Roku: Perform Factory Reset

Whether you want to just start over with your Roku streaming video player or want to sell it to another person, a factory reset will come in handy.

1. From the Home screen, press Up to activate the Menu Bar.

2. Select Settings.

3. Select Factory Reset.

4. Select Factory Reset again.

5. Select Yes.

Additionally, you can press and hold the Reset button on the back of the unit for 15 seconds.


  1. mbrown says

    Roku hd 2000c wil not get past starting, please wait screen…please help….what can be done? Ive pressed the reset button underneath still no change…unplugged the unit, still no change.. The device was working for moment but then met this issue

  2. Barbara Fischer says

    I would like to change my Canadian roku to American channels, but I’m getting very confused, need some one to walk me through it step by step, Canadian content on this sucks

  3. b says

    my n1000 has no visible physical factory reset button and is stuck on “starting, please wait” for hours on end. No what ?

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