Article ID : 00136391 / Last Modified : 17/08/2018

How do I use Google Cast on Sony's Android TV?

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As an alternative to the Miracast feature or Screen mirroring, enjoy casting your photos, videos and TV shows, music and other streaming services using your Android or Apple mobile device or using the Google Chrome browser on your computer.

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This article defines what and how to use the Google Cast feature using the Google Chrome browser or using Google Cast-enabled web sites or apps.


NOTE
: Additional troubleshooting steps are available if you encounter these symptoms when using the Google Cast feature:

The Android TV is not being detected as a Google Cast device./ The Cast icon is not being displayed on the mobile device , or even if it is displayed, Cast does not work.


If the Google Cast function of the Android TV does not work after doing the troubleshooting above, check these settings to make sure the Google Cast app is not disabled in the Android TV.

  1. Press the HOME button on the remote.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Apps in the TV category.
  4. Under the Apps, select System app.
  5. Under the System app, select Google Cast Receiver.
  6. Set it to Enable.