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hayu is a service that unfortunately isn’t as ubiquitously available as Netflix. The latter is either included as standard on your average Smart TV or can be quickly downloaded onto said device via a trip to the manufacturer’s in-built app store.
What do you do if a: your particular TV doesn’t carry the hayu app, or b: you own a “dumb TV” that doesn’t offer any kind of store at all to expand your viewing choices? You still have options. The fandangle device known as Google Chromecast can bridge the gaps and get you viewing in no time. Essentially, you hook it up to a spare HDMI port on your TV, then you can beam hayu directly to said screen from your phone, tablet or computer. How is this magic possible and is setting up Chromecast a difficult procedure? Let’s find out together.
No matter which model of Google Chromecast you have, setting up hayu is a cinch to do. Just follow these simple steps:
If you’ve got through all these steps, you’ll notice that your Chromecast icon will light up blue. This indicates that a firm device-to-dongle connection has been established. From here, you can effectively use your mobile or desktop computer as the remote control for your viewing experience. And that’s it! You’re ready to gleefully waste hundreds of hours in a binge-watch haze.
Need a new show to binge watch or catch up on? Here’s the full list of shows on hayu:
Have a look at these FAQs if you’re having trouble setting up or watching hayu on Google Chromecast.
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