19th August 2022
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A Smart TV can connect to the internet to access content, so you can download the apps you need from your television's app store.
Most Smart TVs have their own default apps for Video such as You Tube , Netflix, Amazon Prime or Vimeo. A Smart TV connected to the internet can only view video from You Tube for example, by using the You Tube app on your TV. Like wise for all the other default apps installed on your TV.
The first method to watch web video on your TV is to wirelessly “cast” it from another device.
Smart TVs today let you transmit videos from your laptop, smartphone or tablet. The setup depends on the kind of TV you have.
Just make sure the device that has the video you want to cast is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Smart TV. Using Video and TV Cast App...you will find the app in your Smart TV's app store.
Or you can download it here https://video-tv-cast.com/
The second method to watch VIAMTV on your TV is to wirelessly “cast” it from another device to a Google Chromecast, or Apple AirPlay.
Our Player integrates with both Chromecast or AirPlay. To use Chromecast, you MUST be using Google Chrome as the browser. To use Apple AirPlay you must use Safari as your browser.
When, for eaxample you are using Chrome as your browser, you will see the Chromecast Icon in the bottom right of the player controls. When you click this, it will show a list of Chromecast units to play. You select the one that is connected to the TV; and instantly VIAMTV will be on your Smart TV.
Google Chromecasts can be purchased for around £30 from Amazon. You will need to set up your Chromecast to play, the instructions are relatively simple to foillow and the process takes about 15 minutes.
Connect with an HDMI cable - Easiest Option
The third way to watch web videos on your big-screen TV is to manually connect a cable between your laptop or mobile or tablet to your television.
As long as your TV is newer than, say, eight years old, you should have an extra HDMI input on the back or side. Your cable TV box probably occupies one slot.
An HDMI cable can handle both audio and video. Here's how to get going: