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How to Watch Facebook Live Videos on TV using Chromecast



Chromecast Facebook to TV

Facebook is the most used social media network across the globe. Whenever a new technology comes out, Facebook updates its software accordingly. After the invention of Google Chromecast, Facebook updated its application to cast live videos to your TV. The Facebook application is one of the Chromecast compatible apps available. You can directly cast live videos from Facebook to your TV using Chromecast. Let us discuss how to Chromecast Facebook to TV in this post.

How to Chromecast Facebook Live Videos on TV?

As mentioned earlier, you can easily cast Facebook live videos using Android or iPhone FB application as it is compatible with casting through Chromecast. Follow the steps below to Chromecast Facebook to TV:


  • SmartPhone (Android/iOS)
  • The latest version of the Facebook app
  • A Chromecast device
  • A TV with HDMI port

#1: Plug-in Chromecast to the HDMI port of your TV.

#2: Check whether the Chromecast and your phone are connected to the same WiFi network.

#3: Open the Facebook application and start a live video or any other video available on your feed.

Chromecast Facebook to TV using Android
Facebook App

#4: You will find the cast icon on the top right corner of the video. Click on the “Cast” icon.

Chromecast Facebook to TV using Android
Click the Cast icon

#5: The Facebook application will display the list of available devices. The Chromecast device name will also appear. Click on the device name to connect to the Chromecast.

Select device
Click on the device

#6: The app will start connecting to the Chromecast.

Chromecast Facebook to TV using Android
Casting to TV

#7: One the device is connected, you will find the video playing on the TV.

Casting to TV
Casting to TV

Related: How to Cast VLC to Chromecast?

Alternative Method:

Since there is no option to go FB live using the desktop version, you can use the following steps to cast the videos that are available on your news feed.

#1: Open Facebook on Chrome Browser.

#2: Click on the menu icon on the Chrome browser and click the “Cast” button.

Click Cast
Click Cast

#3: The Chrome browser will search for available devices and displays it.

Chromecast device
Available devices

#4: Click on the “Sources” dropdown box and select “Cast Tab”.

Chromecast Facebook to TV using Android
Cast Tab

#5: Now click on the Chromecast device to cast the particular tab.

Chromecast Facebook to TV using Android
Casting tab

You will find the web version of Facebook getting displayed on the TV.

Related: How to Chromecast Vimeo from Android / iOS / PC?

Wrapping Up

The above are the steps required to Chromecast Facebook application to your TV. If you are using the desktop version, then you can use the alternate method to cast Facebook to TV. If you wish to see the entire Facebook app on the TV, then you can screen the mirror using your phone.

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