Looking for ways to cast Android screen to TV without Chromecast? We've got you covered!
Google Chromecast is a compact little dongle that lets you cast your favourite entertainment and apps from your phone or tablet right to your TV. But if you are like most people, you don't prefer spending $15 or more on a device to watch your favourite media on the big screen.
Well, you can cast your Android device to your television without shelling out on Chromecast. Here are some options to cast your Android device to TV without Chromecast.
How To Cast Android Screen To A Smart TV Without Chromecast
You can cast the Android screen to your smart TV from the streaming app itself. It is arguably the easiest way to cast the screen without Chromecast.
To cast content from the app, your device and the TV must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Also, you can only cast from the latest version of a Chromecast-enabled app or a Chrome browser.
Here is how to cast the Android screen to your Smart TV without Chromecast:
- Open the app that has the content you want to cast. For example, Netflix or YouTube.
- In the app, find and tap the Cast (a rectangle with wifi) icon.
- On your device, select the name of your TV.
- When the Cast icon changes colour, you’re successfully connected.
Job done! Now, enjoy your favourite show on the big screen. To stop casting, on your device, tap the Cast icon and then select Disconnect. Alternatively, you can make use of the native Cast function on your Android device which can be accessed from the notifications panel.
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How To Cast Android Screen To Non-Smart TV Without Chromecast
If you don't have a smart TV or a Chromecast dongle, you can still cast your Android screen. Just purchase a USB-A or USB-C to HDMI adapter, simply plug the HDMI cable from your TV into the adapter and you will be able to cast your Android screen.
Some TVs have USB ports, so it will save you from the hassle of buying an HDMI adapter. All you have to do is take your charging cord, hook the USB end to your TV and the other end to your Android phone.