The Google Chromecast 2 At Hong Kong’s Most Competitive Price
The media streaming device your TV’s been missing
What is Chromecast 2? It’s a new way to watch, listen, play and enjoy. Plug it into any HDMI port and use your mobile device to remotely send and control your favourite shows, games, songs, films, sports and more. Fully compatible with iOS and Android devices and Mac, Windows and Chromebook computers, it’s the friend every lounge room needs.
Available to buy from Emotion Tech for one low price – alongside a great range of tech from Amazon – it’s the little helper you need for your next party, or just your next chill out day.
The new way to stream games, film and music to your television
Turn your phone into a simple, flexible and powerful remote. Use the mobile apps you already know and love and put your shows, playlists, queues and more on the screen for everyone to see. No passwords to remember, no chunky downloads to wait for. Buy your Google Chromecast 2, plug it in, pick up your phone, and discover a new world.
Changes what’s on and access all your phone’s regular functions without affecting playback or draining your battery.
One low price for infinite entertainment when and where you want it
Your Chromecast 2 gives you access to more than 200,000 movies and TV shows, more than 30 million songs, plus hours and hours of fun from sports, radio stations, games and more. Buy or rent from a huge range of free, subscription and low price content from thousands and thousands of services.
Super-fast, state-of-the-art streaming technology
Google Chromecast 2 streams the best 1080p content direct from the cloud, giving you unparalleled video and surround sound quality. With support for 2.4/5GHz Wi-Fi and an intelligent adaptive antenna system built right in, video resolution is kept high and buffering time low.
Buy your key to a whole world of media
The specially-designed Chromecast app is a one-stop shop for your entertainment needs. Browse premium featured content across your apps at great prices or search for exactly what you want. It’s the place to go to find the latest news on apps, offers and features for your device.
Relive precious memories and cast your photos to your television
Not watching television? When you’re not casting, use your device to turn your screen into a never-ending slideshow of beautiful images from your Google Photos, Flickr and Facebook, or view famous works of art, news headlines and more.
Mirror what’s on your Android phone’s screen
Let everyone see exactly what you are by throwing your Android phone or tablet’s screen onto your TV. Instantly and effortlessly stream photos, videos, social media sites, presentations and more.
Surf the web from the couch
Found a great video online? Put it up on the big screen. Share your laptop’s Chrome browser on your TV and let the whole room see the world’s best cat video.
A huge range of games to buy, play and enjoy
Transform your TV into a race track, game board or quiz show with the thousands of games available to buy for Chromecast at great prices. Get everyone in on the action using their phones as controllers and watch the action on the big screen.
- Power cable
- Power adapter
- TV with an HDMI port
- WiFi network
- Compatible computer or mobile device.
- Supported OS and devices: Android 4.1+, iOS 7.0+, Windows 7, or Mac OS X 10.7, ChromeOS
- Availability and performance of certain features, services and applications are device- and network-dependent and may not be available in all areas; subscription(s) may be required, and additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply.
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- Device: 51.9 x 51.9 x 13.49 mm
- Package: 124.4 mm x 42.85 mm x 124 mm
- Power cable: 1.75 m
- 39.1 g (0.086 lbs)
- N/A (512 MB DDR3L)
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5Ghz)
Learn how to cast on your TV
Cast from your iPhone®, iPad®, Android device or laptop to the TV
Get started in 3 easy steps
Connect to Wifi
Simply tap the Cast button in a Cast-enabled app and choose a video to play on your TV
Find movies, TV shows and more with the Chromecast app
A single place to discover trending and popular content from your Cast-enabled apps.
Easily control and manage all your Chromecast devices from one place. You can also quickly learn more about any photo or image that is being displayed on your Chromecast’s backdrop.
Explore and discover even more Cast-enabled apps to watch, listen to and play on your TV.
Use voice search to find where you can watch your favorite movie or TV show.
Cast from your phone
Enjoy your favorite apps and entertainment on the big screen.
- Open a Cast-enabled app, like YouTube, on your phone.
- Find a video to play.
- Tap the Cast button and select your Chromecast.
- Play, pause, and adjust the volume, right from your phone.
Cast websites from your laptop
Enjoy photos, videos, music and anything else from your favorite websites on the big screen.
- Open the Chrome browser on your laptop.
- Add the Google Cast extension from the Chrome Web Store.
- Visit any website in Chrome.
- Click the Cast button in the Chrome browser and select your Chromecast.
Mirror your Android phone or tablet screen to the TV
See exactly what’s on your Android device by casting your screen to the TV.
- From your Android phone or tablet, open the Chromecast app.
- Tap the left hand navigation to open the menu.
- Tap Cast screen / audio and select your Chromecast device.
Customize your TV screen
When you’re not casting, turn your TV screen into a beautiful backdrop filled with images.
- From your phone or tablet, open the Chromecast app.
- On the “Devices” tab, tap the gear icon.
- From device settings, tap “Backdrop” to turn it on.
- Select the topics you’d like to see on your TV.
Using guest mode
Guest mode makes it even easier for your friends to cast to your TV using their phones without first having to connect to your WiFi.
- Open a Cast-enabled app from a phone or tablet, without connecting to your WiFi.
- The Cast button will automatically appear, even though you’re not connected to the WiFi. Tap the Cast button and select “Nearby device”.
- Follow the prompts to connect automatically.
- If the phone can’t automatically connect, you can enter the 4-digit PIN displayed on the TV screen or on the “Devices” tab of the owner’s Chromecast app.
Setup and settings
Chromecast isn’t guaranteed to work with general cables. We recommend that you use the cables and adapters provided with the Chromecast for optimal performance.
Whenever Chromecast finds a new device in the area, it will display the Found New Device card that lets you know a new device is available to be set up.
If you’re having trouble fitting Chromecast into your TV’s HDMI port, try using the HDMI extender that came in the Chromecast box. The extender may also improve your Wi-Fi reception.
You’re likely using the incorrect input. Simply press the Input or Source button on your TV’s remote control to change the input until you see the Chromecast home screen.
Please review the How to Factory Data Reset (FDR) your Chromecast article to reset your device correctly.
Yes. You will need to disable AP/Client isolation, also known as client isolation, on your router. Please refer to your router documentation to learn how to disable AP isolation.
If you do not have access to your router settings, or if you are attempting to connect through a guest, hotel or public network with AP/client isolation, you will be unable to set up your Chromecast.
If you are attempting to connect through a WiFi extender, please check your extender settings. You will need to disable AP isolation on your WiFi extender before setting up Chromecast to work with your WiFi network.
- Mobile Device: Open your Chromecast app > Select your Chromecast device card > Touch the Settings wheel in the top right corner > Scroll down to the bottom to locate “Firmware Version: XXXX”
- Computer: Open your Chromecast app > Click “Settings” next to your Chromecast device > Scroll down to locate “Firmware Version XXXX”
Chromecast updates are rolled out gradually to users and your device will update automatically. Once an update is available, it can take up to two weeks for it to reach your device. It’s important that your Chromecast is plugged into wall power and connected to your wireless network during this time. You can follow the steps below to try and activate an available update if you think your device may be eligible:
- Leave your Chromecast plugged in and connected to your WiFi network for at least one hour.
- We recommend that you plug your Chromecast into wall power using the USB power cable and power adapter that was provided in the box.
After one hour, reboot your Chromecast device by following the steps below that match the sender device you’re using:
- Mobile Device: Open your Chromecast app > Select your Chromecast device card > Touch the Menu button in the top right corner > Touch “Reboot Chromecast”
- Computer: Open your Chromecast app > Click “Settings” next to your Chromecast device > Click “Reboot Chromecast”
Yes, Chromecast was built with portability in mind. You can move it from room to room for use with other HDMI enabled display devices. You won’t need to set up your device again, as long as your Chromecast is connected to the same WiFi network, you’ll be able to Cast right away.
To change the WiFi network your Chromecast is connected to, simply open up the Chromecast app on your phone, tablet, or computer and select your Chromecast from the list. From the Chromecast settings page, select your current WiFi network name and select a new network from the drop-down list.
Yes, Chromecast was built with portability in mind. You can bring it with you when you travel, but keep in mind that you will need WiFi access to set up and use Chromecast.
Please keep in mind: Chromecast only works with networks which allow device to device communication. If the router/network on which you’re attempting to set up Chromecast has AP or client isolation enabled (typical of hotel rooms, school networks, corporate environments), you will not be able to set up your Chromecast device properly. You will need to disable AP or client isolation on your router in order to set up Chromecast. If you need assistance disabling AP or client isolation on your router, please contact your router manufacturer.
During setup you have the ability to ‘name’ your Chromecast in order to distinguish it from others, for example ‘Lulu’s Chromecast’ or ‘Living Room’. You can also rename your Chromecast at a later time from the Chromecast setup app.
Dolby® Digital Plus™ (E-AC-3) audio technology streams are supported for use with Chromecast if the content already contains Dolby Digital Plus streams and Dolby Digital Plus pass-through is supported by your TV or Audio Video Receiver.
Please note: A number of TVs will not pass through Dolby Digital Plus streams. The Chromecast will need to be plugged directly into an A/V receiver in order for Dolby Digital Plus streams to work properly.
Typically the Cast icon is in the top right corner of Cast-enabled apps. For Spotify, you’ll find the Cast icon at the bottom of your screen below the Play button. Touch Devices Available to see your available devices. Choose the device you want to cast to. Here’s more on how to cast from Spotify.
To stop casting from Spotify, Touch Devices Available and select the first device in the list (For example: This iPhone or This Phone). You should now only hear music from your local device and not on your speakers.
Yes. To use Cast in Chrome incognito mode, type chrome://extensions into your browser bar, locate the Google Cast extension, and select ‘Enable in incognito’.
While casting a site’s tab works well, there are numerous benefits to using controls provided by the site instead of just casting the tab for that site. Here are all the benefits to using a Cast-enabled site vs. casting a tab.
Please turn off “Power Saving Mode” for the Android device you’re using to cast content. Enabling “Power Saving Mode” can limit the processing power of that device which could affect the performance of the Cast Screen feature.
Multiple users can cast to the TV provided they are both using Cast-enabled apps and are on the same WiFi network. The only way to prevent others from casting to your TV would be to password protect your WiFi network.