Can you clear the cache on a Roku?': No, but here's how to resolve playback issues

published 29.06.2020 21:35

by Dave Johnson from

You cannot clear the cache on Roku devices because they don't have one, according to the company.

You might have read that if your Roku is experiencing performance issues, particularly with glitchy playback of video or channels not loading correctly, that you can clear your Roku's cache.

While there's no cache, there are ways to address loading and playback issues with your Roku.

To be clear, Roku devices do not have a cache.

Patrick Sison/AP What you can do instead of clearing the Roku cache If you encounter a performance issue with your Roku, you may be able to resolve it by merely restarting the device.