Chromecast is a popular casting device that lets you stream media files from the smaller screens of mobile devices to the larger screens of PC or TV. You can cast everything from pictures to videos without any limits. However, you need to change the Wi-Fi network on your Chromecast while changing the router or modem. Changing Wi-Fi Network on Chromecast does not require rocket science. You can change it with the help of the Google Home app.
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How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Chromecast?
Switching your Chromecast to a new Wi-Fi network is very easy as long as the existing network is active.
Step 1: Connect your Google Chromecast to the TV.
Step 2: Open the Google Home app on your Android or iOS device.
NOTE: Your iOS/Android device must be on the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 3: Select your Chromecast device.
Step 4: Click the Settings icon located at the top right corner of the screen.
Step 5: Scroll down to select the Wi-Fi menu.
Step 6: Select Forget Network on the popup displayed on the screen.
Step 7: You will be directed to the home screen.
Step 8: Tap the + icon -> Set up device -> set up new devices in your home.
Step 9: Select your profile name and tap Next.
Step 10: Google home will search and display the Chromecast device on your screen.
Step 11: Tap Yes. You will receive a PIN on both the devices.
Step 12: Tap Yes if it matches.
Step 13: Tap Yes, I’m in on the next screen.
Step 14: Select the new Wi-Fi network and tap Next.
Step 15: Google Chomecast will get the Wi-Fi password automatically from your phone or tablet.
Tap Enter manually if you want to type the password manually.
Step 16: Enter the Wi-Fi password and tap Connect.
Step 17: That’s it. You have successfully changed the Wi-Fi network on your Chromecast. Start casting your media file to the TV without any fuss.
These are the steps required to change the Wi-Fi network on Google Chromecast devices. You can also change the Wi-Fi network by resetting the Chromecast to its factory default settings. But, you need to go through the setup process from the first step.
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