What is Chromecast? How to connect Chromecast to smart tv? How to convert normal tv to smart tv? How to connect Chromecast to tv?
If you have a normal tv and you want to convert your normal tv to smart tv then read this article completely. Because today I am going to tell you about a device with the help of which you can convert your normal TV into a smart TV.
With the help of Google Chromecast device, we can connect our laptop and mobile to normal TV and watch youtube, Netflix, tv shows, etc. on TV. can enjoy.
We get a lot of features in smart tv. And we can download applications like Netflix, youtube on smart tv. But we do not get so many features in normal TV.
If you have normal tv then don’t take tension after reading this article you can also enjoy tv shows, movies on your normal tv in-app like youtube, Netflix.
You can also use Chromecast with your smart TV.
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What is Google Chromecast?
Chromecast is a device made by Google. It is like a Pendrive. With the help of Google Chromecast device, we can convert our normal TV into a smart TV and run the internet on it.
We can connect Chromecast through the HDMI port given in the TV. There are three types of Chromecast – 1st generation, 2nd generation and last are Ultra.
1st Generation Chromecast:- 1st generation google Chromecast was launched on 24 July 2013. With the help of this Chromecast, we can stream a normal video.
2nd generation & Audio Chromecast:- This Chromecast was launched on 29 September 2015. Video streaming, as well as audio, can be streamed on this Chromecast device. Whereas in 1st generation Chromecast only video can be streamed.
And with the help of 2nd generation and audio Chromecast, could stream video in the display up to 1080p quality.
Ultra Chromecast: – This Chromecast is the latest device ever. It was launched in November 2016. With Ultra Chromecast, we can stream the video on the 4K display of our mobile, laptop screen.
The main purpose of the creation of the Chromecast devices was that people could enjoy the internet on their non-digital TV as well. And can watch movies, shows, serials online.
By the way, there is no need for a Google Chromecast device on smart tv. You can connect smart tv to the internet with the help of wifi even without a Chromecast device.
How to connect Chromecast to smart tv or non-smart tv?
With the help of these steps, you can connect both your normal tv and smart tv to Chromecast from the same steps.
Step 1. Plugin Chromecast into your TV with the help of HDMI ports.
Step 2. After this connect the given AC adapter to Chromecast.
Step 3. Download the google home app on your mobile device.
Step 4. Set up Chromecast to your laptop, mobile, or tablet.
Step 5. Nowcast your content on tv with the help of a Chromecast device.
How to set up Chromecast on a mobile device?
Step 1. Connect your mobile or tablet to the same wifi. With which your Chromecast device is connected.
Step 2. Now download and open the Google Home app on your mobile.
Step 3. Tap on any device you want to cast.
Step 4. After this click on “cast my screen”.
How to use chrome cast on a mobile device?
You can cast the screen of the phone even without the google home app. For this, you have to carefully follow the steps given in the niche.
Step 1. Open the setting app on your mobile device.
Step 2. Choose the connection & Sharing option.
Step 3. Now you will be seen the cast option. Click on it.
Step 4. After that choose your Chromecast device and connect it.
How to use Chromecast on Mac?
Step 1. Open the chrome browser on your Mac / MacBook Pro / MacBook Air laptop.
Step 2. Click on the three-dot given on the left side.
Step 3. After this, you will see a cast option. Click on that option.
Step 4. After this, you select your Chromecast device.
Step 5. After this, you can cast any of your files or the whole screen of a computer/laptop.
Some FAQs Related To Chromecast
Does a Chromecast need Wi-Fi?
Yes, Chromecast has to be connected to wifi. Then it works.
Can I set up Chromecast without WiFi?
Yes, you can connect Chromecast even without wifi. For this, you can connect to the internet through ethernet with the help of a data cable.
Does Chromecast work on any TV?
Yes, Chromecast can connect to all non-smart TVs and smart TVs. Just your TV should have an HDMI port. If your TV does not have HDMI port then you will not be able to connect Chromecast to tv.