Roku is the most widely used digital media player for OTT streaming. It has a huge collection of channels in its Channel Store. It is necessary to know how to add, move, hide, and delete channels on Roku for effective managing of the streaming device. The most important task to do before removing the channel on Roku is to check for its subscription and cancel it. You can delete or hide the channels on Roku itself or using the Roku mobile app. Let’s discuss the steps to delete channels on Roku devices (Express, Premiere, Roku stick, and Roku TVs).
Steps to Delete Channels on Roku
You can hide or delete the channels on Roku through multiple methods and let’s see the each method in detail
Steps to Delete Channels on Roku Channel Lineup
Step 1: Launch Roku and press the home button on the remote.
Step 2: Scroll and select the channel to be deleted.
Step 3: Select the Options (*) at the top right corner.
Step 4: Select Remove Channel in the options and press OK in the remote.
Step 5: Select Remove again to confirm channel removal and press OK in the remote.
Steps to Delete Channels in the Roku Channel Store
Step 1: Launch Roku and press the Home button in the Remote.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the Streaming Channel to open the Roku Channel Store.
Step 3: Search for the channel to delete and select the channel by pressing OK in the remote.
Step 4: Select Remove channel in the channel details.
Step 5: Confirm the removal by pressing OK in the remote.
Steps to Delete Channels on Roku using Roku app
Step 1: Open the Roku app in your smartphone.
Step 2: Select Channels menu at the bottom.
Step 3: Tap My Channels to get the installed channels list.
Step 4: Scroll and search for the channel that you wish to delete.
Step 5: Long press the channel to open the channel details and select Remove.
Step 6: Select Remove again to confirm channel removal.
By following the above steps you can easily remove the channels on Roku. Deleting the channels doesn’t mean that you cannot add the channel on Roku again. You can again add the channel on Roku whenever you want. If you have any trouble in following the above steps to delete channels on Roku, please specify it in the comments.
1. Can I remove channels on Roku using Roku app?
Yes. You can remove channels on any Roku device (Express, Premiere, Roku Stick, Roku TVs) using the Roku app on your smartphone and you can go through the above steps for quick removing the channels from the Roku app.
2. How do I manage channels on Roku?
You can manage channels on Roku by selecting streaming channels on the Home screen. In the channel store, the installed app will be marked with a tick at the corner and you can move or remove the channel as per your need.
3. Do I have to cancel the subscription before removing the channel?
You have to cancel the subscription to the channel before removing it. It is done to avoid the charges for a subscription even though you are not using the channel.