Roku Device Features, Settings & Updates

Help configuring Roku device settings, using Roku OS features such as screen mirroring, adjusting display type and audio settings, using Guest Mode, and assistance with software updates.
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Guest mode

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I’d like to be able to enable certain apps (YouTube tv for instance) in Giest mode, but disable others such as Netflix etc. 

This way my renters can watch the usual live tv channels but sign into  Netflix etc. Is that possible?

Thanks for the help

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Re: Guest mode

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Guest mode does not stop a user from signing into any channel that's loaded on the device. But they have to provide their own credentials, they don't have access to your login. Once you disable Guest mode, their credentials are all erased, and you have to re-enter your own credentials. They do not carry-over from before Guest mode was activated. 

So it really doesn't matter if the channels/apps are on the Roku device. They won't have access to your personal account. 

Dan
Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Ultra (4800), 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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Level 21

Re: Guest mode

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Guest mode does not stop a user from signing into any channel that's loaded on the device. But they have to provide their own credentials, they don't have access to your login. Once you disable Guest mode, their credentials are all erased, and you have to re-enter your own credentials. They do not carry-over from before Guest mode was activated. 

So it really doesn't matter if the channels/apps are on the Roku device. They won't have access to your personal account. 

Dan
Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Ultra (4800), 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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