You can watch almost everything that you want to watch on your Google Chromecast. It lets you stream almost everything. If you are interested in watching Amazon Video Tv shows or movies via Google chromecast, then read the article and know how you can do this in simple and easy steps.
Google Chromecast is a streaming dongle from the search giant that lets you stream almost everything that want to stream. Amazon prime Video is a home to handful of hit shows, but the competition between Amazon Fir TV Stick and Google Chromecast means it is hard to get Prime to run on latter. But this being 2017, your TV may already have a built-in Amazon prime video app. If not, the you only have a Google Chromecast tv.
There is a roundabout way to watch the TV shows and movies of Amazon prime video via branded dongle. But thing here is worth noting is that the Amazon Fire TV Stick costs around $50.14 and comes with an Alexa Voice remote. So, if you are planning on watching a lot of Amazon Prime content and don’t have a smart TV, then this is the best way to get high quality Amazon centric streaming.
For the roundabout method of watching Amazon prime video via Google Chromecast, you will need a device with Google Chrome browser installed and a Prime account that you will need anyway. Here are steps:
Install the Google Chrome browser
Google Chrome can be installed from the website of the company. Follow the steps laid out by the installer and you will have the browser on your device within no time.
Start Watching Amazon Prime Video in your Browser
Now open Amazon prime Video in your Chrome browser and select the option to watch content almost like that you do when you want to watch something on your laptop screen.
Mirror your browser tab
Once the movie or TV show started to play, pause it. With the Google Chromecast connected to the wi-fi of your home, click the three dots in your Chrome browser to show the toolbar settings, then select the option of cast from the dropdown menu.
This will give you the option to cast the browser window to your Google Chromecast. It will automatically cast the active tab, rather if you would cast the entire desktop, then you can select from the drop-down menu. Now Unpause the TV show or movie and it will play on your TV. You need to ensure that you have selected the full screen option on Amazon Prime Video otherwise the cast will only take a portion of your TV screen.
That is all that you need to cast your favorite Tv show or movie of Amazon Prime Video on to your Chromecast. All thanks for this goes to the magic mirroring. Without mirroring watching Amazon Prime Video via Google Chromecast would be a little bit tough.