Sleep Timer on Roku allows your device to turn off automatically after a set amount of time. This feature is specially designed to reduce the usage of Roku TV/streaming devices if you are using it for a long time. You can set the sleep timer on Roku either using the Device menu or the Remote controller.
How to Set Sleep Timer on Roku
You can set a sleep timer on Roku in four different methods, and they are listed below.
- Settings Menu
- Option Menu
- Shortcut Tile
- Voice Command
. Turn on your Roku device and press the Home button on your Roku remote controller to launch the Home screen.
. From the Home screen, select Settings from the Menu list.
. Next, select System and choose Time.
. Select Sleep timer.
. Choose the time interval to turn off your Roku device.
You can set 30 minutes, 1 hour, 1.5 hours, 2 hours, and 3 hours. Moreover, you can customize the time to sleep on your Roku.
. Press the Star (*) button on your remote to access the Options menu while watching a movie or listening to music.
. Scroll down and select the Sleep Timer from the Options menu.
. Select a time interval or modify the existing sleep timer, or you can turn off the sleep timer.
Shortcut Tile Method
. On your Roku remote controller, press the Home button to bring the Home screen.
. To open Channel’s Grid, press the Right arrow on your remote.
. Scroll down to find the Sleep timer shortcut tile and click on it.
. Follow the on-screen prompts to enable the Sleep Timer feature.
. Set the time to activate the sleep mode on your Roku device.
. Tap and hold down the Voice button on your Roku remote.
. Now specify a time interval by saying, “Turn off the TV in 15 minutes” or “Set Sleep timer for 1 hour“. Or by saying a specific time like “Turn off the TV at 9.30 PM” or “Set sleep timer for 12 AM“.
. Once done, it will go to sleep mode at the time you have set.