How To Perform Hard Reset On Roku 3

Roku 3 (4200x) is one of the most popular streaming media players in the market today. With this streaming device, you can access a wide range of highly advanced and useful features. It is basically a router device, which is also popularly known as Roku Streaming Media Player.

Roku devices come with highly advanced features coupled with superb built and design but, not entirely free from technical issues. To resolve issues like frozen screen, delayed response or sudden suspension of services, you can resort to hard reset Roku 3

Moreover, to sell your Roku device, you need to unlink your account through a factory reset. 

What to Expect From Roku 3(4200x)?

With Roku 3 (4200x) router you can achieve a speed of up to 300 Mbps. The 2015 version of Roku 3 (4200x) media player comes with an advanced remote. 

This remote provides quick access to Netflix, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube and many more sites. 

Moreover, the Roku 3 (4200x) has an efficient UI, which enables users to access the media player without any hassle.

Roku 3 (4200x) Specifications 

Roku 3(4200x) comes with the following specifications:

System Specifications

RAM: 512 MiB

CPU: 900 MHz

Flash: 256 MiB

Custom Firmwares: Not available


WiFi bands: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz

WAN: Not available

WiFi: 300 Mbps

WiFi throughput: none available

USB ports: None

Ethernet: 1X 100 Mbps port


Weight: 5.01 ounce

Height: 1 inch

Width: 3.5 inches

Depth: 3.5 inches

Steps to Hard Reset Roku 3 (4200x)

In case you are facing any technical issues with the Roku device, you can consider resetting it back to its factory settings. You can also reset the Roku 3 device if you forget the login details or accidentally misconfigured the device. 

By hard resetting your Roku 3 you can eliminate a wide range of errors. Now, you can reset the Roku 3 (4200x) device using the 30-30-30 reset rule. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Press and hold the Reset button on your Roku device for about 30 seconds. You can use a pin or a hair clip for this purpose, which will not damage the button.
  2. Now, while holding on to the Reset button, pull the power cord of the device from the electrical source. Make sure to keep pressing the Reset button even after that.
  3. Thereafter, switch on the device while you keep the Reset button on hold. Wait for 30 seconds now. 

With this process, you can reset routers of any make and model. However, if you fail to reset the Roku device using this process, you can move on to the alternative method. 

Alternative Router Reset Process

In case the 30-30-30 reset method fails to work you can try this process. Here’s how you can reset your Roku router and streaming device:

Step 1

At first, go to the ‘Settings’ options on your Roku device. From there, choose the ‘System’ option and click on’ Advanced System Settings’. Next, look for the ‘Factory Reset’ option and click on it. 

Step 2

Now, you will find a four-digit code displayed on the screen. Type this code on the screen. Thereafter, a message will appear on your screen asking you to confirm whether you wish to reset the device or not. Once you confirm the device, it will start the resetting procedure. 

When the process ends, the device will restart on its own. In this way, you can promptly reset a Roku 3 (4200x) router device and restore its default factory settings.

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