How To Fix Chromecast No Signal

Chromecast no signal is a big issue and we are going to look at the causes and the various ways to resolve the issue. Is your Chromecast having no signal?; well right here will show you steps to get it fixed

The Google Chromecast besides other brands has become a majorly accepted option in the world of on-screen media stream because of its outstanding service to its users worldwide.

In this article, what we will discuss is the tips on fixing no signal on your Chromecast.

How to Fix a Blank Screen or Chromecast No Signal

When you try to set up or use the Google Chromecast and your TV shows a blank black screen or shows the message: NO SIGNAL, follow this process to solve it;

  • Make sure that it rightly plugged the Chromecast in with the correct USD power cable and to the power adaptor that came with the Chromecast package.
  • The LED Light by the side of the Chromecast should be on
  • Verify that they tuned your Television to the correct HDMI interface as with the Chromecast. If it’s not make use of the (input, source of menu button depending on your remote to circle through your input options till you find the right one).
  • Reboot your Chromecast device by unplugging it from its main power source because detaching it from the TV’s HDMI input does not reboot the device. Unplug and leave for a few minutes then plug it back with the power source and to the TV HDMI input if your disconnected the connection.

Why Is My Chromecast Not Connecting?

If your Chromecast is not connecting to the internet, then perhaps your Chromecast is not connected to your provided Wi-Fi network. Take this initial step to troubleshoot it for a solution:

  • Reboot your the device providing the Wi-Fi network
  • Wi-Fi router – Unplug the device from its power source or turn it off and leave for a few seconds, then turn it back on or plug it back to its power source.

If you cannot get a link between the router and the Chromecast, you would need to “Disable Access Control” and enable the option: “Allow guests to see each other and access my local network” in the GUEST NETWORK SETUP.

  • Mobile Device – Go to your Wi-Fi Hotspot page and delete all connected users. Turn off the Wi-Fi. Switch it back on after a few seconds and start over the connection process.
  • Chromecast device – Disconnect the Chromecast from its power cable. Reconnect it back after a few seconds.

If the steps given above to troubleshoot your devices does not work, you need to factory reset your Chromecast device. Follow these steps to reset;

Please note that resetting your Chromecast device would return it back to the default factory setting and this action cannot be undone so all actions you might have taken on your Chromecast would be lost and cannot be regained.

ANDROID

CHROMECAST WITH GOOGLE TV

  • (Making use of the Chromecast remote) At the upper right hand of your TV, select your profile and go to Settings.
  • (Under Setting) Select SYSTEM > ABOUT > FACTORY RESET.

ON THE CHROMECAST WITH GOOGLE TV

  • While its power up and connected to the TV, press down the button on the back of the device until the LED light blinks “yellow”.
  • Release the button when the LED light turn from the blinking yellow to solid white. The Chromecast has been successfully reset.

3RD GENERATION AND ULTRA CHROMECAST.

You can take this step if you still have access to the Wi-Fi network your Chromecast is connected to.

  • Access the Google Home app
  • Tap and hold down your device’s tile
  • At the top right side of your screen, tap Settings > More > Factory reset. (This is applicable for the 1st generation model).

ON THE CHROMECAST DEVICE

  • With the Chromecast still connected to the TV, hold down the button on the device (these 2 models have their button by the side) till the LED light begins blink orange.
  • Release the button when the blinking orange light changes to white.
  • The process is successful when the Chromecast restarts.

1ST GENERATION CHROMECAST

On The Google Home App

  • Make use of the process for the 3rd generation and Ultra Chromecast

ON THE CHROMECAST DEVICE

  • While it still connected the Chromecast to your TV, press and hold the button on the device until the LED light blinks red.
  • Release the button once the LED light turns white, and the TV goes blank.
  • The device should restart and begin pairing up.

iOS

CHROMECAST WITH GOOGLE TV

(Make use of the Chromecast remote)

  • Select your profile at the top of your screen.
  • Select Settings > About > Factory Reset.

ON THE CHROMECAST DEVICE (Take the steps showed under the ANDROID section).

3RD GENERATION AND ULTRA CHROMECAST.

  • Open the Google Home app.
  • Touch and hold your device’s tile.
  • Tap Setting at the top right of the screen
  • Select More > Factory reset > Factory reset.

– The Reset process should begin automatically.

Troubleshooting Tips:

If your TV Is blank and your Chromosome device is blinking a Red/Orange light

  • Tips 1; Turn off your TV for a few minutes and turn back on to note any change.
  • Tips 2; Disconnect your Chromecast device from the HDMI port on your TV and insert into another port if available. If your TV has only one make sure it properly connected your HDMI to the HDMI port.
  • Tips 3; Connect your Chromecast device to another TV to note any change.

If Your Tv Is Blank And No Led Light On Your Chromecast Device

  • Option 1; If no sign of any LED light on the Chromecast device, check the power connections of the device: power adaptor and USB port on the device.
  • Option 2; Ensure that the power source, power adaptor and USB cable and port are still working by testing them out on another device e.g. your phone.

However, if the problem is from the power source, make use of another power source.

If you are making use of the Chromecast that supports the 4D video quality and the power source is your TV, make use of a power socket because it may not be providing the Cast device with enough running power.

If the USB cable isn’t working even after trying it on another device, connect a new USB cable to the device and check if it works.

If after all this troubleshoot tips, your problem still hasn’t been solved, please reach out to the Google customers care service.

Conclusion

If you’re facing Chromecast no signal issue, With all that tips you should be able to find the error and get it fixed by using the tips available.

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