Are you looking for an alternative browser that supports Chromecast? Firefox is the best choice. Firefox, also known as Mozilla Firefox. is a free and open-source browser that you can access on Android, iPhone, Windows, and Mac. It was one of the first browsers to offer a private browsing mode that you can use to browse without revealing your history, cookie, or cache. While comparing with Chrome, Firefox uses less memory and CPU load so that you can run websites at top speed. Without any further delay, let’s discuss the procedure to cast the Firefox browser from your Android device or PC to Chromecast-connected TV or Chromecast built-in TV.
- Install Firefox browser on Android Phone.
- Your TV should have built-in Chromecast support or connect Google Chromecast dongle to it.
- Connect your Chromecast and the catsing device (PC or smartphone) to the same WiFi network.
Chromecast Firefox Using Android Phone
Step1: Open the Firefox browser on your Android device.
Step2: Type ‘about:confi’ on the address bar. A setting page will appear once you accept the warning.
Check whether the value for the field “browser.casting.enabled” is true.
Step3: If you installed any Adobe Flash player, disable them because it will change the video configuration for some files.
Step4: Ensure that the content you want to cast is supported by Google Chromecast.
Step5: Visit any page on the browser. Once the content loads, click the Cast icon that appears on the bottom of the video controls section.
Step6: Tap the Chromecast device name which you have connected to your TV.
Step7: Once connected, the TV will show the Firefox content.
Chromecast Firefox Using PC [Windows/Mac]
To cast Firefox browser on your Chromecast, you need the help of the Chrome browser.
Step1: Launch Chrome browser on your Windows or Mac PC.
Step2: Right-click on the browser screen and hit the Cast menu.
Step3: Wait for the Chrome browser to find the nearby devices.
Step4: Select the Sources menu and choose Cast Desktop.
Step5: Tap on your Chromecast device name, and the PC screen will mirror immediately.
Step6: Now, open the Firefox browser and browse the web pages you want.
Since Chrome and Firefox are fierce competitors, you can’t expect official Cast support for the Firefox browser on any day. So you have to follow the above-mentioned methods to get the job done. Visit chromecastappstips.com for more tutorials related to Chromecast.