Roku TV: How to Set Sleep Timer

The Roku TV has a sleep timer feature that automatically shuts puts the device into sleep mode after a certain amount of time has passed. It’s a great feature if you regularly fall asleep with the TV on. It will save energy since your TV won’t be on all night with nobody watching it.

Whenever you want your Roku TV to shut off automatically, you can set the sleep timer on Roku TV using these steps.

  1. While watching a show or movie, press the asterisk (*) on the remote. A menu will appear.
  2. Highlight “Sleep timer“, then press “OK“.
    Roku TV Sleep Timer Option
  3. Highlight the amount of time you want to elapse before the TV automatically shuts off, then press “OK“.
    Roku TV Sleep Timer Time Amount Setting

If you decide you don’t want your TV to automatically go into sleep mode any longer, you can turn off the sleep timer any time by returning to this same screen and selecting “Off“.


I hope this guide has helped you quickly understand how to use the sleep mode feature on your Roku TV. If you have questions or comments, please feel free to leave one below.



Is this option on Roku Streaming Stick or Roku Ultra and other set-top box models?

No. The sleep timer feature is only available on TCL and Sharp branded televisions with Roku built.

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