Learn how to Chromecast Netflix Australia to your television.
Watch Netflix on your TV using Google Chromecast. You can even control your TV from your smartphone device. Buy the Google Chromecast hardware and sign in to your Netflix membership. Watch content and stream it to any high definition television over the broadband internet connection.
How to setup Netflix Australia and watch TV and movies using Google Chromecast
Plug the Chromecast USB into your TV. Switch your TV to the right HDMI input, you should be able to the see the Google Chromecast home screen here. Download the Google Chromecast application on your mobile or desktop device and follow the setup instructions. Have a look on the TV, you should see matching codes on your TV and mobile device. Now name your Chromecast and select your wifi network. Once you see the content displayed on your television, you’re good to go. The beauty of casting Netflix from your Android or iOS mobile device is that your phone or tablet becomes your television remote control — that’s one less thing to lose in the living room.
Netflix is a Google Chromecast ‘ready to cast’ APP. This means you don’t have to use an internet browser to cast Netflix content. Download the Netflix APP to your Android or Apple device and log in to your Netflix membership. If you’re not already a Netflix member, you can join up online. There are three membership plans to choose from starting from $8.99.
Frequently asked questions
Have a look at these FAQs if you’re looking for answer about how to setup and watch Netflix on Google Chromecast.
How does Google Chromecast work?
Chromecast is a device you plug into your TVs USB port. It lets you stream content from your computer, tablet or mobile phone to your TV. Google Chromecast has partnered with popular services like netflixs to give you ready to cast APPS. This lets you play Netflix content as well as content from other services.
Why can’t I get Netflix to work my Chromecast?
If you’re not seeing the Chromecast symbol, make sure of the following:
- Double check the you have the Chromecast extension installed and that your computer and Chromecast are on the same network.
- The Chromecast name can not contain any special characters like Emoji’s.
- The Netflix software is up to date.
- Make sure the Apple TV is connected to the same wireless network as the Chromecast.
If you’re seeing an error message about the Netflix application.
- Make sure the Netflix application is up to date.
- Do a factory reset on your device and Netflix APP.
How do I switch Chromecast off?
Chromecast is powered by your TV, switching your TV off puts Chromecast into standby mode. If your TV is on, Chromecast will stay inactive until you select the input the Chromecast is plugged in to.
What happens when I sign out of Netflix?
When you sign out of Netflix on your mobile or desktop device, you can stream different content using Google Chromecast.
Can I change the Chromecast TV?
You can easily move the Chromecast USB unit between TVs as long as they’re hDMI enabled. You don’t need to set up your Chromecast again as long as it remains connected to the same network.
Can I use my Chromecast when I travel?
You can take your Google Chromecast with you when you travel and watch Netflix on the go as long as it’s available in the country you’re visiting. There may be a few issues if you’re trying to Chromecast Netflix in a hotel or school for example. AP or client isolation prevents Chromecast from working properly.