Roku is a user-friendly streaming device with tons of streaming apps to stream. It is durable and resistant to with-held any environment. Sometimes, you may experience an overheating issue on Roku, which leads to a lagging issue or a frozen screen. In that situation, there is no need to panic. All you need to do is follow the simple solutions to get rid of that Roku overheating issue. There are several scenarios and issues for Roku getting overheated, and let’s see about it in detail.

How to Fix the Overheating Issue on Roku TV Stick

In the following section, let us discover all the possible fixes for resolving the overheating issue.

Placement of Roku device

Placing Roku in a hot place is one of the primary reasons for overheating. In those times, move your device from that location or sun rays.

Keep Roku away from Sunrays

It is also important not to place your Roku device in a closed space like a cabinet, box, cupboard, etc.

Always make sure to keep your Roku device away from Modem, TV box, router, sound system, etc. It may absorb heat from all the nearby devices.

Place Roku in Open Place

Over Usage of Roku

Roku is designed in such a way to endure all kinds of situations and environments. If you are using Roku for more than 24 hours, you need to give it a break at least for an hour.

Turn off Roku

Also, if you are using Roku for 4 hours without any hindrance, then Roku will display a message stating whether to continue or not. Select Keep streaming if you want to continue or close the screen and turn off your Roku for a few hours.

Solid Red Light on Roku

If you see a Roku device with Solid red light on the front, it indicates that your streaming device is overheated.

Red light on Roku

It may also occur due to low power or low voltage passing to your Roku device. So check out before it becomes an alarming situation.

Insufficient power on Roku

On-screen Overheating Message on Roku

Whenever your Roku device is overheating, you will receive a message or warning saying, “Your device is overheating.” If the message popups, you probably need to stop using your Roku device. Let the device cool down for one hour, and then start using it.

Overheating message

Unplug the Device

You can unplug your Roku device from the power source in case of Roku overheating. Wait for at least half an hour so that your Roku device cools down. Then, touch your Roku device, and if you feel the device is still hot, wait for another 30 minutes and start your device. Repeat the process until Roku cools down.

Restart Roku

Try restarting your Roku device if you feel your device is overheating. You can restart your Roku device by using the steps below:

On the Roku home screen select Settings > System > System Restart > Restart. After the restart, you can feel your device cooling down.

Select Restart

Roku Streaming Stick Overheating

The overheating problem on the Roku streaming stick is mainly due to connecting the device directly to your TV or monitor. Because of the TV/monitor temperature, your device may become overheated.

It can be prevented by using an HDMI extender to connect your Roku streaming stick and place it away from the back of your TV.

HDMI Roku

You can get an HDMI extender from the Roku store for free. All you need to do is visit my.roku.com/HDMI, and fill out the form with your address and Roku streaming stick serial number to get the cable.

How to Find your Roku Temperature

To find Roku temperature, turn on your Roku and press the following combination on your Roku remote without much delay.

Home + Home + Home + Home + Home + Fast Forward + Pause + Rewind + Pause + Fast Forward
Remote Sequence

Once the key combination is pressed, you will see the Roku secret menu. Here, you can see the temperature of your Roku device.

Device Temperature

Roku overheating is common in all types of Roku devices like Express, Express+, Premiere, ultra, streaming stick, Streambar, and Smart soundbar. Get rid of that by following the above-mentioned fixes. If the issue persists, then you probably need to contact customer service for more insight.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Is Roku TV Stick 4K overheating normal?

Yes, overheating of your Roku device is normal.

2) Why is my Roku overheating?

There is a variety of reasons for Roku to overheat. And the reason may be possibly because of overusing your Roku device.