Channel rewinds to beginning of buffer

I thought this issue had gone away, but it seems to be back, if I'm watching a channel for too long, it appears the buffer fills up and then rewinds and starts playing from when I first went on the channel.
When this happens I have to back up to the guide, and start playing the channel live.

Any suggestions on a fix would be helpful.

I am assuming when the buffer fills the beginning is supposed to be flushed as new content is saved.

I would recommend submitting diagnostics after the issue happens.

Will do,

We've seen reports of these sorts of issues on Android and are working on a new mechanism for buffering that should resolve these. We have been beta testing the new mechanism on iOS/tvOS and it has looked like it's working nicely there, so we are now starting on the work to integrate it with Android as well.

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thanks, will be good to see, it doesn't always seem to happen, I was playing with a 2020 firestick instead of my usual firestick 4k when it happened, it hasn't happened since I reported it.

Noticed this happening again after I installed some more apps on my firestick.

Channels doesn’t seem to check how much space there is for a buffer on launch, and keep to it, but it’s been fine since I cleared the data and cache for Channels in the application manager, and it seems to have worked out how much space it has to play with as it thinks it’s a first launch.

Not sure what channels actually does, in relation to buffer size, but in my mind, seems like this is the case.