Chromecast YouTube Music: How to Play Music on TV

Chromecast YouTube Music app

YouTube Music is a music streaming app similar to Spotify or Pandora. It was initially named Google Play Music and later replaced as a YouTube Music app. You can find millions of music both in video and audio format, and it offers songs in various genres and languages. In addition, it provides you with personalized recommendations based on your taste, location, and time. The YouTube Music Premium costs $12 a month, where you get unlimited music without ads and can enjoy listening to songs offline. Here, let’s see how to Chromecast YouTube Music to your TV screen.

The YouTube Music app is compatible with both the Casting and AirPlay. So, you can easily cast the shows via Chromecast from your Android or iOS devices. Also, you can Chromecast YouTube Music from your Mac or Windows PC via the Google Chrome web browser.

How to Chromecast YouTube Music using Smartphone

[1] Set up your Chromecast device with your TV via an HDMI port.

[2] Now, make sure to connect your Android or iOS smartphone and Chromecast to the same WiFi network.

[3] Install YouTube Music app from Play Store or App Store.

[4] Open the YouTube Music app and log in to your account.

[5] Now, hit the Cast icon from the top-right corner of the screen.

Click Cast

[6] Now, tap the name of your Chromecast device.

Choose Chromecast device

[7] Select any YouTube Music playlist or song you want, and it will be streamed on your TV screen via Chromecast.

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How to Chromecast YouTube Music using PC

[1] Launch the Google Chrome web browser on your PC.

[2] Make sure that your Chromecast device and your computer are on the same WiFi network.

[3] Now, visit the YouTube Music website.

[4] On the top right, the Cast icon be present. Click on it. Or Right-click anywhere on the screen and choose the Cast option from the list.

Click Cast

[5] Select your Chromecast device and choose Cast Tab from the Sources drop-down.

[6] Once the tab is mirrored on the TV screen, start playing any video you want to stream.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is YouTube Music free with Chromecast?

Yes, the app is free to stream on your Chromecast device. However, it requires premium subscriber access.

2. Where is the cast button on the YouTube Music app?

On the top right of the screen, you can find the Cast icon.

3. Why can’t I cast YouTube Music?

Just make sure the casting device and Chromecast device are properly connected to the WiFi connection. Then, check whether you’re using the updated version of the YouTube Music app.