How to Factory Reset Your Chromecast

As promised, here is another Chromecast tip. This time I am going to tell you how to do a factory reset on the Chromecast device to restore it to the original state.


Factory Reset on Google Chromecast

There are two ways to perform a factory reset on the Chromecast dongle. And they are:

  1. Factory Data Reset your Chromecast from the Chromecast app. You will find the option to FDR under ‘Settings’ or ‘Menu’
  2. Physically hold down the button on your Chromecast for at least 25 seconds or until the solid light begins flashing.

Looking for more Chromecast tips? Take a look at my collection. It is new and has only a few tips. But I am collecting them every day and making the list better.

If you have a tip to share, send me an email dinzan@ gmail

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Dinsan made Google Chrome his default browser within hours of its release. He fell in love with Chromebooks from the day he first touched one and is currently obsessed with Chromecasts.

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