All Roku users can stream 4K or 4K HDR content through their Roku TV by setting up their 4K or 4K HDR devices with Roku. So if you also want to enjoy this kind of streaming then go through the following Roku Set Up procedure.
Roku provides virtual access to all the entertainment sources like gaming consoles, cable television content, antenna TV channels including Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, etc. Similarly, it allows the users to stream 4K or 4K HDR content by configuring their Roku with 4K and 4K HDR devices. For streaming this kind of content, a user should have a 4K compatible Roku TV, as we cannot stream 4K HDR content without it. So before configuring the devices, make sure Roku is compatible for streaming 4K HDR content.
Prerequisites for streaming 4K content on Roku TV:
- One 4K device.
- One Roku that allows the streaming of 4K content with a HDMI port.
- A High-Speed HDMI wire.
Prerequisites for streaming 4K HDR content on Roku TV:
- One 4K HDR device.
- One Roku that allows the streaming of 4K HDR content with a correctly configured HDMI port.
- A High-Speed HDMI wire.
Steps to configure HDMI mode independently for every available HDMI input for your Roku:
- Hold down the Home button present on your Roku remote.
- Move down the list to select the option for “Settings.”
- Choose TV inputs.
- Select the type of equipment or the available HDMI input that will be used for input.
- Click on HDMI mode and choose any one of the following methods you want to apply.
- Auto Mode: Allows the Roku try to switch to the best set up available at that time. This option is beneficial for correcting the disturbance in image quality if you are familiar with the all HDMI version the supported equipment.
- HDMI 1.4 Mode: This mode is supported for the devices which have a 1.4 version and are capable of supporting all the HD resolutions and minimum 4K streaming with a maximum speed rate of 30Hz. Almost all the HDMI devices will display the correct picture quality in this mode, but still, sometimes you may not receive the desired level of the 4K image quality.
- HDMI 2.0 Mode – This mode is used for Roku with version 2.0, that is capable of supporting all HD and 4K content with a rate of 60 Hz. It can be utilized if you are not able to view the HDR content with Auto mode. So whenever you face issue with the Auto mode switch it HDMI mode.
So this way you can setup the Roku TV for streaming 4K or 4K HDR content. Further, if you experience black screen issues or the picture quality is not while you are switched to a Roku TV input by a device, then it means selected HDMI mode is not compatible. So to correct the issue, you should return to the Home screen by pressing long the Home button on your Roku remote. Now switch to another HDMI mode. For more Roku concerns always head to www Support Roku Com and get the best resolution for fixing the problem.