How to Fix “Cast Device Not Connected” Notification on Android

By | November 4, 2016

Cast Device Not Connected Problem

This is irritating popup notification appearing in these days millions of Android smartphones and tablets. The notification is “Cast Device Not Connected” and this information cannot be removed. Here we will explain what is the causing behind this and how we rid out with this problem.

The problem appears from the Facebook App. More specifically, this notification pops up after watching a video on the Facebook Android app. This is a combination of things that makes this happen, but we can get rid of it just in few steps.

Thousands of users of Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, have reported the problem. If you are Trying to swipe it or hitting the play or Press X button to close but it, do nothing. So, Read on to learn how to get rid of this annoying, irritating notification.
How to Fix “Cast Device Not Connected” Notification on Android

How to Fix “Cast Device Not Connected” Notification on Android

Hopefully, Facebook will soon release an updated with full Google Chromecast support. Meaning users can cast video from Facebook to their TV with any Chromecast device or Android TV.

Now how to get rid of the notification.

How to Clear “Cast Device Not Connected” Notification:

  1. Tap on the popup notification and Facebook will open.
  2. Now Disable Facebook popups Notification by unchecking Allow Notifications Option (Alternative- long-press the popup and then choose to Force Stop Facebook)

How to Fix “Cast Device Not Connected” Notification on Android

Users who are experiencing this can just press the popup or long press and choose to turn off notifications for Facebook. Sure its removes the problem, but now you not receive any notifications from the social network. Then continue reading this Article.

Temporary fix this problem go to Settings > Applications > Default or Manage Applications > then scroll down to Facebook. When you find then click the app and tap “Force Close” as shown above in the picture. Or Force Stop this app.

You can try Another option that is going to Settings > Notifications > and scroll down to Home. It is a house shaped icon with multiple colors just Disable that. Those who have not updated the app will need to search for Google Cast, and disable notifications.

For now, this seems to be the best hack route, until Google or Facebook release updates to fix the problem.

One another method is to install the latest Facebook Beta for Android, or a third party app Like Swipe for Facebook, which is a better app than the official one from Facebook themselves.

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