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How to Watch IPTV on Chromecast From Smartphone & PC

Cast IPTV on Chromecast to stream all your favorite live TV channels, movies, and series/shows.

Key Highlights

  • Android (VLC Player): MoreStreamsNew streamPaste IPTV URLPlayCast
  • iPhone (VLC Player): NetworkOpen Network Stream Paste IPTV URLOpen Network StreamPlayCast.
  • PC: Cast PCLaunch VLC PlayerMediaOpen Network StreamPaste IPTV URLPlay

IPTV is an alternative way to stream TV channels and on-demand content without cable TV and satellite providers. You can subscribe to an IPTV provider and use an IPTV player to watch your favorite content. In addition, IPTV players have additional features like Chromecast, where you can watch the content on your smart TV from your smartphone or PC. Therefore, you can install the IPTV players app on your smartphone from the Play Store or App Store to stream the content.

How to Chromecast IPTV Using VLC Media Player [Android]

We have used the VLC Media Player for smartphone and PC for demonstration. Before casting VLC, ensure you have updated the VLC Media Player app on your smartphone.

[1] First, connect your smartphone to WiFi, to which your Chromecast device is connected.

[2] Launch the VLC Media Player on your smartphone.

[3] Tap More (Meatballs icon) at the bottom.

[4] Under Streams, tap New stream.

Tap Streams to add IPTV url

[5] In the Network Address box, paste the IPTV URL.

Adding IPTV Url to Chromecast

[6] Tap the Arrow icon to start streaming on your smartphone.

[7] Now, tap the Cast icon and find your Chromecast device.

[8] Tap and connect it to the device.

[9] Once paired, the content starts streaming on your smart TV.

How to Chromecast IPTV Using VLC Media Player [iPhone]

[1] Open the VLC Player application on your iPhone.

[2] Tap Network at the bottom.

[3] Under Network, tap Open Network Stream.

open network stream to add IPTV url and chromecast

[4] Paste the IPTV URL in the text area and tap Open Network Stream.

Add IPTV Url to chromecast

You can find the two checkboxes. Tap to select them based on your preference.

[5] The content starts streaming, and tap the Cast icon.

[6] From the list of devices, choose your Chromecast device name and pair it.

[7] Once paired, the content starts streaming on your smart TV.

How to Chromecast IPTV Using VLC Media Player [Windows & Mac]

The VLC Media Player is one of the best IPTV players for Windows and Mac. You can use it on your PC for streaming IPTV content. To cast, connect your PC and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.

[1] Launch the Chrome browser on your PC.

[2] Click the three vertical dot icons and select Cast from the list of options.

select Cast option

[3] Click the drop-down icon next to the Sources tab and choose Cast Desktop.

[4] Choose your Chromecast device, and the PC screen will mirror the TV.

[5] Launch the VLC Media Player and select Media at the top. Click Open Network Stream.

click Open Network Stream

[6] Click the Network tab and type the IPTV link in the network URL section.

enter the IPTV URL

[7] Wait for VLC to load the contents.

[8] Select and play the title you want. It will mirror the TV screen.

You can also install and use the IPTV players that are convenient for you. If the chosen IPTV player lacks built-in cast support, you need to mirror your smartphone screen on Chromecast TV before streaming IPTV content.

Other IPTV Players for Chromecast

There are several IPTV players available for smartphones with built-in cast support. Some of them are,

BubbleUPnP

BubbleUPnP is one of the most widely used IPTV players worldwide. It has a standalone app, available only for Android features. This IPTV player has many features like choosing a playback device, browsing media, controlling playback, transcode support, and many more.

IPTV Smarters PRO

It is also one of the best IPTV players to use. With IPTV Smarters Pro, you can watch live content, movies, and series on any device like an Android smartphone, Firestick, Android TV/Box, and Nvidia Shield TV. There is no standalone app for iOS users.

IPTV by Alexander Sofronov

IPTV by Alexander Sofronov is one of the best apps for premium features. The app’s premium features are Auto-play, Ad-free, playlist history, video players, and many more. You can use the IPTV on your Android smartphone, Windows, and Linux PCs.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I cast M3U links to Chromecast?

A few IPTV players support streaming from M3U links. With that, you can easily cast the videos from M3U links.

2. Are IPTV legal?

The legality is based on the IPTV provider you choose. Providers like Sling TV, fuboTV, and YouTube TV are legal.

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