How to Enable Chromecast Support in Brave (workaround)



As it stands, Brave (v0.61.51 at the time of writing this) does not have Chromecast support enabled by default. We have an open issue to surface the option to do so manually in settings which can be viewed here.

However, if you’d like to enable the Chromecast function in Brave, you can use the following steps to do so manually until the issue linked above is resolved. The process involves setting a few specific flags in the browser that let Brave know to offer the option to cast when available.

Manually Enable Chromecast

  1. Launch Brave and type/search brave://flags in the address bar
  2. In the search field at the top of the flags page, search for the following flags:
  1. Ensure that you relaunch Brave after setting each flag when prompted

If you’ve performed the above steps correctly you should now see the casting icon whenever a site or media player can be cast to a separate display:



I must thank you for this thread because I need this from last month.

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New user here - just tried steps above= but has had no difference on browser still no cast icon on youtube videos and no cast destinations found when I try from menu bar on right. help please.

Running win 8.1 on windows laptop.