If you are interested in troubleshooting your device, then read this Chromecast setup guide carefully.
Why can’t I see my device on the list?
This is well known that all the devices connected to the available Wi-Fi network will be displayed on the screen. In case, your device is not present in the list, then there are chances that your computer is not connected to the network properly. Different networks for different devices may cause this problem.
If you want to check or update the Chromecast network, then the simplest way is; reset it and start the Google Chrome cast setup again. To start the process, click the reset button for at least 3 seconds, after this you will notice a white light flashing red. For any support and clarification related to setup, you can visit www Chromecast com setup link.
Why my device doesn’t start casting?
If you are experiencing this problem, then following things need to be checked prior to troubleshooting.
- Whether your device and Chromecast is connected to the same network or not.
- Does the network connection with which your Chromecast is connected is strong enough to cast contents.
- Broadband speed of at least 2 Mbps is available or not.
If all the above-mentioned points are true to your knowledge, then the only option to fix this error is by restarting the Chromecast. For this, you need to unplug the Chromecast, then plug it back into the power source. This troubleshooting step will most probably solve the problem. If you are unlucky, then the only way left out for you is to reset the Chromecast by applying the same method as discussed in the previous problem.
Why can’t I Stream HD contents?
HD contents can only be watched through the Chromecast device if and if your internet connection has a strong speed or greater than 5 Mbps. So, to enjoy seamless videos on your Chromecast, you need to have a strong internet connection. For more help, you can call your Internet service provider.
How to avoid buffering?
The chances of buffering increases with the change in network speeds. If the speed changes abruptly, then you will face buffering issue. In such case, you will either wait for few seconds or play the contents at low quality. To solve this problem completely, you can take Chromecast support from the official link.
Unable to detect Chromecast on Android device with 4.0.3 or .0.4 version
This issue is quite common and Google itself is also working to find out the exact cause of this problem. If you are using Android 4.0.3 or 4.0.4 version on your smartphone or tablet and want to stream the contents through any app of your Chromecast device, then you won’t be able to play them. The quick and the easiest way to fix this problem is discussed here as under:
- Update the android version of your phone.
- Try streaming through a different device like iPad, Chrome browser for PC or Google com Chromecast setup.
Not being able to see Chromecast in Google Chrome
Here Google is again quite aware of this issue. This issue is reported in Chrome browser when you tried to cast the contents through your computer browser but Chromecast icon is not displayed in the browser. Google is working its best to fix this issue as early as possible but as of now, you can simply close the browser and open it again.