Customizing Your TV Screen Using Chromecast Backdrop

THE BACKDROP FEATURE HAS BEEN AVAILABLE ON CHROMECAST DEVICES SINCE OCTOBER 2014. IT ALLOW THE USERS TO CUSTOMIZE THEIR TV SCREEN USING THEIR CHROMECAST WHILE THEY ARE NOT CASTING CONTENT VIA THE DEVICE. THE ARTICLE MENTIONED BELOW CAN HELP YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE TECHNIQUES INVOLVED IN THIS TV SCREEN CUSTOMIZATION.

The Contents Applicable for Chromecast Backdrop

Once you are done with the Chromecast setup, you can start using the backdrop feature. The following contents can be used for filling your TV screen: photo albums present on Google+; news and images from selected magazines such as the New York Times and Saveur; images for Google+ communities; art works from museums throughout the world through the Google Cultural Institute; photographs of place on the Earth taken from satellites through Google Maps.

You can customize your screen only after completing your device’s setup on the TV. You can find out information regarding this setup on Google com Chromecast setup.

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Furthermore, you can also enable or disable contents by using your Android or iOS device. Also, you can use the Google voice search to know more about the images. If you need to know more regarding these actions, visit Chromecast help.

If your setup is complete and any of the content types mentioned above cannot be accessed by your device, get help from www Chromecast com.

Setting up your device

Before you can start off with the customization of your TV screen, you need to setup the Chromecast backdrop on your TV. The procedure has been outlined below, but you can get your ‘unanswered’ queries dealt with at www Chromecast setup.

The first thing you need to do is to start the Chromecast app on your Android device. Open up the menu by pressing the button with three dots arranged vertically. A menu would open up. Once this has happened, locate and press the ‘backdrop’ option. You would be led to the backdrop preferences page. In case of satellite images or featured photographs, all you need to do is turn the switch on or off. For your own images or weather or artwork, however, you need to tap the particular option and check out the options present on the other page. You are now done with the settings for Chromecast Backdrop. If you face any issues, feel free to visit Chrome cast com setup to get them resolved.

Once the setup has been completed, you will get to view that particular backdrop on your android device. If you want to change the preferences for that backdrop, all you need to do is to open up the settings menu by tapping the ‘gear’ icon and make the necessary changes. Also, if you want to know more about any art work or satellite image, you can tap the link present below that particular photo. Alternatively, you can select the ‘what’s on my Chromecast’ option to do the same. Visit www Chromecast com setup if you have any queries regarding the procedure mentioned in this section.

What happens when several users are sharing a single Chromecast device?

The answer to this question is quite simple- if several users share a single device, then the backdrop would use mixed preferences. This means that all the preferences would be used randomly. If this does not happen with your device, do visit the Chromecast comsetup to get your problem addressed.

This backdrop feature to fill up your TV screen with photographs of your choice is quite awesome, provided it is used properly and accurately. Do not wait; set up your Chromecast backdrop and have fun!