Netflix is a subscription-based entertainment service that supports streaming of thousands of movies, TV programs, anime, documentaries, etc. It is one of the Chromecast supported streaming app that can be accessed on most devices including smart TV. Netflix comes with 30-days free trial and at one low price, you can watch anything without any commitment. Watch any Netflix titles in 1080p in high-definition HD or ultra HD based on the internet speed on the Chromecast supported smart TV. Netflix supports downloading any contents and you can watch them in the offline mode. Browse for titles from the ever-updating database of Netflix and cast them on your smart TV with the HDMI port. You can start watching your favourite contents on the smartphone or PC and resume it on smart TV with Chromecast.
How To Chromecast Netflix?
With the Chromecast support, the Netflix users can let enjoy streaming contents on their smart TV. Get into the section below to know the different methods in which you can Chromecast Netflix contents on the TV.
Method 1: Steps to Chromecast Netflix via Smartphone
If you have Android or iOS device, then you can watch Netflix contents on Chromecast supported smart TV by following the steps given below.
- Android smartphone or tablet with Android 4.1 or higher with Netflix App.
- Netflix App installed on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iOS 7.0 or higher.
Step 1: Connect your Chromecast dongle into the HDMI port of your smart TV and plug in the power cable of the Chromecast into the power cord.
Step 2: You should switch to the appropriate HDMI input on your TV.
Step 3: Connect your Android/iOS device to the same WiFi network as that of your Chromecast.
Step 4: Open and launch the Netflix app on your Android or iOS smartphone.
Step 5: Sign in to your Netflix account or create a new account if you don’t have one already.
Step 6: Click on the Cast icon that is present at the upper or lower right side of the Netflix app.
Step 7: You should click on the name of your Chromecast from the list of devices available.
Note: When Netflix is connected to your Chromecast, then the cast icon will be shown in blue colour and that indicated an active connection.
Step 8: Now, Netflix app will be launched on your Chromecast supported smart TV.
Step 9: Choose any movie or TV show and click on the Play option to watch it on the smart TV.
Note: Use your smartphone as a remote to control Netflix on your TV such as pause, resume, play, skip, etc.
Method 2: Steps to Chromecast Netflix via PC/Laptop
You can Chromecast Netflix app right from the Chrome browser installed on the desktop PC. The steps given below will help you out with the same.
- Latest Chrome browser on Windows/Mac/Chromebook computers.
- Note: Those Chrome browser with version 51 and below should install Google Cast extension.
Step 1: Connect your Chromecast dongle into your smart TV’s HDMI port.
Step 2: Use your Chrome browser to open the online version of Netflix (www.netflix.com)
Step 3: Sign in to your Netflix account on the Chrome browser.
Step 4: Select a movie or TV show and click on the Play button to stream it on your browser.
Step 5: Click on the Cast icon from the bottom right on Netflix. Alternatively, you can just right-click on the empty screen on the browser to select Cast option.
Note: Make sure to connect your desktop and smart TV to the same WiFi.
Step 6: On the browser, choose the Cast tab under the Sources drop down menu.
Step 7: Now you should click on the Chromecast name from the available devices to cast Netflix on Chromecast screen.
If you can’t cast Netflix on Chromecast, then try any of the following.
- Change the Chromecast name and ensure it doesn’t have smiley or special characters.
- Check Netflix is up-to-date.
- Ensure that the Chrome browser is the most recent.
- Check if smartphone/PC and smart TV are connected to the same WiFi network.
You can use either of the methods to cast Netflix contents on the Chromecast connected the smart TV. Streaming any of the Netflix videos on the bigger screen is made reliable with the native support of Chromecast on Netflix.
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