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After Resetting my 1st gen chromecast, doesn’t show the previous WiFi network previously connected 0 Recommended Answers 0 Relevant Answers 1 Reply 3 Upvotes
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I’ve been using chromecast 1st gen since 5 years and recently it’s facing an issue of not connecting to the WiFi it was previously connected to. I can see other WiFi network to connect to my chromecast but not my WiFi. Have reset the device many times and checked connecting it through different devices but then too unable to find my WiFi network in chromecast setup page
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Hello, Welcome to the Chromecast Help Community
 
Try each of the following before moving on to the next:
  • Turn your iOS device OFF and back ON
  • Are you using the Google Home app  that replaced the Chromecast app?
  • Are your Apple devices on current Minimum system requirement?
  • Turn on Bluetooth:
    1. On the home screen, tap Settings > Bluetooth.
    2. Make sure the slider is On (toggled to the right and green).
    3. Close out of Settings and return to the Google Home app .
  • Reboot your router
  • Make sure you power the Chromecast device with the provided power supply into an open electrical outlet, not using a USB input on your TV or other device.
  • Make sure your Chromecast device is plugged into a HDMI input that is not labeled as ARC or DVI. 
    Unfortunately, any dongles, adapters and devices between Chromecast and the TV are unsupported so your use may vary.
  • Check your Apple Wifi settings
  • Your Apple device, Chromecast device and Wi-Fi Router should be within ~15 feet (4 meters) of each other. 
  • Reboot Google Home app on your Apple device > tap on Devices  > tap the Cog Wheel > tap on the three stacked dots in the top right corner > tap Reboot
  • Conduct a factory data reset on your Chromecast device.
  • Try Chromecast on the SAME 2.4 (Chromecast 1st gen requirement) Ghz frequency wifi router band as your iOS devices
  • See original post by Google employee about other settings.
  • To change the WiFi network that your Chromecast is connected to, follow steps at
 
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