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If a purple screen appears on your TV showing “HDCP Unauthorized. Content Disabled”, it’s usually caused by a loose HDMI connector, or is caused by a problematic HDMI cable. To resolve this issue, please give the steps below a try: On both the Roku and your TV, unplug the HDMI cable.
To resolve the issue:
- Make sure that you’re using an HDMI cable.
- Connect your device directly to your TV.
- Try reversing the ends of the HDMI cable.
- Try a new HDMI cable.
- Try another HDMI port on your TV.
- If available, try an HDMI port on another TV.
Why won’t my TV recognize my Roku stick?
Check that the video cable is firmly connected to the back of your Roku player and to the HDMI or composite connector on the TV. If you have a Roku Streaming Stick, then make sure it is firmly connected to the HDMI connector on your TV.
Why does my TV say HDCP unauthorized?
If you see a purple screen that says “HDCP Unauthorized. Content Disabled”, often the purple screens are the result of a loose HDMI connector, or a bad HDMI cord. To resolve the “HDCP: Unauthorized Content” issue, try these steps: On both your Roku player and your TV or receiver, unplug each end of the HDMI connectors.
How do I make my TV HDCP compatible?
Connect a different HDMI cable. An Image Science Foundation (ISF) certified rated cable could help. Try using a different HDMI port on your TV. If you’re using a stereo or a receiver, bypass that equipment by connecting your device directly to your TV.
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.
How do you fix a Roku TV when it says no signal?
Unplug the Roku Device Unplug all the cables from the outlets and do the same with the video cables. After a few minutes, plug all the cables back in. Make sure you do it carefully and connect them to all the right inputs. Sometimes, this is enough for your Roku signal to come back on.
What to do when Roku stick stops working?
Unplug the power cable from your Roku player, wait for 5 to 10 seconds, and plug it back in again. When you see the Roku home screen on your TV, insert the batteries back in the remote. Press and hold the reset button, which is located in the battery compartment, for about 5 seconds.
Is HDCP 2.2 the same as Arc?
When you want to watch HDCP 2.2 protected content and the non-HDCP 2.2 compatible HDMI jack on the TV is labeled “ARC” If the HDMI jack on the TV is labeled ARC and is not HDCP 2.2 compatible, connect the receiver to the HDCP 2.2 compatible HDMI jack on the TV using an HDMI cable.
Are all HDMI cables HDCP compliant?
Are all HDMI cables HDCP 2.2 compliant?
But, not every HDMI cable is built equally, all thanks to the evolution of standards over the years. And that’s where HDMI 2.0 cables compliant with HDCP 2.2 (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) come into the picture.