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mayyar29
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Roku Streaming Stick+ streams when TV is off

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With the TV off, if headset is plugged into the Roku Remote, the audio of the last viewed channel can still be heard. This indicates use of internet bandwidth even while not watching the TV. How can this be prevented (other than yanking the Roku Stick off the TV's HDMI port}? Thanks

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makaiguy
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Re: Roku Streaming Stick+ streams when TV is off

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Yes, that's right. Return the Roku to its Home screen when finished viewing. If you leave it on a channel it will continue to stream and needlessly use up your bandwidth. Even if your internet account doesn't have a data cap, unattended streaming taxes the whole distribution system.

Also, the headphone amplifier in the remote is active and eating up your batteries whenever the headset is plugged in, so it's best to unplug the headset when not in use.

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I am not a Roku employee, only a user like you.  Please, no support questions via private message -- post them publicly to the Community where others may benefit as well.
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Streaming Stick 4K+ 3821 | Streaming Stick+ 3810 | TCL Roku TV 43S245/C107X

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makaiguy
Community Streaming Expert

Re: Roku Streaming Stick+ streams when TV is off

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Yes, that's right. Return the Roku to its Home screen when finished viewing. If you leave it on a channel it will continue to stream and needlessly use up your bandwidth. Even if your internet account doesn't have a data cap, unattended streaming taxes the whole distribution system.

Also, the headphone amplifier in the remote is active and eating up your batteries whenever the headset is plugged in, so it's best to unplug the headset when not in use.

Roku Community Streaming Expert
I am not a Roku employee, only a user like you.  Please, no support questions via private message -- post them publicly to the Community where others may benefit as well.
If this post solves your problem please help others find this answer by clicking " Accept as Solution.".

Streaming Stick 4K+ 3821 | Streaming Stick+ 3810 | TCL Roku TV 43S245/C107X
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