How to Change Chromecast Resolution? [2022]

We won’t stop while streaming our favorites. But getting those streaming services on our desired device is a task. Because the streaming service may not be compatible with your device. Then you will go for casting, screen mirroring method or another streaming service. Oftentimes, we choose to cast or mirror those content on our desired device. While casting or mirroring the content, the video will be cropped or doesn’t fit for full screen. It’s a tough task for us to watch the videos in a full-screen view without any hassle. And we are providing the procedure to get rid of these obstacles while casting or mirroring the content using Chromecast. The procedure is to change the resolution settings on Chromecast.

Is it Possible to Change Chromecast Resolution?

There are no Settings to change the resolution on Chromecast. So the answer is no. You can do the changes only on the streaming services you choose to cast or mirror content. You can’t make changes on those streaming services which have built-in cast options. And those streaming services are Hulu, YouTube, Netflix, and so on. We can go for other services like VLC Media Player, MX Player, and more. They support you to change the resolution. And changing the orientation as Portrait or Landscape on your device may also display the content that fits the screen. Read further to change the aspect ratio on VLC Media Player and MX Player.

How to Change Chromecast Resolution? [VLC Player]

Get along with the procedure to change the resolution on VLC Media Player on Smartphone and Desktop.

Change Chromecast Aspect Ratio
Change Chromecast Aspect Ratio

Using Smartphone

Try changing the resolution on VLC Media Player on your Smartphone by proceeding with the procedure.

Step1: Get access to VLC Media Player on your Smartphone.

Step2: Play any video on VLC Media Player from your Smartphone, and cast or mirror it to Chromecast connected TV.

Step3: Tap once on the video playing page on your Smartphone, press the Aspect Ratio icon repeatedly until you get the right aspect ratio for your screen. The Aspect Ratio icon is placed at the bottom-right corner of the video playing page.

Change Chromecast Resolution

You can see the changes on your Chromecast connected TV. Pick up the right aspect ratio that fits your TV screen. This will help you to change the height and width of your videos.

Using Desktop

Try changing the resolution on VLC Media Player on Desktop by getting along with the procedure.

Step1: Get VLC Media Player on your Desktop and set it up for further doings.

Step2: Mirror your Desktop to Chromecast connected TV.

Step3: Go to VLC Media Player on Desktop and prefer the video options in the Menu bar.

Change Chromecast Aspect Ratio

Step4: Specify the Aspect Ratio and choose the ratio which fits your screen.

After changing the aspect ratio of your VLC. You can see the screen resolution changes.

How to Change Chromecast Resolution? [MX Player]

You can change the resolution on MX Player. For further steps, get along with the upcoming procedure.

Step1: Download the MX Player on Smartphone.

Step2: Mirror your Smartphone to Chromecast connected TV.

Step3: Then get access to the MX Player app on your Smartphone.

Step4: Tap on the More options icon (three-dotted vertical icon) on the MX Player app.

Step5: Get into Display and prefer Aspect Ratio on the MX Player app on your Smartphone.

Change Chromecast Aspect Ratio

Change Chromecast Aspect Ratio

Step6: Pick a ratio that is apt for your screen and save changes on the MX Player app on your Smartphone.

Change Chromecast Aspect Ratio

Final thoughts

The above-mentioned procedures are not only for the Chromecast dongle but also for the Smart TVs which have built-in Chromecast features. Proceed with our above-mentioned instructions and enjoy watching the content on full screen. Get proceeded with the steps to change the resolution of Chromecast. Thanks for reading our article.

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