Cast To TV Without Chromecast

Streaming your favorite TV shows and movies on the TV, Google Chromecast is an absolute thing to rely upon to make it happen. But do you still think this is the only way out to make this possible? Let’s burst the bubble now to the solution for this. Thanks to the, technological advancement which has made it possible to cast to TV without Chromecast for both Android and iPhone users.

Let us look at some of the methods which work just like the Chromecast and are very easy to implement as well.

Ways to cast to TV without Chromecast for both Android and iPhone users:

Smart View Option

Samsung users will be well known of this feature, allowing you to mirror your screen with your smart TV easily. This is available in the Quick Links Panel of the device.

Go to Home Screen and Swipe Down to open the Quick Links Panel

Click on Smart View Icon

You can now see the available devices to connect to and mirror your Phone. If you cannot see your TV Name in this list, please re-check whether the TV and Phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi or not and, if not, connect both devices to the same Wi-Fi.

After you find your TV name, connect the same and select Start Now

If you have a PIN set up previously, you might have to put the same if asked.

Now you are ready to watch your Phone Screen on the TV and watch any content you want without a Chromecast.

Screencast Option

This option is available on every Android Phone and is an in-built function on your android device, which looks like Square with a Wi-fi logo inside it found while browsing YouTube or Netflix.

Open your desired application to view any video. The screencast option is found in the Top-right corner of your screen.

Click on the same and connect to your TV.

Ensure your TV and Android Device are connected to the same Wi-fi network.

Screen Mirroring through Phone 

Swipe down on your home screen and open the Control Centre.

You will find the Screen Mirroring Logo that looks like Two Rectangles connected one inside the other below the Wi-fi and Bluetooth menu.

Check whether the TV and Phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi and are ready for Screen Mirroring.

Search for your TV from the list of options available and click on it once you find your TV name on the screen and enjoy the video in the Big Box.

This is one of the easiest procedures for casting your Device to TV without the help of Chromecast but check on the privacy terms before using the same.

HDMI-to-Phone Adapters Connection

HDMI Cables work wonders when it comes to the option of just connecting this with a Phone or Laptop for casting. This is one of the best and undoubtedly easiest ways if you want to mirror your phone to the TV.

Plug in an HDMI Cable to an HDMI-to-phone adapter.

Now connect the adapter to your phone to begin the screen mirroring.

Enjoy your favorite content or shows without any interruption or connection problems.

Adapters can be a bit costly but are very handy when it comes to casting your screen to a TV or a Monitor quite often. Samsung has an adapter called as USB-C to HDMI adapter, and likewise, Apple has the adapter called Lightning Digital AV Adapter. Both these provide a great video quality.

Using Third-Party applications

There are multiple free apps you can find on the Play Store and App store if you think of screen monitoring with the help of third-party apps. If you prefer mirroring the screen without going through the above steps or find any issue with the above methods, Third Party applications like Mirroring 360, Secondscreen, TeamViewer, AnyDesk, etc. could be your ultimate resort to this.

Airplay or Screen Mirroring

For the Macbook/iMac users, the Airplay option has been developed to cast through these devices. You will find the option of Airplay on your Macbook/iMac, which is as easy as using Chromecast in Androids for connection wirelessly.

You will find the Airplay option on the header of the menu bar on your Macbook.

It looks like a Rectangle above a Triangle at the bottom.

Click on the same and proceed.

You can see now the list of available devices, with which you can mirror your screen under the Airplay menu.

Tap on your TV name once you find it, and enjoy watching the contents on your TV with the help of this in your Macbook/iMac.

These are some of the best ways by which you can cast to TV without Chromecast in an easy and hassle-free way.

Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issues.


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