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Roku express not powering on

I need some help! 😅 my roku express box all of a sudden stopped turning on. It was just playing fine and I went to change the show and it just turned off, I've tried resetting it, unplugging and plugging back in, I just get a fee flashes of white light and nothing. When I press buttons on the remote it still lights up and reponds but the light won't stay on indicating the box itself is on. I did change my batteries in my remote, tried a different outlet any advice is appreciated! 

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Re: Roku express not powering on

Hi @Shanny88,

Greetings from the Roku Community!

We understand you are having issues turning on your Roku Express, and we appreciate your posting about this. We would be delighted to help you further.

Are you powering your Roku device directly to the power outlet or to the power strip? Have you tried a different HDMI cable and adapter?

If the light doesn't stay on, it's possible that the cable connecting it to your TV might be the culprit.

Please try a different HDMI cable and adapter, and don't hesitate to inform us of the outcome.


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