How to cast: A quick start guide

Can’t wait to get casting? I know, there’s so much to see. Get started with these simple steps:

Step 1: Plug in your Chromecast device

Plug Chromecast 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.


Step 2: Connect your Chromecast device

Double check that the Chromecast and the mobile device, tablet, or laptop you are using to set up Chromecast with are both on the same Wi-Fi network.


Step 3: Download the Google Home app

On your mobile device, tablet, or laptop, download the Google Home app Google Home app


Step 4: Set up Chromecast

Follow these simple Chromecast setup instructions.


Step 5: Cast content

Learn how to cast from Chrome to your TV or cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV.