How to Display Photos on TV with Chromecast

Last Updated on March 9, 2022 by Peter Wood

Google Chromecast is one of the most popular streaming media devices today. It has many advantages, like affordable price and good compatibility. One fun feature of Chromecast is to display Chromecast photos on TV. Compared to other streaming media devices, Chromecast is easier to use and compatible with all Google Apps. Moreover, you can discover that many third-party apps work with Google Chromecast well. We will focus on streaming photos on TV with Chromecast via various digital devices below.

Display Photos on TV with Chromecast

Preparation: Enhance Photos with Photo Denoise

TV has a much larger screen than smartphones and PCs. When you stream photos via Chromecast, you can enlarge the photo’s details to find noise and other quality issues. If you want to view images in better quality, you can use Photo Denoise to enhance images before streaming on TV. Photo Denoise can detect various quality issues and deal with images in batches. Moreover, this photo editor is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS. So everyone could use it to polish photos. Photo Denoise is easy to use.

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How to enhance pictures before streaming with Chromecast

Step 1. Load the pictures to stream into Photo Denoise. You can drag and drop the photos into this editor or click on the Import button to import a folder containing the pictures.

Open Denoise

Step 2. Wait for a while to load all pictures. Then you can eliminate both Luminance noise and Chrominance noise by moving the sliders.

Step 3. If you want to highlight the details on the pictures, you can adjust the value of the Sharpen.

Denoise Image Process

Step 4. Photo Denoise can detect portraits and selfies automatically. The Face Soften function could help you beautify and soften the portrait image.

Step 5. Zoom in the pictures to preview the results. If you are satisfied, click on the Save button to store the enhanced images for streaming.

Photo Denoise could deal with a large number of pictures at once. That could save a lot of time for you.

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Chromecast Photos on TV from PCs

When you prepare to stream photos from PC to TV with Chromecast, ensure your computer and Chromecast are on the same Wi-Fi network. And if you do not have a Chrome browser, you should install it on your computer first.

Step 1. Launch Google Chrome browser and go to Chrome Web Store. Search the Google Cast extension and install it to the Chrome browser.

Step 2. Log in to your Google account in the Google Chrome browser. If you have multiple accounts, make sure to log in to the account you used to store pictures.

Step 3. After login, hit the Google Apps icon and choose Photos.

Step 4. Locate to the top ribbon of Chrome and unfold the Google Cast. If your Chromecast has opened, you can find it under the Cast this tab to section.

Step 5. Choose your Chromecast device. After the connection, the photos will appear on TV through your Chromecast photos.

Keep the Wi-Fi connection stable. Then you can view your photos on a larger screen smoothly.

Chromecast photos on TV from PCs

Display Chromecast Photos on TV from Smartphones

It is not necessary to display Chromecast photos on TV through computers. You can stream pictures from your handsets to TV via Chromecast directly; no matter you have an Android phone or an iPhone. The only thing you need is a stable Wi-Fi connection.

Step 1. Go to App Store or Google Play Store, download, and install the Google Photos app on your smartphone.

Step 2. Open the Google Photos app and log in to your Google account. If it is your first time using Google Photos, enable the option of Back up & sync to transfer pictures from the photo gallery or camera roll to Google Photos. Select High Quality in the next screen and press CONTINUE to start backing up.

Step 3. After pictures are uploaded to Google Photos, tap on the Chromecast icon on the top of the screen. In the pop-up box, choose your Chromecast photo device to connect. Make sure you have opened your Chromecast.

Step 4. When the connection is successful, your photos are on the TV screen. You can scroll images on your smartphone to control playback.

After viewing the picture, tap on the Chromecast icon again and hit Disconnect to cut down the connection.

Chromecast photos on TV from smartphones


We introduce how to display photos on TV with Chromecast photos devices from PCs or smartphones above. A larger screen could indeed provide better visual experiences. Google Chromecast photos device is an affordable media streaming device available and supports all Google applications, including Google Photos. PC users can stream Chromecast photos from computer to TV with the Chrome extension. Of course, the Google Photos desktop program also can stream Chromecast photos. If you want to display images on TV with the Chromecast app, you can go to the Google Photos app.

We all know that Google Photos provide unlimited storage. But the secret is Google Photos will compress your photos. So, before watching Chromecast photos on TV, you’d better enhance your images with Photo Denoise. Do not worry! This photo editor and its advanced algorithms could help you deal with the quality problems of your photos smartly and quickly.

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