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How to view Wyze Cam on a smart TV

You can watch your Wyze cams on your TV with a bit of setup time. We’ll show you how.

Two white security cameras are facing a colorful graphical user interface for a smart home system, which shows camera feeds and controls for various devices.
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You have a Wyze cam configured as a baby or a pet monitoring device and want to view the live feed on a big screen, like your TV.

Is it possible to view a Wyze cam’s real-time footage on a smart TV screen? Yes, it is. However, there is a catch. 

The company has no official app for smart TV use and has yet to introduce the casting feature in the native Wyze smartphone app. You need a streaming device (Amazon FireStick 4K or Google Chromecast) to make this work.

Do you have a streaming stick configured on your TV and a Wyze camera installed and properly working? if yes, let’s get started.

Setting up a Wyze Cam so it can be viewed on your TV

If your TV runs on Fire TV or has a Fire TV streaming device attached to it, follow the instructions below, otherwise skip this part to get straight to the Chromecast section.

If you’ve got a Fire TV device

  1. Connect everything to Wi-Fi

    A white security camera and a black streaming media player remote with a purple background. The wi-fi symbol suggests wireless connectivity for both devices.

    Ensure your Wyze Cam and Fire TV device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

  2. Open the Alexa app

    A smartphone screen displaying an interface with various options. "skills & games" is highlighted, suggesting it's a menu from a voice assistant app.

    Open the Alexa App on your smartphone and go to Skills & Games.

  3. Add Wyze

    A smartphone displaying an app page for wyze is shown against a pink background. The button says "enable to use," indicating further setup is needed.

    Search for the Wyze skill and enable it.

  4. Link the two together

    Smartphone displaying a login screen for the wyze app, prompting for email address and password against a purple background. There's an option to create a new account.

    Link your Wyze account to Alexa by filling in the credentials of your Wyze Account.

  5. Discover your cameras

    The image shows a smartphone user interface highlighting the "add device" option for echo, smart home, and accessories on a purple background.

    Now, select Add Device on the screen or say Alexa, discover my devices to find your Wyze Cameras in the app.

  6. View your camera

    The image displays a television on a purple background showing a person holding pizza boxes with the caption "mic off" at the bottom.

    Once Wyze cams are discovered, and added to the app. you can ask Alexa to show the camera feed on your TV by saying, Alexa, show (camera X) on (my TV).

Using a short, easily remembered name for your camera is good. You can edit the name of your Wyze Cam in the Wyze app.

However, every time you edit the name, you would have to run the discovery routine in the Alexa app.

If you have Google Chromecast devices

  1.  Make sure your Wyze Cam and Chromecast are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
The image shows a streaming device with a remote control and a wireless security camera on a purple background, highlighting wi-fi connectivity and smart home technology.
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  1.  Install and open the Google Home app on your smartphone.
A smartphone screen against a purple background displays various app icons, with a highlighted notification on the google home app.
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  1. Tap on the “+” icon and select Set up device.
An illustration of a smartphone displaying a smart home app interface with options like "thermostat" and "routines. " a magenta background surrounds the device.
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  1.  Now, tap Works with Google Home.
Smartphone with a setup screen on a purple background. Screen displays options for connecting new devices or existing services to google home.
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  1. Next, find Wyze Home and log in with your Wyze account credentials.
Smartphone displaying a login screen for the wyze app, prompting for email address and password against a purple background. There's an option to create a new account.
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That’s it. All your Wyze Cameras will now automatically add to the Google Home app and so can be easily accessed by Google Assistant.

You simply have to say Hey Google, show me (camera X) on (my TV) to view a Wyze Cam on your Chromecast-equipped TV.

Viewing your Wyze cams on a TV is worth the effort

Being able to see the feeds from your security cameras on a larger screen like a TV is great. You’ll be able to see detail from across the room, and don’t have to deal with mobile apps.

Otherwise, you can always cast your smartphone screen (with the Wyze app opened) to your smart TV.

Do share your experience in the comment section below. I hope you can stream your Wyze CAM feed on the TV.

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