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How to Chromecast DIRECTV NOW to TV? [2021]

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Chromecast DirecTV Now

Lots of streaming apps are gradually adding the Chromecast support as to let its users cast contents to the bigger screen. DIRECTV NOW isn’t an exception and its users can now cast their favourite videos to the Chromecast built-in TV. It is a standalone streaming application to stream live TV and on-demand videos. With this, anyone can Chromecast DIRECTV NOW video contents from mobile as well as the desktop with latest Chrome browser. DIRECTV NOW is a cross-platform app and is compatible with Android, iOS, Chrome Browser, Firestick, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and more other platforms. On the other hand, you may get instant access to the top entertainment contents without any annual contract.

With DIRECTV NOW, you can stream breaking news, live sports, shows, on-demand titles at low cost. Based on the subscription package, you can choose to stream from more than 120 linear channels like CBS, Discovery, AMC, Disney, etc. However, you can opt for DIRECTV NOW PLUS subscription to stream HBO, STARZ, Showtime, and more at an additional cost. Most importantly, every other package of DIRECTV NOW supports cloud DVR storage and so you can record videos to watch it later.

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Chromecast DIRECTV NOW

You can Chromecast DIRECTV NOW to the TV using two different ways. The first method involves casting DIRECTV NOW from smartphones such as Android or iOS. In the same way, those with Chrome browser can cast DIRECTV NOW to the TV with Chromecast built-in. However to cast videos, both the methods require a DIRECTV NOW account. Get into the respective section based on the device you are about to cast DIRECTV NOW to Chromecast.

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Steps to Chromecast DIRECTV NOW using Android/iOS

DIRECTV NOW supports casting videos from Android or iOS device to Chromecast enabled TV. To know the procedure, you can take a look at the steps given below.

Pre-Requisite:

  • Plugin the Chromecast dongle into the HDMI port of the smart TV
  • Connect your Android and Chromecast to the same WiFi

Step 1: Download DIRECTV NOW on your Android phone from Google Play Store and iPhone/iPad from App Store.

Step 2: Open and launch the DIRECTV NOW on the respective phone.

Cast app
DirecTV Now

Step 3: Sign up to create a new account or enter your DIRECTV NOW account details to log in to it.

Step 4: After that, click on the built-in Cast icon on the DIRECTV NOW app.

Click on Cast icon
Click on Cast icon

Step 5: Now, your device will start searching for the compatible Chromecast device nearby. Tap on the name of your Chromecast TV.

Step 6: Lastly, choose any video to play on your Android/iOS device and the same will be cast on to the Chromecast TV.

Chromecast DIRECTV NOW
Multi-Platform app

Use your Android or iPhone/iPad to adjust the volume and playback of the DIRECTV NOW videos.

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Steps to Chromecast DIRECTV NOW using Chrome Browser

Chromecast supports casting videos from desktop PC with the help of Chrome web browser. The steps given below would help you out with the same.

Pre-Requisite:

  • The latest version of Chrome web browser
  • Chromecast and PC connected to the same WiFi
  • DIRECTV NOW account

Step 1: Firstly, you should connect the Chromecast player to the HDMI port of your smart TV and power on it.

Step 2: Secondly, open the Chrome browser to visit the official web page of DIRECTV NOW (www.directvnow.com)

How to Chromecast DIRECTV NOW to TV?
DirecTV Now

Step 3: On the home screen of DIRECTV NOW, click on the Sign-in button to login into your DIRECTV NOW account.

Step 4: Tap on the Tools icon that looks like three horizontal dots on the top-right corner of the Chrome browser.

Click on three dotted icon
Click on three-dotted icon

Step 5: Just scroll down to choose Cast option. Meanwhile, you can right-click the mouse to directly choose Cast option.

Chromecast DIRECTV NOW
Click Cast

Step 6: Click on the Sources option to choose Cast tab and after that, choose the Chromecast device name.

Chromecast DIRECTV NOW
Cast Tab

The Google tab with DIRECTV NOW videos will, therefore, be mirrored to your Chromecast TV. You can control the playback by using the mouse on the PC.

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To Sum Up

You can Chromecast DIRECTV NOW contents by either of the methods from the compatible devices. Start with a free trial and after that, you can choose any of the seven packages to access the premium version. You can stream live TV and on-demand contents without any limits with a VPN connection.

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