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How do I stream DIRECTV NOW to my Chromecast built-in TV?

Anthony Diaz -

Want to stream DIRECTV NOW from an AndroidTM device to a monitor with Chromecast built-in such as Chromecast Built-in TV or LeEco?  Here's how:

First, make sure that you:

  1. Sign up for a DIRECTV NOW account.
  2. Download the DIRECTV NOW app to your Android device.
  3. Sign in to the DIRECTV NOW app.
  1. Connect your TV to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Connect your Android device to the same network.
  3. Open the DIRECTV NOW app.
  4. Select the Home screen.
  5. Select the Cast icon.
  6. Find your TV in the drop-down.
  7. Tap your TV. Your Android device begins streaming.
  8. Your TV will play streaming video.

Note: Your Android device and TV must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network to enable Casting. To Cast content with Closed Captions from a mobile device to a paired TV, toggle the Chromecast-enabled mobile device screen. 

For DIRECTV NOW app setup instructions for your Android device, see our Android device setup article.

For assistance with your Internet connection, see Wi-Fi Network Connectivity tips or contact your Internet Service Provider.

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