How To Stream Movies And TV Shows To Your TV With An Android
Google Cast vs Video & TV Cast Samsung TV vs Sony TV Media Player ... and 1 more

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App 1: Google Cast

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The Android Google Cast app will let you stream any Cast enabled app to your TV.

  1. 1
    Connect to WiFi.
    Connect your Android phone to the same WiFi network that your TV is on.
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  2. 2
    Open A Cast Enabled App.
    Open up an enabled app, like YouTube, There are thousands of Cast enabled apps that can stream movies and music, just download them from the Google Play.
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  3. 3
    Start Casting.
    Once you run your Cast enabled app, just press the Cast button and the media will be broadcast to your TV.
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The number of Cast enabled apps is extensive, but some are listed here:

  • TVs and Movies: Netflix, Google Play Movies, HBO Now, Hulu, Sling TV
  • Music and Audio: Spotify, Pandora, Google Play Music, iHeartradio, NPR ONE
  • Games: Angry Birds Friends, Just Dance Now, Driver Speedboat Paradise, Monopoly Here & Now, Twitch
  • Sports: Watch ESPN, MLS Live, NBA for Chromecast, CBS Sports, NHL
  • Photos and Videos: YouTube, TED, Pixlr - Free Photo Editor, Chrome, Lyve
  • Other: Sesame Street Go, Fitnet, Google Slides, Haystack TV News, DailyBurn
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App 2: Video & TV Cast Samsung TV

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The company 2kit consulting created this app for a number of different TVs and devices. This one is for Samsung, and they also create one for Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Android TV and Nexus Player.

  1. 1
    Download the Samsung Smart TV app.
    Download the app TV Cast to your TV. It in the videos category of the Smart Hub or search for "TV Cast".
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  2. 2
    Open Video & TV Cast on your Android device.
    Open the add, press the connect button and get your IP address.
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  3. 3
    Enter your IP address in the TV app.
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  4. 4
    Start casting.
    Press "tap here to cast".
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App 3: Sony TV Media Player

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If you would like to stream photos and videos, you can use the Sony TV Media Player from ZappoTV. Some of the features include:

  • Search through videos
  • Add to favorites
  • History management
  • Music playlists management
  • Sharing
  • Continuous music and video play
  • Upload photos and videos
  • Access to your DLNA Media Servers

App 4: AllConnect - Play & Stream

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Will allow you to connect to the following:

  • Smart TVs (Samsung, LG, Sony, Panasonic, Philips, etc)
  • Chromecast
  • Amazon FireTV
  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • Xbox
  • AirPlay speakers
  • DLNA devices
  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.
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