Why won’t Roku connect to Wifi?
Roku is one of the most popular streaming devices out there, however even the best devices can run into issues sometimes. One common problem with Roku is having difficulty connecting to a wifi network. If you’re having trouble getting your Roku to connect to your wifi network, here are a few steps to help:
Check Wireless Settings
- Update Your Router’s Firmware: Ensuring that your router’s firmware is up to date is an important step when attempting to connect your Roku device. Check if your router’s manufacturer has made any updates, then follow the instructions to update if necessary.
- Check Your Network Name and Password: Make sure that your network name and password listed in the Roku settings power correctly. Check for typos or incorrect information.
- Change Your Wireless Security Setting: If those steps didn’t work, try changing the wireless security settings on your network. Examples might include WEP, WPA or WPA2.
Restart the Network and Roku
- Restart the Network: Try restarting your wifi router, which should reset your connection. When it’s finished, re-connect your Roku and see if it fixes the issue.
- Restart your Roku: Restarting your Roku should refresh its connection to the network. To restart your Roku device, go to settings, select system and choose system restart.
If problem persists, there might be an issue with your router settings. Visit the router manufacturer’s website for more information or contact your internet service provider (ISP).
Hopefully following these steps can help you get your Roku device connected your wifi network and you’ll be streaming your favorite shows in no time.