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Why Does My Chromecast Keep Disconnecting? [With Solutions]

Imagine you want to show your friends a funny YouTube video, only to suffer through a loading circle before your Chromecast completely disconnects and goes offline. While that’s frustrating, there are some simple troubleshooting steps you can perform to try to get your Chromecast working again when it disconnects.  Perform a Power Cycle There’s a …

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How to Factory Reset Chromecast (3rd gen & Google TV)

No matter what generation of Chromecast you have, you’ll probably need to reset it to factory specs eventually. Why? Resetting puts the device back to the way it was when you first pulled it out of the box. It’s helpful for troubleshooting or adding it to a different home in your Google Home app. It’s …

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Which Generation Chromecast do I Have?

The original Google Chromecast was one of the first streaming devices I ever purchased. I liked it so much, I’ve bought each generation of the Chromecast since. If you’ve got one of the earlier Chromecast devices, you may wonder if it’s worth upgrading. So in this article, I’m going to go through each generation of …

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Chromecast with Google TV Remote Not Working? Fix it Now!

Admittedly, I probably fool around with my Chromecast with Google TV more than most people. So when my remote control stopped working, it’s safe to say it was something I did. That said, it took a little effort to get it back to normal. If you’ve been having issues with your Google TV remote, here …

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How to Pair & Reset Chromecast with Google TV Remote

As much as I liked the idea of the Chromecast, I never used it as much as I thought I would. It relied on casting content from your smartphone or Chrome browser. So when the Chromecast with Google TV came paired with a remote, suddenly I started using it a lot more. Occasionally, though, I …

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3 Ways to Install Kodi on Chromecast with Google TV

The Chromecast with Google TV is one of the best (and cheapest) options to start streaming with Kodi. While it doesn’t have the following of, say, the Amazon FireStick, the Chromecast still packs a punch. In this article, I’m going to show you three different ways to install Kodi on your Chromecast with Google TV. …

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Plex on Chromecast with Google TV [Installation & Review]

Recently, I had the opportunity to use the Chromecast with Google TV as my daily driver streaming device. That included spending a lot of time with it playing movies and TV shows on Plex. My wife is a medical student, so we spent a few weeks away from home while she was doing one of …

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How to Enable Unknown Sources on Chromecast with Google TV

For years, Google has locked down the ability to sideload APK files on your Android devices. Instead of allowing it for all users, they want to make sure you know what you’re doing first. So they’ve locked it behind a setting called ‘Enable Unknown Sources.’ The process was refined a few times, to make it …

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TiVo Stream 4K: Is This a Chromecast Killer?

The TiVo Stream 4K was an instant hit when it was announced at CES 2020. The Wall Street Journal even named it to their Best of CES 2020 list. Unfortunately, when the new Chromecast with Google TV was released later that year, it stole some of TiVo’s thunder. There’s a lot to like about the …

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