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

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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    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

App 2: Video & TV Cast Samsung TV

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

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

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

Questions and Answers

Problem in receiving the ip-codes/ Samsung smart-tv/ model: UA40H52O3ER?

Seem to be redirected constantly. something else peaks interested often. left doing the same sequence of subroutines then again. want ip-code for better streamline with Android. please. Vague at best. redirected often. I admit all queries might not have been imaged. what with different functionality off devices and individual applications, but more could be done to simplify operating system (OS). could make answers to questions ask more specific to type of equipment. be specific. s. I have tried: Logged in to Google, to get an Android account? over and over again. wasted a lot of money. really frustrating with domain name and such. I think it was caused by: Not understanding program/questionare. screen switching automatically to default setting

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