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I want to use my roku and TV as a music device with a black screen

All I get when I look up ways to make this happen is people complaining about it happening accidentally and looking for ways to fix it.

I do not have the space or outlets for multiple entertainment devices. I usually just have youtube playing music on my TV through the roku when I want music, but at night that's a LOT of light. Is there some way I can do this without being stuck with whatever "black screen" youtube videos I can find? There aren't many and they're all bad. I'm looking for maybe a setting I can change or a channel that lets you just play music or podcasts with a black screen, anything that works.

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Re: I want to use my roku and TV as a music device with a black screen

Some tvs give you the option of shutting off the video while continuing to play the video.  I have a low end JVC in the guest room with this option.

Without such an option, the only possibility I've come up with for this is to install and use a black screen saver on your Roku.  Here's a link to several of them:

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