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Level 9

How do I get my test channel to refresh?

It has only refreshed what seems like a couple times today. Not sure if I'm supposed to do something after I make a change other than updating the URL and refreshing the feed.

Sorry I'm new to DP. Built previous channels with SDK.

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Level 12

Re: How do I get my test channel to refresh?

In the past, changes to test channels would take effect immediately. However, Roku has changed the process of ingesting changes to test channels. It now takes up to 6+ hours for changes to take effect.

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Level 7

Re: How do I get my test channel to refresh?

That is absolutely ridiculous.  How is anyone supposed to test changes to a channel when you have to wait 6+ hours to see if the change you're making actually will work or not?  Seriously, Roku, provide better dev options/tooling.

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Level 8

Re: How do I get my test channel to refresh?

Ah, that makes sense, I keep making new versions to preview and they all look like the oldest version no matter what I change. Very frustrating. 

In the web admin my preview screenshot looks correct, but the channel is entirely different loaded on the Roku.