How To Activate a New Roku Remote

How To Activate a New Roku Remote

What is Roku Remote?

A Roku voice remote connects over a wireless network and does not need to be pointed directly at your Roku streaming player or Roku TV when pressing buttons. This allows you to install your Roku streaming player behind a wall-mounted TV or another nearby, out-of-sight location.

How To Activate a New Roku Remote

  1. Press Home on your existing Roku remote.
  2. Scroll and select Settings.
  3. Select Remotes & devices.
  4. Select Add devices.
  5. Select Remote.
  6. Select Continue.
  7. Select the microphone pinhole location on your new remote.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my Roku to recognize my remote?

Re-pair the remote: If resetting the device didn’t work, re-pair the remote with the Roku device. To do this, press and hold the pairing button on the back of the remote until the LED light starts flashing. Wait for the Roku device to recognize the remote, and then release the button.

How do I activate my new Roku?

How to activate your Roku device

  1. Press OK on your remote to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
  2. Using your remote, type a valid email address and the select Continue. …
  3. If you have trouble receiving the activation link in your email, press on Star your remote and try again or select Activate with a QR Code option.

How do I program my Roku stick to a new remote?

Press the pairing button until you see the Status light flash green and move the remote close to your Roku device to pair it. Once you push the pairing button on your remote, it might take a while to connect and pair with your Roku device. For the best results, you should move your remote close to your Roku device.

Can you buy a new Roku remote and pair it?

Yes! If you need a Roku remote replacement or just want to upgrade to a newer one, you have three Roku remotes to choose from: Roku Simple Remote, Roku Voice Remote, and Roku Voice Remote Pro.

Can I use a different Roku remote?

Are Roku remotes interchangeable? Roku remotes are mostly interchangeable. While there are several remote control models available, they all work with one of two underlying technologies: infrared and RF. Roku refers to these as simple and enhanced.

Can a Roku TV connect to any remote?

The remote that is included with your cable or satellite box may be able to be programmed to control certain functions of your Roku TV. Select universal and replacement remotes can also be programmed for use with Roku TV.

Is Roku activation free?

Remember, activating your Roku device is always free, and always has been (i.e., Roku has never charged for device activation). If you need help, review the steps required to complete the device activation process.

Can you set up a new Roku without a remote?

Download and install Roku remote program on your smartphone, either Android or iOS, e. g. iPhone. Open the software for the first time, it will guide you through its different options including how to use it to replace a Roku remote. Sign in to your Roku account or Continue as a guest (sign in later).

What to do if I lost Roku remote?

So, if you lose the remote Get the app: The Roku mobile app is free for both iOS (Apple) and Android devices and will turn your phone into a control center for both your Roku TV or streaming player. You can install the app on your smart phone and/or tablets.

Why is my Roku remote not pairing?

To reset your remote, you need to take out the batteries, unplug your Roku device and plug it back in, replace the batteries, and hold down the reset button until the remote re-pairs.