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New Roku Express Won’t Connect Even When Swapping for Device That Does.
Trying to set up new Roku Express on different TV in my house (already have on 2 others). Won’t connect to WiFi. Have double checked password, restarted, restarted router. Tried swapping out new Roku device on TV where previously working. New device won’t connect; old device fine. What should I do? Thank you!
Try Settings->System->Advanced system settings->Network connection reset.
Thank you. Is this something to try on one of the working devices? If not, how do I get to Settings when I can't get beyond the connect to wireless process? I'm unable to reach Home, which I think is where this would be.
Re: New Roku Express Won’t Connect Even When Swapping for Device That Does.
@MMA, sorry, I should have noticed it was a new device (it was late at night). That's more for devices that suddenly won't connect or have already been connected to Wi-Fi. For new devices the advice is to try a different network just to get through the initial setup. Connecting to a phone acting as a hotspot often works. Otherwise, the only other thing I can think of is to temporarily change your Wi-Fi password to something simple. In the past I've seen posts about problems with special characters in passwords, so something simple might get it to connect initially.