3 Ways to Fix Cast to Device Not Working on Windows 10

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Windows 10 is the most advance operating system from Microsoft. It has so many great features that you cannot find in the previous version. One of the features is to connect it to other devices through feature called Cast to device. However, some users said that this Cast to device is not working.

If you are looking for the way to fix it, you can check the discussion below.

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How do I fix it?

Here are 3 solutions you can try to fix this problem. You may not  have to try them all; just work your way down the list until you find the one that works.

Fix 1: Turn on Network Sharing Feature

1) Type network in the search box from Start. Then click Network status from the top.
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2) Click Network and Sharing Center.
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3) Click Change advanced sharing settings.
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4) Make sure these two items are checked:  Turn on network discovery and Turn on file and printer sharing. Then click Save changes.
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5) Connect the device to your Windows 10 again to see if it succeeds.

Fix 2. Reset the Stream Permissions on your Windows 10

1) Type media in the search box from Start. Then click Windows Media Player on the top.
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2)Click Stream Allow Internet access to home media…
Then click Allow Internet access to home media on the pop-up window.
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Click YES when prompted by User Account Control.

3) Click OK.

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4) You should then see the Windows Media Player window again. Click Stream Turn on media streaming…

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5) Click Turn on media streaming.

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6) Click OK.

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7) It should then be back on the Windows Media Player window. Click Stream. You should then see Automatically allow devices to play my media... is ticked on. If not, tick on it.

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8) Close the Windows Media Player window.

9) Connect the device to your Windows 10 again to see if it succeeds.

Fix 3: Update your device drivers

This problem could be also due to an old or incorrect device driver. You can update your printer driver manually or, if you’re not confident playing around with drivers, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

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3) Click the Update button next to all the flagged drivers to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version).

Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).
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4) Reboot your Windows 10.

5) Connect the device to your Windows 10 again to see if it succeeds.

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Conclusion

Now, try to open the feature once again and connect your computer with the devices. If the error persists, you should check the hardware. It could be that the hardware’s connection is malfunction. You can contact the technical support to get advice.

For queries and suggestions, don’t hesitate to contact us. Thank you for reading, Folks!

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