How to customize the Roku home screen

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The Roku Home Screen is the first screen you see when you turn on a Roku TV or streaming device. It’s a simple interface, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be customized to your liking. We will show you some easy ways to do it.

Change the topic

Roku devices come with the classic purple theme, but you don’t have to live with it. There are a number of themes to choose from. They change the wallpaper, screensaver, and sounds.

First, navigate to “Settings” in the left sidebar on the Roku home screen.

Go to settings."

Then go to “Theme”.

go to "Theme".

Now select “Theme Packs”.

Select "Theme packs".

Select a theme to use and then click “Get Theme Pack”. You won’t see this option if the theme has already been downloaded.

Finally, click “Set Theme Pack”. It will take a few seconds to apply, and then you will have a new theme!

Rearrange the channels

The Roku home screen is filled with channel icons. You can rearrange them to put your favorites on top. First, use the remote to highlight a channel, don’t open it, and then click the asterisks button on the remote.

Select “Move Channel” from the menu.

Select "move channel".

You can now use the d-pad on the remote to move the channel. Click the “OK” button on the remote to place the channel.

Move the channel around.

turn off the sounds

By default, the Roku home screen makes a noise every time you move or select something. It’s a bit much, but you can turn it off. First, go to “Settings” in the left sidebar on the Roku home screen.

Go to settings."

Then select “Audio” in the Settings options.

Select "Audio".

Now go to “Volume Menu”.

Choose "menu volume".

If you don’t want to turn off the sounds completely, you can choose between “High”, “Medium” and “Low”. In this case, we are simply going to disable all sounds.

choose "disabled".

clean the menu

The menu sidebar is the second main part of the home screen and can also be customized. You can remove certain entries from the menu to clean it up a bit. First, go to “Settings”.

Go to settings."

Then select “Home Screen”.

Select "Starting screen".

You will see a few things listed here. Each can be changed to “Show” or “Hide”. Choose which ones you want to see and which ones you don’t.


You may not be able to drastically change the Roku home screen, but that’s the point. It is clean and easy to use. These tips should help you feel a little more like your own and focus on your favorite things. A few tips can go a long way.

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