Category: Chromecast


  • How to Change Time Zone and Time Format on Chromecast

    Google Chromecast displays time and weather on your TV when it is idle. This is called Ambient mode. You can change the time zone and the time format from the Google Home app. Change Time Zone and Time Format To change time zone and time format of your Chromecast: Open the Google Home app. Tap […]

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  • ‘On-device Assistant’ Coming to Chromebooks

    Google debuted a new and improved version of Assistant at Google I/O 2019. This new Assistant, according to Google could live on your device and handle your queries without connecting to the cloud each time. A new flag discovered by our friends at Chrome Unboxed suggests that this feature is headed to Chrome OS as […]

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  • ‘Failed to cast. Please try again’ When Casting Desktop

    If you get a “Failed to cast. Please try again.” message while trying to mirror desktop or tab from your PC or Mac, try the following recommendations. Note: This is a collection of solutions and recommendations that we found by browsing through dozens of forum posts and Reddit threads. Feel free to add your suggestions […]

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  • Why is My Chromecast Zoomed In?

    Are you seeing pictures and videos on your Chromecast zoomed-in, displaying widescreen, or cropped off? This article will help you troubleshoot this issue and make Chromecast zoom out. Why is it zoomed in or cropped off? You might occasionally see Chromecast videos or even Ambient Mode wallpapers getting cropped off on the screen. Most of […]

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  • How to Cast Videos from VLC to Chromecast

    After a (very) long wait, Chromecast support is now available on VLC Media Player. Version 3.0 of Chromecast now supports casting from Windows and iOS. Casting is available on the stable version of Chromecast. However, do not expect this to be 100% stable. It is still slightly buggy and you might face issues while casting. […]

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  • 8 Google Chromecast Tips (Updated for 2020)

    Chromecast has made thousands of TVs into Smart TVs without much effort or investment. Setting up and getting started with the device is easy. However, there learning a few Chromecast tips and tricks will take your Cast experience up a notch. That’s what this page intends to do. Here is a collection of Chromecast tips […]

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  • Control Chromecast Playback from Chrome Toolbar

    Update: This is now available on the Canary channel. It does not show thumbnails or album art yet. Google recently added a new feature called Global Media Control that lets users control media playback from the toobar. The company is extending this feature to media that you “Cast”. Global Media Control adds a play icon […]

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  • How to Mirror Your Desktop to Chromecast

    You can mirror the entire screen of your computer to your Chromecast in three steps. Click the Cast icon, from the Sources drop-down, select Cast desktop and choose your Chromecast. This guide explains how to mirror your computer screens to a Chromecast connected TV. Sharing your computer’s screen on the TV is one of the […]

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