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Why doesn’t roku want me to watch broadcast tv

why does roku always defaults to going to the Roku channels and makes it difficult to get the regular over the air channels and then it switches channels very slowly?
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Re: Why doesn’t roku want me to watch broadcast tv

Welcome, and thank you for posting here in the Roku Community, @baghe61!

Worry no more, as we would be more than happy to find you the best resolution to your concern.

May we first know on what Roku streaming device you are having this issue with? In addition, mentioning that it switches channels very slowly, have you tried to check for software updates? You can manually check it by navigating to your Home screen. Scroll up or down to select Settings > System > Software update > Check Now

In addition, refer to our Support article on How to set up and watch live TV on your Roku TV system. Please note that this only works with Roku TVs and brand partners (Hisense, TCL, ONN, etc.). If you want to watch Live TV on your Roku streaming device (Roku Express, Roku streaming stick, etc), you can watch it under The Roku Channel

Let us know if you have further queries and concerns, and we'd be more than happy to continue helping you in the best way we can.

Best regards,

Carly Y.
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