Disney Plus on Chromecast: how to get it and start watching now

Disney Plus on Chromecast
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Disney Plus is an on-demand streaming service that enables you to watch many Disney-owned movies, TV shows, documentaries, and franchises - made even easier with functionality like Disney Plus on Chromecast. This content includes Disney originals and classics, as well as content produced by partners like National Geographic and 20th Century Fox.

Disney Plus is available across many streaming and casting devices, including Google Chromecast. In this article, we discuss how to successfully start streaming Disney Plus on Chromecast, from setting up your account and device to accessing content. 

Is Disney Plus on Chromecast?

Yes, Disney Plus is available on all three generations of Chromecast. You can also stream it on Google Home Hub and Google Nest Hub Max devices, as well as Smart TVs with in-built Chromecast.

Furthermore, Chromecast streaming can be enabled from iOS and Android tablets/phones and all the main desktop web browsers.

How to install Disney Plus on Chromecast

Streaming Disney Plus on Chromecast is quick and straightforward. It essentially involves three devices: your personal device (be it a phone, tablet, or computer), your Chromecast device, and your TV.

  • If you haven't already, sign up to Disney Plus
  • Download the Disney Plus app on your phone or tablet
  • Alternatively, open on your desktop web browser
  • Select the title you want to watch
  • Click on the cast icon in the top right-hand corner
  • Ensure your Chromecast is slotted into the correct HDMI port
  • Select the Chromecast-enabled TV device

At this point, you should find that your TV screen mirrors your personal device’s screen display. Finally, before you press play, make sure you have a strong internet connection to maintain the best streaming experience.

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What can I watch on Disney Plus with Chromecast?

Disney Plus showcases much from its repertoire, including animated Disney classics like The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, and Robin Hood, as well as many Pixar films, from the iconic Toy Story adventures to critically acclaimed movies, meaning you can watch Soul and more.

If that isn’t enough, there are plenty of recent Disney Plus originals like Ms Marvel, She-Hulk, and Andor, as well as classic films and TV shows from Disney-owned franchises and subsidiaries (such as 30 seasons of The Simpsons and the complete Star Wars saga). Add to that Star on Disney Plus for customers outside of the US, it's fair to say you get plenty for the Disney Plus price.

What other streaming services are available on Chromecast?

What other devices can I watch Disney Plus on?

If you want to explore options beyond Chromecast, then Disney Plus is available across many other devices and platforms, including Disney Plus on Apple TV. You'll also be able to watch it on other media streaming devices, such as Roku and Amazon Fire Stick. The Disney Plus app is available on both iOS and Android, as well as being able to download on most Smart TVs and gaming consoles like PS5 and Xbox Series S and X. Of course, you can also watch on your desktop.

Liam Barker

Liam is a freelance content writer with two writing-based university degrees. He has accumulated knowledge in a variety of tech topics, including VPNs, antivirus products, cybersecurity, TV streaming, and popular apps. He also contributes to an arts and culture online magazine called Now Then, based in Manchester, England. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and writing poetry.