I plugged in the Chromecast and have the Home app and get a No Signal message on my TV. I have gone through many steps discussed on the forum (e.g. WiFi on/off, closing app, changing MAC setting on WiFi, rebooting Chromecast, etc) and no luck EXCEPT that when I unplug the Chromecast and plug it back in, I get the Google G on my TV screen for about 5 seconds then it goes back to No Signal. I'm guessing that the problem is that my TV is too old (doesn't appear to have HDPC) but thought I'd see if anyone on this forum had some ideas before I return the Chromecast device. Thanks!!!
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It is plugged into the wall, or a power strip, not the TV. TV. I don't have a second TV. Shows up on both of my iPods and my phone in the Bluetooth devices. I'm guessing that my TV isn't recent enough.
Thank you so much for your message! I have two HDMI ports and have tried them both. It is a mystery since the G shows up briefly. The app doesn't see the Chromecast device but maybe it won't until the TV recognizes it?
Sorry which app dosnt see the device ? I'm very curious .. have you ever used this device before ? Do you know which Chromecast you have? Chromecast with Google tv are white and have a remote with them, they have android tv and don't require an app.. regular chromecasts can vary, but would be setup with Google home.
Have you tried factory resetting the device yet ?
This is my first Chromecast or any TV device. I'm a bit of a TV noob. I've been using an old MacBook pro to run the TV the last couple years. Thought the Chromecast would be easier. I have the latest model Google TV HD. I'm using the home app. I did reset the Chromecast once. I don't have any smart devices but I do use Google, Android and Chrome, and have always had Google phones.
Okay so yeah you wouldn't need the home app with the new Chromecast with Google tv , it's all on screen setup. If the G logo is showing and flickering out, then I assume it may be faulty. It's hard to be one hundred percent sure as there isn't another device to test it on, but that's where I am leaning.
Support article here in case we missed anything
Thank you. I went through those steps several times. I'll keep poking around tomorrow. Maybe I'll find a friend who's TV I could test it on. Funny that you say I don't need the Home app because my instructions say I do.
Due to inactivity, I'll go ahead and lock this thread in 24 hours. Feel free to start a new thread if you need assistance with your Chromecast and we'd be glad to assist you further.
You're very welcome. We'll go ahead and close this thread now. Feel free to start a new thread if you need assistance with your Chromecast and Google Nest devices and the Community would gladly help.
Hey there SVP,
I'm just checking up on this thread, I'm glad to see Ashepherdson was able to answer your questions. In that case, do you have any more questions or need any additional help?
Thank you for helping out on this thread, Ashepherdson!