In this post, we discuss how to fix & troubleshoot chromecast with google tv (CWGTV) disconnecting / not working.
If you are unable to connect your Chromecast with the Google TV, this article will definitely come in handy. You may be trying to connect your Chromecast to your Google TV but, it may be disconnecting frequently. There are a few troubleshooting steps you can try to solve these issues.
How to fix & troubleshoot Chromecast With Google TV (CWGTV) disconnecting / not working
Check the Wifi network
To improve the performance of your Chromecast device, make sure both the Chromecast device and your Google TV are connected to the same Wifi network. This step is ideal for a lag-free streaming connection.
Here’s how you can check the Wifi connection.
Follow the steps below if you have a Chromecast with Google TV.
- Click on your Account icon at the top right corner of your TV screen
- Go to Settings > Network & Internet
Follow the below steps if you are using a different Chromecast device
- On your mobile phone, open the Google Home app and touch and hold the Chromecast’s title, then navigate to Settings > Device information > Wifi
Connect both devices to the same network and check if the issue is resolved.
Check the internet bandwidth
Check if your WiFi router or modem supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bandwidth internet. Then, connect your Chromecast to the 5 GHz network. This steps should definitely work and you should be able to successfully connect your Chromecast to the Google TV.
Reset the Chromecast
It sounds like a simple step but there is a high chance that it might work! Simply rest your Chromecast device by unplugging it from the Google TV. Wait for 30 seconds. Now, connect it back to the TV by reinserting the power cord. Try connecting your Chromecast to the TV and you should be successful!
Update your router
If you are using an old version of your router or modem, it may have some bugs. This could easily prevent your Chromecast from getting connected to the Google TV. Make sure your router is updated and is running the latest software available. After updating your router, try connecting your Chromecast to Google TV.
Reset your router
Another simple step that you can follow to fix this issue is to simply restart your router. You can use your router’s manufacturing instructions to do this step.
Make sure Chromecast is properly placed.
After connecting to the Google TV, check if your Chromecast is touching the back of the TV. If so, try to move it away from the back of the TV where it’s not touching. It’s also recommended to make sure that your Chromecast device is not touching or in contact with any other hardware devices or wires and cable. These devices in contact may cause Bluetooth or WiFi interference. So, make sure your Chromecast device is properly placed.
Use a wired connection
If you have connected your Chromecast using a Wifi connection, try switching to an Ethernet connection. With WiFi, there are chances for the signal to be lost or weak or disturbed. A wired connection is more reliable in terms of stability.
The troubleshooting steps mentioned in this article are really easy to do and will get fix CWGTV disconnecting issue.