Hidden Settings of Chromecast Extension for Chrome

Google Chromecast extension for Chrome has some settings hidden. The extension hides some debugging options under a small CSS “hidden” flag.

umer936 who found this and shared on XDA forums explains:

I found some extra settings on the Chromecast extension for Chrome. 

So I went to my Chrome extensions window and clicked “Options” for the Google Cast extension. 
In the tab, I right clicked > Inspect Element. 

I noticed that a section of the page had a “display: none;” so I removed that and got this: 


These settings come with a warning that these may bring in unintended consequences and asks us to be careful before playing with them.

I am sure these will be useful for developers who are building apps for the latest Google hardware venture.

In Category: Google Chrome


Dinsan made Google Chrome his default browser within hours of its release. He fell in love with Chromebooks from the day he first touched one and is currently obsessed with Chromecasts.

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