Roku allows you to set your favorite channels from the channel store. But at the same time, for security purposes, you can create a Roku PIN. And the Roku PIN is added only to block unauthorized access to the channel store. Also, it is easy to set up the Roku PIN. And you need to enter your Roku PIN each time you try to add or delete channels. In case you forgot your Roku PIN, the following section will guide you to find your Roku PIN.

Different Methods to Find Roku PIN

Now, if you have forgotten your Roku PIN, there is no way to retrieve it. Although what you can do is add a new PIN or update a new PIN without any hassle.

  • Note that the only way you can make any changes regarding your Roku PIN is with the help of the official website. Any other means is not possible, including Roku Player itself.

Adding Roku PIN

Follow the steps mentioned below to add a new Roku PIN

[1] Go to in a web browser.

[2] Sign in to our Roku Player account.

[3] Now go to the PIN Preference section.

[4] Now select the Update button below that.

Different methods to Find Roku PIN

[5] For setting up a PIN for the first time, you will have to make changes in Making Purchases and Adding content.

  • Note there will be two options with which you can activate Roku PIN, Always require a PIN to make purchases and add items from the Channel Store, or Always require a PIN to make purchases.

[6] Choose any one of the two options you desire.

Adding Roku PIN

[7] Enter a PIN of your choice below the Create PIN section.

[8] Now tap on the Save Changes option.

You can make additional changes regarding control of your Roku PIN, which we will discuss later on.

Resetting Roku PIN via Website

Unlike many other services and websites, if you have forgotten your password and want to update it, you don’t need to remember your old password. Follow the steps below if you have forgotten your passwords.

[1] Open in a web browser.

[2] Now Sign in to your account.

  • Note that if you have forgotten the password of your account, you can click on Forgotten Password and change it with the help of a registered E-mail ID.

[3] Go to the PIN Preference section.

[4] Click on the Update banner below.

[5] Enter a new PIN of your choice in the Create PIN section.

Resetting Roku PIN via Website

[6] Tap on the Save Changes option.

How to use Parental Control Feature

There is an additional feature that lets you use parental control with the help of your Roku PIN. There are different types with limitations for it that you can control.

  • Little Kids. With this filter up, any user can watch G, TV-Y, or TV-G-rated shows on the Roku channel without any need for your PIN. Anything beyond that, for example, R, NC-17, TV-MA, PG-13, TV-14, PG, TV-PG, TV-Y7, Unrated, and Not Rated, will require entering the Roku PIN.
  • Young Kinds. This is the second level you can watch  G, PG, TV-Y, TV-G, TV-Y7, and TV-PG content on your Roku Channel. If anything exceeds, you will need Roku PIN.
  • Teens. With the Tens filter, you can watch TV-14, PG-13, TV-PG, PG, TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, and G content on the Roku channel without the need for Roku PIN.
  • Off. To turn off the Parental controls, you select this option.

With that, you can now use your Roku PIN to control your purchase. However, there are cases where your Roku PIN might not work. You can go through this troubleshooting guide for Roku PIN if not working issue.


1. How to log out of your Roku account?

Your Roku device needs to be reset in order to accomplish this. Your Roku device needs to be reset in order to accomplish this.

2. Why is the Roku device asking me for a PIN?

You are being prompted for a PIN by the Roku device because you have already configured PIN settings.