What is AllAboutChromecast.com?
AllaboutChromecast.com is a community for owners of Chromecast devices: Chromecast, Chromecast 2nd Gen (Chromecast 2015), Chromecast Audio, and Chromecast Ultra (Chromecast 2016).
AllAboutChromecast is a community for Chromecast owner to help other owners. We are NOT affiliated to Google in any means.
All guides and articles in AllAboutChromecast.com are free to access for all users. No subscription is needed. You can also post your questions in comments section of each guide or article.
Chromecast is a unique device.
It is easy to setup and use, only if you know how to use it.
Like most modern gadgets, Chromecast has so many features and possibly different usages. It is impractical to cover them in one user guide.
For most Chromecast owners, you only need to know “how can I use it for bla bla bla”.
This is what our Chromecast How-to guides and Chromecast Audio guides will do for you.
We simply have the best how-to guides on using Chromecast (including Chromecast, Chromecast 2nd Gen and Chromecast Ultra) and Chromecast Audio.
All our guides were tested on our own devices before they were released. No BS.
Any most importantly, we (the whole community) will answer your questions on using Chromecast in comments section.
The key contents in our site are organized in following categories.
Chromecast How-to guides section
You can find detailed how-to guides for using Chromecast, Chromecast 2nd Gen and Chromecast Ultra.
For example, how to reset Chromecast, how to change/switch Chromecast WiFi, how to stream local videos in Chromecast, how to use Google cast app, how to use Android screen mirroring, how to use Plex media server for Chromecast, how to use Videostream extension, differences between Miracast and Chromecast, how to use Chromecast guest mode, Chromecast vs Fire TV, how to check and redeem Chromecast offers….
We add more guides regularly.
All these guides are written with detailed explanations and with extensive screenshots. Even your grandma can follow!
Chromecast Audio guides section
As Chromecast Audio is mainly for streaming music, we organized all how-to guides for Chromecast Audio in this section. This makes it easy for Chromecast Audio owners to find the relevant guides.
The guides are all in detail with many screenshots so that it is easy to follow.
So far, we covered most aspects of using Chromecast Audio. For example, the difference between Chromecast and Chromecast Audio, why Chromecast Audio is better than Bluetooth speakers, how to set up and reset Chromecast Audio, how to stream music with Chromecast Audio, how to choose the correct audio cable for your Chromecast Audio, how to use Chromecast Audio multi-room group playback….
Chromecast setup manual
Chromecast setup manual explains the detailed steps to setup Chromecast.
Chromecast 101 series eBooks section
Chromecast 101 is a series of eBooks on how to setup, use and troubleshoot Chromecast.
Currently, there are two titles available in Amazon:
- Chromecast 101: the Unofficial Chromecast Setup Manual (Kindle Edition, released Feb. 2014, ASIN: B00ICGDDY4). Most contents can be found in Chromecast setup manual page.
- Chromecast 101: How to stream local media files with Chromecast (Kindle Edition, released November 2014, ASIN: B00Q7TSL3G)
We periodically offer these eBooks free. You may get the udpate in our Chromecast Tips and Tricks Newsletter.
How to contact AllAboutChromecast.com?
We are ready to help you.
The best and fastest way to get answer for your questions is to post your questions or problems in the comment section in relevant pages.
You can also reach us in following ways:
- Email. Please use this contact form.
- Facebook page.
- Google+ (not active yet)
We also offer a free Newsletter: Chromecast Tips and Tricks. We usually send newsletter once every one or two months.
Do you have any questions? Post them in the comment box below!
What if my AVR (Yamaha HTR-6130) does have (2) hdmi inputs, but those won’t carry audio signal. (HTR-6130 can’t process audio from HDMI and simply passes it through)..
Do use an HDMI audio extractor and connect it over HDMI to one of those two HDMI input ? (will it turn make them carry audio ?)
No, in this case, you should connect the extractor to the AVR through a 3.5mm audio cable.
To stream local media, please read this guide: Comparison of 5 methods for streaming local media files to Chromecast
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