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How to Stream IPTV on Chromecast [2022]

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Internet Protocol Television commonly called IPTV is a digital media service that offers VOD and Live TV channels at a low cost. IPTVs are the best alternative to cable and costly streaming services. Generally, IPTV is divided into categories, IPTV providers and IPTV Players. Most of the IPTV providers only provide video content in the form of M3U Playlists or Xtream codes. To play the content of the provider, you need an IPTV Player. IPTV is supported for many devices including Chromecast. Google Chromecast is a device used to cast media files from one device to other. Streaming IPTV content on a larger screen using Chromecast is one of the unique ways to experience the videos. This article illustrates the steps to watch IPTV on Chromecast-connected TV.

IPTV on Chromecast

Related: IPTV Television

Methods to cast IPTV on Chromecast

There are two ways to cast IPTV on Chromecast. They are listed below.

  • Chromecast IPTV using Smartphone (Android and iOS)
  • Chromecast IPTV using PC

Pre-requisite

  • Make sure to set up the Chromecast dongle with your TV.
  • Connect the Chromecast and the casting device to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Make sure to have the login credentials of IPTV service provider.

How to watch IPTV on Chromecast using Smartphone

There are tons of IPTV players available in the Play Store and App Store. For example, we’ve taken the 247 IPTV player to explain the installation procedure. Follow the steps given below to get IPTV on Chromecast.

#1. First, you have to install the 247 IPTV Player from Play Store or App Store.

#2. Open the 247 IPTV Player and enter the username, password, and M3U link of your service provider.

#3. Tap Log In. Once you’re in, you’ll get access to all video content of your service provider.

Fill the IPTV credentials

#4. Now, go to the Control Center panel on your smartphone.

#5. If you’re an Android user, tap the Cast icon. If you’re an iOS user, click the Screen Mirroring icon.

#6. Select the name of your Chromecast device and follow the on-screen prompts to establish the connection.

#7. Now, you’ll see the smartphone screen on Chromecast-connected TV. Open the 247 IPTV player and play any video content.

#8. As the smartphone screen is mirrored, you’ll be able to see the video content on Chromecast-connected TV.

Related: How to Install IPTV on Roku

How to Stream IPTV on Chromecast using PC

#1. On your PC, install and launch the VLC Media Player.

#2. Click the Media tab displayed at the top left corner.

#3. Scroll down and select the option Open Network Stream.

Click Open Network Stream

#4. Tap the Network tab on the pop-up menu.

#5. Fill in the M3U link of your service provider on the box and click Play.

tap Play to watch IPTV

#6. After entering the link, navigate to the Playback tab and select the option Renderer.

Click Renderer and select Chromecast device

#7. Tap the name of your Chromecast-connected TV to start the screen share.

#8. That’s it. You’ll be able to see the VLC Media Player screen on Chromecast-connected TV.

#9. Play any video content and stream it on both PC and Chromecast-connected TV.

Related: How to set up IPTV on VLC Media Player

Now, we’re at the end. Follow any one of the above-mentioned methods to stream IPTV on Chromecast. As most of the IPTV services are not legal, make sure to use a VPN while streaming. VPN hides your IP address and protects your data from online hackers, spammers, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I cast IPTV on Chromecast?

Yes. You can cast IPTV on Chromecast-connected TV using the smartphone or PC. To know more about the steps, refer to the blog.

2. Is IPTV safe to use?

No. Most of the IPTV services are illegal. So, whatever IPTV you’re using, ensure to use a VPN with it for secure streaming.

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