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By zul8er, Senior Member on 20th February 2014, 02:41 PM
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20th February 2014, 03:24 PM |#2  
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Yes. If your TV supports HDMI CEC (properly), and Chromecast is powered, it can turn your TV on and switch to it to the proper input.
It's a convenient feature, though Chromecast can't turn the TV back off yet.
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20th February 2014, 03:50 PM |#3  
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So if it supports HDMI CEC why doesn't the Xbox One or a Blue Ray player do it why they are turned on?

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20th February 2014, 03:59 PM |#4  
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So if it supports HDMI CEC why doesn't the Xbox One or a Blue Ray player do it why they are turned on?

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They don't implement that function. It is up to the manufacturer to do so. There are requests all over the internet regarding xbones lack of that specific function.
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21st February 2014, 08:18 AM |#5  
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Actually the Xbox one can turn your TV on and off just Google it.

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21st February 2014, 09:10 AM |#6  
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It can turn on the TV also by using the ac power adapter and setting the TV to the corresponding HDMI output of the chromecast.

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So if it supports HDMI CEC why doesn't the Xbox One or a Blue Ray player do it why they are turned on?

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PS4 does, Xbox One is already the biggest failure since Virtual Boy so no surprise there

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Actually NORCALkID sparked my interest in googling about the Xbox One and its abilities. Needless to say I have my Xbox One now turning on and off my TV and my receiver. It can also do the volume on the TV, but I put my Xbox sound through my receiver. TV just can't match the receivers 1200watts.

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