Configuring a Chromecast on the UNH Wireless Network

1) You must first make sure your phone has been successfully registered on the UNH Secure network.  

Verify your device Bluetooth is turned on. Download and open the Google Home app, click "Add", "Set up device", and "Set up new devices in your Home".

 

 

       

 

 

2) Select a Home, click Next, and the app will look for devices. Once your Chromecast is found, click "YES". Make sure the code you see on your TV matches the code you see in your Google Home app, then click "YES". Select a room, then click "NEXT".

        
 

3)  Click the upper-right dot menu, then "Show MAC Address". Your Mac address will appear. Visit the non-browser device registration page at  https://networking.unh.edu/nonbrowser/index.php, register your device with your username and password and a device type of "Chromecast". At this point, unplug your Chromecast device. In the Google Home app, click back until you completely exit the setup.

 

 

 

4) Wait a few minutes and then plug your Chromecast in again. Repeat steps 1 and 2 until you reach the "Connect to Wi-Fi" page. Select UNH-Public and click "NEXT". A pop-up will appear saying that UNH-Public and UNH-Secure are different. Press "OK". The Chromecast will attempt to connect to WiFi.

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

6) Once set up, you will see the page shown below. Click "CONTINUE" until you reach the Home screen again.

 

 

  

 

 

 

 7) There are a number of options for casting. One is "Play". Another is under the account menu and "Mirror device". Note: You can cast from any app which has the cast icon.

 

      

 

 

 

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Article ID: 1798
Created
Fri 7/19/19 6:22 PM
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Thu 11/7/19 6:58 AM