How to Connect to Chromecast from Laptop

Cast your computer screen On your computer, open Chrome. At the top right, click More. Cast. Click Sources. click Cast screen. Choose the Chromecast device you want to cast your screen on.

Casting your computer screen over to your Chromecast is a great way to enjoy your media on a bigger screen. It’s a relatively straightforward process, but there are a few steps you need to follow. This tutorial assumes that you’ve already set up your Chromecast, plugged it in, hooked up the HDMI, and connected it through your phone via the Google Home application.

It’s important to note that your computer and Chromecast need to be on the same wireless router and connected to the same internet connection to communicate with each other. To check what internet connection you have with your Chromecast, launch the Google Home application on your phone, select your Chromecast, click on the Settings gear, and check the Wi-Fi router you’re connected to.

Once you’ve confirmed that both devices are connected to the same internet connection, and you have the Google Chrome web browser downloaded, you can move over to your computer screen. To cast your computer screen over to your Chromecast, open the Google Chrome web browser, click on the menu, select Cast, and choose your Chromecast device from the options listed.

You can cast the current tab you’re on, your entire monitor, or a specific file from your computer. Choose the screen you want to share with your Chromecast and click share. You’ll know that you’re casting by the blue casting image on your screen. To stop casting, click on your Chromecast, select it, and disconnect from the source.

Now you know how to connect to Chromecast from your laptop, desktop PC, or Windows tablet. Enjoy streaming your media on a bigger screen.


Why can't I Chromecast from my laptop?
If you still can't cast from your laptop or desktop, you might have an issue with your laptop, desktop or Chrome browser. Important: Casting from your desktop or laptop is built into the Google Chrome browser. You need to use the Chrome browser app and cast using the Google Cast menu inside the Chrome browser.
Can you use a Chromecast device on a laptop?
You can also use Chromecast with your PC or laptop. The Chromecast desktop setup allows you to cast content from your laptop or desktop screen to your TV. To do this, you will need to make sure that you have the Google Chrome browser installed.
Why can't I Cast my desktop on Chromecast?
Make sure the Chrome browser is up to date. Make sure your laptop/computer is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast device. The Cast button is in the overflow area. If you have multiple extensions on your browser, the Cast button may be shown in the button overflow area.
How do I Cast movies from my laptop to my TV?
On your computer, open Chrome.Go to the top right, click your profile icon.Click Library &, devices. Movies &, TV.Find the movie or show you want to watch, then click Play.At the top, click Cast .Under "Connect to a device," select your Chromecast from the device list.