How To Setup Chromecast On TV

Chromecast was developed by Google and is a multimedia streaming device made for Television’s with HDMI ports. All you do is plug it into your TV and download the setup application on your Android and or iOS powered mobile device.

You might have noticed that while trying to setup Chromecast on TV that there is no remote control? Thats right it is not missing. Your remote control is your mobile device. This saves cost on extra material. This is might be why streaming cheap is so affordable.


Setting up a Google Chromecast is easy, and with only a few things you need first. Make sure you have the following before attempting to follow this guide. By the end of this post you will have successfully setup your streaming stick to your TV and be ready to enjoy endless hours of content.

What you will need to get started:

  • Google Chromecast ( Version 1.0 or Version 2.0 )
  • A Wifi connection
  • PC, iOS, and or Android device that is connected to Wifi.

[Mobile Method] – Using it on iOS or Android

Step 1: Turn your TV on.

Step 2: Plug the power cable into the Chromecast, then plug it into your TV’s HDMI port.

Step 3: Turn your iOS or Android device on.

Step 4: Open the App Store in your respected devices, search and download the “Chromecast” setup app. Or you can use the direct links provided here.

Step 5: Make sure your iOS or Android devices is connected to your home Wifi network.

Step 6: You will now be able to link connect your mobile device to your Chromecast and stream media on your TV.

[PC Method] – Using it on PC (Windows or Mac OSX)

Step 1: Turn your TV on.

Step 2: Plug the power cable into the Chromecast, then plug it into your TV’s HDMI port.

Step 3: Turn your PC on.

Step 4: Open the Google Chrome web browser and on your address bar. Go to Chromecast Setup URL

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Step 5: Download and run the extension for Google Chrome on your PC.

Step 6: After running the extension you should be able to connect to your Chromecast and run various apps through the Chrome Web browser extension.

Keep in mind: Also keep in mind that from your PC running Windows or Mac OSX. If you use the Google Chrome web browser. After you install the Chromecast extension for Chrome. You can mirror your browser to your TV so you can stream pretty much anything that you can do with an internet browser. The possibilities are limitless. From movies, music, to games and more. There is so much that can be done with this streaming stick.

After successfully setting up your Chromecast streaming stick to your TV. You can know enjoy hours of free content. You can download Youtube and stream video, you can even stream Spotify for music on Android and iOS. All you need is to find applications that are compatible with the streaming stick and just touch the streaming logo from within the apps to start watching your favorite content.