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Firefox for Android gives you more options for viewing videos. The new screen casting feature now lets you send videos to streaming players, like Roku, so you can watch them on your TV.
Once you've started playing the video on your TV, you can browse other sites or even turn off your Android device without interrupting the video. Sound good? We'll show you how to do it.
- Make sure that your Roku is on the same WiFi network as your Android device.
- Launch Firefox on your Android device, then go to a website with video formats that Roku supports. If you have Adobe Flash Player enabled on your device, disable or uninstall it through your Android Settings menu to prevent it from overriding the supported formats.
- Tap on a video to play it.
- Tap on the Send to icon that appears either on the address bar or on the video player (after any ads have stopped playing):
- Choose Roku Streaming Player on the Cast to Device menu.Choose Roku on the Send to Device menu.
- The video will start playing after a brief load time.
- You'll be able to pause or stop the video directly from your Android device, using the controls at the bottom of your device's screen: