Watch Downloaded Movies on Your TV Using Chromecast

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Chromecast is a small device that can connect your television to your WiFi network, allowing you to stream content from websites such as YouTube or Netflix.

In addition to its streaming capabilities, Chromecast also allows you to watch movies and videos stored to your hard disk or other removable storage connected to your PC. This article will walk you through how to connect your Chromecast device to your HDTV. All that's required is an active wireless network.

Mirror Media Content on Your TV Using Chromecast

Before beginning, download and configure Chromecast on your television.

Next, open Google Chrome and press Ctrl + O.

A window will open up inviting you to browse your hard drive for your desired content. Select the video or movie you'd like to play.

Your content will begin playing in a browser tab. Click the Google Cast button located to the right of your address bar and select your Chromecast.

Your content should now display on your HDTV screen.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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