Here’s how you can play Android games on your TV with a Chromecast

Now that you know that, can you resist yourself from playing your Android games on TV?

By: Nilakshi Pathak

A gamer knows the fact that bigger the screen optimized is the fun that you will have while playing the game! Till now we have played games in our small Android smartphones, now it’s the time to shift to a new screen. Many of us have heard about Chromecast but did you know the fact that you can play your regular Android games on TV with the help of it?

Here’s how you can play Android games on your TV with a Chromecast

Now that you know that, can you resist yourself from playing your Android games on TV? If the answer is no, here is our guide to help you through it.

Step By Step Guide To Use Chromecast for Playing Android Games On TV

Many Android smartphones have a built-in feature known as screen mirroring. It is through this feature; we use Chromecast to play Android games on TV. It should be noted that not all the Android smartphones have this feature. Stock Android phones like Pixel and Nexus have this feature while non-stock devices like Samsung Galaxy lack this feature.

How to use ChromeCast on a Stock Android device?

If you own a running stock Android device, using the screen mirroring feature will be a child’s play for you. Follow the steps given below to cast your device screen from stock Android.

Step 1: Pull down your notification bar and search for “Cast” icon. If it is not available in the notification bar, add it by editing your 'Quick Settings’ panel.

Step 2: Tap on the icon once you find it.

Step 3: Choose the device where you want to cast screen.

This should immediately cast your mobile screen to the chosen device. You can disconnect by tapping on the “Cast” icon again and then tapping on “Disconnect” tab.

How to use ChromeCast on a Non-Stock Android device?

Using ChromeCast in a non-stock Android device is bit different but is still easy. All you need to do is follow the simple steps given below.

Step 1: Launch Google Home app on your device.

Step 2: Slide open the menu present on the left side. Now tap on “Cast screen/audio.”

Step 3: A pop-up message will now appear on your screen saying that your experience may vary because Screen Casting is not optimized for your device. Click on “OK.”

Step 4: Tap on the “Cast Screen/Audio” tab and select your cast device.

Voila! You are good to go now. You can disconnect by tapping on the Cast notification visible on the notification bar and then selecting “Disconnect.”

What’s next?

Once you have successfully done the mirroring of your device, all you need to is to launch the game on your Android device! Every move that you make on your Android device will now be visible on your TV screen.

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