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Youtube Not Working On Roku: How to Fix Youtube Not Working On Roku Smart TV?

Youtube Not Working On Roku: Roku is a streaming device that can turn your TV into a smart TV, Roku allows you to download lots of streaming apps like Netflix and YouTube. Is your Youtube Not Working On Roku, Scroll down to get the step-by-step guide to fix Youtube Not Working On Roku. Stay connected with us to get the latest app news.

by Sangeetha B | Updated Sep 20, 2021 13:48 PM

Youtube Not Working On Roku: How to Fix Youtube Not Working On Roku Smart TV?
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Youtube Not Working On Roku

Youtube Not Working On Roku: Roku is a streaming device that can turn your TV into a smart TV. This allows you to download lots of streaming apps like Netflix and YouTube. Is your Youtube Not Working On Roku. Scroll down to get the step-by-step guide to fix Youtube Not Working On Roku.

Reasons For Youtube Not Working On Roku Smart TV

Here are some of the common issues of Youtube Not Working On Roku TV.

Youtube Not Working On Roku Tv Due To Server Issues

Check with your other devices like laptops and smartphones to check the speed of the server. You can also follow Twitter and other speed checking sites.

Contract Dispute between YouTube TV and Roku

The Deal between Youtube TV app and Roku was broken off in April 2021. Hence if you have installed Youtube TV after April 2021, it will not get connected to Roku TV. But this issue can be resolved by opening the youtube TV from the Youtube app. Download Youtube app instead of Youtube TV app to get access to Roku TV.

Follow the steps given below to fix Youtube Not Working On Roku Smart TV 

YouTube App Not Showing Up/Available/Found On Roku

Incorrect way of installation ah lead to the issue ‘YouTube app is not found on Roku’.

To fix this issue,

  • Go to your home screen.

  • Open Streaming Channels> Search > YouTube > Add Channel.

  • Wait till the installation gets completed.

YouTube Keeps Freezing/Crashing On Roku

This issue arises when your youtube app needs to be updated with the latest version of it. To fix this issue,

  • Press the ‘Home’ button on your Roku remote

  • Click ‘Settings’ > ‘System’ > ‘System Update’ > ‘Check Now’ to manually check for updates.

  • Now download new updates. 

YouTube Not Connecting on Roku

 Complete a speed test online to check your network speed, to fix YouTube not connecting to Roku. 

Unplug your router or modem directly from its power for a minute and plug it back to Reset your network. This will help you to connect Youtube with Roku.

Roku YouTube Sound/Audio/Volume Not Working

Try the steps given below to fix Roku YouTube audio and the volume is not working.

  • Go to your YouTube app, Turn the ‘Volume Mode’ off. 

  • If you are on the YouTube channel, let the video get loaded

  • Now press the * button in your remote control

  • It will take you to Sub-menu

  • Scroll down to ‘Volume Mode’ to turn the settings to ‘Off.’

Roku YouTube Won’t Download/Install

If your Roku YouTube has not started to download or install, try to reset your Roku device. 

  • Press the ‘Home’ button on your remote

  • Select ‘Settings’ > ‘System’ > ‘Advanced System Settings’ > ‘Factory Reset’ 

  • Now follow the instructions that flash on-screen to finish the reset process.

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Youtube Not Working On Roku - FAQs

1. Why isn't my YouTube working on my Roku TV?

Make sure to install YouTube properly, update your YouTube, reset your network, turn the 'Volume Mode' feature off within the YouTube app, or reset your Roku device. 

2. Why is my YouTube TV not working on smart TV?

Make sure your TV is connected to the internet.

3. How do I reset my Roku TV?

You can perform a factory reset from the Settings menu on your Roku TV (assuming you have control with your remote). Go to Settings > System > Advanced system settings > Factory reset > Factory reset everything and confirm by entering the on-screen code.

4. What Internet speed do I need for YouTube TV?

According to YouTube, you need 3+ Mbps for standard definition video. 7+ Mbps to stream a single high definition show if no other devices are using the network. 13+ Mbps to stream shows in high definition if other devices are using the same network.

5. Why is Netflix and YouTube not working on my Roku TV?

Turn your streaming device off, unplug it and leave it to sit for a minute or so. This should allow your Roku to soft reset — quit out of all of your apps and clear the RAM. Now, plug it back in and fire your Roku right back up. Hope this will fix  Netflix and Youtube.