Among the most popular gadgets that give life to smart homes, we come across the Google Chromecast, that small device that connects to any television to give it new possibilities without having to make a large outlay to buy a Smart TV.
However, Google Chromecasts are not perfect and we may need to solve problems that in most cases are basic and where we only have to know how to reset the Chromecast so that everything returns to normal.
So that this task does not become a challenge for you, we have prepared this guide where we teach you how to reset the Chromecast in all the available ways and the different products, since in the new Chromecast with Google TV the process is different from habitual.
Why reset the Chromecast?
In case you have come this far and you are not sure if you will be able to solve your problems with this method, we list the main reasons to return the Chromecast to the factory state with the steps that we see below.
- You have changed the home WiFi network.
- You want to give the Chromecast to a friend or family member.
- The Chromecast has been trapped.
- Cannot send content to the Chromecast.
But in addition to these, surely you can think of others and even those that you have come across. We invite you to tell us in the comments, to take it into account and help you in case of new problems.
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Reset Chromecast 1st, 2nd, 3rd Gen and Chromecast Ultra
These are the most popular Chromecasts of all, the ones that have managed to make them a device to recommend and which can be identified by offering us the possibility of controlling everything from the mobile.
In case you have a problem, we will only have to do the following as the first option.
- We put the television in the HDMI input of the Chromecast.
- We go to the part of the TV where the Chromecast is connected.
- We locate the little button.
- We keep it pressed until the TV turns the screen black.
When it turns on and after a few seconds, the configuration will begin again, where on our mobile we will have to turn on the Bluetooth to detect it, be connected to the desired WiFi network on the mobile, and follow a few simple steps that appear on the mobile and the television.
Reset the Chromecast with the mobile
We can find that access to the Chromecast is very complicated depending on where we have the television placed.
This makes the process difficult if it were not for the fact that the mobile also offers us this possibility.
Before we start, we have to turn on the Bluetooth and connect to the same WiFi that the Chromecast is connected to.
- We enter Google Home.
- We touch on the device.
- Click on the Settings wheel.
- Then we click on the three upper points.
- Finally, we choose Factory Reset.
Reset a Chromecast with Google TV
The latest device presented by Google comes with Google TV and also with remote control, which completely changed the system and put aside the mobile.
In this case, we can use the button on the Chromecast itself, as in previous models, so that after a few seconds of holding it down, erase all the Chromecast data and configure it again.
However, we can also take advantage of command. We turn on the television to start using the Chromecast and with the help of the remote we go to the home screen.
At this point, we will have to look for Profile and then the Settings wheel. The next thing will be to enter System> Information> Factory reset. In a matter of seconds, we can reconfigure it as the first day.
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