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Chromecast VPN: Privacy and security

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    Access content safely with a Chromecast VPN.

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    Learn how to use Chromecast with a VPN.

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A VPN for Chromecast: Why do you need it?

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How to use Chromecast with a VPN

Here are the ways to set up NordVPN on your Chromecast devices:

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Chromecast with Google TV

  1. Turn on your Google TV and find the NordVPN app on Google Play.
  2. Press “Get” or “Install.” Once downloaded, open the app.
  3. Sign in with your NordVPN account.
  4. Click “Connect now” to find and connect to the fastest server.

infoAvailable on newer Chromecast with Google TV devices.

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Use a physical VPN router

  1. Check if your router is VPN compatible. Though some modern routers may require manual router configurations, most support VPN connections. If your router doesn’t, you can buy one that does.
  2. Set up a VPN connection on your home router.
  3. When setting up your Chromecast, select your VPN-protected network connection under “Connect Chromecast to your Wi-Fi.” If you’ve already set it up, connect to the VPN network.

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Use a virtual VPN router

  1. Download and install the NordVPN app on your Windows 11 computer. Then, connect to your chosen VPN server.
  2. On your PC or laptop, go to “Settings,” then “Network & internet.” Then, head to “Mobile hotspot.”
  3. Select “Wi-Fi” and enable mobile hotspot.
  4. Navigate back to “Network & internet” and select “Advanced network settings.”
  5. Under “Network adapters”, locate your VPN network adapter and click the dropdown arrow to expand it.
  6. Next to “More adapter options,” click “Edit.”
  7. Select the Sharing tab and check “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection.” From the dropdown menu, select the hotspot you’ve just created and click OK. You’ve just created a virtual router!
  8. When setting up your Chromecast, select your VPN-protected network connection under “Connect Chromecast to your Wi-Fi.” If you already have it set up, simply connect to the VPN network.
Using Windows 10? Follow these steps instead.

How to choose the best VPN for Chromecast


When choosing a VPN provider, pay special attention to the speed of the service for a better streaming experience.


Using a VPN with a large network of servers delivers a stable and secure connection wherever you are.


Ease of use is everything. Look for VPN software with a simple interface and intuitive apps for all your devices.

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