Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Feb 24, 2019 1 Feb 6, 2019 1 Jan 30, 2019 1 Jan 25, 2019 2 Jan 24, 2019 0 Jan 23, 2019 1 Jan 23, 2019 0 Jan 19, 2019 0 Jan 19, 2019 1 Jan 19, 2019 3 Jan 17, 2019 0 Jan 13, 2019 1 Jan 13, 2019 0 Jan 11, 2019 0 Oct 2, 2018 3 Jun 22, 2014 G 0 May 29, 2014 G 0 May 22, 2014 11 Jun 3, 2013 G 14 Oct 8, 2012. If you bring Chromecast to a new place with different router , you need reset the Chromecast device : After reset the device, you need go through the setup again top write the new network info the device. Guest mode can be used for casting as a guest on Android 4. If you don't then the phone is not talking to the dongle. From there, you can connect your Chromecast to the hotspot broadcasted by your laptop. Second, it puts you at the mercy of cellular network quality which compared to even lackluster local network access is rubbish.
Upon first configuration, the Chromecast itself acts like a micro hotspot for the express purpose of you connecting to the Chromecast to configure it and tell it how to connect to a larger and more functional network. If you want more information about the ins and outs of soft and hard resets,. June 27 2018 We have 3 Chromecast devices in our house. When you change the router, you should. Select Learn How to Cast, and follow the instructions. How can I switch back to my network? This should get you out of trouble.
One of the advantages of the over more intricate streaming players is its portability. Chromecast can only remember one network at any time. I am not going to reconfigure my network, which previously worked well with ChromeCast. To stream local media, please read this guide: Chromecast or Miracast? You may also try to update Chromecast app on your mobile device. This thing is about as reliable as a meth addict. Before we leave the subject, however, we have one useful bit of distinctly non-technical advice: bring a screw driver. I figured you guys would have an idea or two and might be able to help me get this show on the road.
If the router was changed, you need to reset Chromecast and set it up again. Shoot us an email at ask howtogeek. I did not remove Netflix and Youtube or remove the data before uninstalling Chromecast so you can try that if you don't have any extra phones laying around to do a fresh setup with. I'm trying to connect a Chromecast device to my laptop Acer Aspire E 15 Start, with Windows 10 , yet it's not even being picked up or recognised. To stream local media, please read this guide: Chromecast or Miracast? Many cellular providers offers phone-as-hotspot or even dedicated hotspots like the MiFi that allow you to connect your wireless devices to the hotspot which in turn pulls data off the cellular network. Would you like to answer one of these instead? The Chromecast seems to connect for a second I see a wallpaper and a clock and then falls back to the error screen.
It is not clear how you configure your system. To stream local media, please read this guide: Chromecast or Miracast? Google Chromecast can remember only one WiFi Network at a time. Have there been any recent changes to your router including: router name, router location, router password, etc. From that point forward as long as you are also on that network and can access the Chromecast across the network you can control it. This bit is a pain but you can, in fact, work around it with a little creativity. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the.
Today I went to connect and watch and it no longer connects to my network. In other words, your mobile device will change WiFi network automatically after you change Chromecast WiFi network. You can even so all your devices are protected. Step 4 From the new menu, again tap the current network. Verizon said its not their problem.
I thought I bricked the dongle when I moved it from the living room to the bedroom. I couldn't get it to work for anything. In this case, you connect your phone to the old network Chromecast connects to it automatically , then you can switch network in Chromecast App in your mobile device, In this way, you change the network info for Chromecast device. When I do the set up and enter other and put in the chromecast8769 it does not connect. Now, open the Google Home App on your iPhone or Android Phone.
Please let us know in the comment box below. Again, it also shows up in the Google Home app. Unfortunately it may not be able to save you the time spent on configuring your Chromecast. When I login to view the Chromecast device info wifi list there is only the main router listed. Use Your Hotspot and Skip the Hotel Network Altogether If the hotel network is more hassle than you care to deal with, you can skip it altogether by using a hotspot service. You can now control your Chromecast as normal. Google Chromecast can be set up by going to the on a supported device.