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How to Get Netflix Application Working on Roku?

The Netflix application offers the best experience. You can get a free app and instantly watch movies or TV episodes on your mobile device. However, now that Netflix is not functioning on Roku has to be identified. If you have a Roku and you are unable to get Netflix working, just do not freak out.

Reasons for Netflix not working on Roku

Netflix not working on Roku mainly may be due to loss of connection temporarily to your network. Check in the user interface of the Roku, the network setting as below:

 

  • Scroll the home screen and enter the settings option
  • Open the network to see Roku TV, set box or streaming stick showing connected.
  • Click on the connection option and test your network connection.

 

If everything is fine here, look at the router and ensure it is connected. You may benefit by switching from a wireless connection using an Ethernet cable to a wired one on Roku device. This will show you the connectivity issues on the support page of Roku.

Next, contact your internet provider as the last resort.

Check updates

Roku normally checks every 24-36 hours for updates. You can check it manually to know about Netflix application.

 

  • Scroll down the home screen and enter settings.
  • Click on the System option.
  • Click on a software update
  • Click finally on ‘check’ now.

 

It will check the updates of the Roku system and also for Netflix app updates. Give a little reboot to Roku by unplugging it and plug it back and turn the device on.

Check Netflix account

In case your Netflix account has issues the app will not play videos. If so, check the account to ascertain you have renewed the subscription. Even if you have changed recently your credit card, you should update it. Netflix not working on Roku should be checked in all the ways.

The same goes for your subscription plan. Netflix offers different pricing plans and it limits the streams. If you wish to upgrade your subscription, you may do it.

Re-Download Netflix app

Another simple fix is to uninstall the Netflix app and to get it re-download. This will eliminate your login info and work as a full reboot on the app; thereby you will have Netflix app updates. Thus all the issues that you are facing will clear up. You can enjoy Netflix on Roku, Happy Watching!

How to Get Netflix Application Working on Roku?

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