Roku is a small square device for television to watch movies, TV shows through apps. It is an open platform device with a freely available software development kit that enables the creation of new channels. If the Roku device is not performing well, we can reset it in a few different ways. Read this article to know how to Restart the Roku TV or Stick.

Restart Roku device

How to Restart Roku device

[1] First, go to the Roku home screen by clicking on the Home button on your Roku remote.

Open the Roku home page

[2] Then, tap on the Settings option and click the OK button.

click Settings to restart Roku device

[3] Following scroll down and select the System option.

[4] Then, confirm by pressing the OK button on the remote.

[5] Furthermore, scroll down and click on the System restart option.

[6] Now, choose the Restart option and press the OK button to confirm.

By doing the above steps, the device will automatically reboot. Hence, you will be able to restart the Roku TV or Stick successfully.

Alternate Method

If your Roku device faces more severe issues, you can follow the below steps.

[1] Press the home button quickly five times.

Click Home button to restart Roku device

[2] Then, press the Up button on your Roku remote.

[3] Following press the Rewind button twice rapidly.

Press the Rewind button

[4] At last, press the Fast forward button on your Roku remote twice.

Press the fast forward button

If you follow the above steps, your Roku device will restart successfully.

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Steps to do Force Reboot Roku

Following are the steps to do the force reboot. If you have first or second-generation Roku TV, you may not get the System restart option.

[1] Unplug the power cord and wait for at least two minutes.

[2] Then, plug in the cable back and wait for the streaming player to complete its reboot.

Now, you will see the Roku logo animation waiting for the process to finish. Therefore, these are the steps to reboot your Roku device forcefully.

By following the above methods, you can successfully restart your Roku device. Most of the Roku problems can be quickly solved by a restart or a software update. If the issue is very severe, you can do a factory reset.