How to Change Themes on Roku

Do you want to change the theme of your Roku device? By default, you will see a purple theme or background on the Roku device, which you can easily change in a few simple steps. If you want to set a different theme, here you will see the steps to change themes on Roku.

Changing the Roku device theme is one of the ways through which you can personalize your experience. A theme defines and provides the overall look and feel of the Roku interface when you are on the home page or navigating through the settings menu.

While you can choose from a variety of themes included with your Roku device, if you don’t like them, you can always download others from the Roku Channel Store. Read the article to check out the steps.

How to Change Themes on Roku

As mentioned earlier, you can easily change the theme of your Roku device from the settings menu. Follow the steps to do so:

Step 1: On the remote control, press the Home button.

Step 2: Scroll down through the menu and select Settings.

Step 3: Choose Themes under Settings, then select Theme Pack.

Step 4: From the right panel, you can select from different theme options. Tap OK and click Set Theme Pack to set it.

Step 5: If you are not liking the already included themes, you can download others from the Roku Channel Store.

How to Restore Default Theme on Roku

If you want to revert to the default theme on your Roku device, you can also do it. Here are the steps through which you can set the default theme for Roku.

Step 1: Press the Home button on the remote.

Step 2: Navigate to Settings > Themes.

Step 3: Select Theme Pack and choose the theme that states Roku, then tap Set theme pack.

Step 4: Alternatively, choose Restore default theme, then select Restore to restore the device’s original wallpaper, screenshot, and sounds.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How Can I Install New Themes?

You can easily find and install new themes in the Themes category on the Roku Channel Store. Also, the steps to add a theme are the same as those for adding a channel to your Roku device.

Q. How Do I Access the Secret Menu on Roku?

The secret menus on Roku are undiscovered menus through which you have access to different settings. We have written an article for 9 Roku secret menus and how to access them.

Q. Can I Disable Seasonal and Featured Themes on Roku?

On different occasions throughout the year, Roku releases seasonal or featured themes that only appear for a short period. While Roku automatically switches back after it expires, you can also manually disable the theme if you wish to. To do so, navigate to Settings, head over to Themes, select Custom Theme from the right panel, and finally disable featured themes.

So, these are the steps through which you can change themes on your Roku device. We have also mentioned the steps to set the default theme if are confused about how to switch back to the default theme.

If you have any questions related to the article, let us know in the comments below.

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Harsh Saxena

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