If you’re a long-term Amazon Prime Video user, you’re probably aware of the complete lack of support for most things Google-related. This includes Chromecasts, whether built-in or plug-in dongles. The Chromecast offers streaming freedom to those who enjoy online content such as movies, tv shows, and more.
The Chromecast device is a low-cost solution to casting content from your phone or computer to your television. The compatibility of devices has been an issue for many users for a long time.
Fortunately, as of 2019, Amazon and Google struck up a friendlier relationship, and support for Chromecast quickly followed.
It’s Easier Than You Think
There’s nothing to it when it comes to start casting a Prime Video to a Chromecast dongle. Here are the steps.
Note that the app has native support. As long as your mobile device supports casting, you’ll be good to go.
- Launch the Prime Video app.
- Tap the Cast icon.
- Choose the Chromecast device you want to stream to.
- Browse the list of titles for the video you want.
- Select it and enjoy watching it.
Seems easy enough, right? Well, there are other things you might need to do too.
Setting Up Your Prime Video & Chromecast
Before you begin streaming you’ll want to make sure everything is set up properly. If you’re new to the Chromecast game, you’ll be