How to Update Roku TV Manually? [Roku 9.4 Update Simple Method]

Hi guys, I’m here today with another interesting content. Guess what? Yes, the content is on how to update your Roku smart TV software? Are you searching for the best methods to update the software of your Roku smart TV? Then you are in the correct place. Come, let’s get into the content.

Before that, let’s see what is Roku TV, and what are its features? Only some smart TVs offer the best and quality content. Only some of the streaming devices offer quality content online. It creates confusion among the customers to select the right device that suits them. In this fast-growing modern generation, we have to develop ourselves with smart things and ideas to survive in this smart world.

One of the best ways is to make ourselves smart by converting our old household things into smart products. That must suit to the current generation. One among them is the smart TVs. One of the essential things for our entertainment during this quarantine. As I said in the previous para, only in imagination we could get full-fledged streaming content and quality in a single product.

But, it has changed. Yes, by an American company Roku. It provides quality contents and services in both of its streaming devices and smart TVs. Roku TVs are simple and easy to use, affordable, and has an effective functionality. TCL, Insignia, Hisense, Hitachi, and many more brands provide Roku TV software.

I hope that you might have got a short introduction to both Roku TV and its features. If you are ready let’s get into the content on the methods of updating your Roku TV. Come, let’s get into the content.

Methods To Update Roku TV

We all know that Roku is a smart streaming device that remains in connection with the internet 24/7. If you are not aware of Roku and its features check this link What are Roku and Types of Roku Devices? to get more details on Roku streaming devices. Roku TV is one of the best devices in the smart TV line up. It gives both the experience of a smart TV and all the features that you get in Roku streaming devices.

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How to Update Roku TV Manually?

As I said earlier Roku must be connected to the internet all the time. Why it needs such a connection? It needs an uninterrupted internet connection to access online content. Not only for that, but it also checks for system updates. And if there is one it updates to the latest version automatically when you are not using it.

So, it helps to get you an uninterrupted watching experience. if your Roku TV is not connected to the internet, you have to manually install the updates. Do many people ask how to update my Roku TV? Well, that’s the sole purpose of this content. If you are ready let’s jump into the methods of updating your Roku TV. Continue with the below guide.

Related: How to Setup Roku TV

Requirements to Update Roku TV

You have to satisfy the below-given requirements in order to update your Roku TV software.

  • USB 2.0 flash drive with 256 MB or larger
  • Windows computer

Come let’s jump into the methods.

1. Using Browser

Open the internet browser on your Windows computer (not a smartphone) and navigate to, the official Roku page for downloading new software for your Roku TV.

2. Enter Model Number

Select your TV brand. For example TCL, Hisense. And enter the model number of your Roku TV. You can find the model number by navigating to Settings –> System –> System Update –> I can’t connect on your Roku TV.

3. Download Software

Choose the Download software option on the screen to download the updating software for your Roku TV. After downloading save the file on a separate folder on your desktop. Usually, the files will be stored in the Downloads folder.

4.Transfer File

Its time to transfer the downloaded file to the USB flash drive. Connect the USB device to your computer and transfer the update file to the USB flash drive from the computer.

NOTE: Try formatting your flash drive if some error message appears.

5. Updating Software File

Connect the flash drive in the USB port of your Roku TV. Go to Settings –> System –> System update –> I can’t connect. Your Roku TV will automatically validate the software and displays a 12 digit code.

NOTE: If you see an error message saying the Contents of the update file are invalid, it means that your TV is already running on the latest software version.

6. Enter Code

Again go to your computer and enter the 12-digit code in the specified box. If you have entered the 12-digit code correctly you will get a 6-digit code.

7. Updating Roku TV

Yes, its time to update your Roku TV. Enter the 6-digit code on your TV using the remote control. Your Roku will automatically install the software update. You can remove the USB flash drive once the device reboots.

Congratulations, you have updated your Roku TV to the latest version successfully. I hope that this would have made your process uncomplicated.

Also, check How to Update Roku Device and How to Reset Roku Remote

How To Update Apps & Channels on Roku

Do many people have confusion about the methods of updating the apps & channels on their Roku device. Because it is the main purpose of our entertainment and the reason behind why we buy the Roku device.

The answer is very simple. In the previous method, we have seen the methods of updating your Roku TV. That’s the answer. Yes, the apps & channels on your Roku device gets automatically updated while you update your Roku device’s software.


That’s all guys. This is all you need to know about the methods of updating your Roku TV. I hope this content will be useful and satisfactory. Roku TV is one of the best devices that gives the benefit of both a smart TV and a streaming device.

However, It is essential to keep your Roku TV up to date to enjoy the latest benefits. In fact, You can easily update your Roku TV by using the above-given steps. Stay on the track and update yourself with technology. To get more details on how to add more apps to Roku, visit


Why is my Roku not updating?

It may be due to the strength of your wireless signal. Roku requires a fast and signal of good strength to update software automatically. To know more details about the internet speed of Roku check

Do Roku apps update automatically?

Roku when connected to the internet, automatically updates the apps in a particular interval of 24-36 hours.

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