How to Fix Roku Audio Too Low

Roku TV and streaming boxes represent good picture quality and awesome sound. It is the ultimate way to stream movies and TV shows.

However, sometimes our streaming experience is affected due to unwanted audio and video errors.

Various people have reported low sound issues while streaming. And if you too are facing a change in audio sound every now and then, you have reached the right page.

Today we are going to look into some working ways to fix Roku Audio too low.

How to Fix Roku Audio Too Low?

Troubleshooting any issue requires a proper understanding of the problem and the reason that might be causing it.

Check out the given methods and see what can be the probable cause leading to the Roku Audio too low issue on your device.

Method 1- Disconnect your Roku TV

The first method that you can try to troubleshoot low audio on Roku is by disconnecting the device from the main power source.

Step 1- Switch on your TV like normally you do.

Step 2- Then remove the plug from the power outlet. And wait for about 30 seconds.

Step 3- Pop the plug back in the socket. And turn on your TV.

This method has worked for a lot of users. Check if your sound has been restored to the normal level. If not, then try the next method.

Method 2- Reboot your TV

This is another method to fix the Roku audio too low problem. For most of the issues, it is like the ultimate solution and so it is worth trying.

Step 1- Switch on your TV. So here is the combination of keys that you need to press.

Step 2- Press the home button five times, followed by the Up button once. Then press the Rewind button twice and the fast forward button twice.

Make sure you follow this pattern.

Step 3- Your TV will follow the instruction and freeze for a few seconds. After this, it will reboot twice.

This process will happen automatically. You don’t have to do anything, wait till the process completes.

Once the TV restarts, check the audio by playing any video file. If the volume is coming out to be loud enough, then your issue has been resolved.

If not, then move on to the next method.

Method 3- Perform System Update

An outdated software usually leads to a lot of different errors and audio issues are one of them.

Sometimes our apps are not compatible with the streaming platform, while other times our streaming software seems to be outdated.

So let us check our system software, whether it needs an update or not.

Step 1- Press the Home button.

Step 2- Scroll down the menu to locate Settings. Click on it.

Step 3- Then go to the right side menu, and scroll down to System. Click on System.

Roku system settings

Step 4- Now again move to the right menu and move down. And click on System Update.

System update Roku

Step 5- Click on the Check Now option.

Checking Roku update

The device will check for new updates. Wait till it shows you the message. If it says “All software is up to date” then it is nothing to worry about.

However, if there are some updates pending, then go ahead and download them.

Once it is done, check if the audio of your Roku device is working properly, if not then go to the next method.

Method 4- Change Audio Settings

A lot of users have reported that changing the audio settings has worked for them. So try setting the audio to Stereo and back.

Step 1- Switch on your TV. And go to the home screen.

Step 2- Scroll down the menu and choose Settings.

Scroll down the menu and choose Settings

Step 3- Then within the Settings menu, click on Audio.

Step 4- Next click on Audio mode and set it to Stereo.

 Auto Detect option

Step 5- Press Ok.

Most of the time we click on the Auto Detect option. Do not hit that button rather set it to Stereo.

Method 5- Reset Audio/Picture

In this next method, we will reset the audio/picture settings and check if the audio sound is restored.

Step 1- Switch on your TV or press the home button to return to the home screen.

Step 2- Then open Settings. And go to the right menu.

Roku network settings

Step 3- Scroll down and click on System.

Roku about

Step 4-Again go to the menu on the right. And move down to locate Advanced System settings and click on it.

Step 5- Move to the right and click on Factory reset.

Roku advanced system settings

Step 6 Again move right and choose Reset TV audio/picture Settings.

Step 7- On the screen, you will see the play and pause button icon x3. This means that you have to press the button three times to reset the audio/picture settings to default.

Once you press this and the TV completes the process and gets back to running, check the audio.

This should work for you, but if this method too doesn’t work for you, then the last way to fix Roku low audio issues is by performing a complete factory reset.

Method 6- Factory Reset Roku

The last way to fix the audio issue is by factory resetting the device. After factory reset, your TV will become brand new as if you have just opened the box.

So follow the steps given below-

Step 1- Go to the home screen by pressing the Home button.

Step 2- Then open Settings.

Step 3- Move to the expanded Settings option and choose System.

Expanded Settings option and choose System

Step 4- Within the System settings, look for Advanced System settings.

Roku factory reset

Step 5- Next choose Factory reset> Factory reset everything.

Step 6- As you click on it, you will get a four-digit code. Enter the code to factory reset everything.

Enter the code to factory reset

Once the process completes, all your accounts will be removed. You will have to choose your language, region, set up your Wi-Fi password, and more.

It is like setting up your TV once again from scratch and this should get your audio working.


I know it is really very frustrating when you sit to watch your favorite TV show or movie, and the audio is too low.

Even after increasing the volume if you are not satisfied with the sound then try the above-mentioned methods to fix the issue.

Roku is a popular platform and used by people all over the world. However, issues like this can come up easily.

There is no fixed reason behind the error. So you will have to understand the cause for your device and then try different methods to fix it.

We hope that one of these methods works for you. Do share your experience and which methods worked for you in the comment section.

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