How to Use Pandora on the Chromecast with an iPhone

The Google Chromecast is a small, simple, affordable device that integrates into your life by using the things that you already have. It uses your iPhone as a remote control, and it plugs into an HDMI port on your TV.

The Chromecast also works seamlessly with your favorite apps, including Pandora. So if you have a Chromecast and a Pandora account, then you can follow our guide below to learn how to start streaming your Pandora music from your iPhone to your Chromecast.


Listen to Pandora on the Chromecast With Your iPhone

This tutorial will assume that you have set up your Chromecast, and that it is on the same wireless network as your iPhone. If not, you can read here to learn how to set up the Chromecast, and you can read here to learn how to connect your iPhone to a wireless network.

If you haven’t gotten a Chromecast yet, then check the pricing at Amazon. They are typically the easiest and cheapest way to purchase one.


Step 1: Open the App Store.

open the app store



Step 2: Select the Search option at the bottom of the screen.

open the search tab



Step 3: Type “pandora” into the search field, then select the “pandora” search result.

select the pandora search result



Step 4: Touch the Free button to the right of the Pandora app, touch Install, enter your Apple ID password, then touch OK and wait for the app to install.

install the pandora app



Step 5: Touch the Open button.

open the pandora app



Step 6: Enter your Pandora email address and password, then touch the Sign In button. If you don’t yet have a Pandora account, then you can touch the Register for Free button and create a new account.

listen to pandora on the chromecast with the iphone



Step 7: Select a channel that you want to listen to.

select the channel that you want to listen to



Step 8: Touch the square icon with the diagonal lines at the bottom-right corner of the screen. It is identified in the image below.

touch the chromecast icon



Step 9: Select the Chromecast option. If you haven’t done so already, then turn on your TV and switch it to the input channel to which the Chromecast is connected to start listening to your Pandora music.

select the chromecast option



Do you like the functionality of the Chromecast, but wish it had more content options? The Roku 1 is similar in price, but has a much larger amount of available content. newsletter
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