Jailbreak is the process of extending the device’s capability to access something that wasn’t available by default. This process is not recommended on any devices as it will lead you to lose the warranty for your product. When it comes to Jailbreaking, there is no perfect way or method to Jailbreak a Google Chromecast device. Still, there are some tricks and tips that you can follow to access third-party applications and media content, even if it doesn’t support Chromecast. So let’s see some of the shortcuts to jailbreak Google Chromecast device.

Prerequisite

  • Connect the Chromecast device to the HDMI port of the TV or monitor and turn it on.
  • Make sure the casting device and the Chromecast device are connected to the same WiFi network.

How to Screen Mirror Android to Chromecast

[1] From the Play Store, search and install the Google Home app.

[2] Setup the Chromecast with the Google Home app (skip this step if you’ve already set up Chromecast).

[3] Once the setup is done, select your Chromecast device.

How to Jailbreak Google Chromecast

[4] Select Cast my screen on the bottom of the screen.

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[5] Click on Cast Screen on the Cast to Mirror device tab.

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[6] Then click the Start Now menu on the warning message to start mirroring your device.

How to Jailbreak Google Chromecast

[7] Once mirroring is done, open any third-party application or media, and it will mirror on your Chromecast connected screen.

How to Screen Mirror iOS to Chromecast

[1] On your iPhone, search and install the Replica app.

[2] After installation, launch the app and select your Chromecast device.

[3] Click on Start broadcast to confirm it.

How to Jailbreak Google Chromecast

[4] Now launch or play any application/media on your iOS device, and it will appear on your Chromecast connected screen.

How to Jailbreak Google Chromecast

How to Screen Mirror PC to Chromecast

[1] Turn on your Windows or Mac PC and install the Chrome browser.

[2] Click on the Chrome menu at the top right corner of the Chrome browser.

[3] Choose the Cast… option from the menu.

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[4] From the cast tab, select the source you need to mirror.

  • Cast Tab – Cast what’s on your Chrome tab.
  • Cast Desktop – Cast your whole desktop even outside the Chrome browser.
cast tab

[5] Once the source is set, select your Chromecast device from the list of available devices.

[6] Now you can open any application or browser on-site on PC and watch it on your Chromecast connected TV.

Applications like Kodi and Plex will give access to a wide array of media content that you can imagine off. In simple words, there is no way to Jailbreak the Chromecast device. But, you can access some third-party content with the above methods.

Hope this article gives you a clear insight into what jailbreak is and how it needs to be done on your Chromecast device. For more Chromecast tips and tricks, explore chromecastappstips.com.