Roku 5.1 Surround Not Working


How do I adjust my Roku surround sound?

How to adjust sound settings on your Roku TV Ready™ soundbar Press Star on your Roku TV remote, Use the directional pad and move to Sound settings. The directional pad is plus-shaped and is in the center of your remote, Press OK to open the Sound modes, Choose the desired sound mode

Troubleshooting

Introduction

If you’re experiencing hearing no sound or not getting full 5.1 surround sound from your Roku then you’re in the right place. Many people experience sound issues with their Roku device, so we’ve put together a troubleshooting guide to help you get the issue resolved quickly. This article covers the steps to take if you’re having trouble with your Roku 5.1 surround sound.

Check Connections

The first step in troubleshooting any sound issue with your Roku device is to check whether all your connections are properly made. If any of the cables connecting your components are lose then there may be a loss of sound. All your cables should be plugged into the correct ports for your systems to ensure a proper connection.

Confirm Input Settings

Once your connections are properly made, make sure that the correct sound setting is selected for your Roku device. The device should be set to either DD 5.1 or DTS 5.1 for 5.1 surround sound. If you’re not sure how to make this setting, consult the user manual for your specific product.

Check Volume Settings

If your Roku is on the right sound settings, another thing to check is the volume. Make sure that each component in your setup is properly adjusted to the right levels. Check the system’s settings and audio controls to make sure the output is not muted.

FAQ

What should I do if my audio cables are not connected correctly?

If your audio cables are not connected correctly, then you may experience sound issues. Make sure all the connections are firmly plugged into the right ports.

How do I know if I have the correct setting for 5.1 surround sound?

To get 5.1 surround sound from your device, your Roku should be set to either DD 5.1 or DTS 5.1. If you’re unsure how to make this setting, consult the user manual for your device.

What should I do if the volume levels are too low?

If the volume levels are too low, then adjust each component in your setup to the correct levels. Check the sound settings and audio controls to make sure the output is turned up.

Conclusion

If your Roku 5.1 surround sound is not working, then follow the troubleshooting steps outlined in this article. Begin by checking the connections and making sure the right input settings are selected. Make sure all the components in the system are set to the appropriate volume levels. If these steps do not resolve the issue, then contact the Roku support team.