Google Cast How To

Reboot and Factory Data Reset your Chromecast

Chromecast

With Google Chrome Cast Setup, you can stream almost every type of content that you want. You can stream content like movies, music, videos, and TV shows anywhere and anytime. Chromecast is one of the best and wonderful device that enhances your streaming experience. But sometimes you encounter some issues with Chromecast and you fail understand what to do. One thing that you can do is to reboot your Chromecast Com Setup. Rebooting your device helps in fixing many issues like connectivity issue or hanging issue.

Reboot your Chromecast

There are mainly two ways by which you can reboot your Chromecast:

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Via Google Home app
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  • Firstly, ensure that your tablet or phone and Chromecast are connected to same wi-fi connection.
  • Now open Google Home app.
  • To see available Chromecast devices, click on the devices option at the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Select your Chromecast and at the top right corner select device card menu and after that settings.
  • Click on more button at the top right corner of the device card menu. After that click on Reboot.

Unplugging the Device:

  • Unplug the power cord from your Chromecast.
  • Leave it unplugged for at least one minute.
  • Now plug the power cord back again.

Factory Data Reset (FDR)

Doing factory data reset your device will result in loss or clearing your data and it can’t be undone. Doing factory data reset will reset your Chromecast device to its default factory settings. You can do it in following ways or you can take Chromecast Support.

From Google Home app:

  • Open Google Home App.google-home
  • To see available Chromecast devices, click on the devices option at the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Select your Chromecast and at the top right corner select device card menu and after that settings.
  • Click on More option at the top right corner.
  • If using Android, click on Factory reset and if iOS click on Reset.
  • Now confirm that you want to reset your device by clicking on reset option.

From Chromecast Device

When the Chromecast is plugged into your TV, hold the button on the Chromecast for minimum 25 seconds. As you will do this LED light in orange will start blinking and Hold the button until light becomes white. After that TV, will go blank and will commence the reset sequence.