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How to Cast Audio from Android to Chromecast Audio or Speaker

by Billy Mark Blogger

With Google Home app, cast any type of audio to your Chromecast audio or speakers have Chromecast. Enjoy your favorite track, podcasts, playlists, and more with a boost and high-quality sound on your speaker, precisely the same as you hear them on your phone. Here is how.

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Begin with:

•    Make sure you’re Android device is running on Android 4.4.2 or newer. If you haven’t updated Android version of your device, then this is the time to do it.

•    Unfortunately, Android audio casting is not supported in iOS or Windows devices.

•    Try not to use the ‘Power Saving Mode’ while casting audio with your Android device, this may affect the performance of audio casting.

•    Microphone permission should be enabled in the Google Play Services app of your Android device to use the ‘Cast Screen or Cast Audio’ feature with the Chromecast Audio without interruption. If it doesn’t have the permission, then the Cast Audio session will disconnect immediately after connecting.

To allow microphone access:

1.    Take your Android device and open settings.

2.    Swipe up the settings screen and tap ‘Apps.’

3.    Select ‘Google Play Services’ from the apps.

4.    Go to ‘Permissions.’

5.    Find the ‘Microphone’ option.

6.    Slide the button and turn on microphone permission.

How to cast audio from an Android device

You can cast audio from any Android device (above Android 4.4.2 version) to Chromecast Audio or Speakers have built-in Chromecast, if they are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Therefore, make sure the Android device you’re using for audio casting is connected to network your Chromecast Audio or Speaker is.

If not, disconnect from the current connected Wi-Fi and connect it to the network with which Chromecast Audio is connected. Now, follow the below instructions.

1.    Launch the ‘Google Home’ app.

From Google Play Store, you can download or update the app.

2.    On the main screen, tap ‘Menu’ at the top left the corner.

3.    Go to ‘Cast Screen/audio’ from the menu.

4.    Tap ‘Cast Screen/audio’.

5.    Now, choose your Chromecast Audio or Speaker with Chromecast.

Audio casting will start.

How to adjust the casting audio volume from an Android device

1.    Launch the ‘Google Home’ app.

2.    On the main screen, tap ‘Devices’ at the top-right corner to view available Chromecast audio or Speaker with Chromecast.

3.    Scroll down and the find the device card of the Chromecast Audio or Speaker with Chromecast currently casting the audio.

4.    On the device card, tap the ‘Volume’ button.

5.    You’ll see the volume slider.

6.    Tap and move the slider to boost or reduce the casting audio volume.

Adjust the volume as you want and enjoy listening to your favorite track all around room or house.

How to stop audio casting from an Android device

This is not as tricky as the casting audio was, you can stop casting from the casting directly from the notification drawer of your Android device. And, it can also be terminated from the Home app.

To stop audio casting from the notification drawer:

1.    Pull the notification drawer down.

2.    Tap the ‘Disconnect’ option in the notification bar.

To stop audio casting from the Home app:

1.    Launch the ‘Google Home’ app.

2.    Tap ‘Cast Screen/audio’, you may need to open the menu to get the option.

3.    Tap ‘Disconnect’.

Audio casting will stop.

Billy Mark is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

 

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