With changing time everything is changing. From just being a search browser to launching a Google Chromecast, Chromecast has traveled a long way in the field of internet and technology.
Chromecast is an advanced dongle device that is used to convert any normal TV into a smart TV. This is done by simply plugging the device into the HDMI port and you are good to go.
With Google Chromecast you can use various apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Plus Hotstar, and much more, to stream any of the media content.
Google Chromecast is one of the most portable dongle devices that can be used with a PC and smartphone (Android or iOS). Also, the entertainment platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney Plus Hotstar provide paid services. But many users find ways to jailbreak Chromecast to stream content for free.
Earlier, the best way to jailbreak Chromecast was the Terrarium app. But due to legal reasons it has been shut down, still don’t worry we have other alternatives to jailbreak Chromecast. Kodi, Crown Lite, or Crown VOD Pro are the best apps to use today.
Jailbreaking for Google Chromecast means using any device or app to watch pirated media content. It is not similar to jailbreaking an iPhone to run any software of your choice. Well, in both cases Jailbreaking is considered legal, so there is no need to worry about this.
Google Chromecast is one of the most easy-to-use streaming devices to cast media content from various apps such as Netflix, Prime, or any other app. It comes in two versions, basic and ultra version. The ultra version supports only 4k video streaming devices and comes with a built-in Ethernet adapter.
Chromecast does not have any on-screen interface. Therefore, you have to use the screen of your phone or PC to cast videos. The services of streaming platforms either come with a paid subscription or a limited free trial of the apps you wish to use.
For those who would rather play it for free, jailbreaking comes into the picture.
There are only 2 popularly known ways to jailbreak Chromecast. If you too wanna stream media content for free then stay tuned till the end because we are going to give you a step-by-step detailed guide to jailbreak Chromecast on various devices.
After the fall of Terrarium, Kodi is used by many users to jailbreak devices. Kodi is a free media player application that brings the entire media into one easy-to-use application.
Spoiler Alert! Kodi cannot be directly installed on your Chromecast device. All you have to do is to access using a smart, PC, or TV Screen. Though this is not a problem that you’ll encounter, still it’s better to refer to minute information about the things you have come for.
Crowns Lite or Crowns VOD Pro is an application similar to Kodi. But the only difference is in their way of selecting the video quality to give the user a better experience. Crown Lite filters the videos and streams only the best videos suitable for a better streaming experience.
Both are third-party apps, therefore, you have to download them to your device. To download these apps into your device, follow the steps given below:
1. Open Settings of your Android device.
2. Look for the security option. Then turn on “Unknown sources”.
3. This will ask you to allow for the permissions to download the app into your device. Click on “Allow”.
Once the permissions are granted, you can now download Kodi or Crown Lite APK versions into your device. Kodi is easily accessible on android and windows both whereas you have to install an Android emulator to download Crowns lite on your PC or Laptop.
We’ll dive deeper into the latter one very soon.
To cast Kodi or Crowns Lite from your Android Device, you need to have Google Home App installed on your device. The Google Home App is necessary to control the Chromecast device. The following steps will help you to cast any of these apps into your device:
1. Launch Google Home App from your android device.
2. Click on the Main Menu icon.
3. Now, select the cast screen and audio option from the drop-down menu.
4. Now, press the blue cast screen and choose the device you want to cast in your media content. The screen will then describe the mirroring abilities of the Google HomePage.
Once you are done with all the steps, the streaming will start on your TV or Android device.
You can also jailbreak Chromecast using Kodi from your PC or Laptop. But those who want to stream via them must have the latest version of the chrome browser. Follow the steps given below to do so:
1. Launch Google Chrome from your PC.
2. Now, Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the three dots at the top right-hand corner of the window.
3. From the dropdown, select cast.
4. You will now receive a welcome message for having a Chromecast experience.
The user can now jailbreak and have access to any media content they want to watch. Also, they now have accessibility to geo-block channels as well.
Crowns Lite was designed specifically for Android devices and was not accessible on PC or Mac. But now you can run the app using an android emulator on your PC or Laptop.
Android Emulator is nothing but a software program that replicates the Android platform into your PC or Mac. It will run exactly as a computer app, therefore, enables all access to the Android ecosystem.
To have a Chromecast experience on your device, you have to install Crowns Lite Apk onto your desktop and cast a video to your TV using Chromecast.
Follow the steps below to have a Chromecast experience using Crowns Lite:
1. Launch Nox Player App and follow the instructions to set up everything.
2. Use your Google ID into Nox to install Crowns Lite.
3. Locate the folder where downloading is taking place and then drag and drop the file into Nox Player.
4. The APK file will begin to install. Once the installation is done, you can find your app on the Nox Home Screen.
5. Click on Launch App from your PC.
Note: Always download the apps from trusted sites to protect your system from various cyber threats.
The users cannot install Kodi or Crowns Lite-on devices like Amazon Firestick. Till then experience media content into your device using Chromecast.
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