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Connect Chromecast TV with Google Nests Mini for Stereo Pair

CRYSTAL_AUDIO
Community Member

Hello everyone,

I have connected a Chromecast with Google TV on my TV and I have created a device team including the Chromecast with Google TV and two Google Nest Mini speakers.

When I play YouTube, Spotify etc. from the Chromecast menu, the sound is produced by the TVs speakers, even if I choose the device team mentioned above as the sound reproduction source. Is it possible to play videos on the TV and play the sound from the Nest Minis or I am trying something that is not supported yet?

Thank you in advance.

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SupraDriftTV
Community Member

The issue I usually have with this is that the video and the audio are not in sync. I was hoping they would fix this so that I can make a surround sound with the Google speakers.

Thanks for your reply. How do you make the sound to be reproduced from the connected nest minis?

Hey folks,
It looks like we haven't heard back from the OP so I'm going to go ahead and lock the thread. If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to create a new thread.

Have a great day,
Garrett DS
 

Byteguy
Gold Product Expert
Gold Product Expert

Audio Groups only work for music-only services (like Spotify and YouTube Music).  They do not work for video.

Chromecast with Google TV does have a work-around (partially).  It can push sound to ONE Bluetooth device at a time (so, only one of your Minis).

You have to put your Mini into Bluetooth Mode:

https://support.google.com/googlenest/answer/7381505

Then, pair that Mini with your Chromecast with Google TV:

https://youtu.be/ZqQGd6CyGys

GarrettDS
Community Specialist
Community Specialist

Hey there,
Just wanted to jump in here to check to make sure that you saw the response from Byteguy. Shoutout and huge thank you to Byteguy for the help here. Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns as I will be locking this in 24 hours.

Have a great day.
Garrett DS