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.
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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.
Step 2: Select the Search option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Type “pandora” into the search field, then 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.
Step 5: Touch the Open button.
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.
Step 7: Select a 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.
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.
Do you like the functionality of the Chromecast, but wish it had more content options? The Roku 1 on Amazon is similar in price, but has a much larger amount of available content.
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