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How to use Google Cast on an Android device or Apple mobile device.

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NOTES:

  • The Google Cast function works only when casting a video from an app such as YouTube on an Android TV. For details, refer to https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/chromecast/apps.html
  • The Google Cast-enabled app of the Android TV and the mobile device must be running the latest version.
  • The Google Cast function works if the Android device has the Android 2.3 version or later, and iOS 7.0 version or later for an Apple iOS mobile device.
  • Casting from the Google Chrome Internet browser on a mobile device is not supported.

Follow the steps below when casting photos, videos, games, or websites from a Google Cast-enabled app or an Apple iOS mobile device to the Android TV.

  1. The Android TV and the mobile device must be connected to the same network.
  2. Launch the Google Cast-enabled app on the mobile device.
  3. On the app screen, tap the Google Cast icon.

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  4. Select the Android TV model.
  5. Tap Play to start playback.

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    NOTES:
  • After tapping Play, the video from the app will now start playing on the TV screen.
  • The Google Cast-enabled app shown in this example of the step 4 is the Youtube app.