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Chromecast firmware versions

Here are the latest firmware version for Chromecast (1st gen), Chromecast, and Chromecast Audio devices.

Current Preview Program firmware version 

Chromecast (1st gen)  —  Firmware version 1.27.96538 or 1.27.97379 

Chromecast  — Firmware version 1.27.96538​​

Chromecast Ultra — Firmware version  1.27.96538

Chromecast Audio — Firmware version 1.27.96538

Want to test drive the latest firmware version before it's released broadly? Join the Chromecast Preview Program. 

Current production firmware version

Chromecast (1st gen)  —  Firmware version 1.27.96538 or 1.27.97379 

Chromecast  — Firmware version 1.27.96538​​

Chromecast Ultra — Firmware version 1.27.96538​​

Chromecast Audio — Firmware version 1.27.96538​​

Cast for Android TV — Firmware version 1.27.96538​​

How to check your firmware version

To check which firmware version you're on,
  1. Make sure your phone or tablet is connected to same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast device. 
  2. From your mobile device, open the Google Home app Chromecast cast icon.
  3. Tap DEVICES to see your available Chromecast devices. 
  4. Scroll to find the device card for the Chromecast you'd like to find the firmware version for.
  5. In the top right corner of the device card, tap the device card menu .
  6. Tap Settings.
  7. Scroll to the bottom and look for Cast firmware version: X.XXX.XXXXX. 

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