What to Do if You Get Roku Player will not Power on Issue?

by kapil Mehta # Guest Blogger

Most of the Roku streaming players require a wall socket using to power on. On the other hand, some devices can also be powered on using USB port. The power issues with Roku devices are usual even after setting it up correctly using web address.

There are a few reasons why your Roku player won’t power on. It could be due to a USB failure on the TV or the gadget simply isn’t sufficiently accepting power. You may likewise need to see that the issue occurs because of insufficient power supply to the gadget.

In this post, you will get to know that how to resolve ‘Roku player will not power on’ issue. Off we go.

The Roku Box

The Roku player without any input is an amazing device and has some basic troubleshooting steps that you can perform. Make sure that you have completed Roku 3 micro SD install process on your streaming player.

Fix: Roku player won’t power on

USB Cable

The vast majority of the Roku players contain a USB link that empowers you to interface the gadget to the power source. You may very well utilize another USB link that can’t transmit the sort of power which the gadget requires. It is one of the most common powering up Roku issues.

Power Adapter

Despite the fact that the USB cord is utilized to connect one of the TV’s HDMI input ports to the player, the power released along these lines, is at times, deficient to continue and run the Roku gadget. Utilize the connector provided along with the gadget to associate it directly to the power socket. Usually, if the Roku is turned on, a green light will become visible else you will see a RED light flashing.

Keeping It Open

The steady RED light on the front board additionally implies that the gadget is overheating. On the off chance that it is put in fenced in areas or cases or any sort of cabinet, it may hinder the stream of air. It is best to expel the gadget from these spots and keep it in an open space. Keeping the device at enclosed areas may also result in Roku purple screen errors.

The additional warmth from your TV can influence the player also. Therefore, ensure that the Roku player (Roku Ultra, Roku streaming stick and so forth) and the TV are both kept at a distance from one another. To interface the player gadget to the TV, utilize a HDMI extender link, whenever required.

Roku Streaming Stick

There are situations when the Roku isn’t shown even after being connected to the power and to an HDMI port on the TV.

No Power

At the point when there is no power light on the streaming stick, odds are the gadget isn’t getting enough power since the micro-USB isn’t associated into the wall firmly. Check the connectivity to both the electrical plug and the Roku. Unplug and replace the electrical sockets.

In the event that the light seems to come on, the micro-USB could have brought about some harm. Check for any harm to the wire, for example, some cuts or frays.  

Display Connector

The Display Connector to the HDMI Port on the TV ought to be associated safely. Close it in appropriately after activating your device either using Roku no CC link or usual link code.

Verify the name of the HDMI input port and afterward confirm your choice by tapping on the given button. Change it to a suitable input in the case of a wrong choice.

Bonus Tips for Other Errors


Regardless of whether the Roku appears to be connected, however, you have a dark screen; at that point it implies your internet connection isn’t working. Check all WiFi as well as network settings. This could also occur due to weak signals.

If you still have any type of issue with your Roku streaming device, feel free to call our tech executives at toll-free number 1-844-748-9017.

About kapil Mehta Senior   # Guest Blogger

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