Roku, the streaming media player is used to stream the media contents to the TV with the help of internet connection. It cast the contents from the local media and from the online channels to the TV screen.
There are numerous number of channels available on Roku platform from where you can watch the TV show and other episodes. All you need to do is connect the Roku with the internet and with the TV so as to cast the contents directly to the TV. Once completed with the Roku set up, you can watch videos, episodes and programs of your choice. Hulu, one of the streaming channel available for all the Roku devices helps in streaming online videos and shows. There are some issues related to its streaming noticed on some Roku devices. Today, we are going to troubleshoot this issue and provide a solution with the help of below mentioned steps.
Roku is a streaming device and without channels it’s of no use. You need a subscription to various channels in order to enjoy the services of Roku. Some subscriptions are paid while some are free. Some popular channels include Hulu, Amazon video, Netflix and HBO Go. You can opt for any of this channel by entering the Roku com link code enter from the website. Now we are going to discuss the troubleshooting process for streaming problem.
The very first step to troubleshoot this problem is switch off the router, modem and Roku for 60 seconds then turn on again.
Secondly, you need to perform a speed test for your internet connection because the streaming issues are mainly related to internet speed. If the speed of internet is not proper then streaming issues may arise. To perform the speed test, Go to the speed test website and click on the begin button available in Green. After performing a speed test, compare the speed with the real values and requirement that whether it meet your demands or not. The recommended speed for normal playback is 1.5MBPS and 3MBPS for high definition contents playback.
The general steps for troubleshooting the problem are discussed here as under:
Step 1: Switch off the router, modem and Roku
Switching off the Roku and other peripheral devices will solve the issue of streaming mostly. Switch off the modem, Router and Roku for more than 50 seconds then turn it on again. You can take help from Roku com link, if you are having problem in switching off the Roku device. Roku will take some minutes to reboot so no need to worry about that. Try connecting to Hulu now.
Step 2: Disconnect the other connected device
If your mobile or laptop is connected with the same home Wi-Fi network then disconnect them because these devices may decrease the speed of internet and you will get problem in streaming HULU channel on Roku device. If you are going to perform the speed test then also disconnect the household devices from the router. Match the test results with the requirements. Try connecting to Hulu now. If you find problem in your Roku device then go to www Roku com support.
Step3: Delete and re-install the Hulu channel
When your problem doesn’t get solved then delete the Hulu channel from the Roku integrated device and re-install it with new code and link. TO delete and install the Hulu again perform the following steps:
1. Press the star button on the remote.
2. Select ‘remove channel’ option.
3. Go to Roku channel again for downloading the Hulu.
4. Go to home screen and Click on ‘add a channel’.
5. Now try playing it again.
Step4: Update the firmware version of Roku
Keep this thing ensured that you have latest version of firmware in your Roku device. You can check the version by going into settings> check for update. The update information is also available on Roku com link. For additional information and help, you can visit the Roku support website.