Are you using a Roku player, which is not currently working? Then, you need to perform a factory reset to fix the problem. When you factory reset the device, then it erases all the settings that you have done on your Roku player and restores it to original factory settings. Once the Roku player restarts, you can go through the guided setup followed by replacing your Roku channels if you want to. If you’ve tried all the possible solutions, yet not able to fix the problem, then you will have to replace it. In case, you have a problem, then restart Roku player by unplugging it followed by putting it back in 30 seconds later before you try to factory reset it.
Perform a factory reset
- Turn on your TV followed by switching to the input, which is connected to your Roku player.
- On your Roku remote control, press ‘Home’ button
- Press the arrow keys until you see the ‘Settings’ being highlighted. Once it does, press ‘Select’ and then, scroll to ‘Factory Reset’ followed by pressing ‘Select’.
- By keeping the ‘Factory Reset’ highlighted, you need to press ‘Select’ button again.
Repeat Guided Setup
- You need to turn on your TV followed by going back to Roku’s ‘Home Screen’. Press ‘left arrow’ button to select ‘Settings’ followed by pressing the ‘Select’ button.
- From ‘Settings’, you need to select ‘Network’ with Roku remote control. After that, select ‘Repeat Guided Setup’ followed by selecting ‘Wired’ or ‘Wireless’ and then, press ‘Select’. If you select ‘Wireless’, you need to select the network from the list followed by re-entering the network and then, select ‘Done’. In case, you select ‘Wired’, make sure that the Ethernet cable is connected to Roku as well as the router prior to repeating the ‘Network’ setting. After that, select ‘Back’.
- Now, from the ‘Settings’ screen, select ‘Display Type’ followed by selecting ‘4:3 standard’ for a CRT TV whereas for an SD TV, you need to select ’16:9 Anamorphic’.
- If using an HD TV, then select ‘720p HDTV’, if your TV supports 720p resolution. Similarly, you need to select ‘1080p HDTV’ for an HDTV that supports full HD.
- Now, you need to select ‘Audio Mode’ followed by selecting ‘Stereo’ for a 2-speaker TV. Select ‘5.1 surround sound’ for a TV with a multi-speaker system connected with an optical audio or HDMI cable. You need to select ‘Sound Effects’ followed by selecting desired volume for Roku sound effects.
- Select ‘Screensaver’ by selecting the option named ‘Change Screensaver’. Select ‘Timeout Change’ to change the time period of inactivity, which will then bring screensaver into the picture. After that, you need to select ‘Custom Settings’ to change the settings for the selected screensaver. After that, select ‘Preview’ in order to see the screensaver that you have saved followed by selecting ‘Done’ to go back to ‘Settings’ screen.
- Now, you need to select ‘Time Settings’ followed by selecting ‘Change Home Screen Clock’ option to select a 12-hour clock, a 24-hour clock or keep the clock off. After that, you need to select ‘Change Time Zone’ to change to your local time zone. Then, select ‘Done’ to go back to the ‘Home’ screen.