- 1 How can I play music on my phone while casting?
- 2 Does Chromecast Audio have Bluetooth?
- 3 Can you AirPlay to Chromecast Audio?
- 4 How can I cast without audio?
- 5 How do I get Chromecast to play through my receiver?
- 6 Can I cast to TV but use headphones?
- 7 Can I use Bluetooth headphones with Chromecast?
- 8 Why was Chromecast Audio discontinued?
- 9 Does Chromecast sound better than Bluetooth?
- 10 How do I change audio output on Chromecast?
- 11 Can I AirPlay from iPhone to Chromecast?
- 12 Is AirPlay the same as Chromecast?
How can I play music on my phone while casting?
Split Chromecast Video from Audio on Your Phone
- After installing LocalCast on your iPhone or Android, open it.
- Tap on the “Cast” option in the bottom left corner of the app, and it will connect to Chromecast.
- Choose the video you want to play and click on “Route Audio to Device” within the player.
Does Chromecast Audio have Bluetooth?
The Chromecast Audio is no more. It’s also worth noting that all Google Home devices can connect to Bluetooth-enabled speakers, though plenty of people surely have a nice speaker setup at home that doesn’t have built-in Bluetooth support.
Can you AirPlay to Chromecast Audio?
Is AirPlay Compatible with Chromecast? Unfortunately, not directly. You will need the help of a third-party service to cast your Apple device to a Chromecast device.
How can I cast without audio?
All you have to do is uncheck the share audio option and then cast. What will be transmitted will be the video to the TV and the audio will be left on your desktop/laptop then you can just mute it, or just mute the TV externally if your main goal is to just cast the video only.
How do I get Chromecast to play through my receiver?
1. Plug in your Chromecast device to any available HDMI IN connector on your AV Receiver (Preferably to the “Media Player” HDMI IN). 2. Turn on your AV Receiver and set the Source Select to the input your Chromecast is connected to (Media Player was selected on this example).
Can I cast to TV but use headphones?
There is an app called LocalCast which will allow you to cast video to the Chromecast while playing the audio locally on the Android, thus allowing you to use your headphones on your device but still watch saved videos on a TV. You’ll only be able to do this with videos that you have downloaded already.
Can I use Bluetooth headphones with Chromecast?
As hinted above, you can only use wireless, Bluetooth headphones with Chromecast. There is a vast array of wireless headphones to choose from. As with most technology, however, you get what you pay for.
Why was Chromecast Audio discontinued?
The official reason Google provided for discontinuing the Audio line was that they already had many products for users to enjoy their music and podcasts. They informed customers the Chromecast Audio would still be supported but no longer manufactured.
Does Chromecast sound better than Bluetooth?
So, if you compare Chromecast Audio vs Bluetooth, Chromecast Audio is definitely a winner in audio quality. Of course, the audio quality also depends on the music source and your speaker. Chromecast Audio is usually not the bottleneck. But Bluetooth usually is the bottleneck for audio quality.
How do I change audio output on Chromecast?
Speakers and Chromecast
- Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi or linked to the same account as your Chromecast or speaker.
- Open the Google Home app.
- Tap your device Settings. Audio, then: To choose the TV or speaker you want to use when you play music, tap Default music speaker.
Can I AirPlay from iPhone to Chromecast?
AirPlay is Apple’s native casting function. Unfortunately, it isn’t compatible with Chromecast devices. You will need to use one of the third-party applications we’ve mentioned above to stream content from your Apple device to your Chromecast.
Is AirPlay the same as Chromecast?
Airplay streams content from your device over your Wi-Fi network and into the Apple TV or any other Apple device. Chromecast pulls the content from your device. Chromecast takes care of the playback, downloading, and showing it on the receiving device.