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How to Cast Instagram on Chromecast [2020]



Instagram is one of the most used apps in the world. It is the best social app that stands next to Facebook. Instagram ranks third in the most downloaded app worldwide for Q1 2019. With Instagram, you can do all basic social media things like a post, comment, share, and tag your friends. Apart from this, you can also edit your photos in Instagram itself before posting. In this way, your photo looks stunning.

Though Instagram is meant for smartphones, you can cast Instagram to your Google Chromecast and see all the Instagram things on your smart TV. Follow the below instruction to know how to cast Instagram on Chromecast.

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Instagram on Chromecast using Google Home

Even though the Instagram app doesn’t have the Cast icon in the user interface. You need to download the Google Home from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. The casting procedure for Android and iOS smartphones are the same.

#1 Open the Google Home app on your smartphone. If you don’t have the app, download the app in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

Google Home

#2 Tap the Profile button in the bottom left corner of the screen.

Instagram on Chromecast
Profile icon

#3 Scroll down a bit, you will see the Mirror device option. Tap on the option.

Instagram on Chromecast
Mirror device

#4 Google Home will look for Chromecast devices. Choose your Chromecast smart TV on the list.

Chromecast smart TV

#5 Now your smartphone will be mirrored to your smart TV. Now whatever you do on your smartphone, it will be cast to your Chromecast smart TV.

#6 Now open the Instagram app and use it on your smart TV.

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Instagram on Chromecast using Chrome browser

Though Instagram is a smartphone app, some people are using it in the browser. If you are one of the browser users, you can still cast your Instagram on your Chromecast.

#1 Open your Google Chrome browser. In the search bar, type Instagram’s URL and hit Enter.

Instagram on Chromecast
Instagram URL

#2 Login with your credentials and click Log In.

Instagram on Chromecast
Log In

#3 After the successful login, click the three-dotted icon in the top right corner of the browser.

Instagram on Chromecast
Three dored icon

#4 Click the Cast option on the list.

Instagram on Chromecast
Cast option

#5 Choose your Chromecast smart TV in the devices list.

Instagram on Chromecast
Chromecast smart TV

#6 Click the Sources option and choose Cast Tab.

Instagram on Chromecast
Cast Tab

#7 Now your Instagram profile is cast to your Google Chromecast smart TV.

#8 If you want to stop the casting process, click the Cast icon and select the Chromecast option.

Instagram on Chromecast
Stop Casting

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Now, cast your Instagram account to your smart TV using Google Chromecast. Even though Instagram is a smartphone app, the users are preferring to use it on the websites. For those users, cast the Instagram app on your smart TV and have the luxury of viewing the photos and videos on the big TV screen. If you have any doubts or queries in the casting process, let us know in the comments section. To get instant updates, follow our social media pages, Facebook and Twitter.

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