How To Fix HDCP on Roku?

Try using different display settings on your Roku player. You can find these settings under Settings > Display type. If you are seeing the "HDCP Error Detected" message or purple screen for the first time after setting up your Roku player, ensure that your TV and/or AVR or soundbar supports HDCP.

What is HDCP error on Roku?

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection, a type of DRM that is set in place to prevent data piracy. The error occurs when a Roku device finds that the TV's content protection technology doesn't match the one on itself. It could also be caused by faulty HDMI cables & connectors.

Why do I keep getting HDCP error?

HDCP errors happen when there is a problem with the physical connection or communication between your Roku and TV. Often, it's a simple matter of reconnecting the HDMI cable: Unplug both ends of the HDMI cable. Turn off or unplug power from the TV and Roku.

What does it mean when Netflix says HDCP unauthorized?

HDCP Unauthorized. Content Disabled. It typically points to a hardware problem where your device cannot play protected content. Follow the troubleshooting steps for your device below to resolve the issue.

How do you fix HDCP error?

  1. Unplug both ends of the HDMI cable.
  2. Turn off or unplug power from the TV and Roku.
  3. Reconnect both ends of the HDMI cable.
  4. Turn on or replug power to the TV and Roku.

Do HDMI cables need to be HDCP compliant?

In general, newer HDTVs and HDMI or DVI cables should be HDCP compliant. Older TVs, VGA cables, and some older DVI or HDMI cables are more likely to lack support for HDCP. If you aren't sure, check the manufacturer's specifications for the device, cable, or adapter.

How do I enable HDCP?

To enable/disable HDCP

  1. From the Dynamic Menu, press Up on the D-pad to enter the Function Area.
  2. Go to the [Setting] > [System]
  3. In the [Enable HDCP] setting, place a check in the box to enable, or remove the check to disable HDCP.
  4. Acknowledge that all applications will close when you make this change.



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