How to Cast from Chromebook: A Step-by-Step Guide

Cast from your Chromebook Open Chrome . At the top right, select More. Cast. Select Cast to. Choose whether you'd like to share your current tab in Chrome (Cast tab) or your whole screen (Cast desktop). Select your Chromecast.

Chromebooks are becoming increasingly popular due to their lightweight design and efficient web-based interface. If you’re looking to give a presentation or watch a movie on a larger screen, knowing how to connect your Chromebook to a TV or monitor is essential. In this guide, we’ll show you how to mirror your Chromebook screen to a TV or monitor in just a few easy steps.

The easiest way to cast your Chromebook to a TV or monitor is by using Chromecast. Most newer Android TVs come with Chromecast built-in, so be sure to check if your TV is compatible before proceeding. To check if Chromecast is activated, ensure that your smart TV software is up-to-date and connected to a Wi-Fi network. Then, press the home button on your TV remote and look for the cast icon somewhere on the UI. If you can’t find it, check your TV’s settings menu. Note that these steps may vary depending on the model of TV you own.

On your Chromebook, the easiest way to start mirroring your display is directly from the Chrome browser itself. Simply click on the triple dotted icon in the top right of an open Chrome window and select “Cast”. Choose if you want to mirror your current tab, a certain file, or your whole desktop from the sources menu, and then select the available device you want to cast to. To stop recording, just click on the cast icon in the top right of the Chrome browser.

If you’re having trouble detecting your Chromecast or smart TV, make sure that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are both enabled, and that your Wi-Fi connection on your Chromebook is connected to the same connection your TV is on. Note that certain websites do restrict video casting on some devices.

If the TV in question doesn’t have Chromecast at all, you can still try to mirror your screen by plugging in an HDMI cable from the TV to your Chromebook and switching to that channel. However, you might need to use an adapter to do so. To ensure that your screen is mirrored when you connect it, you’ll need to check your display settings on your Chromebook. Click on the time, then on the gear icon to open your settings menu. From here, find and select the display tab to open your display settings and ensure mirroring is toggled on.

By following these simple steps, you can easily cast from your Chromebook to your TV or monitor. No extra software or complicated setup required! If you found this guide helpful, be sure to check out our other technology tutorials.


How do I mirror my Chromebook to my TV?
In the Chromebook settings, scroll down to the Device section and select Displays. Check the box beside Mirror Internal Display. Your entire Chromebook screen should now appear on your TV. When you open apps and browse the web as you normally do, your computer's actions will be mirrored on the TV screen.
Can you screencast from a Chromebook?
The Screencast app is available on all ChromeOS devices with Chrome version 103 or later. If you don't see the app in the launcher, upgrade your device. For details, see Update your Chromebook's operating system.
Why can't i Cast from my Chromebook?
Restart your Chromebook, router and Chromecast. Make sure your Chromebook is on the same wifi network as your Chromecast. Be sure that the Chrome browser is updated too. I've restarted my Chromebook several times, and it has worked before when this first became a problem, but is no longer a solution.
How do I get the Cast button on my Chromebook?
In the upper right corner of Chrome browser, click the Chrome Settings menu. Cast...The Cast button. will temporarily appear in your toolbar. To keep it there permanently, right-click on the Cast button. and click Always show icon.