Chromecast is not just used to stream video and music files, but photos can also be streamed via Chromecast. To know how that is possible, you need to check out the post in which we have laid out all the details regarding the same.
For those who do not have a Smart TV at home, the Chromecast has become a very useful tool to play content directly from the mobile. Videos, music and even photographs can be launched from the telephone to the television in a matter of a few seconds and without any cable in between. Today we show you how to share your photos and videos from your gallery with the TV in a few steps.
First of all, we would like to tell you that the simplest option to share your photos and videos from your mobile with television is through Google Photos. Since Chromecast is a device created by Google, it is to be expected that it has the ideal compatibility with the rest of its applications. Therefore, we show you how to do it from your photo application.
Share your photos and videos with television: The steps
The first thing you should do, as is logical, is to open your Google Photos application and put your TV on the HDMI channel where you have the Chromecast plugged in. Once this is done, choose any photo from your gallery and click on it. You will see that there are some symbols in both its upper part and its lower part. To send this photo to the Chromecast you will have to find the icon to send content. If you’re not familiar with it, here we point it out.
When you click on the send button, your phone will search for the Chromecast devices that are around you. When you click on yours, that photo will go to your television screen.
What happens if my mobile does not detect the Chromecast?
It may happen that when you click on the send button, the Chromecast you are looking for does not appear. You have to keep in mind that in order to launch any content to the television, your phone and the Chromecast have to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. So make sure you have set up the device with your home network and be in that moment with Wi-Fi on your mobile.
Other ways to send your content to Chromecast
If you do not have Google Photos and no intention to install it on your mobile, you can opt for other applications to share your photos and videos with television through Chromecast Help. Here we leave a couple of alternative suggestions.
In addition to giving you the possibility to share your photos with Chromecast, you can also do it with other devices such as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox and other content receiving devices.
Like the previous one, this app allows you to send your content with the TV with other receiving devices such as google cast setup. The most interesting is that you can browse your music, images, movies or videos directly from the TV, with a screen that enables the app so you can see everything at a glance.