How do I use Google Chromecast with Android?

To set up your Chromecast for the first time, please follow these instructions

Note: Google Chromecast casting is only available for Viki Pass subscribers.

Using Google Chromecast with the Android Viki app

  1. Download the Google Home app on your mobile device
  2. Make sure the mobile device or tablet you are using to cast is on the same 2.4GHZ or 5GHz Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in. 
  3. Open the Viki app
  4. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension  on the homepage or the video player
  5. Select the device you'd like to cast to (if more than one)
  6. When connected, the Cast button will turn blue color, letting you know you're connected
  7. You can now cast videos directly to your TV
  8. To stop casting, tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension  and and then Disconnect

I'm not able to see the Chromecast icon despite being a subscriber

  1. Log out from your account
  2. Uninstall and reinstall both the Viki and Google Home app on your device.
  3. Turn your mobile device off and on again.
  4. Reboot your Chromecast device from the Google Home app
  5. Turn off your internet router, wait 30 seconds, and turn it back on.
  6. Make sure Chromecast is connected to the same Wifi network as your device. Also, do ensure that they are either on the same 2.4GHz or 5GHz wifi network.
  7. Log back into your Viki account and try casting again.

What do I do next?

If you're facing issues with using your Chromecast, please reach out to us here.

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