When using FaceTime, you may wish to access it on your smart TV. In that case, the best approach is to Chromecast your Apple device to your smart TV. Once that happens, you can open FaceTime and enjoy it on your smart TV.
While that sounds straightforward, many users get stuck on the steps to follow to cast FaceTime to Chromecast on their devices, but that ends today.
The convenient way of casting FaceTime to Chromecast is using a third-party application that lets you mirror your FaceTime to Chromecast TV on your iPhone. Once you install the application, connect your device and the Chromecast device to the same network. Once you connect the devices, open the app and pair it with your Chromecast device. Start mirroring and open your FaceTime. For macOS, you can use a browser like Chrome to cast FaceTime to your Chromecast device.
We will discuss whether it is possible to cast FaceTime to Chromecast. Next, we will see how to cast FaceTime to Chromecast on your iPhone/iPad and your macOS. Let’s begin!
Can You Cast FaceTime to Chromecast?
Yes, you can. FaceTime is an Apple service that lets users video call their fellow Apple users. When using FaceTime, you may wish to connect it to your TV using Chromecast. It could be you want to enjoy a wider screen view.
In that case, there is a method you can use to mirror your iPhone or iPad to your Chromecast. If accessing FaceTime using your macOS, you can use the “Cast” feature on the browser to connect to your Chromecast and start your FaceTime. We will cover the step-by-step process you should follow for each case.
How To Cast FaceTime to Chromecast
FaceTime doesn’t offer a built-in casting option. Thus, we will use a third-party casting application. Before diving into the steps, ensure you have a table internet connection.
Moreover, ensure you connect your Apple device and your Chromecast device to the same Wi-Fi network for them to recognize each other quickly.
How To Cast FaceTime to Chromecast on iPhone or iPad
When using iPhone or iPad, your best option is to use a third-party application to mirror your device. You can find and install different mirroring applications on your iPhone or iPad. For our case, we will use the Replica app. Follow along.
- Open your App Store on your iPhone or iPad.
- Download and install the Replica app.
- Open the Replica app on your phone.
- Select your Chromecast device and connect to it.
- Confirm the Chromecast device.
- Once paired, hit the “Start“ button.
- Lastly, tap the “Start Broadcasting” option.
- You will see your iPhone’s screen mirrored to your Chromecast device.
- Open your FaceTime app and start video calling.
Your iPhone or iPad is now mirrored to your Chromecast device, and you can use your iPhone or iPad as a webcam while focusing on your Chromecast to enjoy the wider screen view. It’s that simple.
Replica comes with a paid subscription after the trial period ends; consider canceling it or paying for it to keep using it.
How To Cast FaceTime to Chromecast on macOS
if you use FaceTime on your macOS, it’s possible also to cast FaceTime to Chromecast. For this case, we won’t use a third-party app. Instead, we will use the Google Chrome browser, as illustrated in the steps below.
- Connect your macOS and the Chromecast device to the same Wi-Fi network.
- Install Google Chrome on your macOS.
- Open the Chrome browser.
- Click the three dots at the corner.
- Click the option for “Cast.”
- Set your sources to either Desktop or tab based on your FaceTime use.
With that, you can open FaceTime on your macOS and start using it. You will see it mirrored on your Chromecast device.
When you want to cast FaceTime to Chromecast, consider using a third-party mirroring app on your iPhone or iPad. For the case of macOS, use the cast feature of your browser. We’ve detailed the steps to follow for each case.