The Roku 3 is meant to stay turned on once you have completed the initial device setup. After a certain period of inactivity, the device will enable its’ screensaver and only pull a minimal amount of power from your wall outlet. Once you wish to use the Roku 3 again, simply press a button on your remote control and the device will be ready for you to select a new video to watch.
But occasionally you might experience a problem with one of the channels on the Roku 3, or the device may seem to be malfunctioning. One of the first steps in most troubleshooting guides for the Roku 3 is to restart the device. Our tutorial below will show you where to navigate through the devie’s menu to find the option to restart the Roku 3.
Restarting the Roku 3
The steps in this article will show you how to restart the Roku 3 from the menu on the device. After you have followed these steps it will take a few moments for the device to restart.
Step 1: Press the Home button on your remote control to return to the Roku 3’s home screen.
Step 2: Scroll down to the Settings option and press the OK button on your remote control.
Step 3: Scroll down to the System option and press the OK button.
Step 4: Scroll down to the System restart option and press the OK button.
Step 5: Press the OK button to select the Restart option. Your device will now turn off and restart.
Have you lost you remote control, or are you looking for a simpler way to enter search terms? Install the free Roku app on your iPhone for an alternate way to control the device.
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