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2019whocares
Level 7

ip address stays the same

Even after a network rest my roku has the same ip addreess? Like its almost  a static ip setup and i have my router on dhcp šŸ¤·

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atc98092
Level 13

Re: ip address stays the same

Some routers have the ability to continue assigning the same address to devices, even without having a reservation. My Actiontec DSL router does, so my devices always have the same address, as if I had manually created a reservation. But it's nothing the Roku is doing. They have no ability to use a static IP, so always requests a new address on boot. So your router is just assigning the same one each time. 

Dan
Nvidia Shield, Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.
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