To fix a Roku with no sound, simply toggle the audio to stereo by visiting settings, audio, output format, then stereo. Toggle it back to hear your Roku sound again. Other solutions include plugging the Roku HDMI connection into a different HDMI ARC port, replacing the HDMI cable, and toggling the private audio option on and off.
The Roku secret menu screen shows you everything from the temperature and WiFi strength to the SSID, battery level, remote, screenshots, Roku channels, resolution, and several other customizations.
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.
To fix your Roku that is slow to respond to menu commands and has delayed app loading, you will need to clear the Roku cache, run a speed check, then update Roku’s software in settings and restart your device. After this, the Roku interface will perform significantly faster.
If the Roku Remote volume is not working, pair the remote again by taking the batteries out and hold the pairing button. If your remote model does not have a pairing button, then navigate to settings > Remotes & Devices > set up remote for TV control. Next, restart the device by pressing Home (5x) > Up > Rewind (2x) > Fast forward (2x).
You can replace a Rolu remote with:
A Universal Roku Remote, the Official Roku Remote, Pro version of the Official remote, an alternative Roku remote, and any IF or RF Remote that is Roku compatible
The best TCL Roku TV Remote Replacements range from the official model from Roku, to the third party alternatives that have additional shortcut buttons.
The official remote from Roku will work with minimal flaws, but may lack certain shortcut buttons.
Third party alternatives will be cheaper, but have more capabilities and may occasionally not work as smoothly as the official model.
To connect a Roku TV to Wifi without the remote, you’ll need to have two phones and you must know your previous wifi settings. Then, you’ll configure one phone as a hotspot using the SSID, which will allow the Roku to connect. Next, you’ll attach the second phone to the same network and control the Roku TV or device via the Roku app.
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.