Roku is a low power-consuming device when not in use. The device is designed to be on all the time and connected to the internet. Therefore, there is no turn on/off button available on the remote or the device. The sole purpose to keep it on always is to download new OS software and channel updates automatically without interrupting while you are using. If you are still concerned about power consumption, you can turn off Roku with the below-mentioned suggestions. There are different types of Roku devices available and the method varies depending on the model of Roku.

How to Turn Off Roku?

Note: As mentioned earlier, Roku is designed to stay on and connected to the internet always. There is no power button available on the device or the remote. You can still follow the below procedure to turn it off.

How to Turn off Roku 4?

Roku 4 is a type of Roku which is used to stream contents in 4K, HD and HDR videos. You can easily turn it off with the help of the settings menu. Follow the steps below to turn off Roku 4 devices:

  1. Go to “Settings” on your device.
  2. Under settings, choose the “System” option.
  3. You will find the “Power” option under the system settings option. Select the “Power” option.
  4. There are plenty of options available under power settings. Among the plenty of options, you will find “Auto Power Off“, “Power Off” and “System Restart“.
How to Turn Off Roku?

Auto Power Off: By enabling this option, your device will turn off is it is inactive continuously for 30 mins.

Power Off: Turns off your device immediately.

System Restart: This option allows you to reboot your device.

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How to turn off USB-powered Roku devices?

There are USB-powered devices which can be turned off easily. Roku Express and Roku Streaming Stick + are two devices which are USB powered using the TV to which it is connected. These devices don’t come with a power adaptor. Therefore you have to plug-in the device to the USB port of your TV to provide the power supply.

How to Turn Off Roku?

To Turn off USB-Powered device, just “Turn Off” your TV. As your TV provides power supply to the Roku, by turning off your TV, Roku will also get turned off.

How to Turn off Other models?

If you are trying to turn off other models, then there is yet another simple way to do it. After using Roku, just unplug the power cable from the power adaptor or switch off the power supply.

different models

All devices are designed to go to the “Power Save” mode if it not being used for 30 minutes. If you still wish to completely turn off, then you have to cut the power supply to the device. This method is applicable for all types of Roku including Roku Premiere and Roku Ultra.


By following the above methods, you can turn off the devices easily. Even if you do not turn it off, these devices do not consume more power. It will automatically switch to power save mode when not in use. If you still wonder that Roku consumes more power and use your WiFi network while not in use, you can simply turn it off by following the above methods.

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