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Twitch Chromecast streaming: step-by-step plan for casting

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Wesley Akkerman

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You can access Twitch via Chromecast stream. Twitch is a live streaming service where many gamers show off what they've got, and much more. If you want to know exactly how the streaming service works in combination with Google's popular device, read on.

Do you want to go with Twitch Chromecast stream? Twitch has the option to go to the Chromecast can be streamed via the app, but this can also be done via the PC and laptop. Here you have one set Chromecast required, after which the cast icon will appear in the Twitch app/browser.

What is Twitch?

Twitch is an online video platform where users can upload videos of themselves and present live streams. The site mainly caters to the need for live gameplay content, where gamers share their adventures with a large number of viewers.

In recent years, the platform has grown incredibly fast and other categories have also been added. For example, it is possible to enjoy tea with your viewers. But there are also some more spicy streams or videos that are all about lifestyle and the like.

Twitch is part of Amazon. If you have a subscription to Amazon Prime, you can distribute a monthly subscription to a streamer. That way you can support them. You can use the app directly on a TV on media player, otherwise via your smartphone or computer.

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Twitch via Chromecast see

Before we explain how to use Twitch via Chromecast it is good to know which conditions you must meet.

  • You havet a Google Chromecast need or a TV or media player with Chromecast built-in (a built-in version of Chromecast on Android TV devices
  • You must use Twitch on your PC or mobile device; the apps have a built-in Chromecastfunctionality
  • both the Chromecast (or the TV) as the broadcasting source (your PC or smartphone) must be on the same network

It is therefore good to check whether you are Chromecastdevice – in whatever form – properly installed. Walk the wifi settings check again or reinstall the device if you run into problems. Is this your first Chromecastthen you have to install it.

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Have you completed the installation? Great, then we can grab Twitch. You can create a profile on the website and within the app to view the content. However, this is not mandatory, but it does give you access to all functionalities and options on the platform.

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Twitch Chromecast through the app and the browser

To Twitch via Chromecast and view the app, proceed as follows.

  1. Open the app on your smartphone.
  2. Log in to your account with your personal information.
  3. Click on a video or live stream you want to watch.
  4. At the top right you will now see a number of icons.
  5. Click on the well-known Cast icon on the left side of that row.
  6. Now a pop-up appears with your available Chromecastdevices.
  7. Select the device you want to watch on and let the app do the rest.

If the Casticoon does not appear, it may be that your smartphone or Chromecast do not use or use a different WiFi network.

(Image: Twitch, edit: Wesley Akkerman)

Twitch Chromecast via PC or laptop

Do you want to stream Twitch via your PC to a Chromecast, then you follow roughly the same steps.

  1. Go to the website of the live streaming service.
  2. Log in to your account with your personal information.
  3. Click on a video or live stream you want to watch.
  4. In the video player you should see a Casticoon at the bottom.
    1. If that is not the case, click on the three dots in the Google Chrome bar at the top right and select the option Cast…; you can also right click on the stream and click on Cast….
  5. Now a pop-up appears with your available Chromecastdevices.
  6. Select the device you want to watch on and let the app do the rest.

There are quite a few now Chromecasts on the market, but which one should you buy? In this article we will answer that. Do you already have a Chromecast, but is it not working properly for some reason? Then happy exist a number of solutions.

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