How To Setup Chromecast Without Wifi

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Setup Chromecast Without Wifi

Chromecast is a handy gadget that lets you stream your favorite content from streaming apps like Netflix or YouTube on your TV. To use Chromecast, your mobile phone should be connected to an active network. If you ask, is there a way to set up and use Chromecast without Wi-Fi, then the answer would be, yes, you can. First, let's see how to setup Chromecast without Wifi. Following that, we shall look into some possible ways to use Chromecast without using the Wi-Fi.

Set up Chromecast:

  • In this method, you will be using a phone and a tablet.
  • Use the phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot and the tablet to run Google Home and set up Chromecast.
  • If you have already configured your Chromecast device over a wireless network, reset it , and then begin the process.
  • Now, enable the Wi-Fi Hotspot option on your phone.
  • Connect the tablet to your phone’s hotspot.
  • Now, launch Google Home on your tablet.
  • Find and set up the Chromecast device on your tablet.
  • Once the setup process is done, your Chromecast device will be ready to cast without a network.
how to setup chromecast without wifi

Note: For some mobile phone and tablet models, the how to setup Chromecast without Wifi step mentioned above may not work.

Use Google Chromecast without internet (Android):

  • First, check and update the Chromecast device firmware to the latest version.
  • On your TV, open the Google Cast-ready app.
  • Click the Cast button and proceed with how to setup Chromecast without Wifi steps.
  • Now, a list of compatible devices nearby will appear on your TV.
  • Select the screen that you wish to cast.
  • Now, a four-digit PIN will appear on the screen.
  • Open the Chromecast application on your Android device and enter the displayed PIN on it.
  • Now, your Android device will be connected to the primary device.
  • Once it is completed, you can cast without the network.

Use Google Chromecast from Mac:

  • In this method, create a local Wi-Fi network from your Mac computer.
  • On your Mac computer, download and install the Connectify software.
  • You can install the paid or free trial version of this software.
  • After installing the Connectify software, open it on your computer.
  • Click the Settings tab.
  • Set up your Wi-Fi hotspot name and password.
  • Make sure to select the Wi-Fi Hotspot option.
  • When prompted, connect your device to the network.
  • After connecting your device, the connected device will be displayed under the destination section.
  • Now, through the Chromecast app, select the connected device, and begin the casting process.

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