Purchasing a Google Chromecast or Google Chromecast (2020) with Google TV?

Learn more about Popular Services with Chromecast Support and the Hardware Requirements for Google Chromecast!

General Information

The Google Chromecast let you stream videos, music and videos to your TV from your mobile phone (Android or Apple), tablets and laptops with Cast-enabled apps. Cast-enabled apps are compatible with WiFi-enabled Android smartphones and tablets; iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod®; Chrome for Mac® and Chrome for Windows®; and ChromeOS.

Most popular streaming services have support for Google Chromecast and it is implemented by the streaming service on their website or mobile application.

All apps that work with Google Chromecast can be found here: https://www.google.com/chromecast/built-in/apps/

Popular Services with Chromecast Support

If your provider’s information is not listed below, you may search on Google with “[service name] chromecast” for information. We recommend contacting your favourite streaming provider to confirm if they support the Google Chromecast and how to use their service with Chromecast.

Service Guides  
Amazon Prime Video Watch Prime Video on Chromecast
Disney+ / Disney Plus Can I use Chromecast to watch Disney+?
How do I use Chromecast or Airplay to watch Disney+ on my TV?
Hayu Can I use Apple Airplay and/or Chromecast?
HBO Go How to set up Chromecast with HBO GO?
Mediacorp meWATCH / Toggle Chromecast – meWATCH Help Centre
Netflix Setup Guide
Troubleshooting Guide
Singtel TV Go Singtel TV Go
Singtel CAST How do I watch CAST on my big screen using Airplay or Chromecast?
Spotify Spotify on TV
StarHub Go Using StarHub Go on Chromecast
Viu How to watch Viu on Smart TV?
YouTube Cast from the YouTube app and YouTube.com
Service Not Listed? If your provider’s information is not listed, you may search on Google with “[service name] chromecast” for information. We recommend contacting your favourite streaming provider to confirm if they support the Google Chromecast and how to use their service with Chromecast.
You may also cast your mobile phone or laptop/desktop screen to the TV with Chromecast. However, it is only advised to do this if there is no native app support. You should use the casting method provided by the provider or app for optimal usage.  
Cast Chrome Tab or Entire Desktop Casting a Chrome tab or entire desktop – Please note that compatible hardware and sufficient WiFi bandwidth is necessary.
Cast Android Phone / Tablet Screen Cast your Android screen from the Google Home app
Cast iPhone/iPad Screen How to mirror your iPhone’s screen onto a TV using a Chromecast or a Chromecast TV

Information provided is provided for reference only. SIMCard.SG does not take responsibility for the guides from the respective provider pages.
Subscription(s) are required to access certain content.
Availability and performance of features and services are application-, device- and network-dependent and may not be available in all areas and can change over time.

Hardware Requirements for Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast requires a TV with an HDMI port, a Wi-Fi network and a compatible (Android, iOS, Windows or Mac OS) computer or mobile device.

For more specific TV compatibility details:

  • For all 4K/Ultra HD Content: HDCP 2.2 is required along with 4K-capable TV and content and high speed internet connection (at lesat 20mbps)
  • For HDR Content: HDCP 1.3 and Higher HDR Capable TV is required
  • For all other content: Chromecast devices require a TV with HDMI Port that supports High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 1.3 or higher

For HDCP 1.3, most TVs produced after 2015 will support it without any issues.
For HDCP 2.2, please check with your TV Manual or Manufacturer and use the HDMI port labelled HDCP, UHD, Ultra HD, 4K Ultra HD or 4K.
Content quality and availability is also dependent on your streaming provider, so please do contact them for more details.