FAQ: Adding Roon as a Firewall Exception
Generally, Roon should be able to see and connect to compatible remotes and devices without outside input, but there are cases when this is prevented by the the OS firewall or an installed Antivirus. To determine if this is the case, you can:
If the devices are not visible or don't connect, please turn your Firewall back on and contact Roon for more troubleshooting steps.However, if the devices are visible and connect without the Firewall, go ahead and turn it back on then add exceptions as detailed below:
Roon Server not running
If you’re seeing an error telling you Roon Server is not running, there are some simple troubleshooting steps you can try. Click "Start Roon Server" If you run Roon Server on Windows or Mac, you may see a “Start Roon Server” button, which will start ...
FAQ: Will Roon alter my audio files or tags in any way when I import them?
Nope. Roon doesn't alter your music files or their metadata tags in any way. Metadata edits made in Roon are saved in your Roon database, your music files aren't modified. The only time Roon modifies your files is when you explicitly tell us to ...
FAQ: What kind of processing is Roon doing to my audio?
You can see what kind of processing, if any, Roon is doing to your audio by clicking the yellow/green/purple light at the bottom of the screen: This displays the Signal Path window, which describes the path that audio takes through Roon all the way ...
FAQ: What's the best way to configure my NAS for Roon?
If your media storage or backup location isn't directly connected to your server machine, you'll need to add that location over the network. Whether you're using a NAS, Windows, or Mac machine for storage, adding these locations is easy as long as ...
FAQ: How does Roon handle multiple versions of the same album?
How Does Roon Handle Duplicates? Roon automatically detects when you have multiple copies of an album in your library or available via your connected streaming services. Since Roon groups every version of the album together in one spot, it's easy to ...
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