The Chromecast is a handy gadget for streaming Netflix, YouTube, and other content from mobile devices to your TV, but it requires a strong Wi-Fi connection to deliver streams that dont buffer.
Do I need a smart TV to use Chromecast?
Yes, you can use Chromecast with a non-smart TV as long as the TV has an HDMI input port. But, NO, you cant use a Chromecast all alone. You need another device (phone, tablet, or computer) to tell it what you want it to do.
Does your TV need Internet for Chromecast?
You can use your Chromecast device without Wi-Fi, and still cast all of your favorite content to your TV from another device.
Do I need Chromecast for smart TV?
Do I Need a Chromecast if I Have a Smart TV? You dont need a Chromecast if you already have a smart TV. Chances are, the apps you watch are available on your smart TV. But you may enjoy a Chromecast if your smart TV does not have all the apps you want to use, and they are supported on Chromecast.