What do I need to stream 4K content?

Whether you are streaming 4K content on a Roku® streaming player or Roku TV, it is important to understand the requirements.

Roku streaming player




Whether connecting your Roku player directly to a compatible 4K TV or an A/V receiver, learn more about setting up your Roku player for 4k.

Roku TV



The following are required to stream 4K Ultra HD content on a compatible Roku TV.

  • A Roku TV capable of streaming 4K Ultra HD.
  • A steady internet connection with enough bandwidth to stream 4K (up to 25 Mbps might be needed)
  • A streaming service like Netflix with a plan that supports streaming in 4K Ultra HD.


When you are ready to start the Guided Setup, learn more about setting up your Roku TV.

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