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Smart view won't fully connect from my android to my roku streaming stick

When I select the roku from my list of found devices to cast to it only connects for a few seconds then drops.

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Re: Smart view won't fully connect from my android to my roku streaming stick

That's usually indicative of either the connection needing to be reset (2A), or the devices needing to be restarted (2B).

You didnt mention your Roku model # and firmware version (Settings/System/About) or your Android device brand/model/software version

1) Verify screen mirroring of Roku is configured/working properly:

A) Settings/System/Screen mirroring/Screen mirroring mode=Prompt

B) Settings/System/Screen mirroring/Screen mirroring devices/Always blocked=none

C) Settings/System/Advanced system settings/Device connect=Enabled

D) Settings/System/Advanced system settings/Control by mobile devices=Default

E) Always select "Always allow" when prompted by the Roku

F) Test with (another) Android/windows Miracast-capable device

2) Workarounds/solutions:

A) Disable/re-enable WiFi connection of phone/tablet/PC - try again

B) Restart Roku/phone/tablet/PC/modem/router/gateway - try again

C) Switch Roku and/or phone/tablet/PC to 2.4Ghz SSID or 5Ghz SSID - try again

D) Delete all devices under Always Allow - try again


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