No smart devices are 100% perfect. Every smart device has its own errors and bugs. In Chromecast, the Cast icon is missing, unable to cast, keeps disconnecting, not connecting to WiFi are some of the most common errors. Google has five versions of Chromecast and each one is different from the others, but the errors are common to all the devices. If you are facing Chromecast keeps disconnecting issues, then the below solutions might help you.
Chromecast Keeps Disconnecting: Issues and Solutions
These errors may occur due to the ageing of the device or the over-usage. In smart devices, each and every error can be removed. To nullify the disconnecting error on Chromecast, try the following remedies.
- Restart Chromecast
- Reset Chromecast
- Reset your WiFi
- Chrome Browser Updates
- Use cables that come with the kit
- Place your WiFi router closer to Chromecast
Restarting the smart device is the universal remedy for any errors. If your Chromecast keeps disconnecting from WiFi or from your casting device, try restarting the Chromecast. If you don’t know how to restart the Chromecast, follow our guide on how to restart/reboot Chromecast.
Resetting Chromecast will clear all the unwanted files that are stored on the device. This includes caches and cookies. Follow our guide to reset Chromecast to factory settings. If you reset your Chromecast to factory settings, it will wipe out all the data and make it as a new device. You need to set up the Chromecast to your TV after doing a reset. Resetting the Chromecast will clear all the disconnection issues and errors.
Reset your WiFi
Reset or restart the WiFi connection that is associated with your Chromecast. The WiFi connectivity is also responsible for the Chromecast disconnecting issues. Make sure that you are using the WiFi bandwidth that is supported by Chromecast.
Chrome Browser Updates
Chrome browser is the common way to cast online videos to Chromecast. So check whether that your Chrome browser is updated to the recent version. Clear the browsing history, download history, cookies, cached data, hosted app data, and other histories. Clearing the history will help you to run the application faster and smoother.
Use Cables that come with the kit
Though the Chromecast support smartphone USB cables, try not to use those cables. Use cables that come with the package kit alone. If the kit cable is damaged, buy a new cable from the official store, don’t go for any alternate cables. This will degrade your Chromecast device and lead to disconnection issues.
Place your WiFi router closer to Chromecast
If your place your WiFi router far away from the Chromecast, it will be harder to receive the signal. Try to place the WiFi router as close as possible to Chromecast. This will help the device to receive signals without any trouble leaving no room for disconnection issues.
These are remedies that you can try for Chromecast disconnection issues. When the next time your Chromecast disconnecting from the WiFi, try the above fixes. If you have any other solution to this issue, tell us in the comments section below. If your Chromecast is still having disconnecting issues, get your device to the Google service station.