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How to Delete/ Remove Apps on Roku Streaming Device



How to Delete Apps on Roku

Does your Roku run out of storage and cause issues with the performance? If so, Delete the unused apps on your Roku to access the device reliably. Usually, it will bug a lot when you installed multiple apps on your Roku. Similar to other streaming devices, you can have a straightforward method to delete unused apps on your Roku.

Basically, uninstalling and re-installing is one of the basic troubleshooting methods to clear the cache files on your Roku. This removes all the data and information associated with the app, so think twice before removing the channel from your Roku. Scroll through the entire article to know about removing apps on Roku with or without using the remote control.

How to Delete Apps on Roku With Remote

You can follow the below procedure to delete apps on your Roku streaming device or Roku TV with a remote.

Delete Apps from Roku Channel Store

[1] Turn on your Roku device and press the Home button on your remote control.

[2] After that, select the Streaming Channels option to launch the Channel Store.

Select Streaming Channels option on Roku

[3] Then, scroll down and select the Featured option.

Select the Featured option

[4] Now, highlight the channel that you want to delete on your Roku and press the OK button on your remote.

[5] Further, click the Remove Channel option to uninstall the app on Roku.

Click Remove Channel to delete app on Roku

[6] Then, from the confirmation popup, click Remove.

Click Remove to delete app on Roku

[6] If required, enter the PIN to delete the app permanently.

Uninstall Apps from the Channel Grid

[1] Power on your Roku device and navigate to the home screen.

[2] Press the Right button on your remote control to open the apps section.

[3] From there, highlight the app that you want to delete and hit the Asterisk button (*) on your remote.

Press the Asterisk button on Roku remote

[4] After that, select Remove Channel from the popup.

[5] Further, click Remove to uninstall the app on your Roku.

Deleting apps on Roku

How to Delete Apps on Roku Without Remote

If you have any issues accessing your Roku remote, switch to the Roku remote app installed on your smartphone to delete an app on your Roku device.

[1] Install the official Roku app via App Store or Play Store on your smartphone.

[2] After installing, launch the app and sign in with your account credentials.

[3] Once signed in, navigate to the Devices tab at the bottom of the screen and pair it with your Roku.

[4] Next, click the Home tab at the bottom.

Click the Home tab

[5] Click the Search bar and search for the app that your want to remove from your Roku.

[6] Finally, click the Remove option to delete the app from your Roku.

Click on Remove to delete app


1. Why can’t I delete apps on my Roku?

If you find any difficulties in deleting an app, just restart the Roku device to eliminate bugs and glitches in your system. You can also perform a Power restart when you can’t remove channels on Roku.

2. How to remove multiple channels on Roku?

You can remove one channel at a time from the Roku device. When you don’t want any app on Roku, you can reset the Roku device to remove multiple channels at a time.

3. How to remove YouTube and Netflix from Roku?

Home → Streaming Channels → Featured → Choose the App Remove Channel Remove to delete Netflix or YouTube from Roku devices or TV.

4. Can I hide channels on Roku?

Yes. Instead of deleting, you can also provide the option to hide the apps on your Roku device.

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