Are you wondering why is your Google TV remote not working? Want to know how to fix this issue? Don’t worry, we’ll help you with that! In this article, we’ll show you a simple and an effective way to know how to get rid of Google TV remote not working issue.

The accessibility of Google TV along with Chromecast has become an extraordinary thing in the streaming market. The addition of a remote makes the combination even more remarkable.

Google TV Remote Not Working?

Even though Google TV remote is amazing, few users have complained that their Google TV remote is not working, or having freezing and hanging issues. Read on further to know why Google TV remote is not working.

Why is Google TV Remote Not Working?

There can be few reasons why Google TV remote is not working. Maybe you have one button or a lot of buttons not working properly (volume button, power button, source button), or may be the remote has a delayed slow response or your device might have some issues.

Set up Buttons

If you have issue with your volume control, power button or input button or source button, then it’s possible that you have to go ahead and pair it. So, make sure all your buttons are paired, follow the steps:

  1. Go to Home Screen.
  2. Click on the Avatar Icon in the top right corner.
  3. Navigate to Settings or the gear icon in the top right corner.
  4. Scroll down and tap on Remote Accessories.
  5. Click on Set up Remote Buttons, and select your device, then click on the Set up Buttons.

Pair up your Remote Again

You can try removing and repairing your remote through the Google TV remote app, follow the steps:

  1. Download and install Google TV Remote app on your mobile phone.
  2. Through your phone, go to the Google TV settings, and remove your Remote.
  3. Now, try pairing the remote again with your Chromecast.

Restart your Device

Unplug the power cord of your device, wait 30 seconds, go ahead and plug it again and see if your remote is working properly. If the issue still persists, follow the below solutions.

Remove Batteries

Removing your remote batteries is the simplest and easiest solution to fix the Google TV remote not working issue. All you have to do is to remove the battery from your remote, wait for a few seconds. Now, insert the batteries again and press + home button to pair.

So, we hope the above article has helped you to know how to fix the Google TV remote not working issue.

FAQs

Why is my Google TV remote not working?

Maybe you have one button or a lot of buttons not working properly (volume button, power button, source button), or may be the remote has a delayed slow response or your device might have some issues.

How do I fix my Google remote?

Removing your remote batteries is the simplest and easiest solution to fix the Google TV remote not working issue.

How do I reset my Google TV remote?

Point the remote control to the status LED and press and hold the Power button of your remote control for few seconds or until a message “Power Off” appears. Now, the TV should start automatically which indicates the TV reset operation is complete.

What do I do if my Chromecast remote won’t work?

You can try repairing your remote-control buttons or just simply repair your remote through Google TV application.

Why is there a light on my Google TV remote?

The LED light below the input and power button tells you about the status of your remote.

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