You need a Roku account to activate your streaming device and have access to entertainment over thousands of streaming channels. You can activate your Roku account without spending money; Roku accounts are free.
But, there may be times when you need to log out of your Roku account, maybe just because you may decide to sell your Roku device to others. So, it is necessary to log out of all the accounts on the device so that no one can trace your information.
Here, in this article, we are going to round up all the details of how to log out of Roku.
How Does a Roku Account Work?
A freestanding Roku streaming media player attached to your T.V. through HDMI. A Roku T.V. is a television set with a Roku device that is built-in into the television. There no extra device is needed for connection.
All Roku T.V.s or players must be connected to the internet. It can be connected through Wi-Fi. Some Roku T.V.s and high-end Roku ultra streaming media players also have Ethernet connections. You can connect them with a hardwired Ethernet cable for a stable network.
Roku players also need some setups. You need to install some apps or some specific channels on Roku to watch specific streaming video services. Suppose, you want to watch Netflix, you need to install the Netflix channels on a Roku device.
Installing new channels is free but to watch some channels there is a separate subscription required. You can find all the channels on the home screen. All the channels you have installed in your T.V. will be displayed on the Home screen in the series of tiles.
You can also update the Roku settings and options. You can control your Roku T.V. or Roku Player with an included remote control or through Roku mobile app. Roku mobile app can be installed on your smartphone.
Once you will select the Factory reset on your Roku device, all the data, and settings stored on your device will be erased immediately. That means you will also be signed out from your Roku account on T.V./ device.
You can apply the following steps to Sign out of your Roku account on T.V. / device:
Step 1: Go to Settings from the Roku home screen.
Step 2: scroll down and select the system option.
Step 3: then select advanced system settings.
Step 4: then, move to the Factory Reset option and click on the Ok button.
Step 5: then enter the pin and select Start Factory to reset the button.
Step 6: now your Roku gets turned off and also turns on again. You need to Set up Roku once again if you want.
How to Unlink Roku Device from Roku Account?
To unlike a Roku device from your Roku account you need to follow the following steps:
- Step 1: Visit the official website of Roku and sign in to your account from any web browser.
- Step 2: then, click on the profile icon that is present in the upper right corner and select my account option.
- Step 3: Next, scroll down the My Account page until you get find the My linked device.
- Step 4: From this section, you need to choose your Roku device Model and click on the unlike option.
- Step 5: again you need to click on the Unlike button to confirm the selection. Now, you will get signed out from your Roku account.
Alternative Way to log out of Roku
There are two methods to log out of your Roku account. One I have already discussed above; perhaps you have to go through it. Here I am going to show you an alternative way to log out of Roku.
- Step 1: visit the official website of Roku and then sign in to your Roku account.
- Step 2: Now, scroll down to the bottom of the page and select my list of connected devices.
- Step 3: Now, select the device you want to sign out and that is Roku. Now, Unlike it.
Your account will be signed out of the concerned device. That device needs a new Roku account.
When Need You Log Out From Your Roku Account
Sometimes, it becomes necessary to log out from your Roku account. Usually, when you decide to sell your Roku device to someone else permanently, then it is necessary to log out of your Roku account. Otherwise, the new user can access our personal information or even can purchase unintentionally.
Otherwise, if you want to have access to the Roku device from your other account, then first you have to log out of your present Roku account and then sign in to a new account.
How to Deactivate Roku TV
You can follow the below steps if you no longer want to use Roku T.V.
- Step 1: Visit the official website of the Roku account and sign in to your Roku account.
- Step 2: then click on the account icon from the home screen and select the My Account option.
- Step 3: in the manage account section, click on Deactivate Account option.
Step: Again you need to confirm your selection. Thus your Roku account will be deactivated. If you need to deactivate your Roku T.V. then you can decide to Factory Reset Roku. Your Roku T.V. will be deactivated.
How can you Re-Login with My Roku Account on Roku TV?
Once you logged out of your Roku account, you have to re-login into your Roku account again to access it. You can follow the following steps to re-login with your Roku Account on Roku TV.
- Step 1: visit the official page of Roku and then tap on the Sign in option.
- Step 2: then enter your email address and password to sign in.
Thus, you will be re-logged into your Roku account.
How do I change the account on my Roku device?
Ans: To update your Roku account on your Roku device you need to follow the steps. Sign in to your Roku account>choose the Update option present under Account Information>Edit the account detail form with your updated information>select save changes.
Can I use the same Roku account on various devices?
Ans: yes, you have access to up to twenty Roku devices with one single Roku account. A Roku device should be connected with one Roku account at a time. But, if you connected multiple Roku devices with the same Roku account then the channels and purchases must be the same for all the connected devices.
How do I get my smart TV back to regular TV from Roku?
Ans: To get back your regular T.V. from Roku you must always use the remote to switch the source. That will provide you access to your USB Roku player back to your regular smart T.V.
Once you connect a Roku TV or a Roku player to your home, it seems to be impossible to live without it. Very soon you will be fond of watching your Roku program by connecting it to your home internet.
However, there are subscription charges for various streaming services that you will watch on your Roku device.
Anytime, you need to log out of your Roku account you can follow the above-mentioned steps.