Secret codes and menus for any device are tempting. But when it comes to his Roku, these hidden gems may give him the information he’s been looking for. Here are several secret Roku menus with the codes to open them.
Grab your Roku remote or use the Roku app (Android, iPhone, or iPad) to familiarize yourself with the button locations you’ll need to enter codes. These include Home, Forward, Rewind, and Play, as well as the Up, Down, Left, and Right arrows. Before you begin, also make sure you’re on the home screen of your Roku TV.
The Channel Info secret menu gives you details about versions and builds for your Roku channels and other items.
Queues: Home (three times) > Up (twice) > Left > Right > Left > Right > Left.
The secret Developer Settings screen allows you to enable or disable the app installer or reset the password for developer mode.
Queues: Home (three times) > Up (twice) > Right > Left > Right > Left > Right.
This secret menu allows you to view the HDMI settings for your Roku device.
Queues: Home (five times) > Down > Left > Up (three times).
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See the Wi-Fi you’re connected to, signal strength, IP address, MAC address, and more with the secret Network menu. You can also check or configure a connection.
Queues: Home (five times) > Right > Left > Right > Left > Right.
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The secret platform screen allows you to view the temperature, CPU speed, IP address and pairing status. You can also access additional menus and secret screens from the bottom right.
Queues: Home (five times) > Forward > Play > Rewind > Play > Forward.
reset and update
You can perform a factory reset, run a USB test, and update the Roku software on your device on this secret screen.
Queues: Home (five times) > Forward (three times) > Rewind (twice).
Screenshots, images and ads
Called simply Secret Screen 2, this secret menu allows you to toggle the image serving, scrolling ads, screenshot output format, home screen banner ad serving, and more.
Queues: Home (five times) > Up > Right > Down > Left > Up.
The wireless secret display allows you to view Wi-Fi strength, antennas, and failure rate. You can also view the logs and perform an access point (AP) speed test.
Queues: Home (five times) > Up > Down > Up > Down > Up.
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Bonus: the reset code
This secret code doesn’t open a menu, but it allows you to restart your Roku without unplugging it or going into the settings menu.
Queues: Home (five times) > Up > Rewind (twice) > Forward (twice).
Now that you have these Roku secret codes to open hidden menus, will you try one or two? For more information, see how to add hidden private channels to your Roku.