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I already have an account with ROKU. But when my nephew gets on his tv, my will go off. I have the $29.99 set, and decided to go with ROKU-TV, but I already am paying for ESPN+, and BRITBOX. Will these transfer over to my ROKU-TV, or do I have to delete them from my old system, and redo them on my ROKU-TV???
Your channel choices are attached to your Roku account and installed to your Roku. Any additional Roku you add, Roku TV or separate device, and link to that same Roku account will get all the same channels. On the new Roku you may have to log into some channels that require logging into a channel account.
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But what I don't understand is "But when my nephew gets on his tv, my will go off". I have 3 Rokus linked to my Roku account and connected via my home network and I have no problem operating all 3 at once.
Some individual channels, though, have limits on how many simultaneous streams they will support on a single subscription.
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For clarification, did your Roku returned to the home screen while watching the soccer game? Does it only happen on ESPN+ or across other channels installed on your device? Any error messages showing up?
If your Roku goes back to the home screen without any error message, removing the channel then re-installing it may help. To ensure the process is successful, follow the steps below making sure you restart your Roku device before adding the channel again.
Remove the channel: Highlight the channel tile on your home screen and press the Star button to open the options menu. Select Remove channel and confirm.
Note: If you are removing a subscription channel billed to your Roku account, you must cancel the subscription before you see the Remove channel option. For help identifying this type of subscription channel, read the detailed article about removing a channel.
Restart your Roku device: Restart the device from the settings menu. Go to Settings > System > Power > System restart > Restart.
Re-install the channel: After your Roku device restarts, visit the Roku Channel Store and add the channel again.
Note: If you are adding a subscription channel billed to your Roku account, you will need to resubscribe.