Join Dan Gookin for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up a screencast, part of Android Tips and Tricks (2015).
- A screencast offers a way to share…certain content from your Android phone or tablet…with an Internet-ready HDTV.…To make it happen, you need such a TV…plus you also need a screencasting gizmo,…such as Google's Chromecast, to get everything connected…and ensure that your phone or tablet is on the same…Wi-Fi network as the Chromecast device.…I've already done that here at the Lynda studio.…The Chromecast has been configured, the TV is turned on…and switched to the Chromecast HDMI input channel,…such as HDMI3.…
This step is important.…You must have the TV on and turned to the Chromecast input…before you can cast a screen from your Android…phone or tablet.…Next, on your Android open an app…that's capable of broadcasting, such as…the Chrome web browser, Netflix, Play Movies & TV,…YouTube, Photos and so on.…In this example, I'll open the Photos app.…View an image.…As long as the Chromecast connection is available,…you'll see the Chromecast icon.…
Tap it to view the image on the TV.…Choose the Chromecast device.…Here it's called LDC Chromecast.…
- Finding and managing apps
- Shooting video
- Editing images
- Enjoying some tunes
- Reading ebooks
- Exploring Google Now
- Saving maps
- Printing from your Android
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Working with Apps and Widgets
2. Camera and Photo Tips
3. Recreational Activities
4. General Tips and Tricks
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