How to Delete a Channel on a Roku TV

There are a lot of streaming channels available for your Roku TV, and you can browse through them at the Roku Channel Store. But the number of channels and the ease at which you can add them can lead to a situation where your Roku TV is either becoming slow, or it’s simply too difficult to find a channel you want due to the volume of channels on the device.

Fortunately it is possible to delete a channel on the Roku TV if you aren’t using it anymore. Our tutorial below will show you how to use your Roku remote control to delete an unwanted channel.


How to Remove a Roku TV Channel

The steps in this article were performed on an Insignia TV with the Roku TV software. However, this method will also work for other Roku models that have a remote control with an options button.

Step 1: Turn on your Roku TV and press the Home button to get the Home screen.


Step 2: Navigate to the channel that you wish to delete from your Roku TV.

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Step 3: Press the * button on your Roku TV remote to open the Options menu for that channel.

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Step 4: Select the Remove channel option.

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Step 5: Choose the Remove option to confirm that you wish to delete this channel from your Roku TV.

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You can then repeat this process to delete any of the other channels that you don’t want.

You can always add a channel back from the Streaming channels menu at the side of the Home screen, provided that the channel is still available. Occasionally channels will be removed from the Roku Channel Store, which will prevents you from re-adding it to your Roku TV. If you are concerned that you might want a channel again in the future, but aren’t sure if it will still be available, then it’s probably best not to delete the channel.

Do you have trouble remembering which input you are using for a Blu-Ray player or a video game console? Find out how to rename an input channel on a Roku TV and make them easier to identify. newsletter
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