YouTube is the most popular media streaming app and doesn’t need any introduction. It has its app available for download on iOS and Android devices. YouTube gives you a huge library of informative videos, music videos, music covers, V-logs, and game streams. You can watch the YouTube videos without a subscription as well but with ads. We already know that YouTube is available among the apps on Roku. However, at times we have come across some issues with YouTube not working on Roku.

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How to fix YouTube Not Working on Roku issue?

When an error occurs, it shows ‘YouTube could not be run because there is not enough space. Please remove one or more of your installed channels and try again. Now let’s discuss the troubleshooting tips for this error.

1. Forced Restart

The first step of the troubleshooting is a forced restart. Follow these steps for the same.

1. Firstly, start by pressing the ‘Home’ button once.

2. Next, continuously press the ‘Home’ button five times.

3. Next, press the ‘Up’ once and the ‘Rewind’ button two times.

4. Finally, press the ‘Fast Forward’ button two times.

By pressing the above buttons as described, your Roku device turns off for some time and then starts again. This forced restart solves most of the issues with apps. If the issues still show up, move to the next step of troubleshooting.

2. Reinstall the YouTube App

The second step of troubleshooting is reinstalling the YouTube app. To be more precise, uninstall the YouTube app and then reinstall it.

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1. Press the ‘Home’ button to go to the home screen.

2. Navigate to the ‘YouTube’ channel.

3. Press the ‘Star’ (*) button on your remote.

4. Select the ‘Remove channel’ option and then select the ‘Yes’ option.

5. The above-mentioned steps would uninstall YouTube from Roku.

6. We should reinstall YouTube to Roku. Before this, restart your Roku device.

7. Next, using the ‘Home’ button on your remote, go to the ‘Home.’

8. Navigate to the ‘Streaming Channels’ section on the sidebar on your screen.

9. Here, go to the ‘Search Channels’ option and search for ‘YouTube.’

10. Next, press the OK button to see the channel overview.

11. Here, choose the ‘Add Channel’ option and install AT&T TV on the Roku device.

12. Now, Log in with your credentials into your account.

With the above steps, your YouTube might run properly. If the error prevails, move to the next step.

3. System Update

The next step has a System update

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1. Press the ‘Home’ button on your remote.

2. Navigate to the ‘Settings’ option.

3. Select the ‘System’ option and then the ‘System Update’ option.

4. Select the ‘Check now’ option. This starts to check for pending updates.

Step5: Finally, the device reboots after completing the update.

Now the updates get completed, and the problem with YouTube might be solved. Check if the error prevails by running your YouTube app on Roku.

Note: If you have a non-certified channel or if you have unplugged Roku for a long time, the updates may not show.

4 Restart the device after removing YouTube.

If the error prevails after all the above three steps, restart your Roku device after removing YouTube.

1. Firstly, press the ‘Home’ button to go to the home screen.

2. Secondly, navigate to the ‘YouTube’ channel.

3. Next, press the ‘Star’ (*) button on your remote.

4. Next, select the ‘Remove channel’ option and then select the ‘Yes’ option.

5. The above-mentioned steps would uninstall YouTube from Roku.

6. Next, Select the ‘System’ option and then the ‘System restart’ option.

7. Finally, add back YouTube to Roku.

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The reason for this error in YouTube may be due to a glitch in the app or an outdated system. Try the above steps to solve these issues when YouTube not working on Roku.