Google Chromecast is a unique device that plugs into any TV or monitor with an HDMI port, and can stream content from your phone or computer onto the big screen. You dont have to pay any subscription fees to use a Chromecast, although youll still have to pay for services like Netflix and Hulu to access them.
What exactly does a Chromecast do?
Chromecast is a family of dongles for your television, connecting to the TVs HDMI port to add smart functions to your TV. Chromecast connects to your home network and can then be controlled with your smartphone. This will let you open an entertainment app on your phone and - via Chromecast - play content on your TV.
What TVs have built-in Chromecast?
Chromecast began to feature on TVs with the Android TV operating system in 2017. So it now includes most Sony and Philips TVs from 2017 onwards, plus many from the likes of LG, Sharp, Toshiba, Polaroid and Vizio. Award-winning TVs, such as the LG OLEDC9 and Sony KD-49XG9005 feature Chromecast built-in for easy casting.
Does my TV has Chromecast?
Depending on your Android TV menu options, make sure that the Google Chromecast built-in app is enabled.On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.Select Settings.The next steps will depend on your TV menu options: Select Apps → See all apps → Show system apps → Google Chromecast built-in → Enable.May 27, 2021
Can I watch free movies on Chromecast?
What can I watch on Chromecast for free? Plenty! DailyMotion, YouTube, Crackle, and Crunchyroll all offer free streaming.