What to do if Live TV Pause buffer is lost when resuming from screensaver


Live TV Pause is a feature that allows you to pause up to 90 minutes of live television.

How does it work?

Live TV Pause is only available on the Antenna TV input of your Roku TV and requires a dedicated USB 2.0 compatible flash drive with at least 16 GB of storage for recording the video.

To pause live television, press the play pause button on the remote control. Even if you do not pause, you can rewind the current channel up to 90 minutes, or to the point where you first tuned to that channel. As soon as you tune to another channel, power off the TV, or leave the Antenna TV input, the pause buffer will be erased.

After being paused for 90 minutes, playback begins automatically.

If you need help enabling or disabling Live TV Pause, learn more about pausing live television on Roku TV.

What should I do to prevent Live TV Pause buffer from being lost when resuming from screensaver?

To prevent this from happening, try one of the following:

  1. Go to Settings > System > Power and make sure Power on is not set to Antenna TV or Last used TV input.
  2. Go to Settings > Screensaver > Wait time and select Disable screensaver.
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