Chromecast Not Working on Windows 10

Google Chromecast is one of the most popular streaming devices from Google allows users to Watch Internet Videos on their Smart TV for free. Now you can also use your computer to stream videos to your TV just like Android. Now after installing new Windows 10, many users are reporting the issue like Chromecast not working or not connecting. Here at thewindowsplus, we are going to share some working guides to fix the issue, tested by us.

When you would like to cast content to your PC, ensure that your Android device is connected to the same WiFi network as the casting device.

Fix Chromecast Not Working on Windows 10

First time when you receive the error says, Chromecast not connecting or Chromecast Not Working then first reboot your Google Chrome Browser and then try again.

Quick solutions to Fix Chromecast not connecting

  • Also, another quick solution is to update your Google Chrome Browser if not updated.
  • Try to unplug and plug Chromcast stick.
  • If reinstalling new Google Chrome is not working then also try to reinstall Chromecast Extension. And then try again.
  • Turn on Network Sharing Feature

Step 1: Open Start > type Network and then click Network status.

Step 2: Go to Network and Sharing Center > Change advanced sharing settings.

Now Make sure that Turn on network discovery and Turn on file and printer sharing options are selected > Save changes.

Step 2: Restart your Windows 10 computer and try again.

Method 2: Start media sharing

Go to Control Panel > Homegroup > Start media sharing.

This will start the media sharing feature of your Windows. Sometimes media sharing blocks all the wireless file sharing features and this you are facing Chromecast not working issue.

When the procedure is completed, you may now stream any videos that you wish to watch at any time. To acquire entertainment, also, there are many applications offered in the shop to download for Android devices.

Hope you liked this article and the issue is now fixed. For any Windows related questions, comment below.

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