How to factory reset Chromecast with Google tv

How to factory reset Chromecast with Google tv

If you are having a google Chromecast and you want to factory reset and its very easy to do and its pretty straight forward process and you may want to do a factor reset Chromecast if you are having issues or if you want to erase data and you can factory reset by using more than a few different methods by using Chromecast device or Google Home app.

How to factory reset Chromecast with Google tv:

Factory reset Chromecast with Device:

Step 1: Hold down your google assistant and say factory reset and it will bring up the instructions to factory reset

Step 2: Grab your Chromecast and there will be a button and every time you press the button on Chromecast the light gets changed from white to orange.

Step 3:  Press and hold button on Chromecast for 10 seconds.

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Step 4: After 10  seconds, it will turn back to white then you can let go and let it do it things.

Note: you need to have power to Chromecast and You don’t need to plug the cable plugged in to HDMI tv and however it doesn’t matter.

Step 5: when you release the button when it turns from orange to while after pressing and holding for 10 seconds, Chromecast will start factory rest process and will erase and wipe out everything and factory reset to original.

Factory reset Chromecast with voice remote:

Step 1: Turn on your smart tv and select you profile and click on settings.

Step 2: Now, Select system and press ok.

Step 3: Navigate to About section -> click on factory reset.

That’s it, once you click on reset, Chromecast will perform factory reset action.

Factory reset Chromecast with Google Home APP:

Factory reset with google home app only available if you have installed google Home APP and setup

Step 1: Navigate to apps section on your smart tv and open Google Home APP.

Step 2: Tap on Chromecast device and click open settings.

Step 3: At the top right click on 3 dots and click on factory reset.

Step 4: Click on factory reset.

Factory reset Chromecast (3rd Generation) (2nd Generation) (first generation):

To factory reset Chromecast, while the Chromecast is plugged into the TV, hold down the button on the side of the Chromecast. The LED will begin blinking orange. When the LED light turns white, release the button and the Chromecast will begin the reboot sequence.

What does factory reset Chromecast do?

A factory reset will reset Chromecast device to the default factory settings and this action will erase and clear all your data and this can’t be undone.

Do I need to plug in Chromecast to factory reset?

Chromecast only needs to be power on to factory reset and it depends on your issue and you don’t need to plug the other end to smart tv and only power needed to factory reset Chromecast.

Which Colour light indicates Chromecast factory reset orange or white?

Its Orange light. Once you press and hold the button on Chromecast device it will turn from orange to white if you press and hold for 10 seconds.

No orange pulse light on Chromecast while performing factory reset?

Orange pulse light will coma and go once you press and hold button on Chromecast, so make sure you see orange pulse light after pressing and holding button on Chromecast device.

How to factory reset chrome cast?

Press and hold button on chrome cast device and wait for 10 seconds, you will see a pulsing orange light come and go, then release the button to factory reset Chromecast.