How to Watch Disney Plus on Chromecast [April 2021]

How to Watch Disney Plus on Chromecast [April 2021]

Disney+ is an excellent source of entertainment for both adults and kids. You can watch all kinds of Disney+ content, including Marvel superheroes, classic fairytales, and kid stories like Mary Poppins anywhere. You may not have access to a smart TV when you are traveling, and that’s where a Chromecast device comes in handy to watch Disney Plus.

Chromecast is a Google device that lets you stream content on any non-smart device, including regular TV, laptops, etc. With Chromecast, you can stream from major platforms like Disney+, Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, and many more. You can cast content from these platforms to your TV and watch it from the comfort of your bed.

If you happen to access Disney Plus and it shows the error stating “Disney+ is not available on this Chromecast device,” then chances are that Disney+ is not available in your region yet. But don’t worry, just like the rest of the world, you can also use a VPN to watch your favorite Disney+ shows and movies.


How to set up Chromecast on your Device

In order to watch Disney Plus Chromecast, first, you need to set up Chromecast on your device. To launch Chromecast on your device, follow these steps:

  1.       Connect the Chromecast device.
  2.       When you plug the Chromecast device’s switch in the socket, make sure to connect the device to an HDMI port.
  3.       Turn on your TV and go to the HDMI option.
  4.       Follow the instructions and install the Chromecast on your mobile phone/ device.
  5.       Download the app and log in using your Google account.
  6.       Follow the instructions and Chromecast your favorite shows and movies on your TV.

How to watch Disney Plus on Chromecast (Quick Guide)

To watch Disney Plus on Chromecast, follow these steps below:

  1.       Connect the Chromecast device to your TV.
  2.       Make sure your mobile device and Chromecast are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3.       Download the Disney+ app on your Android or iOS device.
  4.       Sign in using your credentials.
  5.       Select the movie or tv show that you want to play.
  6.       Click on the screencast icon on the top right corner.
  7.       Choose your Chromecast device, and Disney+ will mirror on your TV.

Let’s look at ways to cast Disney Plus Chromecast from different devices. 

Casting Disney+ from Android

All android devices support Disney Plus Chromecast. When you open the Disney+ app you can see the Chromecast icon on the top right corner of the tab. Click on the cast icon; it will show a pop-up window including a list of nearby devices that you can cast Disney Plus on, e.g., TV, Desktop, etc. 

If you wish to use Disney Plus directly on an Android device then you can check out our Disney+ on Android guide.

Casting Disney+ from iPhone

Chromecast works across different platforms, including iPhones and iPads. Just like the android devices, the Chromecast icon will appear on the top right corner of Disney+. When you click the icon, it will show you a list of devices that you can cast to. Choose your desired device and enjoy Disney+ anywhere.

Casting Disney+ from the Web

If you are using your laptop or desktop, you can easily Chromecast Disney Plus from the web. To do that, install Google Chrome Browser and login to Disney Plus. Select your favorite movie, click on the Chromecast icon on the top right corner. Now, select the device you want to mirror to and watch your desired Disney+ content anytime. Or, you can click on the 3 dots on the top right corner and select cast from the dropdown. It will open a window from where you can choose your device.


How to set up VPN for Chromecast (Simple Steps)

Disney Plus is only available in some countries, including the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Japan, Indonesia, etc. So, if you want to Chromecast Disney Plus from anywhere else, you need to have a VPN. Through a VPN, you can easily watch Disney Plus with Chromecast anywhere, anytime. You need to set up a virtual VPN and VPN router.

Follow these steps to set up a virtual VPN for Chromecast and watch Disney Plus on the go:

  1.       Install a VPN app on your device (we recommend ExpressVPN)
  2.       Open the app, and sign in using your credentials.
  3.       Choose a US server or any other location where Disney+ is available.
  4.       Open the Disney+ app and select your favorite show that you want to watch.
  5.       Click on the screencast icon on the top right corner.
  6.       Your screen is now mirrored to the TV or your preferred device.

Best VPNs for Disney Plus Chromecast

When you are choosing a VPN for watching Disney Plus on Chromecast, make sure it can bypass the geo-restriction filters of Disney Plus and offer online privacy. Here are 3 VPNs that are tested and work perfectly fine with Disney Plus.

ExpressVPN -Best VPN for Disney Plus Chromecast

ExpressVPN is the best VPN for Disney Plus Chromecast. It is the fastest VPN, with over 3000+ servers all across the world. So, you can choose any fast server from the VPN list and enjoy your favorite shows on Disney+. You can use ExpressVPN to stream Disney Plus in South Africa or watch Disney Plus in Philippines from anywhere in the world.

It features some of the best security protocols and excellent unblocking capabilities and can easily bypass Disney Plus’s geo-restriction blocks. It also allows 5 simultaneous connections under one single subscription. Despite being slightly more expensive in the VPN industry, it is one of the best options and also comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

NordVPN– Fast VPN for Disney+ Chromecast

NordVPN is another most reliable and fast VPN in the market for Chromecast. It has around 5500+ servers in 59 countries, making it excellent for streaming Disney+ on Chromecast. NordVPN has the biggest server count among other VPN services, which means you can choose any server in the Disney+ location and enjoy it anywhere you want.

This VPN service features excellent security and unblocking capabilities, offering unrestricted access to Disney+ and other streaming platforms. It also allows up to 10 device connections at the same time. It offers a 7-day trial and a 30-day money-back guarantee during which you can test the VPN service yourself and make a decision. NordVPN also lets you download Disney Plus in Malaysia by connecting to its servers in Malaysia.

Surfshark – Budget-friendly VPN for Disney Plus Chromecast

Surfshark is a reliable and the most budget-friendly VPN for watching Disney Plus on Chromecast. It has around 3200+ servers in Disney+ locations and the US. Meaning, you can choose your desired server and connect to Disney+ within seconds. It also comes with top-notch security protocols, including split tunneling and automatic Wi-Fi protection.

This VPN provider has speed servers for seamless Disney+ streaming. It is also compatible with Chromecast and other major devices. It also offers unlimited device connections simultaneously and is also one of the cheapest options among other VPN services. There is also a 30-day money-back guarantee.  

Some Common Chromecast Issues on Disney+

Chromecast offers fantastic experiences and ultimate entertainment, but Chromecast users have reported few issues in the past. For example, the most common issue is that when you pause a movie or video midway and start watching it again, it might start from the beginning. The glitch has been solved, but the video does get cropped at times, making it harder to pick up where you left off.

Another Chromecast bug on Disney+ was no sound. When the users played the video, there was no sound. This issue could be due to several reasons like not having the latest software or app of Disney Plus or some issue in the app itself. This issue can be solved by reinstalling the app and keeping Chromecast and Disney+ up to date.

Similarly, when it comes to 4K streaming, you need to ensure your 4K TV supports HDCP 2.2. Also, in order to watch Disney+ in HDR or 4K, both your Chromecast device and TV needs to support Dolby Vision; otherwise, it will not enable 4K streaming.

What can I Watch on Disney Plus?

Now, at this point, you are familiar with how to cast Disney Plus on your TV. Let’s look at what you can watch on Disney Plus with Chromecast. Here is a list of the best Disney+ movies and tv shows that you can watch in 2021:

  1.       The Mandalorian
  2.       The Simpsons
  3.       Star Wars
  4.       The Avengers [All marvel movies]
  5.       X-Men: The Animated Series
  6.       Maleficent
  7.       The Descendants
  8.       Pirates of the Caribbean [All parts]
  9.       The World According to Jeff Goldblum
  10.   Once Upon a Time
  11.   Cosmos: Possible Worlds
  12.   Runaways
  13.   Inhumans
  14.   Secret Society of Second Born Royals
  15.   Black Beauty

FAQs


Yes, Disney plus works with Chromecast from major devices, including Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, Google Chrome Browser.

You don’t have to download Disney+ on Chromecast directly. Download the Disney+ app on your device and sign in using your credentials. To cast your screen, click on the icon on the top right corner and select Chromecast as the device you want to stream on. Choose the movie or show that you want to watch and click play.

To cast Disney Plus with Chromecast, Install Disney Plus app on your device, select the movie or tv show that you want to watch, click on the cast icon on the top-right corner of your screen and select Chromecast at your device, and that’s it, you are good to go.

As of today, the Chromecast supports Android, iOS devices, and Google Chrome Browser. To use Chromecast with your Laptop or Desktop, you need to install Google Chrome Browser.


To Chromecast Disney Plus from MacBook, Open Google Chrome on your Mac and go to www.google.com/chromecast/setup. Now download Google Home for iPhone/iPad from the App Store. Make sure your Chromecast is plugged in, and it will automatically appear in the Google Home app. In Chrome, select View> Cast and then select the file or source you want to broadcast (a media file, your desktop, the tab you have opened). You can now cast your favorite movies and tv shows from MacBook.

Yes, you can Chromecast Disney Plus UK as Disney Plus is compatible with all major devices.

If Disney Plus is not working on your Chromecast, then go to Settings > Apps > Chromecast built-in > select Clear Cache > select Clear Data. Restart your device after 30 seconds, and it should be working fine now.

If you are having trouble casting Disney Plus to your TV, there might be some issues with the internet connection, so check your connection and make sure your device is connected to the internet. If it doesn’t help, then update your app, or shut down your device, wait for 30 seconds and then restart to solve the issue.

Conclusion

This is everything you need to know about Disney Plus Chromecast. With these tips and tricks, you can easily cast Disney Plus to your TV and watch your favorite shows on the big screen. Also, if Disney+ is not available in your region, you can always use a VPN to access your favorite Disney content anywhere in the world. One is never too old for Disney movies, so if you want to watch all the classical Disney characters, you grew up watching, then cast away and go back in time with Disney + original movies this year. 

 

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

Arsalan Rathore

Arsalan Rathore

Arsalan Rathore is a business graduate who loves to pen down his thoughts and views related to various aspects. He loves writing about Technology, Entertainment, Fiction and Science. He loves binge watching shows from various genres and then sharing his views with the world.