If you’re facing problems with Google Home or Chromecast today, rest assured because you’re not the only one. Normal service is disrupted for many users across the globe. Google has confirmed that Google Home and Chromecast are down for “some” of its users and that it’s investigating the issue.
A spokesperson for the company confirmed to TechCrunch that there’s a Google Home and Chromecast outage that’s affecting some of its users. There are countless reports on social media from users who are facing issues with Google Home and Chromecast.
Google is looking into the matter and developing a fix. It hasn’t revealed any more information about the cause of this outage and precisely how many users have been impacted by it. A quick glance at social media suggests that the issue is widespread.
Some Chromecast users first reported the problem on the Chromecast Product Forum early in the morning today after they saw that the Chromecast icon had disappeared from streaming apps like Netflix and YouTube. Those who reached out to support channels were informed that this was a global issue.
Some reports suggest that a broken software patch is to blame for this outage but Google hasn’t confirmed that as yet. The company’s Made by Google Twitter account is now informing users that they don’t have a timeframe for when the issue will be fixed, only that the team is working hard to resolve the matter.