How to Chromecast CBC Gem [Guide]

Chromecast CBC Gem

CBC Gem is CBC’s digital video streaming service that features TV shows, movies, news, documentaries, and much more. You can access live TV from up to 14 regions across Canada. With CBC Gem premium subscription, you can enjoy ad-free on-demand video content and get early access to Gem exclusive programming and CBC News Network. CBC Gem is exclusive to Canada and all content is available with closed captioning. The CBC Gem has its dedicated app and is available on all streaming platforms with Chromecast support.

Ways to Chromecast CBC Gem

There are two methods to cast the CBC Gem app.

  • Smartphone
  • PC

How to Chromecast CBC Gem Using Smartphone

[1] Connect your Android or OS Smartphone and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.

[2] Install CBC Gem from Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS).

[3] Then, open the CBC Gem app.

[4] Log in with your credentials.

[5] Select any show to watch and click the Cast icon.

Click Cast

[6] Now, look for your Chromecast device name from the list of available devices.

[7] Then, tap on your Chromecast device. The video will be cast to your TV via Chromecast.

Chromecast CBC Gem to TV

How to Chromecast CBC Gem using PC

[1] Connect your PC and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.

[2] Visit CBC Gem’s official website on the Chrome browser.

[3] Sign in to your account.

[4] Select the available shows.

[5] From the playback screen, tap the Cast icon.

Cast icon

[6] Select your Chromecast device.

[7] With that, you can watch your favorite shows on your TV.

CBC Gem app is only compatible with newer Chromecast devices like Chromecast Ultra, Google TV, Chromecast 3rd Gen. Chromecast 2nd Gen. If you have the Chromecast Stick or Chromecast 1st Gen, you can’t cast the app.

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1. How much does CBC Gem cost?

The CBC Gem Premium plan costs $4.99 per month.

3. Can I share my CBC Gem subscription?

With CBC Gem subscription, you can stream its content on five different devices at the same time.