How to Connect Chromecast to Mac – MacBook, Mac Mini or iMac

Google Chromecast lets you stream media (Videos, Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube, Hulu, etc.) from your Mac to larger TV easily. You can stream Media such as photos etc., from your Mac Desktop or Video sharing websites to your TV. Chromecast is cheap and compact which lets you connect your Television from your Phone or tablet and also connect Chromecast to your Windows 10 PC or Laptop.

If you are owning a Mac – MacBook, Mac Mini, iMac at home and want to cast the media from it to your Television, you need to learn how to connect mac to Chromecast or mirror mac to Chromecast.

How to Setup Chromecast from Mac:

  1. Connect your Chromecast to TV using the HDMI port and connect the adapter to the power source
  2. Change the Source of your TV to HDMI 1 or 2 depending on the port where Chromecast is inserted in
  3. Download the Google Home App on your Android phone (Google Play Store) or iPhone (App Store).
  4. Open the Home App and tap on Accept to the Terms and condition
  5. Now tap on Set up 1 device and then tap on Home and tap Next button in the next page
  6. The Home App will search for your Chromecast device, once done tap on Yes
  7. A code appears on the TV screen and your Home App – If both match up tap on Yes
  8. Click on Yes, I’m in or No Thanks to the prompt in the next page
  9. Choose Location of the Chromecast device and tap on Next
  10. Choose your Wi-Fi network and tap on Next and then enter the Wi-Fi network password to complete the Setup process of Chromecast device.

Now as the Chromecast Set up is completed you can start using Chromecast from your MacBook, iMac or Mac Mini.

In your Mac device, open Google Chrome (it works only from Chrome browser)

Now click on the 3-dot icon in the top right corner of the screen and click on Cast… from the drop-down menu

You can also start playing a Video – YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video etc. and then click on the Cast icon in the top right corner of the screen which will directly cast the video on your Television.

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