Getting Started - Setup & How-to

Help getting started with Roku devices, including setup, connecting your device to your TV, linking a Roku device to your account at, adding channels, subscribing to services, and more.
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Level 7

Linking device

I purchased the Roku Premiere and it powers on fine then it asks to me to select my language and connect to a network. As of right now I am using my iPhones hotspot. After I connect it it updates and restarts the device. Then asks me to connect again and updates again. Then restarts and asks me to connect and updates again. You get the pic....

how do I get out of this vicious cycle to finish linking and setting up my Roku!?

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Level 20

Re: Linking device

Many people with a similar problem have reported success by doing the initial setup  connected to a different network, then changing the net configuration to the desired net.  Normally this goes the other way, set up on a phone hotspot then change to a home router, but if you have access to some other wifi net, maybe at a neighbor or friend's place,  it might be worth giving it a go.

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