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How To Access The Secret Menus On Your Roku Device
If you use the Roku Streaming Stick or your TV’s built-in platform, you may be shocked to discover hidden option menus within.
These menus are mostly meant for people developing on Roku’s software platform, but there are a few options you may want to consider, such as turning off ads on the home screen.
Menu 1
You can unlock the first hidden menu by entering the following combination on your Roku remote: Home (x5), Fast Forward (x3), Rewind (x2).
From here, you can do a factory reset on your Roku device, find the USB test option for debugging, and cycle through different servers for the Roku channel store.
Menu 2
The next hidden Roku menu can be unlocked by entering the following combination on your Roku remote: Home (x5), Up, Right, Down, Left, Up.
This menu allows you to hide ads on your home screen, reset various components of the Roku software, and enable auto-pairing with your gaming setup.
Platform Screen
The Platform Secret Screen is where Roku hides a System Operations Menu, allowing you to access extra settings and reboot or suspend the system.
You can access this menu with the following Roku Remote combination: Home (x5), Forward, Play, Rewind, Play, Forward.
There are a few more hidden menus. You can access the Channel Info screen with this combination: Home (x3), Up (x2), Left, Right, Left, Right, Left.
You can also open the Developer Settings menu by entering Home (x3), Up (x2), Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right.