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Thursday, November 24th, 2022 5:13 AM

Problem with Roku Loading Channels


I have three Rokus.  Two of the are Roku Ultras (4800X) and they are working fine.

The problem child is a Roku Streaming Stick+ (3810) and this problem has been going on for the past couple of weeks.

The problem is that when I when I turn on the TV, the Roku tries to display the last channel watched.  It appears to select the channel, displays the current program, and then just hangs.

If I try to select another channel with the left or right key, the same thing happens.

If arrow down and the select something from my library, the app crashes.  When I reopen it, I can load what I want and everything seems OK.  

If I turn off the TV and come back later, I have to go through the same cycle.

As I said, this happens only on this particular Roku and is a fairly new behavior.

Here is the system info for the Roku and the app info for Directv:

I have tried:
  • Checking for a Roku SW Update
  • Rebooting the Roku
  • Checking for a Directv app update
  • Removing and reinstalling the app

And none of these changes made any difference.

Any ideas out there?


Community Support


17.5K Messages

6 months ago

Hi @2Woofs thank you for bringing this to out attention.

Let's meet in a Direct Message to take a closer look at this since you've done all the basic troubleshooting steps.

Please check your DIRECTV message inbox (the chat icon next to the bell in the upper right corner of the Forums).

Thank you.

Norman, DIRECTV Social Media Specialist.

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13 Messages

6 months ago

After a very unproductive chat session, I have narrowed this issue down to the point where I can replicate.

The problem is related to last channel watched (on another connection).  It only happens on at least one channel.

I am going to do more research on this and see if I can identify a group of channels that cause this before I approach Customer Support again.


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