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How to reset your Roku network connection

Roku has a fantastic line of popular streaming devices, but they can only work well with a good network connection. If your Roku is having trouble getting online, then resetting your network connection may be the right solution for you. Fear not, because we can help make it easy for you to do, whether you use Wi-Fi or an Ethernet cable.

Note: There is no confirmation screen for the network reset. Only follow these directions if you are ready to reset the network connections on your Roku completely.

How to reset your Roku network connection

  1. Press the home button .
  2. Select the Settings option.
  3. Choose the Advanced System Settings option from the list of settings.
  4. Pick the option for Network Connection Reset .
  5. Press the select button on Reset Connection to clear all of your network connection settings.
  6. Your Roku will reboot immediately.

Once the reboot has been completed, you can set up your network settings from scratch. If your old network settings had been causing a problem, the issues with your network connection should be fixed. You will need your Wi-Fi network name and password to recreate the connection.

Upgrade for better networking

If a network connection reset doesn't fix your issue, it may be time to upgrade your Roku device. Newer Roku streaming devices support faster Wi-Fi speeds. You also have the option to buy a Roku that supports Ethernet if you want to move to a wired network.

Roy Delgado is a freelance writer for CordCutters. His focus is streaming, specializing on sports. He binge-streams 32 games over the first two days of NCAA March Madness annually. He built his own DVR 15 years ago, and still tinkers to make his media setup its best. Find him on Twitter [@RoyD77](