Questions tagged [chromecast]

Please use this tag for questions related to the digital media player device "Chromecast" developed by Google.

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Chromecast tablet in portrait orientation to a TV in portrait orientation

While using an app in Portrait mode, I want to display it on a TV that is also in portrait (i.e., I will mount the TV on its side), so the full tablet screen will fill the full TV. I have tried ...
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How to Chromecast Spotify?

How can I Chromecasting Spotify from an Android device? App Image or only sound. With or without Internet connection. Utilizing Downloaded tracks, when available. With my device as mobile Hotspot? ...
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How to Chromecast videos from a Safari Books Online subscription

If you have a Safari Books Online, the Safari To Go app for Android is useful for reading the books (particularly offline) and watching the videos, but when you watch the videos there is no option to ...
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Is it possible to connect to chromecast through router while still using data network for internet?

Here's the setup I am envisioning: Chromecast and android phone both connected to a WiFi router/hotspot (has x amount of data usage). My phone however has unlimited data usage and I would like to ...
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How can I autoconnect to miracast/chromecast (screen cast) device?

I've seen it in a friends OS though not in most and not in any of the roms I have/am using. What lets this happen for some but not others? They are all kitkat or later. Is there any setting or app ...
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Screen Mirroring with Chromecast

I have two devices - a Samsung Galaxy S3 and a Nexus 7 (2012 version) - that I'm trying to mirror to a Chromecast. It looks like neither device supports screen mirroring on Chromecast with the default ...
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How to view video/photo from smartphone to TV?

Is it possible to view media contents from the smartphone to the TV? I would like to buy a movie from the PlayStore but I am not sure on how to view it. I need a specific cable (to connect the HDMI ...
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Chromecast Beta Google I/O 2014

During Google I/O 2014, Google announced 'Android L' and a Chromecast update which will support 'Screen Mirroring'. This wasn't possible on earlier Android versions without rooting. The updates will ...
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Google TV vs Android TV vs Chromecast [closed]

Can someone write or link to a clear comparison of all of Google's TV products? I have the original Logitech Revue, I have a Chromecast dongle, and now there is Android TV. What are the use-cases of ...
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How to send photos to Chromecast?

I have made a bunch of shiny photos with my Nexus 4 and now I want to watch them on my Chromecast. Trouble is that the standard photo application wants me to upload the photos to the cloud and then ...
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Is it possible to Chromecast a Google+ video from Android?

I'm trying to Chromecast a video uploaded to Google+, using my Android phone (Sony Xperia Z). I thought this would be pretty straightforward, as video is already on the net, and it seems the ...
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Ever since connecting to a Chromecast, my device floods the network with SSDP packets

I used both a Galaxy Nexus and a Nexus 7, running stock Android 4.3 and 4.4, to interact with a Chromecast in the past. Ever since, both devices flood the network with SSDP packets, which seems to be ...
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Watching “filmon tv” channels on my TV using chromecast and my smartphone

I know the android app called "filmon tv", it is great and with it I can watch UK and USA TV channels on my smartphone. I have also a chromecast device on my TV and wonder how could I watch these "...
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How do I mirror my screen to the TV (cast screen) using Chromecast

I own a Moto G running KitKat and a Chromecast, both are on the same network. The chromecast works for almost everything (Netflix, Youtube, etc) but I can't get the screen casting feature on my ...
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how to cast from samsung s2 and ipad mini to chromecast?

A friend has just bought chromecast. we understand we need to download chromecase browser extension and it would be easy to watch a special chrome tab from our PC. but how can he cast from his ...
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Get rid of google market localization limitation to install an app [duplicate]

I'd like to test last HBO GO android application to see how they implemented chromecast, but I'm in Canada and my devices are registered to play store Canada so I'm not able to install it. I have been ...
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Shuffle YouTube playlist with Android and Chromecast

I'm using a Chromecast, controlled by the YouTube app on a Nexus 7 running Android 4.4. I can select a playlist and it will add all of the videos to my TV Queue, but I can find no option to play in ...