Google Chromecast is no new addition to the popular digital media streaming devices. Anyone can cast contents from Chromecast supported apps on the handhelds or PC with Chrome browser to the smart TV. Not only the Chrome browser supports casting. Now, Firefox has also added casting feature on its Android version. So anyone can start streaming videos from Firefox Android app to the Chromecast enabled smart TV. Despite browsing the web, those Firefox users can take advantage of Chromecast and cast contents to TV. Take your favourite web videos from the Firefox browser to the bigger screen to stream them at higher screen resolution.
How to Chromecast Firefox
The steps given below would let you cast contents from Firefox browser to Chromecast enabled smart TV.
- Android device with the latest version of the Firefox app installed.
- Chromecast device plugged into your smart TV.
- An active internet connection.
- Disable or uninstall Adobe Flash Player on your Android device.
Step 1: Firstly, connect your Android device to the same WiFi as that of the Chromecast.
Step 2: Now, launch the Firefox browser on the Android smartphone or tablet.
Step 3: Open any website to start playing any video stream. Ensure the video file formats are Chromecast supported. For instance, AAC, MP3, MP4, WebM, WAV, etc.
Step 4: Just click on the Send to the icon that looks like cast option from the on the video player.
Note: The cast option may sometimes be available next to the address bar of Firefox.
Step 5: On the Send to Device pop-up, you should select the name of the Chromecast device.
Step 6: After loading, the video stream will start playing on your Chromecast enabled smart TV.
Note: The Chromecast casting will end when you turn off your Android device.
Step 7: Finally, you can use the video controls at the bottom of your Android device to control the video playback like pause, stop, play, etc.
Upon following the guidelines given above, anyone can cast Firefox videos into Chromecast device easily.
Note: Currently, casting Firefox contents from iOS/Windows/Mac PC to Chromecast device isn’t supported. However, by installing an Android emulator on the desktop version supports casting videos from Firefox to Chromecast enabled smart TV.
Related: How to Chromecast Netflix to TV?
To Sum Up
Upon following the above guidelines, any Android users with the Firefox app can easily cast video contents to the Chromecast device. Thereby the users can stream their favourite streams on the bigger screen. Most importantly, you should know that your Android device will work as a remote and you can control the video.
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