If you are experiencing issues with your Chromecast or Android TV devices of late, you’re not alone. According to a thread on the Google Support forums owner of Google Cast devices including, but not limited to the Chromecast, as well as Android TV consoles like Nexus Player and Shield TV and embedded Smart TVs – but there is an answer.
The solution is simple though, it appears that your Google Cast Receiver requires an update. For most users on Android TV etc, you simply need to go to the Play Store, scroll down to ‘Updates’ and update the app and all will be right in your digital world once again.
The support thread has pointed the finger at a number of possible causes for the issues, most of which have been debunked so at this stage the true cause is not clear but the fix is simple. So if you’re experiencing issues with casting at your place, take a second and run the updates; you won’t be sorry.
Are you one of the users who got struck by casting issues?