Google’s Chromecast is a big hit among entertainment fans out there in the world. It is so as it has made casting contents from smartphone or PC into the smart TV. Opera is a popularly used web browser on all major platforms including desktop PC. It is the most preferred browser with the native VPN and ad-blocker support that aren’t available even on its rivals. It gives you the best of the web while maximizing your privacy by protecting you from malware and fraud. When accessed from the desktop PC, Opera browser supports Chromecast feature. In addition to browsing, Opera can be used in casting videos from Google cast enabled sites to smart TV. So with Chromecast for Opera support, anyone can start casting your favourite videos to the television screen.

Chromecast for Opera – Setup Procedure

With the help of the Opera browser on desktop, anyone can stream online video contents on the smart television. Firstly, you should set up Opera with Chromecast. Further, you can cast videos from Opera to Chromecast enabled smart TV.

Steps to Setup Chromecast on Opera Browser

Follow the steps in the right order to setup Chromecast on the Opera Browser.

Step 1: Open the web browser on your PC, type in the address bar as Opera add-on. Click on the search icon to begin the search.

Step 2: From the search result, click to open the official Opera add-ons website (

Chromecast for Opera
Go to the addons page

Step 3: Now, tap on the Download Opera button from the Opera add-ons catalogue. When downloaded, you can use Chrome extension with the Opera browser.

Download Opera
Download Opera

Step 4: Make sure you have plugged in your Chromecast dongle into the HDMI port of your smart TV.

Note: Chrome Web Store has removed the Google Cast extension recently. It is because Google has made ‘Cast’ option accessible from within the Chrome browser. So you need not manually add Google Cast extension on Opera browser.

Step 5: You should connect your dongle with the same WiFi network as that of your PC.

Step 6: Open Opera browser and click on the “Opera Icon” on the top left corner.

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Menu icon

Step 7: Under the menu option, click on the “Settings” button or click “Alt + P“.

Click on Settings
Settings button

Step 8: Under Settings page, tap on the “Advanced button“.

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Advanced tab

Step 9: Choose the “Browser” option under the advanced tab.

Click on Browser option
Browser option

Step 10: Scroll down and turn on the radio button located parallel to “Enable Chromecast Support“.

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Enable Chromecast Support

Step 11: For instance, open any streaming apps like YouTube on Opera to play any video. Just right-click on the screen twice to click on the cast option. Now you can watch any contents into the smart TV.

Related: How to use Chromecast on Windows?

Winding Up

You can effortlessly cast your video into the Chromecast enabled smart TV from Opera browser upon following the guidelines given above. So you can start streaming your favourite videos on the bigger screen via casting from the Opera browser.

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