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Google Chromecast atualizações software

After several years, Google is bringing updates to all Chromecast devices

Since Chromecast was introduced in 2013, it has shown its usefulness. It is able to turn any TV into a smart device connected to the Internet, with access to the contents that the user wants to present.

The original model gave way to newer versions and now has a new feature. After all these years, the device is receiving an update, getting better and more stable. Interestingly, he’s not the only one with improvements.


Chromecast updates

The Chromecast concept is interesting because Google perfected it. This little dongle that connects to your TV opens up a world of possibilities, allowing you to view content from YouTube and other streaming services.

It seems that Google is now revamping these devices in terms of software and has an update for the vast majority. In most cases, like the case of Chromecast versions one and two, the description boils down to "bug fixes and other improvements."

device Firmware version What's included in this software update
Chromecast (1st generation) 1.36.157768 Bug fixes and other improvements
Chromecast (2nd generation) 1.56.275994 Bug fixes and other improvements
Chromecast (3rd generation) 1.56.275994 Bug fixes and other improvements
Chromecast Ultra 1.56.281627 Bug fixes and other improvements
Chromecast Audio 1.56.281627 Bug fixes and other improvements
Cast to Android TV 1.42.179832 Bug fixes and other improvements
Chromecast with Google TV (4K) Complete the number: STTE.220621.019.A2
  • Security update: Android security patch level updated July 2022
  • Update Android TV from version 10 to 12
    • Additional user settings allow you to control the HDR format and surround sound
    • New: The "Match Content Frame Rate" option allows you to switch between refresh rates
  • More security and privacy
    • New camera and microphone privacy buttons let you disable or enable camera and microphone access for all apps
  • Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

To manually download the latest update, follow the instructions provided over here🇧🇷

Chromecast with Google TV (HD) Complete the number: STTF.220621.013 Build version at launch

Google extends it to all models

To this list of updates from Google are also some gems like Chromecast Audio, which aims to bring the concept to the audio part. Chromecast Ultra now also sees its version updated and receives the same bug fixes and other improvements.

To find out the version of the device, Google recommends opening the Google Home Google Home app and tapping and holding on the device panel. Then tap on Settings and then Device Information. Under Technical Information, find Cast Firmware: "X.XXX.XXXXX".

Google Chromecast updates

How to access the new program

Updating the hardware is very simple. It usually downloads updates automatically. To manually download the latest update, follow these steps:

  • Access the Chromecast home screen with Google TV
  • Choose Settings, then System, then About, then System update

It's very positive to see Google update the Chromecast, moving to the first version of the device. It does not bring much news, but it will certainly improve this proposal and make it more stable and problem-free for users.

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