Google Home and Chromecast devices experiencing issues

Google Home and Chromecast devices experiencing issues

Google is also in the process of rolling out Continued Conversation - a facility that keeps a Home speaker's microphone live for eight seconds after a query to permit follow-up commands, letting users avoid having to repeat a wake word.

Google's social media channels have been flooded with complaints from disgruntled users.

Google Home and Chromecast users have been experiencing problems with their devices over the last day or so and Google has now issued a fix for the problem.

The problem in case of Chromecast was noticed by the users this morning on the Chromecast Product Forum.

The smart home is supposed to make a homeowner's life simpler, especially if they use a smart speaker.

According to various reports on Reddit and Twitter, the Google Home, Home Mini, and Chromecast simply aren't working for people all around the globe. Another Twitter user suggested that a recent privacy update caused the issue. Google has confirmed its Google Home smart speaker and Chromecast streaming sticks are also suffering an outage this morning, and it appears to be worldwide. If they tried to reset the device, it would sometimes fail to reboot.

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UPDATE 3:23PM: Google says they have found a fix that will rollout over 6 hours or so.

Twitter is now swamped with outraged users hashtagging #Chromecast left, right and center.

The smart speakers house the artificial intelligence-powered Google Assistant which responds to voice commands and requests.

Verification with a Google Home Mini confirms the existence of the problem. "We're investigating the issue and working on a solution".

"If you're still experiencing an issue after rebooting, contact us at Google Home Support".

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