Ever wonder how you can customize the background on your Chromecast idle or wait screen? Well now you have an option through Chromecast Backdrop. Backdrop allows you to customize the photos while you are not casting. You will also have the ability to share photos from your G+ album. You can also set up weather forecast based off your location.
First, you go into Chromecast app on your phone or pc. You will notice the Backdrop menu available. You have several options under Backdrop Preferences. You can select to show photos from your Google+ account, display weather, art, and other options. Once you set your preferences, you will get a ‘Chromecast is personalized’ message and you are set!