piktv box keeps switching to chromecast in the middle of watching tv

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mml
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my piktv box keeps turning into chromecast in the middle of me watching tv. it goes on every night! i’m not even touching the remote then all of a sudden it’s chromecast. what’s going on? how do i stop this?

also my piktv remote volume button doesn’t work any solution for that? i have to use my tv remote to change volume. but piktv remote to switch channels.
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Chromecast: Do you have any devices that you have previously used chromecast with to cast to the Pik TV box?

 

You may need to re-pair the Pik TV remote. What make and model of TV are you using? 


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mml
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i had a chromecast before but i unplugged it when i got the piktv media box. still happening :/
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@mml wrote:
my piktv box keeps turning into chromecast in the middle of me watching tv. it goes on every night! i’m not even touching the remote then all of a sudden it’s chromecast. what’s going on? how do i stop this?

Additional question. After how many hours since you last touch the remote does it switch to chromecast? Android TV platform boxes have essentially a screensaver where it'll show photos from Google and a chromecast message on the screen after I believe three hours of inactivity.


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