YouTube not working on Roku

Roku is a streaming media player that allows users to watch online videos, movies, TV shows, play games etc. it streams media from the internet to your TV. The devices need a minimum requirement of setting up and internet connection and it incorporates an operating system that enables users to access and manage internet streaming content.

Roku provides a minimum of 4500 channels and it ranges from popular streaming sites like Netflix to small channels like etc. the common features that are prevalent in all Roku devices are full 1080p HD support, quad-core processor, shortcut buttons on the remote for quicker access, availability of mobile apps, screen mirroring for compatible Android and Windows phones. If you would like to know more about the features and their functions you can contact Roku customer care number which is available to customers 24 hours a day.

It has been noticed that ever since the latest Roku software update, almost all the old models have issues accessing YouTube. It loads but crashes mid-way while the rest of the channels work fine without causing any problems. And the users have tried many ways to troubleshoot this problem but have failed to do so. There is one simple way to tackle this issue and it does not require any lengthy steps or instructions.

  • Delete or remove YouTube from the Roku home screen and restart your Roku player.
  • Now turn on your TV and access the channel store.
  • Select the most popular channel, click on YouTube and click ‘ok’.
  • Make changes to the display resolution by bringing it back to default.

These above steps will help you to fix the issue of YouTube not responding or crashing on your Roku device. If you face any difficulties while carrying out the steps, you can contact Roku customer support number. Through this helpline, you will be assisted by a technical assistant who will guide you to successfully tackle the problem at hand. The line is available throughout the day and it is free of cost.

Also Read: How to Set up and Activate Roku Express

3 thoughts on “How to Fix When YouTube is Not Working on Roku?

  1. This did not fix the youtube app crashing on my Roku 2S. Watched one video and when the next video attempted to load it crashed.

  2. I have an older model 2013 Roku and I am unable to load Youtube. It will show the hourglass figure for a few seconds and then goes back to the home screen. I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling several times. Unhooking the unit too…please help.

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