To turn on any electronic device like Roku, you need a power input. This power can be either applied directly or through the USB port of the TV. If you are using Roku code link express for streaming media content, then you can provide power input through any of the sources.
A white light on the Roku panel will indicate whether the device is turned on or not. If no light is blinking, it means the device is not powered on. You will have to apply some steps to troubleshoot it. We are going to discuss those steps with you in this post.
- Check the power adapter: The power adapter you are using must be original and genuine or the one which comes with the packing. If you are using adapter of any other Roku model, you will find a problem.
- Connect it firmly: Connect the adapter properly to the Roku express and to the wall socket. Any connection if left loose may result in short circuit or power failure.
- Change the power input plug: If after connecting the Roku to the nearby plug, it doesn’t turn on then change the power socket or switch the adapter to next power socket available at home. Sometimes, problem with the socket won’t allow you to turn on the Roku player. In such cases, replacing the power adapter is simply a wastage of money.
- Check LED: Check the LED engrossed on the front panel of Roku express. If it is not blinking at all, you need to contact Roku experts.
- Try USB port of TV: After implementing the above-mentioned steps, if the Roku is still not turning on, you can try switching to the USB port of TV for turning it on.
This is all about the troubleshooting steps for fixing the Roku turning on problem. If the problem continues, then get the power adapter checked from the nearby Roku activation link store or call Roku experts. They will let you know the possible symptoms of the faulty adapter and you can co-relate then easily with your own Roku Express.
If you have connected the Roku express to the TV port for power input and getting problem in turning it on, then the steps for troubleshooting are given here as under:
- Use right cable for connecting the Roku to the USB port of TV: Use of spurious quality of cable or non-standard quality cables result in low supply of voltage to the player. If possible, use the right and genuine cable for connecting the Roku to the TV and ensure that both the ends are properly connected.
- Try different ports: If your TV has more than one input USB port, then connect the Roku express to the different port and check if the problem is resolved or not. If the power supply is still not sufficient, you will find a problem in streaming the content through it.
- Connect Roku to different TV: Last but not least, connect the Roku to alternate TV and check if it starts working normally or not. If the problem is still the same, there is definitely some problem with the Roku player.