How do I restart YouTube on Roku?

Answered by Willie Powers

To restart YouTube on Roku, you can follow these steps:

1. Go to the Roku home screen: Press the Home button on your Roku remote to return to the main screen.

2. Navigate to the YouTube app: Use the arrow keys on your remote to move through the available channels and select the YouTube app. It is usually located in the “Streaming Channels” or “Channel Store” section.

3. Highlight the YouTube app: Once you have selected the YouTube app, highlight it by moving the cursor over the app icon.

4. Access the options menu: Press the asterisk (*) button on your Roku remote while the YouTube app is highlighted. This will bring up the options menu for the app.

5. Choose “Remove channel”: In the options menu, select “Remove channel” and confirm your choice when prompted. This will uninstall the YouTube app from your Roku device.

6. Reinstall the YouTube app: After removing the app, return to the Roku home screen and navigate to the Roku Channel Store. Search for the YouTube app and select it to reinstall it on your Roku device.

7. Launch the YouTube app: Once the app is reinstalled, select the YouTube app from the Roku home screen to launch it.

By following these steps, you have effectively restarted the YouTube app on your Roku device. This process helps to resolve any potential issues or glitches that may have been causing the app to malfunction.