Google Chromecast made casting media from the handhelds to the smart TV. Sling TV is one of the cord-cutters to stream high-quality video streams online. It features an in-built Cast feature and with this, you can cast anything from more than 100 live channels. Sling TV app offers a wide range of channels under three different packages and different prices. So you can choose anything between Sling Orange, Sling Blue, or Sling Orange+Blue to stream your favorite content. In addition to this, you can choose the Extras in multiple genres like sports, kids, comedy, lifestyle, etc, for endless streaming. It is currently available for the US only and you can use Sling TV to cast anything from live sports to 65000 hours of on-demand movies and TV shows. Let us discuss how to use Sling TV on Chromecast in this post.
How to Cast Sling TV on Chromecast
If you have Sling TV on Android or iOS device, then you can cast its videos to the Chromecast supported smart TV. To know more, get into the section below.
- Plug-in the Chromecast to the HDMI port of your HDTV.
- Connect Chromecast to the same WiFi as that of your Android or iOS device.
Related: How to use Chromecast without WiFi?
Steps to Cast Sling TV on Chromecast
Lately, the Sling TV app has come up with the built-in cast feature support. Other than the procedure to download Sling TV on Android or iOS, the steps involved in casting contents to Chromecast TV is the same. So the section below gives the consolidated steps to cast Sling TV on Chromecast.
Step 1: Firstly, click on the Google Play Store or App Store icon to open it on Android and iOS devices respectively.
Step 2: Search and download Sling TV app on the from the respective app store.
Note: Most importantly, you should download a secured VPN app on your smartphone to access Sling TV from anywhere. It is currently available only in the U.S. So it cannot be accessed elsewhere without a VPN connection.
Related: How to Secure Chromecast?
Step 3: After the downloading process, click to open the Sling TV app on Android or iOS device to proceed further.
Step 4: You shall create a new account if you are new or simply login in if you have an account already.
Note: The first generation Chromecast gives connectivity issues while using Sling TV. However, Chromecast 2nd generation or Chromecast Ultra can be used to cast Sling TV contents without any issues.
Step 5: Click on the Cast icon available at the top top-right corner of the Sling TV app on your smartphone or tablet.
Step 6: Now, your Android or iOS device will start searching for the nearby device connected to the same WiFi. Just identify and click on your Chromecast name to connect with it.
Step 7: Lastly, you will see your smartphone screencast to your Chromecast supported smart TV.
Step 8: Now, choose any video on Sling TV to play it on your Android or iPhone/iPad. The same content will be displayed on your HDTV.
Casting Sling TV to Chromecast TV is that simple if you have Android or iOS devices. So you can easily stream your favourite live sports, movies, news, and anything on the bigger screen by casting it. As Sling TV offers different subscription packages, it is important for anyone to choose the right pack for uninterrupted streaming.
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