In this guide, we will talk about how to use the zoom app on a TV using a Chromecast device. You can use the zoom app on your phone or laptop. But with Chromecast, you can watch the zoom meeting on a bigger screen than the phone/laptop screen. You can use this method to hold a business meeting or meeting with a group.
What are Zoom Cloud Meetings?
Cloud Meeting is simply a digital way of holding a meeting. This is done by bringing people from one place to another through the camera to the same conversation on the same screen. This breaks down the remoteness of the people and creates efficiency. You can connect more than 1000 people at a time for such video meetings and this will create a huge virtual market for you.
See also our previous article on Chromecast
Things you need to mirror the screen with Chromecast
To do this you need a Chromecast device or a TV with Chromecast included. You must meet that grant requirement.
Then all you need is a device that can use the Zoom app. That is something like an iPhone or an Android PHone.
You will also need a wifi network for this.
If you have a Chrmecast device, you need to have an HDMI port on the TV to connect it.
Now you need to turn on the Chromecast device and connect it to your TV’s HDMI port. Once that process is complete you can easily mold the screens by following the steps below.
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Mirror Zoom to Chromecast from Android
We will talk about how to cast a TV using an Android device and use it for zoom meetings. For this, we can use Chromecast on TV.
The first thing you need to do is connect your Chromecast device to the TV’s HDMI.
Then install the Google Home app (Download) on your Android phone.
1 First you need to run the downloaded Google Home app. Click the plus (+) button in the upper left corner of the app and click the “Set New Home Devices” button
2 Next go to your Wifi setting and click Chromecast from the Network list. Now go to Google Home and click “Continue”
3 Click the “I can see it” button to confirm that the phone’s code matches the TV’s code.
Then, you can now start a Zoom meeting on your phone. It will be shown on TV instantly. Now your entire phone screen is shown on the TV, You can open the Zoom app on the phone and put the Meeting on it. Then it can be zoomed in and seen on TV.
Cast Zoom Meetings from a PC (Windows/Mac)
If you do not have a telephone, you can use the Zoom Meeting on your computer.
To do this, first, connect the Chromecast device to the HDMI port. Next, install the Google Chrome browser on your computer. Then connect your Chromecast device and your desktop/laptop device to the same Wifi network. Then follow the steps below.
1 First download the zoom app for your desktop/laptop. (You can also use the Zoom Browser version, but it has limited features.)
2 Now open the Google Chrome browser from your desktop / laptop and select the cast option by clicking on the three dots in the right corner
3 Now connect your Chromecast device and desktop / laptop to the same Wifi network
4 In the Source Tab, select Cast Tab to access the Zoom via the web version. By selecting Cast Desktop you can mold the entire desktop.
5 Now the process is over. Now you can make video calls from Zoom to TV.
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Chromecast Zoom Meeting from iPhone?
You need third party apps to use for zoom TV from iphone or ipad.
You can use different paddy applications for this and there are many applications for that. But applications like Chromecast streamer can be recommended. This application can easily perform this process. The full process is below.
1 First connect your Chromecast device and your IOS device (device using Zoom) to the same Wifi network.
2 Download the chromecast streamer app now.
3 Then run the app and press the Screen Cast button The app will now detect the Chromecast device. Now press the connect button
4 Now tap on “Start Mirror”. Now your Apple device will start to Mirror.
Now you can open Zoom from your iPhone or iPad and display it on TV and you can hold a Zoom Meeting on a big screen.
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To fix your Chromecast setup issues
Make sure your Chromecast and related device are connected to the same Wifi network or it is not connected.
Use the HDMI Extender that comes with your Chromecast device
If you think your Chromecast device is having any problems, hold down the reset button for about 25 seconds and it will resolve some issues.
Problems with your modem or router may also affect your connection to the Chromecast.
What are Chromecast built-in apps?
Zoom Call Issues and How to Fix Them
Update Zoom. Failure to update the zoom may cause problems with the zoom, so keep it up to date.
If you use a laptop or desktop, use the Zoom app. When using Zoom you can use something like its web version. You should use the app as there are various errors in that web version.
If the webcam or microphone does not work on the Zoom app or the mobile version, first go to the settings of the zoom and check it. If that too is not a problem then you can go to the settings on the computer/phone and fix it which may not have given access.
Zoom Lags Or Freezes During Meeting
It may not be a problem with the zoom application. So try changing the internet connection. Check the connection speed. Adjust the settings of the zoom and turn it down if it is HD.