If you have not already, we suggest setting your Plex username to something else rather than email which is displayed on your posts in forum. You can change the username at https://app.plex.tv/desktop#!/account
Welcome to our forums! Please take a few moments to read through our Community Guidelines (also conveniently linked in the header at the top of each page). There, you'll find guidelines on conduct, tips on getting the help you may be searching for, and more!

"reset" without wiping?

crawlgsxcrawlgsx Posts: 41Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

is there a way to wipe/reset "all" config but not lose playback data, shared, covers, etc?

TIA

Answers

  • tom80Htom80H Posts: 1,739Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    are you talking about wiping the Roku and its settings or the Plex Media Server.
    if you're talking about Roku -- playback data etc. are not stored right on the Roku, so you should be good to go to delete the client app and its settings.

  • Elijah_BaleyElijah_Baley Posts: 4,881Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    @crawlgsx said:
    is there a way to wipe/reset "all" config but not lose playback data, shared, covers, etc?

    TIA

    If you are talking about the Roku app itself then yes, and it is pretty easy.

    1. From the Roku home screen while the Roku app is highlighted press the * key.
    2. From the resulting menu choose "remove" and then answer "yes" to the question about do you wish to remove the app.
    3. Then restart your Roku. This can be done form the settings menu or by simply unplugging the Roku for 10 seconds and then plugging it back in. This is important as the reboot is what clears the memory for the removed app.
    4. Then reinstall the Roku app as you did when you first installed it.

    That will put the Roku app back just as it was when you first installed it but since the posters, playback states etc are stored on the server they will not be impacted. You just have to re-link the app to your server.

    "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man." - Mark Twain
    "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them." - Isaac Asimov
    “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” - Isaac Asimov

  • crawlgsxcrawlgsx Posts: 41Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Sorry guys I posted this in the wrong section. I am talking about resetting the Plex Media Server config.

Sign In or Register to comment.