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    Default Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    Is anyone else seeing this?

    My Nexus 7 (2013) is detecting my Chromecasts on my network. It is all appearing under the cast screen option under display and also appearing under the quick shortcuts under the notifications. But when I try to connect to the Chromecast, I get a failed error alert.

    I am stock with 4.2.2 and the newest version of Google Play Services 4.2.42 (1013934-036).

    I am not getting the same thing on my Nexus 5.

    Thanks!


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    Default Re: Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    You cannot currently cast your screen to Chromecast. You have to use an app with the feature built in.
    Pat
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    Galaxy Nexus 10 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
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    Default Re: Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    I just checked and no I am not. Did you have your TV and Chromecast active at the time. I am on the latest update of kit kat.

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    Default Re: Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    Are you running a custom ROM? Because I do not have the cast screen option on the quick settings screen. I have to go to the display settings. Also, that is for Miracast, not Chromecast.
    Pat
    Nook Color - CM10.1 ( Jelly Bean 4.2.2) on eMMC
    Google Galaxy Nexus - stock Jelly Bean 4.3
    Galaxy Nexus 10 - stock KitKat 4.4.2
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    Chromecast
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    Default Re: Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    I am running stock, and on the latest version. My Chromecast is always on.

    To my understanding as well, you cannot send your screen. I also thought it was just for Miracast, but for some reason my Chromecasts became an option.

    Since I discovered this, I was able to reproduce this on my Nexus 5. I was using the app Dayframe. When I load the app, I get the Cast Screen option. I still get the failed message when I try to select one of my Chromecasts.

    I wonder if this is in error or a possibility of things to come.

    Can anyone else reproduce?

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    Default Re: Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    I just noticed the same thing on my 2013 N7 also running stock 4.4.2 using Google Play Service 4.2.43 and was curious what this was as well. I encounter the same issue when pressing it.
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    Default Re: Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    I got the same here:

    - nexus 7 stock, full updated
    - chromecast stock, full updated
    - by dafault, NO "cast screen" on shortcuts
    - install dayframe and send some things
    - now "cast screen" show up on shortcut
    - click to cast, select chromecast. chromecast return to home and nexus display error message "cast screen to blablabla fail"
    - click to cast, select chromecast and again same error message
    - click tocast, select settings, see chromecast in the list, click menu, Enable wireless display
    - still screen cast fail

    Ps: quick shortcuts swipe gets litle crazy, after new cast icon and extra line
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    Default Re: Nexus 7 Cast Screen Detecting Chromecasts

    I saw the same feature available this morning, failed to work and has now vanished, hence having a look round the net and finally signing up for this place!

    Stock nexus 7 2nd gen fully updated and always on chromecast

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