Tubi TV not working on Roku and you’re looking for an easy solution? Fear not, you have come to the right place!
By the end of this post, you won’t only know why Tubi TV emits errors on your Roku, but also have plenty of easy solutions at your disposal!
Tubi TV may not be working on Roku if you have no internet connection. Check if the movie you’re currently playing has errors on its own, disable any VPNs and firewalls. Moreover, the issue could be because of your network or in case your account has limitations.
We’re about to discuss everything we mentioned above so lean back and read the article to have decent chances of resolving the problem.
It really depends on the type of your issue. If you’re completely cut out from the app, you will be more likely troubleshooting your TV and output devices.
On the other hand, if you’re eligible to get into the app but there is an issue processing the data within the app, there is probably an issue with Tubi or your network.
But let’s not guess any further and take a look at the actual causes for this inconvenient malfunction:
1. No Internet Connection
If your Roku is not connected to the internet, you won’t be able to access Tubi TV until further notice.
2. Enabled VPN
Any enabled VPN or location-altering services may cause interference with Tubi’s servers, resulting in your inability to connect.
3. Problem with Current Show/Movie
If the video you’re trying to play on Tubi is not supported, you will get an error.
4. Corrupted Data
If Tubi’s data got corrupted somehow, it is possible that you will be prevented from accessing the app until the data is repaired.
Those were the most commonly reported causes for this malfunction. If you’re looking towards our troubleshooting guidelines, please proceed with the fixes down below.
Before we proceed, it is good to mention that a firm restart might be able to resolve the issue right away. Many users admit that after a restart, they magically accessed Tubi without any interruptions or errors.
In that regard make sure to restart in case the problem is a temporary glitch.
If restart didn’t manage to fix the issue for you, try some of the fixes we’ve listed down below.
A quick fix that might manage to resolve the issue is the re-open and restart. If you’re looking for detailed steps, follow the instructions down below.
- Try opening the Tubi app and wait for the error.
- If you get the error, exit the app using the button on your remote.
- Once in the Roku menu, turn off your TV by pressing the power button once.
- Wait for 10 seconds and turn on your TV by pressing the power button again.
- Head to Tubi to see if the issue is still there.
If that didn’t manage to fix your issue, then proceed with the next fix down below.
It is possible that the current show you’re trying to watch on Tubi TV has technical difficulties, making you think there is an overall issue with your TV or Tubi TV itself.
We recommend that you choose a different show for Tubi TV to stream to determine whether there is an issue with the last one you were trying to play.
Keep switching shows every 10-15 minutes to determine whether the issue is coming from a particular show or a group of shows.
In case the problem appears regardless of what you’re watching then move on to our next method.
As we mentioned earlier, if there is corrupted data, especially in the Tubi TV application, then it could be behaving weirdly or not working at all.
The best way to deal with corrupted or damaged data is to re-install the entire application.
If you’re not familiar with how to re-install your app, follow the steps down below:
- Go to the storage section of your Roku by pressing the options button.
- Once in the storage, locate and highlight the Tubi TV app.
- Click on the white uninstall button and wait for several seconds.
- Go to the Roku app store and download Tubi TV again.
After downloading the app again, simply re-enter your account credentials and check if the issue is resolved. Again, perform a test on several different Tubi shows to be certain that the issue is gone or still there.
If Tubi not working on Roku even after applying the previous solutions, perhaps this malfunction may be connected with errors within your Tubi TV account.
If you’re eligible to log out/in of your Tubi account whenever accessing the app, follow the steps below.
- First, go to the official site of Tubi and click on Sign Up.
- Once there, figure out the credentials for your new account and confirm the email.
- After your account has been automatically activated, go to the app on your Roku.
- Once in the Tubi TV app from Roku, click on the sign-out button and wait for the login screen.
- On the login screen, enter the credentials of your new account, confirm the actions and log in.
At this point, many users recommend performing another app re-installation (in solution #3) and log in to your new account. Once ready you can test whether the issue is still there or not.
In case a new Tubi account wasn’t able to help either, then the issue is probably related to the internet connection of your network.
Note: To figure out whether you have an internet connection or not, check on another device signed to your home network.
If you’ve determined there is no network available, you can try these steps
1. Perform A Power Reset On Your Router
Turn off the router by pressing the power button on the side panel or back. Once your router has turned off, unplug the power adapter from the source and wait for 5 minutes before plugging it back in.
2. Relocate Router
You must ensure that your router is in the considerable range from your TV as this can create a shortage of signals.
3. Use A Wired Connection
For best network performance, connect your router and TV using an Ethernet cable.
4. Contact your ISP
Reach out to your service provider if you’re not able to resolve your network issues on your own.
You should note that if there is no stable internet connection your Tubi app won’t even be able to connect and fire up. In that regard continue only if you’re certain that the network connection is on-point.
As a last resort, you can check for any VPN or location-altering services as this will create interference with Tubi TV.
The best way you can do that is to delete any apps that fall under that line. If you’re willing to use them later simply reinstall them once you have finished troubleshooting your Tubi TV issue.
Another really beneficial approach would be to disconnect ALL devices from your network, except for your Roku TV. This will definitely disengage any VPN or location-altering application from your network and hopefully relieve it.
Once ready, test if your Tubi app and shows are not working.
If Tubi TV is not working on Roku, first switch to a different show to test and re-install your app. If that doesn’t work, create a new Tubi account, turn off any active VPN and check your network’s condition.
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Now that you know why is Tubi not working on Roku, you can easily resolve the issue by applying some of our approachable fixes.
In the end, you can always get in touch with Tubi TV’s support team for further association regarding the solution to this issue!
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Kevin has over five years of experience working in various Tech startups and providing Technical solutions. He has contributed to many Tech publications and websites.