Why does my Roku remote not work after changing batteries?

To reset your Roku remote, you need to take out the batteries, unplug your Roku device and plug it back in, replace the batteries, and hold down the reset button until the remote re-pairs. Unplug the power cable from your Roku player, wait for 5 to 10 seconds, and plug it back in again.

Are there batteries in a Roku?

Replacing batteries Your Roku remote uses either AA or AAA size batteries as indicated inside the battery compartment. If you have any issues with your Roku remote, always start by replacing the existing batteries with fresh new ones. Roku recommends using batteries from the same manufacturer when possible.

How long do Roku batteries last?

Roku says it should last around two months, with a full charge taking two-to-three hours. I couldn’t test out the battery life in my few days with the remote.

What batteries do Roku remotes take?

Put two AAA batteries (included) in your remote.

Why does Roku remote drain batteries?

If the battery level is good, then something is causing the remote to be moved a lot, which will drain the battery. The remote communicates movement to the Roku for gaming purposes. If the battery level is bad, you got a bad remote.

How do you reset a black screen on a Roku?

Here is the button combination you are going to use in order to reset your Roku TCL TV:

  1. Click the Home button five times.
  2. Hit the Up Button once.
  3. Then, the Rewind Button should be clicked twice.
  4. Next, click the Fast Forward Button twice.

How do I reboot my Roku TV?

How to restart a Roku device

  1. Select the “Settings” menu by pressing “OK” on the remote.
  2. Scroll down to select the “System” option.
  3. Scroll down to the “System restart” option and press “OK” on your remote.
  4. Select “Restart.” Your device will shut off, then turn on again.
  5. Press the “Fast Forward” button two times.

Why do the batteries in my Roku?

Do Roku remotes drain batteries?

Roku devices do not work, they drain the batteries in the remote every 7 to 10 days. Roku devices should be recalled.

Why does Roku remote eat batteries?

When you turn the Roku off, it is as if the remote freaks out looking for its home and drains all of its batteries trying to do so. Even if you leave the TV plugged in, the Roku may not be getting enough power to stay on when the TV isn’t on.

How long do the batteries on my Roku remote last?

The batteries that came with the remote lasted me from 12/31/2019 to roughly 10/25/2020. Since I replaced that original set I have gotten barely a week for each new set.

How to remove the back of my Roku remote?

While holding the remote in your right hand, put you right thumb on the three lines of the battery door, put your left thumb on the middle of the battery door, put the rest of your left fingers underneath up against the bottom button. Now push your thumbs to the left as you push the rest of the remote with left hand to right.

Why does my Roku Express Remote not work?

If you have an Express, then the remote is a simple IR remote. It does not use any power unless a button is pressed. I would check to see if one of the buttons might be stuck.