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How to Extend your Desktop with Chromecast


Google Chromecast is one of the simplest ways to watch videos from your gadgets to your TV. With this device, you will be able to access video contents from online streaming websites even without a smart TV. Watching from small screen to big screen – that’s the basic concept of it.

Google Chromecast mirrors your display from an Android device, an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows PC, or Chromebook. “Mirroring” means having another device show your screen exactly as you see it on your computer or mobile device. In addition, you can also extend your desktop surface wirelessly, not just mirror it. This can be more useful in a lot of situations–you’re opening up a whole new screen to use as a second desktop.

Here are the steps needed to extend your display from a Windows 8 or Windows 10 desktop: