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stream box needs more power to start up

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I got a problem with my box your stream box needs more power to start up please plug in into electrical outlet know how to fix


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Very Insightful Person
Very Insightful Person

Hi @Marco122222 

In the past a number of Stream boxes were sent out with faulty power leads.

Do you have a spare usb power lead you can try?

Some people also found that by holding the power button whilst connecting the power usb that a menu appeared that allowed them to do a software update and then connect

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Forum Team

Hi @Marco122222 👋.

Thanks for reaching out to us, and welcome to the Community Forums. Apologies for the issues that you are having in supplying power to the Stream box, so that we can look into this further, we would need to bring you in for a private message. Please look out for the envelope on the top right of your web browser or if you are using a mobile device, it will be located under your profile icon.