Chrome Beta 34 (Android) has hidden Chromecasting feature
A new version of Chrome Beta for Android is out and it with comes a hidden Chromecasting feature. Indeed, once you enable the option you can being to cast your YouTube videos to a TV or monitor. Ideally, this opens the door to any and all HTML5 videos.
To enable the casting option simply follow these steps.
- Download and install Chrome Beta (34 or later) for Android
- Open the app and navigate to chrome://flags#enable-cast
- Tap to “Enable experimental Chromecast support”
- Close and reload the app
- Navigate to Youtube.com from your browser
- Cast your videos!
Of course, if all you care about is casting YouTube videos in the first place then you might just want to download and install a recent version of the standalone app.
Have you come across any other video sources that work well in casting to a Chromecast? Leave a comment below!