Welcome to Netflix on your Chromecast! Use this article to learn about Netflix features and how to set up and sign out of your account. Netflix is available on many Chromecast models.
You can then select your Chromecast in the app and begin the initial setup and connection process. Once setup, you can use various apps like Netflix and YouTube to cast to your Chromecast. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
You can connect Chromecast to hotel Wi-Fi using several different approaches. The approach you choose depends on what other devices you have with you, and how the hotel requires you to log into its Wi-Fi network. If you're staying at a hotel with an open Wi-Fi network that doesn't require any login, then you're in luck.
When the Google Chromecast was first unveiled more than six years ago, it offered an alternative way to access online content on televisions. Allowing a raft of content, including TV, films, photos and games photo galleries or presentations to be beamed right to your TV at a time when smart TVs were only just demonstrating their power, the idea of using a small USB peripheral to transform your regular TV into such a smart device was worthy of attention. Fast forward half a decade and the third generation of the Chromecast is available, with even faster and higher quality streaming, thanks to the 4K-enabled Ultra iteration.
Minimum OS requirements are at g. Availability and performance of features and services are application- device- and network-dependent and may not be available in all areas. More information is available at the Chromecast Help Center.
Or maybe you set it up a long time ago, lost the instructions, and now need to reconnect it. Depending on your needs, it could be a full replacement for actual smart TV devices. There are now two Chromecast versions at this stage; the standard model and the Chromecast Ultra, which streams video content in 4K resolution.
But before you throw the towel in and settle for your laptop, take a read through this step-by-step guide. This first step is critical. Check the sides of the TV, or if you can access it, around the back.
What the device lacks in robustness, it makes up for in convenience. You control a Chromecast via a computer or mobile device rather than a remote. Rather than streaming content directly from your smartphone, tablet or computer, Chromecast receives instructions and then streams material right from the Web.
The Google Chromecast is a device that streams online content from your computer or mobile device to your TV — but if you've just bought one, you already knew that. Setting up the device is fantastically simple, but if you hit a snag during the process, check our guide to get back on track. Plug your Chromecast into your TV.