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Level 7

Roku won't connect to Wifi it was connected to?

I am having an issue my Roku it has been connected and now won't connect to the router at all, doesn't even "see" it. All my other devices are connected, but it does not "see" the router. I restarted my router, my Roku, factory reset my Roku, all of the suggested steps prior. All the wireless signals it gets, is weak, doesn't connect, even if I use my mobile hotspot it's weak(that connected but faint) that's in the same room. It I shouldn't have to move my Roku around or into another room, when it has been working just fine in the room it is in. I want to connect it back to my router, could an update messed with signal? Some assistance would be great, thank you.
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Level 21

Re: Roku won't connect to Wifi it was connected to?

I've run into this here several times.  This has always worked for me:

  • Restart your router (even if other devices have no problem finding and connecting). Sometimes that's all it takes, if not keep going.
  • Restart the Roku to clear its memory via Settings > System > System restart (for a Roku TV it's Settings > System > Power > System restart). Again sometimes that's all it takes, if not keep going.
  • Find and connect to your network via Settings> Network > Set up connection

If that doesn't fix it, try disconnecting the power to your Roku for a few seconds.  When it comes back up, see if you then can set up the network connection.

  • Roku Streaming Stick +, 3810X, Ser YH0059427035, wifi - Samsung UN55ES6100
  • Roku Streaming Stick, 3600X, Ser 5S56D8240827, wifi - JVC EM37T
  • TCL Roku TV 43S425/C107X, Ser X000001R60KV, wifi
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Level 7

Re: Roku won't connect to Wifi it was connected to?

My roku is doing the same th ik ng only my home screen will not show up. It just shows the roku name like its loading & searching for connection. My wifi signal is not low either,& it connected to my mobile hotspot.

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