Google Chromecast works efficiently with Apple devices. You need to know the process of installing Chromecast with iOS and Mac. If you have no knowledge, then the best thing to do is, take the help of a Google Chromecast technical support.
Google Chromecast is a streaming HDMI dongle that came out a few years ago. The device is compatible with all Android devices, whether 2.3 or 5.5, but the things are quite shady when it comes to whether the device is compatible with iOS devices and Mac or not. When the device was just launched in the market, it supported a few channels like, Netflix or YouTube. Moreover, it was possible to cast websites using the Chrome browser on the Mac.
Google Chromecast is a lot different than Airplay because you do multitasking on the device, plus it also keeps streaming the content when it goes into the sleeping mode. Soon after the device was launched, it has received support for a spectrum of channels like HBO GO, Hulu+ and Pandora. There are various apps as well, which can now be accessed like, Vevo, Plex, Songza, Red Bull TV, Post TV and more.
In this blog post, we are going to discuss how to setup and use Chromecast to stream digital content from Mac and iOS device.
Setup the Chromecast
You don’t need an actual power sources to get the device started. You can plug it into the USB port of the TV. To set up Chromecast, you need to have an LCD TV or LED TV or a smart TV. The start-up process includes the traditional Google logo, which is followed by some beautiful background pictures.
You need to download Chromecast app on the Mac by using Google Chrome to get the device started. When you perform Chromecast setup from your computer, then you will be directed to the Google setup page, where you need to download Chromecast extension or a standalone app.
The Chromecast app is going to search for the Google Chromecast on the local network, if you want to use for the first time. You can download and install the extension for Chromecast, which you didn’t perform earlier. You also need to check that your internet connection is fully functional, otherwise you won’t be able to use the device.
You can go to the official site of Google Chromecast in order to download Chromecast setup. You can also find the Chromecast download from the app store, so there are options available for you. If you haven’t understood any of this, then you have to take the help of a technical support for Google Chromecast.