Skype is a telecommunication app that mainly focuses on video chats. Similar to Whatsapp, you can send messages, images, videos, GIFs and more. Skype app has three variants. Skype – free IMs & video calls, Skype for Business, Skype Lite – Free Video Call & Chat. All three are different from others. Since the video calling feature is the best feature in this app, Skype is the most used app for Business meetings and conferences. In addition to that, Skype can be cast to your Google Chromecast. Apart from business works, many people are using the Skype app to connect to the people. Follow the below instruction to cast the Skype app on Google Chromecast using Android, iPhone and iPad.
Skype on Chromecast
The Skype app doesn’t have an in-built cast icon. But still, you can cast Skype to Chromecast in two ways.
- Using the Google Home app
- Using the Google Chrome browser
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Cast Skype Video Calls on Chromecast using Android Mobile/Tablet
Since Skype is not a Chromecast compatible app, you need to mirror your Android device before casting the Skype videos. For that, you can use the Google Home app on your device.
At first, make sure that your Android device and Google Chromecast are connected to the same WiFi network.
#1 Open the Google Home app on your smartphone.
#2 Select your Chromecast device.
#3 Select Cast my screen.
#4 Tap Cast Screen to mirror your Android device.
#5 Click START NOW.
#6 Now, open the Skype app and make any video call or chat. It will be displayed on your TV.
Cast Skype Video Calls on Chromecast using iPhone/iPad
Step 1: First of all, connect your iPhone/iPad and Chromecast to same Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Download Chromecast Streamer app on your iOS device.
Step 3: Launch the app and select your Chromecast device.
Step 4: Go through the following menu to mirror your device.
Connect -> SCREEN CAST -> Screen Mirroring button -> Start Broadcast
Step 5: Launch the Skype app and start a video call with your friends or family members.
Step 6: The video will appear on the Chromecast connected TV.
Chromecast Skype Video Calls using Chrome browser on PC
#1 Open the Chrome browser on your PC or laptop.
#2 In the search bar, type Skype’s URL skype.com and hit Enter.
#3 After you get Skype’s home page, click the three-dotted icon at the top right corner of the screen.
#4 Choose Cast option on the list.
#5 Your device will look for Chromecast. When your device is found, click on it.
#6 Click the Sources option and choose Cast Tab. Now your Skype tab will be cast to your Chromecast.
#7 Now click Sign in to log on to your account. Make a call, it will cast on your Chromecast.
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Skype is the best app for Business people to carry out their client meetings without any fuss. Cast the Skype app on your TV using Google Chromecast and get your meeting done. Skype has a special variant for Business people called Skype for Business.
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