How to setup a Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra with your Android phone


Chromecast is a small and cheap device which lets you stream video content from YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and many other services using your smartphone or computer as a remote control. You can also stream almost any kind of video content from Chrome Browser on your PC. Normal Chromecast can stream content up to 1080p but recently at Google Pixel event search Giant announced Chromecast Ultra which is capable of streaming 4K resolutions with HDR color technology.

We hope you have already purchased the Chromecast dongle but have no idea how to set it up. Well, you are in the right place. Our step by step easy guide will tell you how to setup.

Without any further a due. Let’s get started!

How to setup a Chromecast or Chromecast Ultra with your Android Phone

Step 1: Buy a Chromecast or Chromecast Ultra for $35 and $70 respectively.

Step 2: Plugin your Chromecast device to your TV’s HDMI input.

Step 3: Chromecast dongle is USB powered. Therefore, Plug it to a USB port in your TV. You can also use power adapter included in the box.

Step 4: Select your TV’s input channel to the same one your Chromecast is connected to.

Step 5: Download Google Home App for Android from Google Play Store.

Step 6: Open the app and sign in with your Google and go after the instructions.

Step 7: Main page will appear now. Here Tap Devices and hit Set Up when you see your Chromecast.

Step 8: Tap Set up  the second time.

Step 9: Now the code will appear both on your T.V and device. The code must be same on both devices.

Step 10: Next, you will be asked to name your Chromecast. Select any badass name you like.

Step 11: Further the app will ask you to choose a Wi-Fi network for your Chromecast. Follow the necessary steps to setup the network.

Step 12: That’s all about it. Your Chromecast is ready for experience.

Now all Chromecast compatible applications will show a cast icon when connect to the same Wi-Fi network.