YouTube is a highly optimized and ever-ending video streaming service that comes with a massive catalog of contents from all around the world. You can find pretty much everything you need on YouTube including, movies, musical videos, recipes, live news, cartoons, and many more. YouTube has Chromecast built-in technology that allows you to cast your Videos to home Television. Streaming videos are available in a variety of formats and resolutions to choose from. Moreover, YouTube uses adaptive bitrate streaming to switch the video quality according to internet speed. Fortunately, you can use your phone or computer to do some other action while the video is casting. Follow the below instructions to Chromecast YouTube videos directly from all its supported devices without any agitation.
How to Chromecast YouTube
Both Chromecast and YouTube are owned by Google. So the casting process is straightforward.
- Cast from YouTube Mobile App
- Cast from YouTube Website
Chromecast YouTube from Mobile App
YouTube is a pre-installed application on all the latest smartphones. If not, you can install it directly from Google Play Store (Android) and App Store (iOS).
#1: Plugin your Chromecast into HDMI port on TV and power up both the devices.
#2: Connect your Smartphone and Chromecast device to the same WiFi.
#3: After that, launch the YouTube app on your smartphone.
#4: You will see the Cast icon at the top of the app screen and tap on it.
#5: Select your Chromecast device from search results.
#6: Doing so, the YouTube logo will appear on the TV screen.
#7: Now play any video, and it will play on your Chromecast connected TV.
Chromecast YouTube from Official Website
In addition to the mobile app, the YouTube website also supports Chromecast technology while using the Chrome browser.
#1: Connect your computer and Chromecast to the same WiFi.
#2: Open the web browser and visit youtube.com.
#3: Now, select and play a video that you want to cast.
#4: A Cast icon will appear on the bottom right of the video player.
#5: Click on that icon and select your Chromecast name from the search result.
#6: Once the casting starts, your YouTube video will play on Chromecast connected TV.
#7: To Stop Casting, again click on the Cast icon and select the Stop casting option.
Alternative way to Cast YouTube from Computer
If you had issues with cast YouTube videos from the website, you could use the Chrome browser to Cast YouTube to the big screen.
#1: Make sure your computer is connected to the same WiFi as that of Chromecast.
#2: Open the Chrome browser and go to youtube.com.
#3: Click on the Menu icon at the top right corner.
#4: Select the Cast option.
#5: When you see your Chromecast name on search results, click the Sources option.
#6: Select the Cast tab option.
#7: After that, click on your Chromecast name, it will start casting.
#8: Now play a video on YouTube, and it will stream on the TV screen immediately.
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YouTube seems to have no end. It provides you with an unlimited streaming experience. You can use YouTube on all Chromecast models, including Chromecast Ultra. Subscribing to YouTube premium will enable you to stream videos without ads and get unlimited download options.