How to Cast Your Desktop Using Google Chrome

Casting your Chrome browser or entire desktop to another screen or smart TV is simpler than you might think. Forget about needing special gadgets, extra apps, or Apple’s AirPlay (especially if you don’t use Apple products). You can do it all straight from Google Chrome in just a few steps.

casting desktop with Chrome

Let’s dive in and see how easy it is:

  1. Open your Chrome browser and click on the three-dot icon in the top right corner.
  2. Clicking Chrome's 3-dot icon
  3. Navigate to “Save and Share” > “Cast…”.
  4. Chrome's Save and Share menu
  5. Under the “Cast” tab, you will see the available and connected screens to which you can cast. Select the one you want to cast to, or click “Stop” later to stop casting to it.
  6. Chrome Cast tab interface
  7. Click the “Sources” dropdown and select “Cast screen”.
  8. Selecting Cast screen option
  9. That’s it! You should now see your current desktop being mirrored to the designated screen.

Additional note:

When you cast your desktop to another screen, the cast icon will appear on the top bar of your browser. You can click on it to either stop casting or switch to another screen.

Chrome casting icon in top bar