019