Roku Won’t Connect to Wireless Network – Fix Roku WiFi Problems


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Roku TVs have the Roku platform built directly into the TV, eliminating the need for external streaming devices or set-top boxes. Roku TVs offer a seamless integration of live television and streaming services.

They provide access to streaming channels, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and many others.

Roku Won’t Connect to Wireless Network

If your Roku device is not connecting to WiFi or the internet, it shows Unable to connect to wireless network or Not connected to the internet.

In sometimes Roku TV won’t connect to WiFi for several reasons. In this article, we will discuss the reasons and solutions for roku was working but now cannot connect to the internet

Roku WiFi Problems

Unable to connect to a wireless network or Not connected to the internet errors on Roku indicate that your Roku device is having connection problems with your WiFi network or internet. There are several reasons for this, they are as shown in below.

  1. Entering the wrong WiFi password or network name (SSID) can cause the Roku not to connect to WiFi.
  2. If your Roku device is too far from the Wi-Fi router, the connection may be weak or not connected to Roku.
  3. If there are multiple devices connected to the Wi-Fi network or heavy internet usage in your area, it can cause to connection issues for the Roku device.
  4. Damage of Wi-Fi router can cause to connection issue.
  5. Some network security settings, such as MAC firewall configurations, can block the Roku device from connecting. Check that carefully.
  6. Problems withIP address conflicts can cause to connectivity problems.
  7. If you are using Outdated software on the Roku device can lead to connection issues with the Wi-Fi network.
  8. If you are facing Service provider issues you could not connect to the wifi.

How Can I Check My Roku Connection Status

To check the connection status of your Roku device, you can follow these steps.

  1. Press the Home button on your Roku remote
  2. Select the Settings option.
  3. In the Settings menu, select the Network option.
  4. On the Network screen, you will see the current status of your Roku device’s connection. It will display whether it is connected to a wireless network or not. If connected, it will show the network name and signal strength.
  5. You can also select Abouton the Network screen to view more details about your network connection, including the IP address, MAC address, and signal quality.

By following above steps, you can easily check the connection status of your Roku device.

How Can I Resolve Roku Won’t Connect to WiFi Issue

If your Roku TV is not connecting to Wi-Fi, you can try the follow steps to resolve the issue.

  1. Restart your Roku TV and Allow the TV to reboot and try connecting to Wi-Fi again.
  2. Check Wi-Fi signal and distance and make close to the router.
  3. Double-check that you are entering the correct Wi-Fi password or not.
  4. Restart your router and Allow the router to restart fully before attempting to connect your Roku TV again.
  5. Check if there are any updates available for your Wi-Fi router. If needed update that.
  6. Disable MAC address filtering temporarily to resolves the connection issue.
  7. Adjust your router security settings to resolve the issue.
  8. If you needed change DNS settings by following user manual.
  9. Still if you having the problem you can perform a factory reset on your Roku TV.

Note that If you did not get any solution from the following above steps, you may be contact Roku support or your internet service provider for further assistance.

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