In Roku devices, you may notice that while selecting an option, you can hear audio out loud describing the selection. It may be annoying for some Roku users. However, you can disable the audio guide from Settings to turn off voice on Roku.
Can you Turn Off Voice on Roku
Yes, it is very easy to turn off voice on Roku, and you have two methods to do the same: They are:
- From Roku Settings
- Using Remote Shortcut
Turn Off Voice on Roku from Roku Settings
 Press the Home button on your Roku remote.
 Scroll down and choose the Settings option.
 Navigate to and select the Accessibility option.
 Under Accessibility, choose the Audio Guide option.
 Now, select Off to turn off the voice on Roku.
How to Turn Off Voice on Roku Using Remote Shortcut
To turn off voice on Roku using the remote shortcut, you can do that from Settings:
 Go to the Roku Settings and choose Accessibility.
 Next, select the Audio Guide option.
 Under the Audio Guide menu, choose Shortcut.
 Now, select the Enabled option.
 After that, the shortcut for enabling the Audio Guide will be enabled.
After the above process, you can enable and disable the audio guide on Roku using the remote shortcut. For that, you only have to press the Asterisk button on your remote 4 times consequently.
What is Descriptive Audio
Descriptive Audio is nothing but the description of audio that is played while you are streaming your favorite movies or TV shows from streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, and more.
Can I Turn Off Descriptive Audio on Roku
Yes, you can easily turn off the descriptive audio on Roku. But it can’t be done from the Roku Settings. The descriptive audio will be available only to turn on and off from the streaming service itself. The following are some of the popular streaming services from where you can turn off the descriptive audio on Roku.
- For Apple TV: Launch Apple TV >> Select Settings >> Accessibility >> Audio Descriptions >> Off.
- For HBO Max: While you are streaming on HBO Max, press the Asterisk button on your remote. Next, choose Accessibility & Captions >> Audio Track. Then, choose the language without the descriptive audio.
- Hulu: Launch Hulu >> Settings >> Audio >> Select the language without the audio description.
- Netflix: Open Netflix and hit the Up button on your remote. Now, you need to choose the language without the audio description.
After disabling both the audio guide and accessibility, you will be free from distractions. Moreover, you will be able to navigate through Roku as well as stream your favorite movies and TV shows uninterruptedly.