Configuring Plex on the Chromecast may sound normal but it is not as easy as it seems to be as there is no direct access between the device and plex. If you want to configure the Plex on Chromecast, then follow the steps which are going to mention here as under:
Do you know what is Chromecast and Plex?
Plex is a streaming source for casting the content directly from phone, smart tablet to the TV. You can watch videos, movies and even listen to the favorite music with a monthly subscription.
The purpose of Chromecast is to act as an interface between the app and the TV. The content will be sent to the TV with the help of Chromecast connected to the HDMI port.
The best part of Plex is that it supports all the devices. You can set up as many devices you want on Plex without any problem.
How to setup Plex on Chromecast?
If you are away from your home location and want to play content on your Chromecast, then VPN servers are required for a secured connection.
With VPN, the codes encrypted for the transfer of data would not be guessed by the hackers and they can’t hack your device and data.
If you are configuring the Plex for the first time on your Chromecast, then connect to the servers with the help of the computer and move to the next step.
Launch a web browser and go to streaming services from it. When you find the list of devices, click on ‘Chromecast’ and follow on-screen instructions to start streaming the content.
Plex on Chromecast settings
If the setup is not yet done, then check for the message on the screen. Click on the ‘Ready to cast’ button from the screen.
Go to ‘Setup me up’.
A window will be opened.
Enter the verification code from the smart screen. The Code will be generated on the TV screen.
Enter the name of the device. This is required only if more than one Chromecast is configured on the same network.
Connect the Chromecast to the internet by selecting the right SSID followed by the password. You can confirm the password from the users who are already using this network. Once connected, you can start streaming content on Chromecast.
How to change the preferences of Plex on Chromecast?
As we know that every electronic device may encounter a technical issue at some point in time. In such cases, it becomes important to troubleshoot it as soon as possible otherwise, you won’t be able to stream the content. Change the settings of your Plex by getting into the ‘Settings’ menu from the app icon.