Chromecast is the most used and budget-friendly streaming device. It fulfills the dream of watching your favorite content on the big screen at an affordable price. It is very easy to use, and you just have to connect it to your TV’s HDMI port and stream the media contents from many online sources. Have you ever tried to turn off your Chromecast device? Usually, after casting, we just allow the Chromecast to stop casting that is in sleep mode. We never think to turn off the device. Even if you think you cannot turn off your device manually because there is no turn-off switch in Chromecast. So from this article, let’s learn to turn off Chromecast.

Ways to Turn Off Chromecast

We can turn off the Chromecast device in three ways, using TV, power supply, and smartphone or PC. Let’s discuss in detail about all the ways.

How to Turn Off Chromecast via TV

We all know that we cannot cast anything unless we connect our Chromecast device to the TV’s HDMI port. So when we turn off the TV, the Chromecast device also will be turned off. But remember, the device remains connected to the WiFi network.

Related: How to Connect Chromecast to New WiFi

Turn off your TV to turn off Chromecast

How to Turn Off Chromecast via Power Supply

Unlike phone and laptop, your Chromecast device is not a rechargeable device. So if you unplug it from the TV’s HDMI port, your Chromecast device will be turned off completely.

Unplug the Chromecast device to turn off

Use a Smart Plug

If you don’t want to disconnect Chromecast from the HDMI port, then use the smart plug app, which is available on your phone. Using this app, you can easily turn off your device.

How to Turn Off Chromecast via Smartphone or PC

We can cast the streaming apps from Android, iPhone, iPad, and Google Chrome to our Chromecast-connected TV. As said before, after casting, we can stop casting to keep the Chromecast device in sleep mode. This is one way to turn off the device.

  • Once casting started, you can click on the cast icon on your Android or iOS smartphone and select stop casting.
  • On Google Chrome, right-click anywhere on the screen and select stop casting.

Related: How to Restart Chromecast


We have given you all the possible ways to turn off your Chromecast device. And you can also turn off the network notification to stream the contents without any interruption. If you have any suggestions or doubts, comment to us below.