Wirelessly throwing off your smartphone content on your TV might seem like a dream to you. But Chromecast from Google has made it an exciting reality. It is a wireless content casting device that allows you to throw your content to your TV from any device, be it your phone, PC, tablet, or more.
It is a feature-rich unit that once connected to the TV, adds life and energy to it. However most of the times individuals are unable to unleash the full potential of this spectacular device. So, we bring you few simple tricks with which you can unveil the complete potential of Chromecast and make its best possible use.
Use Photos from Google as Wallpapers
Using Chromecast on your TV turns the latter in a digital giant filled with outstanding features. One such feature is using your preferred photos as wallpapers. All you need to do is select the photos in your phone or enable photos from Facebook, Flickr, or Google Photos, and you will be able to use any of your selected photos as wallpaper.
Get Easy Access to News Headlines
If you don’t have enough time to stick to the daily newspaper or go through the electronic newspaper to jot down what is happening in and around you, then no need to worry. Now you can use Chromecast setup iPhone and iPad. Chromecast brings an excellent solution to this problem. It offers users with two possibilities – Access to Curated News, or Play Newsstand. You can select websites to offer you with personal news feed.
Check for Additional Streaming with Chromecast
Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, and more such apps are compatible with Chromecast. This is one thing that you must be aware of! But what about the great additional stuff available out there. For this, just open the Google Home application on your smartphone and click on the ‘Discover’ tab. Here you will find the updated list of apps compatible with Chromecast. So, always keep a strict check on this to enjoy more benefits with this device.
Mirror Your Android Content to Your TV
Chromecast can stream video from all applications that it supports. But, one additional benefit offered by it is that you can mirror your entire smartphone content to your TV. You can do this by pulling down the notification shade and select ‘Cast.’ Now select the chromecast device you need to mirror to and as soon as you select, the entire phone content will be mirrored to that device. This will be displayed on the screen connected to that device.
Power Chromecast with your TV
If you have any of the advanced TV, then it must be incorporated with a USB port. Chromecast is also powered with USB and hence, you can plug in the power source to the USB port in your TV and this will supply the power even to the Chromecast.
So, try these afore mentioned tips as they can really help you make most from your Chromecast device.