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Android - Stream your backed up Videos on to your TV using Chromecast

December 20, 2016

Just in time for Christmas, we are happy to announce Chromecast support for the Livedrive Android app.

 

Google has created a device called a Chromecast. This is a small dongle that plugs into your TV, enabling you to display content from your phone or tablet on your TV. It’s great for watching your videos on a bigger screen.

 

You can purchase a Chromecast from the Google Store click here

 

Today we have added Chromecast support to the Livedrive Android app, enabling you to watch videos from your Pro Suite account on your TV. This is perfect for viewing all of your home videos this Christmas.

 

Setting up Chromecast streaming

With your Chromecast plugged into your TV follow these instructions:

  1. Connect your phone/tablet to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.

  2. Find a video in the new Livedrive Android app, long press the file and select “Stream” from the file menu. The video will start playing.

  3. Click on the new cast icon at the top right of the app to connect to Chromecast.

  4. The content should then be streamed to your TV.

 

 

 

 

Download the new app now:

If you have the app installed, it should already have updated. If you haven’t installed the app yet, click below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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