If you want to keep in touch with your friends, family, and colleagues. There are plenty of social media applications available in the play store and the Apple App Store. From that Google Hangouts is one of them. Google Hangouts is one of the most familiar mobile applications available in the play store and the Apple App Store. Here we are going to provide an in-depth guide on what is Hangouts? and how to Chromecast Hangouts to TV?
In this article, we are going to discuss on,
- What is meant by Google Chromecast?
- What is Google Hangouts?
- Features of Hangouts
- How to Chromecast Hangouts to TV?
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What is meant by Google Chromecast?
A small Dongle device inserted to Television’s HDMI port to avail some smart functions like streaming Amazon prime, HBO GO, Netflix and many. Two possible ways to avail Chromecast is by HDMI port and wireless cast. Chromecast connects your home network and it can be controlled with your smartphone. By using Chromecast you can see the smartphone screen on your TV on big-screen. Avail fun and entertainment by watching movies HD quality, net surfing, video calling, all at high resolution. It is very easy to Chromecast home networks with simple steps. Chromecast was invented by Google in the year 2013.
What is Google Hangouts?
Google Hangouts is one of the best communication application developed by Google. It is a feature of Google+. A communication software product developed by Google and it becomes a stand-alone product in 2013. Features like Google+ messenger and Google talk are integrated into Hangouts by google. Google Hangouts is one of the best mobile application for chat and group chat, HD Voice call and Video call, Group video call. We can share photos and videos with mobile contacts without compressing the file size through Hangouts.
One of the main Advantages of hangouts is it can be sync with your email and no need to back up the data, as they are available in email sync. Google Hangouts is available on both Android and iOS. So that we can avail hangouts in the Apple device also. Google Hangouts Meet is one stand out feature available in the Google Hangouts. Using this feature you can conduct office meetings, video conferencing.
Features of Google Hangouts:
- Avail chatting, voice calling and video calling to your handheld device contacts.
- For Group chat add contacts up to 150 people.
- Say more with status messages, photos, videos, maps, emoji, stickers, and animated GIFs.
- For group video chat we can add 10 people.
- The user can call anyone in the world, hangouts calls are free.
- Able to connect google voice account for phone calls, SMS texting, and voicemail integration.
- Access Hangouts across Android, iOS, and the web, and sync chats across all your devices.
- The user can message contacts anytime, even if they’re offline.
- Using Hangouts you can share your current location also.
- Using Google Cloud, you can manage all the mobile applications.
- Can conduct office meeting.
- Google Hangouts Chat.
- The user interface is simple to use.
How to Chromecast Google Hangouts to TV?
There are plenty of methods offered by many people online, Don’t bother with them. For casting, there is no need to add an extension or special URLs. Just follow the below steps, it’s far easier. Two different methods are available for Google Hangouts are
- Chromecast Hangouts using Smartphone.
- Chromecast Hangouts using PC’s Chrome browser.
How to Chromecast Hangouts using Smartphones?
Before Chromecast Hangouts to TV. We need some essential things are
- HDMI port inbuilded Smart TV.
- WIFI connectivity.
- Smartphone with hangouts application.
- Google Chromecast.
Let’s see below by steps to Hangouts Chromecast to Smart TV
Step1: Take the google Chromecast and connect one side to the Smart TV’s HDMI port and another side to the socket.
Step2: Ensure your smart TV and handheld device connected to the same WIFI network to avail Hangouts Chromecast.
Step3: Take your handheld device (Android/IOS) and download the latest version of your hangouts application from app stores.
Step4: Go back to settings and choose the connected device option.
Step5: Next, Select the Connection preference which is located inside the Connected device.
Step6: From the Connection Preference, you can see the Cast option.
Step7: Touch the Cast option.
Step8: Your Smartphone started to search nearby Chromecast devices.
Step9: From that Choose your casting device.
Step10: In a second, your phone display appears on your TV.
Step11: Now, Open the Hangouts application.
Step12: Sign-in to the hangouts application in your handheld device and sync contacts.
Step13: Open hangouts in your handheld device and enjoy chatting, video calling, group video calling in a large screen with HD quality.
How to Chromecast Hangouts using PC’s Chrome browser?
Step1: Same as the above method, plugin your Google Chromecast to your smart TV.
Step2: Download the latest version of hangouts or go to the web version https://hangouts.google.com/ in your PC.
Step3: Check whether both the devices are connected to the same WIFI network.
Step4: Install and sync the downloaded hangouts app or open the web version and sync to your PC for hangouts Chromecast.
Step5: Open Hangouts on your PC.
Step6: Right Click on the Hangouts app.
Step7: A drop-down pop-up opens, From the Choose the Cast option.
Step8: It will search the nearby casting devices.
Step9: From that, Choose your Chromecast device.
Step10: Now you can able to see your PC screen on Smart TV. Also, You can able to see hangouts application on your Smart TV.
Step11: Enjoy hangouts on the big screen as you continue to use hangouts on your PC.
Also, read out Chromecast Zoom Meeting
That’s it. These are the two possible ways to Chromecast Hangouts on your Smart TV. Follow the above instructions and cast your Google Hangouts screen to your TV easily. I have tried both the methods in my devices, Both the methods are working awesomely. If you facing any issues in the casting process, tell us in the below comment box.
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