Today, we are going to publish a post for all those who are getting the problem in watching video on the TV screen with Roku media streaming player. If you are not getting audio on your TV, then follow the below-mentioned suggestions for your Roku media streaming player.
What can you do?
You must ensure that your Roku player is connected to the TV. If you have connected the Roku player to TV with AVR, then disconnect it and connect to the TV directly. This will bypass the AVR or soundbar.
First, ensure that TV is turned on and Roku is not in sleep mode. If Roku is in standby mode, then disable it.
Reasons for not being able to see the video on your TV:
Wrong input selected on your TV:
This is most prevalent and easy mistake made by too many users. If your TV has several input ports on the back of it and you are using different devices to connect to them, then there are chances of getting confused with the port. Select right input that must match with Roku player. Check the input label marked on the back of your TV. It can be in the form HDMI1, HDMI 2, AUX video etc.
The method of changing the video output may differ with the model number and name of the company. For more information, you can read the guided manual.
Locate button on Remote which says Aux, TV/Video, input, and You will find source names on the screen, select required port.
Wait for some seconds to detect TV the right input port.
If you find the menu buttons displayed on the screen, then with the help of remote press the right input or select each input alternatively to select the right one. This may take some seconds.
If no input gets detected, then you will usually find a message on screen which says, ‘No video’ or no signal detected.
Video cable not connected or faulty cable:
Check the video cable whether it is properly connected at the back of Roku player or not. If you have used a connector for HDMI cable, then check the connections. For streaming stick users, you need to check the connector connected to the TV.
If the cable is faulty, then connect your Roku player with the new cable.
Problem with the TV:
If there is some problem with the port on which you have connected your Roku device, then change the port. You may get an error message on the screen for this issue.
Connect the Roku to the different TV to see if the problem is resolved or not.
If all else fails:
If all the above-mentioned points don’t solve your problem, then disconnect all cables from the player and reconnect them back to the power supply
If you have connected a Roku to a TV which is capable to play 4K videos on the screen, then check the support and setup process for Roku streaming media player on Roku official support page. A step wise information will be displayed on the screen.