WhatsApp holds a significant dominance in social media and is regarded as the best communication app in this decade. Every year, the application has been upgraded with some cool features. One such feature is making video calls to the people who are far away from you. Regardless of the distance, you can use WhatsApp to communicate with people via the internet easily. While making video calls, some people look for ways to watch their video calls on bigger screens. If you’re one of them, here are the steps to cast your WhatsApp video calls and images on TV using Chromecast. Despite WhatsApp not having built-in cast support, you can send its contents to bigger screens.
- TV with HDMI port
- Wi-Fi Connection
- Google Chromecast
- Android or iPhone with WhatsApp
- Plug-in the Chromecast device to the TV’s HDMI port and choose the right input source.
- Connect your Chromecast and WhatsApp installed Android/iPhone to the same Wi-Fi network
Note – The following guide is also applicable for TVs with built-in Chromecast support.
Steps to Chromecast WhatsApp Video Calls using Android
#1 On your Android phone, swipe down from the top to access the notification panel.
#2 Select the Cast menu. Depending on the Android version and manufacturer, the name of that menu will vary.
#3 Enable Wireless display and wait for the device to find all the available nearby devices.
#4 Select your Chromecast device.
#5 After mirroring your screen, launch the WhatsApp in your phone and make a video call with the person you want.
#6 The video call will mirror on the TV immediately. If you want to view the chat messages or images, open the respective chat, and then view it on the bigger screens.
#7 To disconnect, click the Cast icon again and choose the Disconnect option.
Steps to Chromecast WhatsApp to TV using iPhone
Unlike Android, iPhone doesn’t have a cast icon to mirror the screen. Instead, you have to use a third-party screen mirroring app.
#1 Install the Chromecast Streamer from the Apps Store and launch it on your iPhone.
#2 Select the Cast icon at the top and it will display all the available wireless devices.
#3 Choose your Chromecast device and click Connect.
#4 In the next screen, select Screen Cast and then choose Start Mirroring in the pop-up.
#5 Tap Start Broadcast to mirror iPhone screen on the Chromecast connected TV.
#6 Now, open WhatsApp and start a video call.
#7 To stop mirroring, open the Chromecast Streamer app, and click Stop Broadcast.
Unlike the smartphone version, the WhatsApp Web version on PC doesn’t support video calls. Hence, there is no need to Chromecast the web version. Mirror your Android/iPhone screen to the TV via Chromecast and view your vacation or function pictures along with your family members.
If you have any doubts while following the above steps, specify them in the comments section.