Open the Settings app. Under the “Personal” section, tap Google, then hit the Cast media controls option. Turn the slider to the “off” position.
Why is my Chromecast showing up as a WiFi network?
When a Chromecast dongle (or an Amazon Echo Dot and probably other Echo devices) are in their default (factory condition) set-up mode, they produce a WiFi network that identifies itself as a Chromecast.
Can you turn off Chromecast?
Stop casting: If a cast is already running on your Android device and you want to stop it, then you will need to click on the icon of Cast. It will appear as the box filled with lines in the left corner of the bottom screen. After then, you can click on the stop option.
How do you stop a device on your WiFi is casting?
You can turn off the “A device on your WiFi is casting” notification entirely by toggling off the “Let others control your cast media” feature within the Google Home app.
How do I change the WiFi network on my Chromecast?
Change the Wi-Fi network of Chromecast or Chromecast Audio
- Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Chromecast device.
- Open the Google Home app .
- Tap your device.
- At the top right corner, tap Settings Wi-Fi Forget Forget network.
- You’ll be taken back to your home screen.
Why won’t my Chromecast connect to my WiFi?
Make sure your Chromecast is connected to the same WiFi network. … Reset your Chromecast by holding the reset button your dongle for 25 seconds. Reset your modem or router. Move your router closer to your Chromecast.
Do I need to unplug Chromecast when not in use?
Do I need to turn off my Chromecast? The Chromecast uses very little power and data when in standby mode. Unless you are running on a very tightly metered connection, there’s no need to turn off the device.
How do I put my Chromecast to sleep?
Shut down your Google Chromecast when not in use.
The casting device is not meant to be turned on/off and is made to be an always-on device to ease your casting. So all you can do is stop casting to Chromecast, which will put the device to sleep mode.
Should Chromecast always be plugged in?
Your Chromecast will need to stay plugged in anytime it’s powered on and in use. Google recommends that you use the supplied power block and USB cable to power your Chromecast.
How do I stop my phone from casting to nearby devices?
Turn off Cast media control notifications on your phone
- On your phone, tap Settings .
- Tap Google Devices & sharing Cast options Turn off Media controls for Cast devices.
How do I disable casting?
Still, you have a few options: Stop casting. If you simply want to stop a cast that’s already running, that’s simple. Just go into the app that’s casting, tap the Cast icon (the box with lines coming into the bottom left corner), and tap the stop button.
How do I stop my phone from casting to my TV?
Step 4. Stop casting your screen from your Android device
- Make sure your mobile phone or tablet is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast device.
- Open the Google Home app .
- Tap your device. Stop mirroring .