Article ID : 00232749 / Last Modified : 07/10/2019

Streaming Devices

    • The connection examples below are illustrated using the Chromecast 3rd Generation.
    • Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra require a TV with an HDMI port, a Wi-Fi network and a compatible (Android, iOS, Windows or Mac OS) computer or mobile device
    • 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 Centre.
    • Subscription(s) are required to access certain content. Casting optimised for selected services only. Available services and content will vary by country. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply.
    • Performance of certain Chromecast features, services and applications depends on the device that you use with Chromecast and your Internet connection.
    • Chromecast works with Cast-enabled apps. You can check list of compatible apps and partners here.

    Step 1: Making a Connection

    Connection Diagram of streaming device (HDMI)
    • HDMI cable
    1. Connect your casting device into your TV, then connect the USB power cable to your Chromecast. Then either plug the other end of the USB power cable into an open USB port on your TV OR into the included power adapter which you will then plug into a power outlet.
      Note: Only use the provided AC adapter.
    2. To connect to your Chromecast device, ensure that the Chromecast and the mobile device or tablet you are using to set up Chromecast with are both on the same Wi-Fi network.
    3. On your mobile device or tablet, download the Google Home app.
    4. Setup Chromecast by following these steps.
    5. Cast content. Learn how to cast from Chrome to your TV or cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV.
    Please use an authorised HDMI cable bearing the HDMI logo.

    Step 2: TV Set-up

    1. After making a connection, turn on the TV.
    2. Press the (Input) button repeatedly to select the input to the connected streaming device.


    Troubleshooting