Locast.org can be accessed via the Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari browsers on PCs, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. Locast has an app available for both the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android) on both smart phones and tablets. We offer casting via the iOS app or mobile Chrome browser in conjunction with Apple TV and Air Play. The mobile Chrome browser, the desktop Chrome browser, and Android app can be cast to Chromecast. Users can also cast from Chrome on Mac OS, mobile Chrome browser for iOS, as well as the Locast iOS mobile app via Air Play and Chromecast. Locast also has apps for Roku, Fire TV, Tivo, Apple TV, Android TV, DirecTV, and Dish allowing you to view your locals on an HDTV or Smart TV.
Locast does not
currently support third party casting services(Chromecast and Airplay are
supported), Amazon Fire HD tablets, Amazon Echo Show devices, or any Smart TV
that does not have Roku, Fire TV, Android TV, or Apple TV built into it(brand
examples: Samsung, LG, Sony, etc) or connected to it.
Geolocation Errors on TV Streaming Devices
Geolocation can be tricky with ROKU, APPLE TV, ANDROID TV, and FIRE TV devices as they do not have built in GPS/location services like other devices do. If you are receiving a location error on one of these devices, please logout of Locast.org and ...
Activating the Locast App on TV Streaming Devices
In order to login to the Locast app on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV or Android TV you will be required to activate it. 1. Leave the activation screen up on your TV 2. Go to www.locast.org 3. Click Activate at the top of the page next to Live TV Guide 4. ...
Hot Spots and Satellite Internet
Hot spots and satellite internet connections do not always work with Locast apps for TV streaming devices(Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV). Public IP addresses associated with these networks are not usually associated with your true ...
How to Allow Access to your Geolocation on Computers and Mobile Devices
Most computers and mobile devices have GPS/location services built in. When you allow Locast.org to access this information, it allows us to determine which Designated Market Area(DMA) you are eligible to stream with Locast. Allowing the Locast app ...
Why can I no longer view programming on Roku, FireTV, Apple TV or Android TV?
If you are receiving a location or out of market error, please see: Geolocation Errors on TV Streaming Devices If you are having trouble with the Locast app, please try logging out and activating again. Activating Locast is just another way of ...