I recently implemented Chromecast in an android project and decided to go with the new Cast SDK v3. Implementation is pretty straight forward and there is good documentation to get you up and running with basic functionality. However, there are some smaller areas where the docs are lacking. One of these areas is customizing the notification icon while cast is running in the background.

This is a requirement in Google’s Cast Checklist:

Seems like a simple requirement that helps app branding. https://developers.google.com/cast/docs/design_checklist/sender#sender-control-notification

Not a big deal. Just need an asset and somewhere to put it. I’ll leave the asset up to you and the documentation should tell us where to…

Matt McKenna

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