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How to Cast Netflix from an Android Phone or Tablet

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to cast content from an Android app on a mobile device to a different display.
You'll Need:
  • A mobile device running Android 4.4 (KitKat) or higher.
  • A device with Google Cast technology already set up to accept connections:
    • Chromecast or other compatible media player connected to a display
    • TV with Chromecast built-in
  • Your mobile device and receiving device must be connected to the same home network, either via Wi-Fi or hardwired Ethernet.

1 Cast From Netflix

  1. Open the Netflix app.
    Android home screen highlighting the Netflix app.
  2. Press the Cast button.
    Netflix app highlighting the cast icon.
  3. Select the device you would like to send your Netflix content to from the list that appears.
    Netflix app cast screen displaying a list of available devices to cast to.
  4. Select a TV show or movie you'd like to watch and it will start playing on the TV that's connected to your Android phone or tablet.
    Netflix app highlighting a movie being selected to watch.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to cast content from an Android app on a mobile device to a different display.
You'll Need:
  • A mobile device running Android 4.4 (KitKat) or higher.
  • A device with Google Cast technology already set up to accept connections:
    • Chromecast or other compatible media player connected to a display
    • TV with Chromecast built-in
  • Your mobile device and receiving device must be connected to the same home network, either via Wi-Fi or hardwired Ethernet.
  1. Open the Netflix app.
    Android home screen highlighting the Netflix app.
  2. Press the Cast button.
    Netflix app highlighting the cast icon.
  3. Select the device you would like to send your Netflix content to from the list that appears.
    Netflix app cast screen displaying a list of available devices to cast to.
  4. Select a TV show or movie you'd like to watch and it will start playing on the TV that's connected to your Android phone or tablet.
    Netflix app highlighting a movie being selected to watch.