How to Update Roku TV in Two Ways


Quick Tips

  • You can update the Roku TV in two ways.
  • Roku TV Settings: Settings → SystemSystem Update Check NowInstall.
  • USB Flash drive: Download the latest firmware on your PC → Copy to the USB flash drive → Connect to Roku TV → Update.

Like other streaming devices, Roku TV (Insignia, Toshiba) will automatically check and update the firmware. Sometimes, the update may miss, and you need to install the firmware manually. Recently, Roku rolled out the latest Roku TV OS version, 11.5. With this new update, users can get multiple features like Content Discovery, Bluetooth Private listening, Home screen changes, etc. You can update the firmware within the device using a PC or manually via USB.

How to Update Roku TV via Settings

1. First, go to the Home screen on the Roku TV.

Home screen of Roku TV

2. Navigate to Settings.

3. Select System System Update.

Click on System Update on Roku TV.

4. Further, select Check Now to check for new updates on the firmware.

Checking for Updates.

5. If there is any new update, select Install.

6. Your Roku TV will restart automatically once the firmware gets installed.

How to Update Roku TV via USB

You can update the firmware manually using a USB flash drive. You must use a standard USB 2.0 flash drive of 256 MB or more. Also, the Roku TV only supports specific file systems like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, EXT2, EXT3, and HFS+.

Formatting USB Flash Drive

As the Roku TV supports only a limited number of file systems, you must format your USB drive to install the latest update of Roku TV.

1. Install MiniTool Partition Wizard on your PC.

2. Insert the USB into your PC and launch the application.

3. Choose the target partition and right-click on it.

4. Next, select Format from the list of menus.

Format option on MiniTool Partition Wizard.

5. Choose FAT 32 from the list of options in the File System and proceed by clicking OK.

Choose the compatible file format.

6. Select Yes for Apply Pending Changes → Click Apply.

Click Yes to apply the changes.

Note: Before applying the pending changes, remember to close all the applications running in the background to avoid losing any data.

Downloading the Latest Firmware Update

1. Open the default browser on your PC.

2. Visit

3. Next, select the brand of your TV and enter the Model Number.

Download the latest update of Roku TV from the website.

4. Click Download Software and save it on your PC.

5. Locate the folder where you have downloaded the latest software and copy it to the USB Drive.

6. Next, insert the USB port on your Roku TV.

7. On your Roku TV, go to Settings System System Update I can’t connect.

8. Your Roku TV will display a 12-digit code.

9. Enter the code in the PC, and in return, it displays a 6-digit code.

10. Now, enter this 6-digit code on your Roku TV.

11. Your Roku TV will immediately start to download the software.

12. You can remove the USB flash drive when your Roku TV reboots after installation.


While updating the latest firmware, your Roku TV may throw error codes 001, 002, 003, 004, and 005 because of poor network speed. In that case, you must restart Roku TV to fix the stuck during the firmware update.

Error in updating Roku TV.

1. Go to Settings System.

2. Choose Power from the sub-menu.

2. Select System Restart to fix the issue.


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