Twitch is a live TV streaming platform preferred by gamers across the world. It lets them live stream their gaming session to people across the world. Apart from that, people are also using Twitch to stream their activities like cooking, singing, and more. If you find an interesting streamer, you can follow their channel to get instant notifications about their broadcast. Moreover, you can stream their video on the bigger screen of the TV by casting it via Chromecast. Even if you had Chromecast built-in TV, you could cast Twitch videos to it from your smartphone or Chrome browser installed Smartphone or PC.
Twitch has built-in support to view the videos on the Chromecast device. You can cast it directly from the Twitch app that you installed on Android or iPhone. Those who have Windows or Mac computers can use the Chrome browser to cast the Twitch videos. With the latest version of the Twitch app, you can cast high-quality videos like 1080p at 60fps to Chromecast. But for high-quality videos, you need Chromecast Ultra 4K.
How to Chromecast Twitch Videos Using Android/iPhone
1 – Launch the Twitch app that you installed and ensure that you’re logged in.
2 – Click the Cast icon that you can view on the top of the screen.
You can’t find the cast icon if your smartphone and Chromecast are connected to a different WiFi network.
3 – Select your Chromecast device and wait for a few seconds.
4 – Once connected, play the video you want and it will play on the TV.
While casting, you can use the smartphone for other purposes without turning off the WiFi connection.
5 – Once you have finished watching, click the Cast icon again and choose STOP CASTING.
How to Chromecast Twitch Videos Using Computer
Ensure that the Chrome browser installed on your browser is updated on the latest version. If not, update your Chrome browser and then follow the below steps.
1 – Launch the Chrome browser and visit twitch.tv.
2 – Login to your account and select the Twitch video that you want to cast.
Ensure that your PC and Chromecast are connected to the same network.
3 – Right-click on the screen and hit the Cast menu.
4 – Choose your Chromecast device and wait for the PC screen to mirror on the TV.
5 – After mirroring the screen, play the Twitch video that you want to view.
6 – It will appear on your Chromecast device.
Step 5 – Now, watch the Twitch video on your TV screen.
Twitch Not Working on Chromecast – Simple Fixes
Due to some reasons, the Twitch may not be cast to your desired device. The reason may vary according to the issue. Regardless of the reason, try these steps to solve the issue.
- Check whether the Chromecast is properly connected to the TV or not.
- Choose the right input source on your TV.
- Check for recent updates on your Chromecast device and Twitch app.
- Uninstall the Twitch app on your smartphone and install it again.
- Restart your Chromecast and smartphone
Most probably, the issue will be fixed with the above steps. If not, reset your Chromecast and then try to cast the Twitch videos.
Yes, you can cast the Twitch app to any casting device.
You can use the Twitch website to watch Twitch videos.