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How to Chromecast Safari Browser Using iPhone and Mac

Three simple methods to cast Safari contents to the Chromecast connected TV.

Safari is a default web browser on Mac, iPhone, and iPad. It is one of the secure web browsers to use on your Apple devices. Unlike Google Chrome, Safari browsers don’t have built-in cast support to mirror the browser on Chromecast. Hence, you need to mirror your Mac on Chromecast with the help of the Chrome browser before casting the Safari browser. You need to use the third-party screen mirroring app on iPhone and iPad.

How to Chromecast Safari Browser to the TV from Mac

#1: Connect your Chromecast to a Wi-Fi network, and then connect your Mac to the same network.

 Chromecast Safari

#2: Launch the Chrome browser on your Mac. Right-click on the browser screen and choose the Cast menu. Or, tap the three-dotted icon on the browser and choose the Cast menu.

Chromecast Safari

#3: Mac will search for the nearby devices connected to the same network. Once your Chromecast name appears on the browser, choose the Sources tab.

#4: Select Cast Desktop and then tap on your Chromecast name.

#5: Select and share your Mac screen.

#6: After mirroring the Mac, minimize the Chrome browser and launch Safari.

#7: Now, play a video or browse web pages on the Safari browser and watch it on the TV.

How to Chromecast Safari to the TV from iPhone/iPad

Unlike Android, iPhone/iPad screens cannot be mirrored on Chromecast directly. You need to use screen mirroring apps like Replica.

#1: Install Replica App from the App store.

#2: Once it was installed, launch it and select your Chromecast device name.

Chromecast Safari

Note – You can’t find your Chromecast device when your iPhone and the Chromecast were connected to a different network.

#3: Tap the Start button and choose the Start Broadcast menu.

Chromecast Safari

#4: Your iPhone screen will appear on the TV.

#5: Now, open the Safari browser to view it on your TV screen.

Alternate Way: Using Lightning Digital AV Adapter

You can also screen mirror the iPhone on your TV without using Chromecast and third-party apps. You need a Lightning Digital AV Adapter and HDMI cable for this method.

Lightning Digital AV Adapter

#1: Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the Lightning Digital AV Adapter and another end to the HDMI port of your TV.

#2: Turn on your TV and choose the proper input source.

#3: Connect the lightning end of the adapter to your iPhone.

#4: Wait for a few seconds, and the iPhone will mirror on the TV screen.

#5: Now, open the Safari browser on your iPhone and start browsing to view it on the larger screen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a Chromecast extension available for the Safari browser?

No. Currently, there is no cast extension available for the Safari browser.

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