TINT and Chromecast

Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on any TV. Simply use an Android phone, tablet, iPhone, iPad, Mac or Windows laptop, or Chromebook to cast your favorite entertainment and apps right to the big screen. For more information click here.

Why use Chromecast with TINT?

  • Fewer wires
  • No need to use a separate device solely used to run the TINT (and risk losing it!)
  • Remote management of the TINT from the TINT Dashboard (easy one-time setup)
  • Compatible with any display with an HDMI input

Requirements

  • Any display with an HDMI input
  • Any one of the following devices:
    1. A device running Google Chrome with the Cast extension installed (click here to download the extension)
    2. An iOS device with the TINT iOS mobile App installed (click here to download)
    3. An Android device with the TINT Android mobile App installed (click here to download)
  • A fully configured Chromecast connected to the same network that the your other device is on
  • An Enterprise, Performance, Starter or Event Plan with TINT

Chromecast Setup

1) Plug in your Chromecast device via the HDMI port on your display screen. Then, either plug the other end of the USB power cable into an open USB port on your TV OR into the included power adapter which you will then plug into a power outlet. Note: Only use the provided AC adapter.

2) Connect your Chromecast device. Double check that the Chromecast and the mobile device, tablet, or laptop you are using to set up Chromecast with are both on the same Wi-Fi network.

3) Set up Chromecast. Click here and follow Google’s simple setup instructions.

Casting from Chrome and the TINT Dashboard

1) Download and install the Google Cast app. Click here to download.

2) Log in to www.tintup.com, and in the TINT Dashboard, click the cog icon beside the TINT you’d like to display. Then, click "Cast to Chromecast", If you are using the Multiple Personalization Feature you’ll be prompted to select a personalization before proceeding:

3) Select the Chromecast device you’d like to cast to:

Your TINT will load within seconds on the display.

Casting from the TINT App for iOS and Android

1) Select the TINT you’d like to cast, and then click the cast icon on the upper right-hand side of the screen:

2) Select the device you’d like to cast to, and your TINT will load on the display.

Casting TINTmix

1) Download and install the Google Cast app. Click here to download.

2) Log in to www.tintup.com, and in the TINT Dashboard, click the TINTmix tab. Select the TINTmix you’d like to display using the dropdown menu on the left-hand side of the screen, click "Display", and then select "Cast to Chromecast":

3) Select the device you’d like to cast to, and your TINTmix will load on the display.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding TINT and Chromecast, please don't hesitate to contact Technical Support at support@tintup.com.

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