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How do I cast to a chromecast from Firefox

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A desktop PC running Win10

A desktop PC running Win10

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Hi   !

At the moment you can only do this with Firefox for Android .....

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Happy112 561 solutions 5694 answers

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Hi   !

At the moment you can only do this with Firefox for Android .....

Hi   ! At the moment you can only do this with Firefox for Android .....
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You can try to set this pref to true on the about:config page.

  • browser.casting.enabled = true

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue.

You can try to set this pref to true on the <b>about:config</b> page. *browser.casting.enabled = true You can open the <b>about:config</b> page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/about:config
Happy112 561 solutions 5694 answers

In case the above doesn't do the trick, you could try this add-on as a workaround :

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/open-in-chrome-browser/

In case the above doesn't do the trick, you could try this add-on as a workaround : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/open-in-chrome-browser/
jagan605 16 solutions 171 answers

Sorry to bump this but I can't find the about:config switch and I read elsewhere that the chromecast libraries were proprietary and hence it has been integrated only in Firefox for android. If anyone lands on this question, the alternative that I could find that works in Mac and Linux is mkchromecast .

Sorry to bump this but I can't find the about:config switch and I read elsewhere that the chromecast libraries were proprietary and hence it has been integrated only in Firefox for android. If anyone lands on this question, the alternative that I could find that works in Mac and Linux is [https://github.com/muammar/mkchromecast mkchromecast] .
Happy112 561 solutions 5694 answers

jagan605 said

Sorry to bump this but I can't find the about:config switch

Once you're on the 'about:config' page, type in the search bar : browser.casting. and then look for that preference.

the alternative that I could find that works in Mac and Linux is mkchromecast .

The   OP   is on Windows ....... But this may be helpful to users who are on Mac or Linux, so : thank you  !

''jagan605 [[#answer-1005894|said]]'' <blockquote> Sorry to bump this but I can't find the about:config switch </blockquote> Once you're on the 'about:config' page, type in the search bar : '''browser.casting.''' and then look for that preference. <blockquote> the alternative that I could find that works in Mac and Linux is [https://github.com/muammar/mkchromecast mkchromecast] . </blockquote> The &nbsp; OP &nbsp; is on Windows ....... But this may be helpful to users who are on Mac or Linux, so : thank you !