Backdrop for your Chromecast

Turn your TV screen into a beautiful backdrop filled with your photos, satellite imagery, art and more.

Awaken the Force every time you cast.

Choose the light side or the dark side to see Star Wars imagery, concept art, and behind the scenes photos on your TV.

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Summer holiday

Album shared by Scott Harter

Living Room

Your photos, your interests

Customize this screen

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Honolulu County, United States

© 2014 DigitalGlobe

Living Room

Your photos, your interests

Customize this screen

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Fine Wind, Clear Morning (Gaifū kaisei)

Katsushika Hokusai | Indianapolis Museum of Art

Living Room

Your photos, your interests

Customize this screen

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Captain Phasma

Star Wars: The Force Awakens • Star Wars

TV

Captain Phasma

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars

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Princess Leia

Star Wars: A New Hope • Star Wars

TV

Princess Leia

Star Wars: A New Hope

Star Wars

Download the Chromecast app to get started.

Available on the App StoreAndroid app on Google play

Get started in 3 steps

Once you've got the Chromecast app, customizing your TV screen is easy.

1.

Tap the gear icon on the Devices tab.

Living Room

Your photos, your interests

Customize this screen

2.

Tap Backdrop and follow the prompts.

Chromecast settings

DEVICE INFO

Name

Living Room

Backdrop

Off

Guest mode

Off

Time Zone

Pacific Daylight Time (Los Angeles)

Time Format

Use 12-hour format

Language

English (United States)

PRIVACY

3.

Select topics you’d like to see on the TV.

Backdrop

Select content to show on your Chromecast

Google Photos

Off

Facebook

Off

Flickr

Off

Play Newsstand

Off

Weather

On

Art

A canvas of discovery

You can learn more about any picture on the TV screen from the Google app by simply asking “Ok Google, what’s on Chromecast?”.

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Honeymoon in Paris

Album shared by Scott Harter

Living Room

Your photos, your interests

Customize this screen

A canvas of discovery

You can learn more about any picture on the TV screen from the Google app by simply asking “Ok Google, what’s on Chromecast?”.

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Luke Skywalker on a Speederbike

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi • Star Wars

TV

Luke Skywalker on a Speederbike

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars