Roku can only work if it is properly set up and activated. If you know the steps of setting up and activating Roku, then you can do the job yourself, if not, then you will have to take help of experts for the same. Without activating Roku device, you won’t be able to do anything on the device.
Roku media streaming player has the ability to stream any digital content in HD quality, let it be a movie, TV show, documentary or Live TV. Roku is the need of the time for binge-watchers, but it is important for them to understand that all this is only possible if Roku has been properly set up and activated.
Setting up and activating Roku is anything but complicated if all the steps are followed in the right way. Yet, many users bump into problems, and as a result, they are not able to complete the setup process. Activation of Roku is a part of the Roku setup process, and it will be carried out using a Roku account. While setting up a Roku player, you will see an alphanumeric code, which you will have to enter at ‘my.Roku.link’ page.
So, to begin with, Roku activation process, you must have a Roku account because it is your Roku account where all the details of your Roku device, whether it is the channels detail, payment information, personal preferences and other settings, everything will be saved in your Roku account.
After activating the Roku player, you will be able to stream anything through Roku device without any interruption. But, it is while activating the Roku device that most people come across issues, so let us discuss the steps as to how to fix the issues that arise during Roku activation process.
The majority of people don’t know where to enter Roku activation code, and those who do come across system error or temporary network error. If you too are dealing with such errors, then you can do the following:
- Go to the Roku player and press ‘star’ button on the Roku remote followed by selecting the option named ‘get a new code’.
- You are now going to receive a new Roku activation code, which you can add at Roku com link page.
Roku player is being stuck at link code screen once the code has been entered:
Usually, it takes time to complete the activation process, so be patient while the same occurs. If it has already been 30 minutes or an hour since you are seeing activation screen, then you need to do the following:
- Check that you have completed all the steps to activate Roku player.
Note: It is important that you complete all the steps prior to going back to the Roku device or else, your Roku player won’t be activated.
- If you see ‘error 001’ and a message ‘not connected’ in the top right corner of the TV screen, then your Roku device is not connected to any internet network. Here is what you are going to do to resolve this problem:
- Select ‘Try Again’.
- If that doesn’t work, then consult Roku help and support providers to identify and then, fix the problem.
There is no need to be an expert yourself and start experimenting, as that will not work. You need to get in touch with an expert and let him/her fix the problem befalling your Roku device.