The latest Chromecast app (1.9.6) update brought Android screen casting (screen mirroring), one of the most anticipated features of Chromecast, to all Android devices with Android KitKat 4.4.2 or later.
If you are new to this feature, you may refer to this post.
Android screen casting makes the TV your second screen!
Essentially, Android screen casting (screen mirroring) through Chromecast will make your TV the second screen of your Android devices.
You can enjoy videos, games, music, and everything on the TV with Android screen casting through Chromecast.
Anything displayed on your Android screen and the audio can be mirrored on your TV through Chromecast.
This makes your $35 Chromecast more valuable.
Previously, the screen casting feature was only supported on a few selected (high-end) devices.
How to start and stop Android screen casting?
After you update the Chromecast app to 1.9.6 or later, you can find the cast screen option as shown below.
If your device is not among the supported device list (see this post for the updated officially supported devices), you will see the following warning message.
“Screen casting is not optimized for this device, your experience may vary.”
Tap OK to continue, as shown below.… Continue to read the post....