Google Chromecast is an Amazon product that lets you cast photos, movies, and music from your phone or computer to your television. Aside from that, Google Chromecast can be used to cast web pages from your browser to your TV. In that case, the following section goes over the various Chromecast Firefox browser approaches.
Firefox, like Google Chrome, is a widely used web browser around the world. Firefox can be used to watch videos from services like Netflix, Disney Plus, Hulu, Prime Video, and many more. Even though Firefox lacks built-in cast functionality, there are a few ways to Chromecast it.
How to Chromecast Firefox Browser Using Extension/Addon
- Connect your Chromecast to the same WiFi network as your Chrome extensions Windows laptop or desktop.
- Go to this Github page to add the fx cast plugin to your Firefox browser. The plugin will add a cast icon to Chromecast from your Firefox browser.
- Select the Firefox extension from the drop-down menu to download it.
- After downloading, click the Continue to Installation option on the warning message.
- Click Add to grant all necessary permissions.
- When you install the extension, you’ll see a Cast icon in the menu bar.
- Navigate to the desired web page by right-clicking anywhere on the screen.
- Select the Cast option and then your Chromecast device to mirror the web page on your TV. On sites like YouTube, the cast icon can be found directly on the media player.
Chromecast Firefox Browser Using Google Chrome
- Connect your Windows/Mac and Chromecast to the same WiFi network as before.
- Open the Google Chrome browser on your device and, from the right-click menu, select the Cast option.
- Once the Chromecast device name appears on the screen, select the Cast Desktop option from the Sources tab.
- Choose the screen to share and press the Share button. The PC screen will appear on the TV screen immediately. Then, launch the Firefox browser and navigate to the desired web page.