How to delete roku channels

When you’re looking to delete a channel from your Roku device, there are a few things you should consider.

Before removing a paid channel, check its subscription status at to determine if it is billed through your Roku account.

Channel subscriptions are typically prepaid and will auto renew unless cancelled. You must cancel the subscription associated with a paid channel before you can remove it from your account.

The process of removing channels from Roku is quick and easy. You can remove a channel through your Roku device or the Roku mobile app. Here’s how:

How to remove a channel from your channel lineup on the Roku device

1. From the Home screen, find the channel you want to remove and press the star button (*) on your remote to open the channel details.

How to delete roku channelsEvery channel shares the same options menu. Michelle Greenlee/Business Insider

2. Select “Remove channel” from the list of options and press OK on the remote.

3. Confirm your choice to remove the channel by selecting “Remove” and pressing OK.

How to delete roku channelsRemoved channels can be reinstalled at any time. Michelle Greenlee/Business Insider

How to remove an installed channel from the Roku Channel Store on the Roku device

1. From the menu on the left, scroll to find Streaming Channels. Press OK to open the Channel Store.

2. Scroll to find the channel you wish to remove. Press OK to open the channel details.

3. Select “Remove channel” from the list of options. Confirm your choice when prompted by the onscreen dialog box.

How to delete roku channelsThe Channel Store offers many of the same options as the star button menu. Michelle Greenlee/Business Insider

Installed channels are indicated by a small checkmark in the lower right corner of a channel tile.

How to remove a channel using the Roku mobile app

The Roku app is available for free on iOS and Android mobile devices. Install the app if needed before beginning.

1. Launch the Roku mobile app.

2. Tap the Channels menu at the bottom of the of the app.

How to delete roku channelsThe Roku app allows you to find new channels and edit the ones you already have. Michelle Greenlee/Business Insider

3. Tap My Channels at the top, to open your list of installed channels.

How to delete roku channelsThe Channels tab will list every channel you have downloaded. Michelle Greenlee/Business Insider

4. Find the channel you wish to remove and long-press its icon to open the channel details screen. Just tapping the channel icon will start the channel and open the Roku remote on the app.

How to delete roku channelsYou can launch the app from this menu as well. Michelle Greenlee/Business Insider

5. From the channel details screen, tap Remove. You will be prompted to confirm your choice. Once confirmed, the channel will be deleted.

How to delete roku channelsRemoving a channel should only take a few moments. Michelle Greenlee/Business Insider