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How to Reset Roku to Factory Default Settings?



How to Factory Reset Roku?

Roku is a popular streaming device which has the greater ability to replace the cable TV. Sometimes, it may mess up due to certain reasons. When your Roku isn’t working quite right, it’s probably the time to reset your device. Fortunately, resetting the Roku device is very easy to process.

How to Factory Reset Roku?

There are two methods available to reset the Roku to its factory default settings. You can reset your streaming device with the help of inbuilt settings menu, or you can use the reset button provided on the device. Before that, you should remember the fact that resetting your Roku will remove all the personal preferences that you set on the Roku. It also unlinks your Roku device from your Roku account. After the reset, you need to sync your Roku account to access the apps or media.

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Method 1: How to Reset Roku using inbuilt settings?

#1: Launch your Roku and navigate to the Settings menu.

#2: On the settings page, select Advanced system settings -> Factory Reset.

#3: Again select Factory reset and enter the code displayed on the screen.

#4: After entering the code, press OK to reset the Roku to its factory default settings.

Method 2: How to reset Roku using the reset button?

#1: Find the physical reset button on the back of your streaming device.

#2: Press and hold the button for few seconds until you see the Roku logo on the screen.

#3: Release the reset button and go through the setup process.

Reset using Button
Reset using Button

How to Reset Roku Remote?

Sometimes, after the factory reset, your Roku device may not work properly with your Roku. At that time, remove and re-install the batteries to check whether the issue is cleared or not. If that doesn’t work, look out for the pairing button at the back of the remote and press them to re-establish the link. Make sure that your Roku device is turned on.

Pairing button on Roku remote
Pairing button on Roku remote

How to Restart Roku?

Before resetting your Roku, you can try the simple restart method to fix the frozen issue or any other problem associated with your Roku.

#1: Navigate to Settings -> System .

#2: Scroll down and select System restart.

#3: Again, select Restart to confirm the process.

Restart Roku
Restart Roku

#4: Now, the device will turn off and on automatically.

If the Restart method has failed to clear the issues, you can use the factory reset methods.

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Follows these methods and reset your Roku without any hassle. Now, it’s time to sync your Roku account and the channels associated with your Roku account will start downloading automatically.

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