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amygo
Level 7

FRUSTRATED: Roku developer mode went away on my Ultra

I was in the middle of having fun with programming bright script and without any warning my developer mode got disabled.  Is this normal?  It is very frustrating.  Is there a way to get it back?  Currently all my ports 80 through 80nn are all disabled.  If Roku is deliberately doing this, then it is a terrible way to do business.
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squirreltown
Level 9

Re: FRUSTRATED: Roku developer mode went away on my Ultra

Roku will disable developer mode on a box that has something installed that it shouldn't. 
If that's not your case, contact them and they'll straighten it out.
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destruk
Level 10

Re: FRUSTRATED: Roku developer mode went away on my Ultra

Sometimes with an updated firmware push, developer mode is disabled - so you have to re-enable it by pressing the remote key sequence.  Or perhaps the IP changed?
Anyway, those are the three reasons this would happen.
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speechles
Level 9

Re: FRUSTRATED: Roku developer mode went away on my Ultra

https://developer.roku.com/developer

Doesn't matter if you have never created an app before or if you know how to use "genkey" to generate a developer ID. If you can login and visit this URL you are not blocked.
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amygo
Level 7

Re: FRUSTRATED: Roku developer mode went away on my Ultra

"destruk" wrote:
Sometimes with an updated firmware push, developer mode is disabled - so you have to re-enable it by pressing the remote key sequence.  Or perhaps the IP changed?
Anyway, those are the three reasons this would happen.

The developer mode is still active as I can use https://developer.roku.com/developer[/url:vbl794iv] without an issue.  It's only port 80 on the Roku...
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squirreltown
Level 9

Re: FRUSTRATED: Roku developer mode went away on my Ultra

No, you're conflating the two possible issues. Being able to access that page means Roku has not blocked you and disabled the box from their end.
Developer mode is turned on in the box itself.  Sounds like a router issue.
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