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Turn off Wifi to Roku Device

Am seeking way to turn off WiFi to Roku device overnight to save on data usage.  I know how to do it on my computer thru ATT, but wondered if it could be done on Roku.  I have unplugged device, but don't want to do that over and over.  I checked with the Bandwidth option, but that is not what I am talking about here.  Please advise.  It is all about data usage skyrocketing.

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Re: Turn off Wifi to Roku Device

I assume you're concerned about falling asleep while it is streaming. If that's not your concern, then just get in the habit of returning to the Roku home screen when done watching -- the Home screen uses very nearly zero data. If you're really tight on data usage, don't use a Roku screen saver that needs to download currrent info (weather, sports scores, news headlings, etc.) although the data for this is minimal.

I know of no way to shut down the wifi other than killing the power to the Roku. To do this on a fixed schedule, you could power it via an inexpensive timer.
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