Updating Chromecast with Google TV eliminates bugs and improves performance

Updating Chromecast with Google TV eliminates bugs and improves performance

A small update is rolling out for Chromecast with Google TV, but every update counts! If you are curious about what the new software will bring to your media player, read on.

Read on after the announcement.

Small update for Chromecast with Google TV

If you have a Chromecast with Google TV or an HD variant, you can now download a new firmware. The program with batch number STTE.230319.008.H1 is about 60MB in size, which is relatively small. The upgrade dongle is usually much larger, so don’t expect big changes either.

An exact changelog isn’t available yet, but some bugs have basically been squashed. The performance of the smart device has also been improved, which makes it work even better. No remote control improvements are included in this update.

This is how you check for Chromecast updates

You will automatically receive a notification when an update is available for your Chromecast. However, if you want to manually check if it is already there, use the steps below.

  1. On the Chromecast with Google TV, go to your profile picture in the upper right and then select “Settings”;
  2. Go to “System>About>System Update”;
  3. Chromecast will now check for available updates;
  4. Download and install the latest update.

More about Chromecast with Google TV

As the name suggests, these Chromecasts run on Google TV, which is an operating system developed by Google itself that has its own interface. You can install apps like Netflix, Disney Plus, and Viaplay. As a result, you can enjoy all the well-known streaming services, but you can also play games or use applications, for example.

You can operate it using the included remote control or voice commands via the Google Assistant. The HD version can stream images with a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The 4K version can handle images at a higher resolution. We’ve tested both Chromecasts extensively. Want to know what we think? Then check out the reviews below or let’s catch up in a few minutes with our video review.

Chromecast with Google TV (HD) review: What do you think of the new Chromecast?

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