How To Fix When Roku Overheating

You can tell that your Roku device is overheating by looking at the LED indicator/light. The light is normally white.

However, if it turns solid red, this means that your Roku is overheating. A flashing red light indicates that your Roku device is not receiving enough power.

Also, if you start your Roku, a warning message will appear in the corner of your screen that reads “Your Roku device is overheating.”

To prevent your Roku overheating:

  • Never place your Roku device on the top of the set-up box, Wi-Fi router.
  • Keep your Roku device way from direct sunlight.
  • Never place your Roku in an enclosed space.

To fix when Roku overheating:

  • Restarting your Roku device can sometimes stop the overheating.
  • Unplug the power cable of the Roku device and allow it to cool down. 
  • Wait for at least 10-15 minutes. After the Roku cools down, you can start streaming again.
  • If you get an overheating warning message again on the TV screen or solid red light on the device, power off your Roku.
  • Repeat the above steps until your Roku returns to normal.