Netflix to Stop Working on Older Roku Models

Netflix Will Stop Working on Older Roku Players after December 1, 2019

Don't lose access to Netflix, upgrade your older Roku players now!

Own an Older Roku and Watch Netflix? Soon You'll Need to Update to a Newer Roku Model

Netflix users with older Roku players have been receiving popup notices when launching Netflix lately. Telling them their older Roku device will no longer support their channel on Roku after December 2019.

This error message on older Roku models showed up after a recent Roku OS Update to version 3.1 and here is what it says:

Due to technical limitations, Netflix will no longer be available on this device after December 1st, 2019. Please visit for a list of available devices.

Why Is Netflix Doing This?

The reason for this does not exclusively have to do with Netflix. Because Roku will stop supporting a list of older Roku models which will no longer be eligible to receive any more software updates from Roku.

If your Roku model is on this list, you will want to update to a newer model soon.
  • Roku DVP (N1000)
  • Roku SD (N1050)
  • Roku HD (N1100)
  • Roku HD-XR (N1101)
  • Roku HD (2000C)
  • Roku XD (2050X, 2050N)
  • Roku XD (2100X ,2100N)
  • Roku LT (2400X)
  • Roku 2 HD (3000X)
  • Roku 2 XD (3050X)
  • Roku 2XS (3100X)
  • Roku LT (2450X)
  • Roku HD (2500X)
  • Roku Streaming Stick (3400X, 3420X)

A New Roku Means Better Performance and More Features

While it's disappointing having to spend more money to watch Netflix, there is a silver lining. New Roku models from the last few years have much faster processors, offer more features, and snappier performance. And if you check eBay you will most certainly find some great Roku deals.

Just be sure to choose a current Roku model from the list below.

Netflix Autoplay Trailers

Current Netflix apps offer autoplay video clips. These are preview trailers of TV shows and movies available to watch on Netflix. While some may hate them at first, especially since they are not available on older Roku models. It really is a great way to find more great content to watch.

Here's a Live Feed of NEW TV Shows and Movies Playing on Netflix!

Current Roku Models

These are all current Roku models which support Netflix and all Roku Features.
  • Roku Express
  • Roku Express+
  • Roku Premiere
  • Roku Premiere+
  • Roku Streaming Stick+
  • Roku Streaming Stick+
  • Roku Ultra LT
  • Roku Ultra

Here is the full list of Netflix compatible devices.

If you don't use Netflix, or want to upgrade your older Roku model. The good news is there are still many great Roku Channels that will continue to work on your Roku without issue.

Don't miss this list to add some awesome channels to your Roku!

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