IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) is a digital television network that streams live TV channels on your network. Based on internet protocol technology, it streams TV channels over the internet. Unlike cable services, you can access your favourite shows whenever you want. In this article, we will show how to cast IPTV on Chromecast. It is a popular device that lets you cast media from one device to another device. You can cast all kind of media including pictures, audios and videos.
IPTV on Chromecast
There are several ways available to watch IPTV channels on Chromecast connected TV. But we will show you the top 2 ways which are easier to cast live TV channels on Chromecast.
Before casting IPTV, you need to purchase the IPTV subscription to watch live TV channels. So, select the best IPTV provider who provides access to popular channels at low cost.
Related: How to watch IPTV on Roku connected TV?
How to Watch IPTV on Chromecast using Android Mobile?
There are several Android applications available to cast IPTV on Chromecast. But, we recommend you to use BubbleUPnP. It is a popular application that lets you stream all your audios, videos and pictures to various devices including Chromecast.
Step 1: Download and install BubbleUPnP from Google Play Store.
Step 2: Launch the app and click the Cast icon.
(NOTE: Make sure that Android device and Chromecast are connected to the same WiFi network)
Step 3: The device will scan for the local devices that are connected to the same network.
Step 4: From the search results, select the Chromecast device where you need to cast the media.
Step 5: Once the connection was made, you need to upload your playlist file. For that, click the Playlist menu located at the bottom of the screen.
Step 7: Tap the three-dot menu icon located at the top right corner of the screen.
Step 8: Select Add Stream URL.
Step 9: Enter the path URL that you received from the IPTV provider. After entering the URL, click OK.
Step 10: On the next screen, tap Install to download the additional support files.
Step 11: It will take some time to extract the media links.
Step 12: After extracting the media links, select the live TV channel that you want to play. The selected channel will cast on the TV.
How to Watch IPTV on Chromecast using Windows PC/Laptop?
To Chromecast IPTV through Windows, you need to download VLC media player on your PC or laptop. Make sure that your Windows device and Chromecast are connected to the same WiFi network.
Step 1: Download and install VLC Media Player from its official website.
Step 2: Launch the VLC app.
Step 3: Select Media -> Open Network Stream.
Step 4: Enter the IPTV URL that you received from the IPTV provider and tap Play.
Step 5: After adding the playlist file, select Playback -> Renderer.
Step 6: VLC will search for nearby devices. Select the Chromecast where you need to cast the media.
Step 7: Now, the live TV channel will cast on the Chromecast connected TV.
These are the two methods available to cast IPTV on Chromecast. Now, you can stream all kind of live TV channels on the bigger screens of the TV with ease.
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