When a Roku is not working it is because the Roku is either not updated to the latest software settings, the power is unintentionally connected to the TV USB port, or the Roku simply requires a system restart via the Roku secret menu.
How long does a Roku last? A Roku will last you 4.2 years on average. Roku Ultra and the more expensive Roku models will last you on average .5 years longer than the standard Roku Streaming Stick. The reason for this is because more powerful hardware enables the device to keep up with new technology as well as video playback demands.
Looking for the Best Roku Browser?Roku only has 3 Roku browsers that can actually surf the web. The remaining 11 must be used via screen casting or mirroring via a laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
Roku private channels that are no longer working are considered non-certified channels by Roku and have been replaced with beta channels, which has a closer focus on the developer rather than the Roku device owner who wants to watch TV or movies using a private channel code.