My phone wouldn't play a video in Chrome (default browser) so I have installed Firefox for Android with a Flash add-on, and the video now plays on the phone, but I would… (funda kabanzi)
My phone wouldn't play a video in Chrome (default browser) so I have installed Firefox for Android with a Flash add-on, and the video now plays on the phone, but I would like to play the video on my flat screen TV. (I actually installed Dolphin first, following a recommendation in a different forum with Flash, but have now installed FF). The instructions in the FF forum for playing through my Roku device first say remove Flash, so that precise method won't work.
I also have an EZcast stick, but the opaque instructions do not help me to work out whether or not I can cast the video onto the TV, and how to do so if I can.
Alternatively, I could mirror the phone screen on the TV. Can I do this with the Roku or EZcast, and if so how? Alternatively, I can use a £3 MHL cable - I know it works, but it's less satisfactory.
Casting: the stick receives the WiFi and processes it according to instructions from the phone; one set up, the phone can be switched off.
Mirroring: the phone receives the WiFi and forwards the screen information to the TV, greatly enlarged and somewhat pixelated. Phone always active, can't switch off, and shows notifications, etc taking up top of screen.