Android Sample App for Chromecast

Ooyala provides a sample sender application for Android that runs a working version of the sender and receiver components of the Ooyala Chromecast Integration.

Important: This topic contains older information and has been deprecated. For the latest information about Ooyala integration with Chromecast, see Chromecast Integration.
To perform the following steps to run the Android sample app you must have:
Note: If you are repeating these steps, make sure the app is removed from your device before beginning the second pass.
  1. Clone the Ooyala SDK for Android Sample Apps repository.
  2. Open Android Studio.
  3. Select Open an Existing Android Studio Project. Open Existing Android Studio Project
  4. Navigate to android-sample-apps select ChromeCastSampleApp and click Choose for OS or OK for Windows.
    Navigate the Android Sample Apps
  5. Wait for the Gradle execution to complete. The sample app appear opens in the IDE. Show the App
  6. Confirm the Project tab is active. Project Tab
  7. Select Run. Run Button
  8. Choose the connected device from the selection menu and click OK. Selection Menu The app is running on the device. List of Apps
  9. Tap the broadcast icon (in the top right corner) to select the Chromecast receiver. Broadcast Icon
  10. Tap to select the correct Chromecast receiver from the list. Select the Chromecast Receiver
  11. Tap to select a video to send to the receiver.
The app is now playing on the receiver.