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Watching Kanopy on Chromecast

The easiest way to enjoy Kanopy on your TV via Chromecast is through our mobile apps, now available on Android and iOS. For instructions, please see Watching On Chromecast From The Kanopy App.

Otherwise, from your computer, you can use Chromecast to “cast” the Kanopy website and films directly to your Television. All you need is:

  • A television with a HDMI and USB port
  • Wi-Fi, and 
  • the Chromecast Device (which you can purchase online)

In setting up Chromecast to your TV:

STEP 1) Set up Chromecast:

STEP 2) Set up Chrome on your device:

  • You will need to make sure you have Google Chrome web browser on your device (you can download the Google Chrome browser here).
  • Once you have Chrome, you will need to then ensure to download the Google Cast web extension
  • Once installed, a new icon will be displayed in the top-right corner of the google browser for casting.

STEP 3) Casting to your TV:

  • Make sure your TV is on and your Chromecast is plugged into the HDMI port properly as per the instructions above.
  • Open Kanopy in your Google Chrome web browser.
  • Click on the Cast Extension in your browser’s top-right corner, and choose your Chromecast
  • Enjoy your films!
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