Roku Device Features, Settings & Updates

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Can roku stay on without timing out. Can you keep it on all the time. Maybe a timer off

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Can you keep roku on all the time. So it don't time out. So it don't keep going too home screen. Maybe a timer
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Re: Can roku stay on without timing out. Can you keep it on all the time. Maybe a timer off

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If you have software version 9.2, a new feature was added that will stop playback after four hours if the remote isn't used. It is enabled by default, but can be turned on in the Network settings menu. They call it Bandwidth Saver. 

Dan
Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.

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Re: Can roku stay on without timing out. Can you keep it on all the time. Maybe a timer off

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If you have software version 9.2, a new feature was added that will stop playback after four hours if the remote isn't used. It is enabled by default, but can be turned on in the Network settings menu. They call it Bandwidth Saver. 

Dan
Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.

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Re: Can roku stay on without timing out. Can you keep it on all the time. Maybe a timer off

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Changing my bandwidth setting did NOT eliminate the time out.  What now??

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Re: Can roku stay on without timing out. Can you keep it on all the time. Maybe a timer off

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I agree-turning the bandwidth saver off did not stop return to the home screen. I would like the app I select to continue running as long as I want. Is there any way to do this?

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@novabagel wrote:

I agree-turning the bandwidth saver off did not stop return to the home screen. I would like the app I select to continue running as long as I want. Is there any way to do this?


Some apps/channels have their own limits on continuous playback. No, you have no control over them. If they have limits without use of the remote, Roku can't over-ride it. 

Dan
Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.
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