How to Chromecast to TCL Roku TV

Chromecast is a device made by Google that allows you to stream audio and video content from your phone, tablet, or computer to your TV. It works by connecting to your TV through an HDMI port and using your home Wi-Fi network to stream content from the internet.

Chromecast device on TCL Roku TV

To use Chromecast, you will need a Chromecast device, a TV with an HDMI port, and a compatible device (such as a phone or tablet) with the Google Home app installed. Once you have set up Chromecast, you can use the Google Home app to cast content from your phone or tablet to your TV. You can also use Chromecast to cast content from supported apps on your computers, such as Netflix and YouTube.

How to Chromecast to TCL Roku TV

To Chromecast to a TCL Roku TV, you will need a Chromecast device and a compatible device (such as a phone or tablet) with the Google Home app installed.

Here’s how to do it:

  • Ensure that your Chromecast and TCL Roku TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Open the Google Home app on your phone or tablet.
  • Tap the Devices icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Tap the + icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Select Set up device.
  • Select Chromecast.
  • Follow the prompts to set up your Chromecast.
  • Once the Chromecast is set up, you can use the Google Home app to cast content from your phone or tablet to your TCL Roku TV.

To cast content, open the app that you want to stream from (such as Netflix or YouTube) and look for the Cast icon (a small TV with a Wi-Fi symbol). Tap the Cast icon and select your TCL Roku TV from the list of available devices.

The content will now be displayed on your TCL Roku TV. You can control playback using the controls on your phone or tablet, or by using the remote for your TCL Roku TV.

How to Troubleshoot Chromecast not working on TCL Roku TV

You might find yourself in a situation where Chromecast isn’t working on your TCL Roku TV; there are a few steps you can try to fix the problem, including:

Check the Wi-Fi connection

Your Chromecast and TCL Roku TV must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network to work. You can check the Wi-Fi connection on your TV by going to the Network settings in the Settings menu.

Restart the Chromecast

Unplug the Chromecast from the power source and then plug it back in. I find that this often resolves problems with the device not functioning properly.

Restart the TCL Roku TV

You can also try unplugging the TV from the power source and then plugging it back in. This can sometimes fix problems with the device.

Check for updates

Finally, you check for any available updates. If there is a problem with your Chromecast or the TCL Roku TV, an update may be available to fix it.

To update your Chromecast, follow these steps:

  • Ensure your Chromecast is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your phone or tablet.
  • Open the Google Home app on your phone or tablet.
  • Tap the Devices icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Tap the Chromecast device that you want to update.
  • Tap the Device settings option.
  • Tap the About tab.
  • Tap the Check for updates button.
  • If an update is available, the Google Home app will prompt you to install it. Follow the prompts to install the update.

Note that Chromecast updates are usually released automatically, so your device may already be up to date. The Check for updates button will be grayed out if no updates are available.

To update your TCL Roku TV, follow these steps:

  • Press the Home button on your remote to go to the main menu.
  • Scroll down to the Settings option and select it.
  • Scroll down to the System option and select it.
  • Scroll down to the System update option and select it.

The TV will download and install an update automatically if an update is available. This process may take a few minutes.

Note your TV may already be up to date. If no updates are available, the System update option will not be available in the settings menu.

Reset the Chromecast

If none of these steps fix the problem, you can try resetting the Chromecast to its factory settings. To do this, press and hold the button on the back of the Chromecast for 15 seconds.

If you have tried these steps and the Chromecast is still not working on your TCL Roku TV, you may need to contact Google or TCL for further assistance. You can find contact information on the Google and TCL websites.