Google Chromecast is a smart device that can be used for casting and streaming purposes. At times, you need to turn off Chromecast. Situations like when you are out of the town, changing the room, changing the Chromecast or TV, and many other situations. Even though Chromecast goes to standby mode when not used, it is important to know how to turn off Chromecast.

Chromecast doesn’t have any mechanical switch to turn off. The only mechanical button is used to reset the Chromecast. If you want to turn off the Chromecast, you need to use the power source.

Related: How to Restart/Reboot Chromecast

Steps to Turn off Chromecast

To Turn off Chromecast, you can’t use the smartphone that is connected to Chromecast.

1: At first, make sure that your Chromecast is not casting any media files from your smartphone to TV. If you are casting from your smartphone or PC, stop the casting process.

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2: Turn off the TV. Once you turn off the TV, Chromecast will go to the standby mode.

3: When the Chromecast is in Standby mode, unplug the Chromecast device from the TV and from the power source

This is the only way to turn off Chromecast. If you turn off the Chromecast when it is not in standby mode, it may cause some technical issues to your device. Don’t turn off the Chromecast too often, leave it in standby mode whenever it is possible.

Related: How to Reset Chromecast

To Conclude

Chromecast is a user-friendly device that you don’t need to turn off the device. It will automatically go to standby mode. Still, you need to turn off the device, just unplug it from the power source. If you know any other methods to turn off the Chromecast, tell us in the comments section below.