In this guide, we will show you various methods to fix the Pixel Tablet issue wherein users are unable to add a dock to Google Home. The newest entry to the tablet domain has created quite a buzz, and truth be told, it was already along the expected lines due to the fact that this is the first time ever that the Silicon Valley giant has stepped into this domain. However, being a first iteration has a few downsides as well, most noticeably in the form of bugs and issues.
For instance, many Pixel Tablet users have voiced their concern that they are unable to add a dock to Google Home. As a result of this, they are missing some intriguing goodies, such as the dock acting like a remote speaker when casting to play songs. Along the same lines, you could even group remote speakers together [such as 2 Google Home Mini and Dock] to make them synchronize and play music.
Well, the possibilities are endless but in the current form, it isn’t proving to be of any benefit as such. This is because whenever users are trying to carry out these tasks, they are instead greeted with the “Something went wrong” error. If you are also in the same boat, then this guide will make you aware of numerous workarounds to rectify this issue. Follow along.
Fix Pixel Tablet Cannot Add Dock to Google Home
It is recommended that you try out each of the below-mentioned workarounds and then see which one spells out success. So with that in mind, let’s get started.
FIX 1: Leave Preview Group
Your first course of action should be to leave the beta testing group and switch over to the stable version as preview builds are generally known to have a few rough edges. Here’s how it could be done:
- Launch the Google Home app and go to Settings > Public Preview.
- Then tap on Leave Public Preview and tap on Leave Preview in the prompt.
- Pixel Tablet users should now check if they are able to add a dock to Google Home.
FIX 2: Downgrade Google Home App
The current build of the Google Home App seems to be incompatible with the Pixel Tablet. Therefore, it is recommended that you downgrade the app to its earlier stable version. Here’s how it could be done:
- First off, leave the Google Home Public Preview as explained above.
- Then go to Settings > Apps > See All Apps > select Google Home.
- Now tap on the overflow icon and select Uninstall Updates > Uninstall.
- Pixel tablet users should verify if they are able to add a dock to Google Home.
FIX 3: Factory Reset Device
Factory resetting the device might not sound like the most viable opinion, but as of now, this is giving the highest success rate [after all, even the error message states that “something went wrong try factory resetting your device”]. So take. backup of all the data on your device and then proceed with the below steps:
- To begin with, head over to Settings > System > Reset Options.
- Then tap on Erase All Data [Facotry Reset] > Erase All Data.
- Now set up your tablet from scratch and check out the result.
That’s it. These were the three different methods that should help you fix the Pixel Tablet issue wherein users are unable to add a dock to Google Home. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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