How to Setup chromecast guest mode and how it works on Android

With the new version of the Chromecast application, that is no more than having to give the password of our Wi-Fi to our friends and family so they can send content to our TV.The new Chromecast guest mode will no longer require mobile devices and the Chromecast to be connected on the same WiFi network. Now thanks to geolocation and ultrasonic authentication our Chromecast will detect which devices are nearby and want to connect.

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In order for anyone to connect to our Chromecast without connecting to our Wi-Fi network, we only have to open the Chromecast app ( version +1.9 ), go to the Devices section , select the Chromecast that we want to configure and activate the new mode Guests . Once activated the application will show the current four-digit PIN .

You will only have to connect to our Chromecast practically as they would if they were connected to our WiFi network. Thanks to geolocation devices will detect that there is a Chromecast nearby and will show the Cast button in their applications. When you press Cast, you will be asked to use the microphone to connect through ultrasonic authentication. If ultrasonic authentication fails, the application will ask to manually enter the four digits of the PIN.

How to Setup chromecast guest mode and how it works on Android

Using Google Chromecast Guest mode on your Android phone makes the process easier for users to play or cast videos, music without connecting to your Wi-Fi network.  So, if your friends are not connected to same Wi-Fi network, but they still want to use your chromecast device to play videos on your TV, Chromecast guest mode feature is the answer. How to Setup chromecast on iphone 5, 6, 6 plus, 5, 5s.

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Chromcast Guest Mode usage:

  • Using chromecast Guest mode keeps your Wi-Fi password safe, as, you don’t have to share your Wi-Fi password with other people because by using Guest mode they can cast from their android devices.
  • All the Guests will see the Cast icon in Google cast ready apps on their android devices when the Guest mode is kept to be enabled. Also, if they are not connected to Wi-Fi network they still be able to see that Cast icon on their android devices in Google cast ready apps.

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How to setup and enable guest mode on Android Phones

How to Setup chromecast guest mode on Android devices:

  1. In the first step just check that chromecast is connected to Wi-Fi network and everything is working fine. Move to the second step.
  2. In the second step in order to setup or enable guest mode on your Android devices like LG G2 or LG G3 and iOS devices like iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5s, first open the Chromecast app.
  3. After opening the Chromecast app Go to > Devices tab.

    setup chromecast on iphone 5
    setup chromecast on iphone 5
  4. Then Go to > Guest mode > turn it ON.

    How to Setup chromecast guest mode and how it works on Android
    How to Setup chromecast guest mode and how it works on Android
  5. After you have turned on the Guest mode, ask your friends to open any Cast enabled app like YouTube (no problem if they are not connected to same Wi-Fi network).
  6. After opening any Cast enabled app like YouTube Tap on Cast icon.
  7. Then, click on nearby devices and follow the instructions to connect to it.

    How to Setup chromecast guest mode and how it works on Android
    How to Setup chromecast guest mode and how it works on Android
  8. Chromecast firstly, will try to connect to your Android or iOS device (iPhone or iPad) through audio pairing. But, if audio pairing fails, enter the 4-digit pin on your TV.

    chromecast guest mode ios
    chromecast guest mode ios

NOTE: It’s up to you whether you want to turn on the guest mode feature. It is very easy to turn it on and off. In order to Change or manage the settings of chromecast guest mode you have to be connected to Same Wi-Fi network. Guest mode only supports Android devices running Android 4.3 or higher and iOS devices (iPhone or iPad) running iOS 7 or iOS 8 or higher. Set up chromecast without wifi. chromecast guest mode cast screen.

 

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Steps for How to Setup chromecast guest mode and how it works on Android

 

1.    First open the Chromecast app.2.    Go to > Devices tab.
3.    Go to > Guest mode > turn it ON.

 

4.    Click on nearby devices.
5.    Automatic audio pairing.6.    Enter the 4-digit pin on your TV.

 

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