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Tutorial: How to Stream Local Content From Android To Chromecast

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The biggest pitfall of Chromcast, the HDMI streaming Dongle from Google, was its inability to steam local content from a mobile device. Atleast in India, its functionality was somewhat hindered and was limited to Youtube only as other apps like Netflix, pendora , etc. natively do not work in India. But this week Google announced a few apps which were updated to support Chromecast, One such app is called Avia , is a blessing in disguise.

Steps to Stream Local Content

  1. The tutorial here assumes that you have Chromecast setup and both your Android Device and Chromecast are connected to the same WIFI network.
  2. First, Download Avia form Google Playstore [LINK], but to add Chromecast one must upgrade to the Pro version which is priced at INR 160.2013-12-13-23-53-35
  3. Now fire up the Avia app and you will find the cast icon on the top left corner of the app interface.2013-12-13-23-54-23
  4. Click on the icon and select the your Chromecast.
  5. Following this you should see Avia Banner on your TV screen.2013-12-06-at-9.59-PM
  6. Now select the content you want to stream and enjoy.

The content supported here might be the local content( Videos, Images , Songs, etc.) or it can also be pulled directly form Facebook or even Dropbox for that matter. So HAPPY STREAMING PEOPLE !!!.

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Amardeep Singh
Amardeep Singh
A Young Enthusiastic Intern at iGyaan, Loves Tech and Apple Products. Loves Punjabi , Hindi Music and Rock. Spends Time Tricking out his car and loves eating Chicken in the true Punjabi style.
  • Anonymous

    Is it available in India??