Reboot your Chromecast device

Rebooting (also called resetting) your Chromecast device may fix several issues. There are two ways to reboot (or reset) your Chromecast device:

Option 1 – From the Google Home app

  1. Make sure that your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Chromecast device. 
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. Tap the icon of the Chromecast that you want to reboot.
  4.  Tap Settingsand thenMore and thenReboot.
  5.  Tap Reboot again to confirm your choice. 

Option 2 – From the power source

  1. Unplug the power cable from the Chromecast device.
  2.  Leave it unplugged for ~1 minute.
  3.  Plug the power cable back in.

Note: Unplugging the Chromecast from the TV’s HDMI port does not reboot the device. It must be disconnected from the power source in order to reboot.

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