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Questions tagged [chromecast]

For questions related to Google Chromecast, an audio/visual streaming device for locally connecting computers to televisions.

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Router connected to a router: how to cast different things in each router? [closed]

My brother is my neighbor and we are saving some money sharing internet, but I don't want to share anything else, just internet. What I did is to pass a cable through the wall that connects his ...
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How to prevent other unauthorized users in the home from Chromecasting videos using the Google Home Mini?

Is there any way to prevent unauthorized persons from Chromecasting videos using my default YouTube account that's attached to my Google Home Mini? I wish my voice were the only one authorized to ...
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How to cast local video files from computer to TV using Google Home?

Okay this may be quite much, but I am trying to use Google Home to cast a video from my laptop (which I don't mind using for this sole purpose since it's old and unneeded) to my Smart LG TV which has ...
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Chromecast Doesn't Show Up

Today, I moved my Chromecast from one room to another, and when I tried to connect, my phone couldn't find it. I did a factory reset, but now I still can't find the Chromecast on either my laptop or ...
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Wifi wall volume “dimmer” switch to control chromecast audio volume

I want to develop a wifi enabled wall volume "dimmer" switch that can control the volume on a chromecast audio. I was thinking of using a Lutron Caseta switch and trapping the changes with a RasPi ...
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How to instruct Google Home to play YouTube videos from *my* playlists

Everytime I ask Google Home to play a YouTube video, it searches for (seemingly) random playlists that may contain that video... sometimes it doesn't. I have my own playlists, with a specific video. ...
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Can't have a reliable connection between my mobile devices and my TV both through Chromecast and Apple TV [closed]

I have a Chromecast and Apple TV connected to a Phillips TV through the HDMI ports. The Wi-Fi router is on another room on the same floor. The devices are Android phone and iPad Mini. I was able to ...