Feb 23 2022
You’ve signed in to your account on your Roku device, and now you want to log out. How do you do that?
Roku is a streaming media player from Amazon.com. It allows you to stream movies and TV shows directly from the Internet or through apps such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, and Vudu. Roku devices come with a remote control that lets you navigate the menus and select items.
If you are struggling to sign out of your Netflix account on Roku, don’t worry you are not alone. For whatever reason you want to sign out of your account, we are here to help you. We’ve put together an easy step-by-step guide to help you sign out of your Netflix account.
Read on to find out the easiest way to sign out of Netflix on Roku.
What Is Roku?
Roku is a free streaming media player from Amazon that was first released in 2010. The company offers several different models of its streaming media players including the Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku LT, Roku HD, and the Roku Streaming Stick.
All Roku devices allow users to watch live television streams, view videos stored online, play music files, and access their favorite websites and social networks.
What Is Netflix?
Netflix is one of the most popular subscription services available today. The service provides members with unlimited access to over 1 million titles for a certain fee each month. Netflix has been around since 1997 but it wasn’t until 2007 that the company started offering its service to consumers. In 2008, Netflix had approximately 6 million subscribers worldwide. Today, the company boasts more than 30 million customers who pay a monthly fee to use its streaming services.
How Does Netflix Work?
The Netflix website allows people to search for content by genre, actor, director, title, or even country. Once a user finds what they’re looking for, they can click “Watch Instantly” next to the movie or show. Since users pay a monthly fee for a Netflix subscription, there aren’t any fees to watch the movies in the app.
How Do I Sign Out Of My Netflix Account On Roku?
Now that you know what Netflix and Roku are, and how Netflix works, we can look at how to sign out of your Netflix account on Roku. This method should work on any Roku device.
The first thing you need to do in order to sign out of your Netflix account is to open Netflix on your Roku.
To do this, go to the home screen on your Roku device and then press the menu button twice. You’ll see the Netflix logo appear in the top left corner of the screen.
Next, If you are prompted to, choose any profile on your Netflix account. It doesn’t matter which profile you choose as they are all linked to the same account. This means when you sign out, all the profiles are signed out on this device.
Now that you have signed in, scroll down again and locate the Settings option. Choose the option labeled Log Out. When asked if you’d like to log out now or later, choose Now.
You might be prompted to confirm that you would like to sign out of the account. If you are prompted for this, click Yes.
How To Log Out Of Netflix On Roku 2
The steps above work for the newer models of Roku, however for Roku 1 and Roku 2 there is a different method required in order to sign out of Netflix.
In order to sign out of Netflix on Roku 2, you have to get rid of the Netflix channel from your device.
When everything loads on your Roku 2, go to the Netflix channel. Make sure that you don’t open it.
When you have located the Netflix channel on your Roku 2, you need to press the button that looks like it has a star on it, on the remote.
Now that you have pressed that button, there should be a prompt asking you to get rid of the channel. You need to select Remove Channel and confirm this by selecting this option again.
How To Log Out Of Netflix On Roku 1
Now it’s time to sign out of Netflix on Roku 1. To do this you have to deactivate the Roku device in your Netflix account.
The first step is to go to the settings menu on your Roku. This should be quite easy to find on your device.
Once you are on the settings menu, scroll down until you find Netflix Settings. You want to select this.
There should be an option in the list that says ‘Deactivate this device from my Netflix account’. Once you have found this option you need to select it.
Once you have selected it, you will be prompted to confirm the selection. Do this by clicking on it again.
Things To Note
When you remove a channel from your Roku device, this will remove the channel from all Roku devices that are connected by your account.
However, when you deactivate a specific device from your Netflix account this does not affect any of your other devices by Roku that you may have. If you want to connect the device again to your Netflix account you will need to reauthorize the account.
So that is it! Easy steps on how to sign out of your Netflix account on any device, including older models like Roku one and Roku two. Although it might seem tricky, once you have got the hang of it you will easily remember these steps every time you want to sign out of your Netflix account.
We hope this helps everyone who was having trouble signing out of their Netflix accounts on these devices. Hopefully, you feel more confident when signing out of your Netflix account on Roku in the future. If you found this guide helpful, please share this guide with others it may help. Thank you for reading!