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How to enable Chromecast Mirroring on any device

Google announced during Google I/O that a limited number of devices would get support for Chromecast Mirroring among them were the Galaxy S5, Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and several other (full list). With Chromecast Mirroring you can essentially mirror your screen to your TV, similar to how Apple’s AirPlay works which allows you to mirror your iPhone’s display to your Apple TV. All though this was a much requested feature, what about all the devices that aren’t getting support?

A new app from r3pwn will allow you to do just so, all though it is still Experimental it has worked on a number of devices:

  • ASUS PadFone 2
  • Droid RAZR MAXX HD
  • Sony Xperia Z
  • Sony Xperia Z Ultra
  • Sony Xperia Z1
  • Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia ZL
  • HTC Droid DNA
  • HTC One M8 (Including GPE)
  • Motorola Moto X
  • Motorola Moto G
  • Samsung Note 8 Tab
  • Samsung Note Pro 12.2 Tab
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4
  • Nexus 7 2012
  • Oppo Find 7
  • Oppo Find 7a
  • OnePlus One
  • LG GPad 8.3
  • LG G2 Mini
  • LG Optimus G
  • LG G Flex
  • Xiaomi Mi2

How to enable Chromecast Mirroring on unsupported devices

  1. Requirements: A device with Root access and the latest Chromecast companion app
  2. Once you have these, download the MirrorEnabler-v2.apk
  3. and install the app on your device
  4. Reboot your device
  5. Start mirroring to your Chromecast
  6. voila!

Remember that this app is “experimental” and some users are reporting audio issues, if the app gets a newer version, we will update this post.