Updated: April 12, 2023
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by Jahed Torres
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I like to silence my microphone on Roku

Hello, thank you for using Howly.
Do you want to stop your Roku from talking to you?


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Do you have Hisense Roku TV?

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i Have a Sony

Do you want to disable voice narration on your Roku?

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Please, follow the instructions below:

  1. Press the Home button on your Roku remote control.
  2. Navigate to Settings and select Accessibility.
  3. Select Voice Narration and set it to Off. That’s all it!
  • Enter the settings menu by pressing the Home button on your Roku remote and selecting Settings
  • Navigate to the Accessibility section and select Voice Guide
  • Select Off to disable voice narration
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i will try thanks
I don’t have voice guide

Do you have the * button on your Roku remote?

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Noted that!

  • Tap the star * button on your Roku remote four times to turn Screen Reader off.
  • Pressing the star or asterisk key on your Roku remote four times in a row toggles Screen Reader off and on.
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The microphone don’t go off

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Could you tell me what entries are there in the ACCESSIBILITY submenu when you reach it?

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Please press the Home button on your remote

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Does it show you a menu with a SETTINGS entry in there?

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no menu

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There was no response to pressing the Home button?

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I pressing home button

By the way, can you find Options button on your remote?

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no option

Noted that, thank you for clarifying!
Okay, after you pressed Home button, can you select Settings sidebar on the left, and then select Accessibility?

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Thank you!
Once you're in Accessibility menu, please, select Screen Reader > select OFF.

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thank you are good

Is this issue settled?

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yes thank you

And thank you for those words, I really appreciate that!

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