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How to Chromecast Instagram Live Videos and Images



In arguably, Instagram is the most popular communication and photo-sharing app used across the world. 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 images and videos to your TV by using the Chromecast dongle. Follow the below instruction to know how to cast Instagram on Chromecast.

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Chromecast Instagram Live Videos and Images using Android Mobile/Tablet

#1 Ensure that your Android device and chromecast are connected to the same network.

#2 On your Android device, open the Settings app and find the Cast menu.

#3 Select your Chromecast device.

#4 Click START NOW to mirror your Android device.

Chromecast Instagram

Alternative Way: Open Google Home app -> select your Chromecast device -> select Cast my screen > select Cast screen -> click START NOW.

#5 After mirroring your device, open the Instagram app and stream a Live video, IG video, or image. The media will mirror on the TV where your Chromecast is connected.

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Chromecast Instagram Videos & Images using iPhone/iPad

Since iOS devices don’t support mirroring your device through Google Home app, you need to download an app called, Streamer for Chromecast. It is a premium application which you can use to mirror your iPhone/iPad screen on Chromecast.

#1 Connect your iPhone/iPad and Chromecast to the same network.

#2 Open Streamers for Chromecast and select your Chromecast device.

Chromecast Instagram using iPhone

#3 Click Connect.

Chromecast Instagram using iPhone

#4 On the next screen, tap SCREEN CAST.

Chromecast Instagram using iPhone

#5 Tap the power icon and select Start Broadcast to mirror your device.

#6 Minimise the app and open the Instagram app. Your Instagram feed will appear on the TV.

Chromecast Instagram Images & Videos using Chrome browser on PC

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 to 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.

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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.

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Cast option

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

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Chromecast smart TV

#6 Click the Sources option and choose Cast Tab.

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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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Casting Instagram on Chromecast gives you the luxury to watch your friends or artists’ live videos and images on the bigger screens.

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