To get started, download the Google Home app on your phone or tablet."
Some users (including some users of CNET) cannot see Google Chromecast playback during a device failurevideoOr audio options, although Roku Premiere+ on the same Wi-Fi network can display these options.
Google initially responded that "Google has been informed that Google Home and Chromecast users have been affected." and said "We are investigating this issue and are committed to finding a solution." Google's @madebygoogle Twitter account was released earlier. The article said that as of yet there is no timetable for the repair, "Hey. We have no timetable, but please rest assured that our team is working hard to fix this problem - we will inform you at any time. Thank you for your patience."
Google said that not all Google home devices have these problems - a device in Marietta, Ga., is operating well - but there are indeed many devices that are affected.
At 2:49 pm local time on Wednesday, Google formally responded to CNET that the company has identified a fix and will automatically launch the fix in the next six hours. "If the user wants to fix this immediately, follow the instructions to restart the device; if the user still has problems after restarting, please contact us via Google Home Support. We apologize for the inconvenience and are taking steps to prevent This problem will happen again in the future."