If you have a Chromecast in your hands and want to configure it, you have reached the right place. This small device work and grace of Google has become a must for many. The first day we plugged it behind the TV and it seems that we forgot about it, but every time we use it we know why we like it so much . The convenience of launching any video on TV is what you have.
In this article, we will review the first steps you should take with your Chromecast, whether it is the first version or the second. The way to configure its operation is identical and not at all complicated as we are going to see. Continue reading to learn how to set up Chromecast simply.
How to set up Chromecast (or Chromecast Ultra) step by step
The first step is to connect the device to the TV through one of the HDMI ports, also connecting the USB cable to an output ditto of the TV or, if it is not possible, to a plug thanks to the head that incorporates it. Either option is valid, since this connection simply serves to power the Chromecast.
Once connected, the next step is to go to the corresponding channel of the HDMI socket that we have used and download the application, if we do not have it already downloaded, which allows us to continue configuration. This is Google Home , available for both Android and iOS .
We continue making sure that the device from which we are going to configure Chromecast is connected to the same wifi network that we want to use with Google’s invention and, then, we access the application. In it we must touch on Start or look for the card of the Chromecast in question to access Configure .
At this point we will have to identify ourselves with our Google account, which we will link to the device, give the necessary permissions concerning the location and, then, look for our Chromecast . Once found click on Next . If you have found several, we will select the one that we want to configure and we will do the same, touch Next . The name of our player will appear on the screen that we have seen on our television after connecting it.
Now that the application has connected the phone to Chromecast, the connection will be established asking if we see a certain code on television. If yes, click on Yes . If not, we must return to look for the device placing us as close as possible to it. On the next screen we may select our region, then we will have to choose the room where the Google player is and finally connect it to the Wi-Fi network.
Normally the Wi-Fi connection to which the mobile device from which we are using Google Home will be pre-selected , so we will simply click Next . After a few seconds in which Chromecast will finish the configuration, a screen will appear on our TV that will indicate that it is ready to send content.
From here to enjoy Chromecast!