Chromecast is a popular device used for streaming your favorite entertainment to your TV. When you stream using the Chromecast it shows up various playback buttons between your notifications. These notification are in fact displayed to everyone who is on the same Wi-Fi network. Thankfully today we will explain how to turn off these notifications.
How To Disable Chromecast Notifications
The notification can prove to be disturbing especially when you are watching something. Also, these notification tend to show up on all the devices connected to the same Wifi network. Being on the same network these users can accidentally or intentionally be able to pause the video you are watching. To avoid this disturbance and power to other users to pause the video, you need to follow a few steps which will disable the Chromecast notifications.
- Open the Google Home app on your smartphone or tablet.
- Tap the menu button in the upper left corner and then choose ‘Devices’.
- Go to the Chromecast card for which you want to disable the notifications, and press the three dots to open the ‘Settings’.
- Under the heading ‘Device Information’ you set the option ‘Let others manage your cast media’ to ‘Off’.
Chromecast is one of the best gadgets launched by Google, and this inexpensive device allows you to turn any television into a media player. With Chromecast you can without having to invest a lot of money can easily cast your smartphone or tablet onto your television. Apps like Netflix and YouTube can run on your smartphone and with the use of Chromecast, these videos can be cast on your television screens.
Back in 2016 Chromecast came with playback buttons continuously in view while you are casting in order to help you control the video viewing remotely. These notification which appears are in fact at times disturbing as these are sent to all users on the same Wifi network. This allows all the users in the family and friends to see who is casting in the house and also can pause or stop the video at any time.