Your Roku TV screen will be glitching if your device is overheated. In that scenario, you will face streaming issues. Moreover, the overheating issue is similar in most of Roku TV models like on, TCL, and Sharp. However, there are a lot of troubleshooting methods available to fix the Roku device overheating issue.

Why is My Roku Overheating All of A Sudden

Your Roku device may be overheated because of the following reasons:

  • You may be using your Roku device for a very long time period.
  • Roku device may be placed inside the cabinet.
  • Placement of Roku device in an enclosed space.

How to Find If your Roku is Overheated or Not

Just touch your Roku device and you can find if the device is overheated or not.

The following are the other Ways to Find If your Roku Device is overheated or not.

If you using Roku Streaming Player:

Suppose your Roku Express is overheated, you can find it with the solid red light indicated on the front side of your Roku player.

If you are using a Roku Streaming Stick:

A prompt message will appear on your Roku TV display indicating that your Roku Streaming Stick is overheating.

How to Find Temperature of your Roku Device

You can find out the temperature of your device using the Roku Secret Menu.

On your Roku remote perform the following functions:

Press, Home button (5 times) + Fast Forward (1) + Pause (1) + Rewind (1) + Pause (1) + Fast Forward (1)

steps to know the Roku temperature

Once the process gets over, you can see the Roku secret menu. From there, you can find your Roku device’s temperature.

find the temperature from the secret screen

How to Fix the Roku Overheating Issue

To fix the Roku overheating issues, you can follow the troubleshooting methods below:

Give your Roku Device a Rest

If you see a warning prompt that your Roku is overheated, one of the primary reasons for that is you may have connected your Roku device on your TV and streaming your favorites for a very long time. So, in that scenario, the first thing you have to do is turn off your Roku and uplug device from your TV and let the device cool for 10-20 minutes. After that, plug your Roku device back on your TV and enjoy streaming your favorites.

Use a HDMI Cable Extender

If you have connected your Roku streaming stick on your TV, it will be overheated as a result of direct power supply. In this scenario, use a HDMI extender and this will help you with reducing the overheatng issue.

use HDMI to prevent Roku overheating

You can also get the HDMI Cable for free from Roku directly by visiting You only need to fill out the form and input your device’s serial number.

Clean your Roku Device Frequently

Sometimes the dust particles on your Roku device can be the reason behind the frequent overheating issues. So, clean your Roku device with a soft cloth frequently. This will help you in preventing the overheating issue on your Roku device.

So, these are the troubleshooting methods that needs to be carried out if your Roku device is overheating. After that, you can return back to streaming some of the popular channels like Hulu and Netflix.