Originally Posted by r3pwn
I apologize. This was kinda a rushed release and I didn't get to test it too well (at all, really). All I did was notice the key in the database, then I enabled it, saw it actually did something, then wrote this guide. Upon further investigation, it seems that the Chromecast itself needs an update (we may see this in the coming days/weeks). In the meantime, enjoy looking at the menu, knowing that the feature isn't too far away!
What is Guest Mode?
Guest mode is a new Chromecast feature that allows a device to cast to Chromecast without being on the same wifi network, but Google hasn't released it yet. That's why I'm here!
Sweet! How do I do it?
You must download "#Configurator for Root" from the Play Store and be sure your device, not your Chromecastis rooted.
After that, open #Configurator and type in these for the fields:
Then hit the "Configure" button and continue to type:
Then hit the "Kill" button.
If you get no popup screen about Guest mode, be sure you have the latest Chromecast app downloaded. (Can be found at
If it's still acting up, give me a few minutes to fix #Configurator.
I don't like root apps because they could steal my data:
Feel free to compile it yourself. The source is at: https://github.com/r3pwn/Configurator