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Re: Miracast: Anyone get Casting screen to work?
This does now work. It's worked unofficially since jellybean as well. In Jellybean there was no screen cast option. In Kit Kat the "Cast Screen" option is there but there is a missing settings button to turn it on. The only way to do this is to be rooted. It was worth it for me.
XDA was the solution I found after googling this.
All you have to do is using something like root explorer go under System and open the build.prop file.
So basically from 0 to 1. Don't mess with the wdf.virtual beneath it. I did and it shut my radio off. As always, you should do a back up before messing with the build.prop file. Just do a quick reboot and when you go under display, cast screen, you will now see a box that allows you to check miracast on or off.
For those who have a miracast adapter. It's around the same procedure except you have to go into wi-fi direct settings after you connect to the wi-fi access point (or wireless adapter that it comes with) and the wi-fi direct should say invite sent. Then it will allow you to connect to the miracast display. I did it without doing the wi-fi direct and an odd message about wi-fi direct came on about cancelling or accepting but both options did nothing.
There is a slight lag for me when I use miracast but I'm using the reception from my phone. But there was no latency when I tested out a game. Youtube videos appear to be slightly downgraded in quality but that might depend on your connection speed. Streaming vudu movies worked perfect but again it will lag for a second every few minutes. Google Play Movies won't work saying it's unsecure. I'm going to try a few things and see if I can get that working. And unfortunately netflix only casts the sound not the display for some reason. I'm trying to find out the solution to both of those.
I haven't tested hulu plus since I don't use it. Droid TV is better. And I know someone will say "Chomecast. Chromecast. Chromecast." Chromecast won't work for everyone who don't have home internet, limited internet, or slow internet speeds. I'm doing all this off my phone which works for me.
Hope this helps everyone. Can't believe that motorola locked this feature out.