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Roku is a streaming media player. Just plug it into your TV and it will take content from the internet and displays it on your TV.

How I can set up my Roku Streaming Stick?

Roku Streaming Stick
You can follow the below mentioned steps to set up your Roku Streaming Stick:

Step 1: Get Connected

  • Find an available HDMI input on your TV.
  • Insert the Roku stick into it.
  • Now, on your remote look for the input or source button.

Step 2: Power up

  • Connect one end of a small USB cable into your Roku and other ends in your TV.
  • Turn on the switch of your TV.
  • In a few moments, Roku logo will fill up your TV screen.

Step3: Choose a language

  • When your Roku sticks power on, the first screen you will see is choosing a language.
  • Scroll up and down and press OK button on your remote to choose a language.

Step 4: Connect Roku® streaming stick to the internet

  • Choose your wireless network and enter the password of your network. This is most often the same network that you have connected to your computer or phone. If you are not able to find your network then scan again to see all networks.
  • Enter your password. Remember, passwords are case-sensitive.
  • Once you have entered your password.
  • Select connect.
  • Your Roku streaming will automatically connect to the internet.

Step 5: Let your Roku streaming stick to downloading the latest software

  • Once you are successfully connected to the internet, your Roku® streaming stick will automatically download the latest version of Roku® OS software and reboot.

Step 6: Select your display type

  • Select set display type and let your Roku® stick to choose the best resolution so you don’t have to manually configure the settings.
  • If you want to change the display settings at a later time, go to Settings > Display type.

Step 7: Create a Roku account login

  • If you want to activate your Roku streaming stick, it must be linked to your Roku account.
  • Your Roku account keeps tracks of which Roku device you own and allows you to add free and purchase channel from Roku® channel store.
  • Instructions for activating your Roku account will be displayed on your TV. It will also contain an activation code. You need to visit roku.com/link on your computer or Smartphone, enter the code and follow the instructions to complete the activation of your Roku streaming stick.
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How I can install the Roku mobile app?

You can follow the below-mentioned steps to install Roku mobile app:

  • Open Play store.
  • In application search bar, search Roku.
  • You will get a different option like Roku TV, Roku apps to play on TV.
  • Open Roku app.
  • Click on it.
  • Now install the app.
  • Sign in to continue.
  • It will start installing.
  • Now open it.
  • Launch Roku.
  • In the top right corner, go to the menu button.
  • Enable wireless display box.
  • In the cast screen section, your Roku login will appear.
  • Click channels from the navigation bar.
  • Scroll up and down and select streaming channels.
  • The mobile app is now connected to your Roku TV.
  • Connect your phone to the same network as a Roku device, to use your Roku mobile app.

How I can activate or link to my Roku streaming device?

Your Roku account stores all the important information like which Roku device you own and which channels you have installed, as well as your preferences and settings. It is always important to have a valid account associated with your Roku account in order to manage and receive important notification about your account.

Steps to activate your Roku streaming device:
Roku streaming device

  • Follow the quick start guide that came with your Roku device.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your Roku device to the internet.
  • Once a Roku device is connected to the internet.
  • It will download the software.
  • Your Roku device will display a code link.
  • This code link will look like “XDIG”.
  • Go to com/link on your computer or mobile device.
  • On the website, enter the code and click submit.
  • Follow the on-screen instruction to create a Roku account.
  • While creating a Roku account, you are asked to enter the payment details.
  • The payment method allows you to buy a subscription to popular channels.
  • Once you completed the process, your Roku device is ready to use.
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How to create or update PIN of your Roku account?

The payment method linked to your account allows you to purchase a subscription to channels, rent or buy movies from Roku Channel store. However, Roku allows you to create a PIN to prevent unauthorized users from purchasing items from Roku Channel store.

  • Go to my.roku.com from your Smartphone or computer.
  • You will be directed to a screen, sign in to your Roku account.
  • Select the update button, under PIN preferences.

Select your PIN preferences from the three choices :

  • Always require a PIN to make purchases and to add items from the channel store.
  • Always require a PIN to make purchases.
  • A Pin is not required to add any items from the channel store and to make any purchase.
  • If you choose either of the first two choices and have not created a PIN, you will be directed to enter a four-digit number in the PIN field.
  • Select the verify PIN field for confirmation.
  • If you have already a PIN, enter your PIN in the Verify field.
  • Select save changes.
  • Agree to term and services.

How I can find my wireless network name and password?

The wireless network name or SSID is either the default name that was set up by your ISP or router manufacturer or name you chose when you set up your wireless network.

How to find your wireless network name?

  • Check to see which network your device or computer is connected to.
  • Your Roku device will connect to the same network.
  • If you do not see your network name on the list available network in the “Choose your Network” screen.
  • Select scan again to see all networks.
  • This will present a list of all networks.
  • If you cannot remember the name of the network, go to support site to find the name of the network.
  • Sometimes the default name is listed on the label of the router.

How to get your wireless password?

  • Enter the same password that you used to connect your device or computer.
  • If you have forgotten your password, go to the support site they will suggest you some method to recover the password.

What can be a possible solution if I cannot connect to my home network?

When you set up your Roku player, you must connect this device to Home network in the same way you connect your device or computer. Select the network name and enter the correct password.

A wireless connection is established from your Roku device to the router or to your home access point.

If your Roku device is unable to grant the access through the router, you may not be able to set up your router. If in case, your Roku device lost the connection after setting up then you will not be able to access the channels.

How I can check my connections?

  • Go to settings > network >check connection.
  • The first part checks for a connection to your home network and tests the quality of a signal.
  • The second part checks whether you are connected to the internet and checks the speed of the connection.
  • If the internet speed is poor, you will be provided with the on-screen instructions to improve it.

How I can resolve the internet connectivity issue?

You can follow the below mentioned workarounds to resolve the connectivity issue:

Enter the correct name of your wireless network: Selecting the wrong wireless network name will cause your network connection to fail.

Enter the password correctly:  Make sure that you have entered a correct password. If you are sure that you have entered a correct password, try re-entering the password.

Check if your router is working properly: Using a computer or mobile device, connect your home network and try accessing the internet by launching www.roku.com. If you can access the internet successfully from other devices, your router is successfully providing the internet access.

Improve the wireless signal strength: if your password is correct and other devices can access the internet successfully, it means that the major problem is the wireless signal strength. If the device is at farther distance from the router, it will result in a weak signal.

Restart your Roku device:

  • To restart your Roku player, go to Setting > System > System restart. Unplug the Roku device from the power source.
  • Wait for few minutes.
  • Reconnect it.

What to do if I see error code 011?

When you start setting up the Roku device, Roku device automatically starts downloading the latest software. You might get the error message “cannot connect to the Roku” with error code 011. Error code indicated the software update has failed because your Roku driver is unable to connect to the Roku server.

What should I do fix error code 011?

  • Wait for few minutes and try again.
  • Go to roku.com.
  • Check if there is an alert indicating that service is currently experiencing problems.
  • If the Roku device detects that it is no longer connected to the internet, you will lead to a process to re-connect your device to the network

How can I factory reset my Roku streaming device?

If you are planning to sell, or gift your existing Roku device, it is highly recommended to factory reset your Roku streaming device as it will:

  • Unlink your Roku account.
  • Delete your personal preferences.
  • Reset all settings.

Steps to perform a factory reset from device settings

  • Press the home button from Roku remote.
  • Scroll up and down.
  • Select settings.
  • Select advanced system settings.
  • Select factory reset.
  • Select factory reset everything and follow on-screen instructions.

Steps to perform a factory reset using hardware reset button

  • Press the reset button from the back of your Roku device.
  • Hold the button for 20 seconds.
  • The indicator light will blink rapidly on most Roku player when the factory reset is complete.

How can I access my Roku account if I forgot my email or password?

Your Roku account stores all the important information for e.g. which Roku device you own, your preferences and settings as well. It is important to add a valid email ID to your Roku account to manage your Roku account and to receive important notifications.

What to do if I forgot the password of my Roku account?

If you want to reset your Roku account, you need to have access to that email account. You can follow the below mentioned steps if you have access to your email account:

  • Open browser from Smartphone or computer.
  • Enter com/password/reset in the address bar.
  • If you see My account instead of Forgot page, it means you are signed in to your Roku account.
  • Open the welcome menu and select sign out.
  • Try accessing com/password/reset again.
  • When you see the forgot password page, enter the email address for your Roku account.
  • Select the submit button.
  • A recovery email will be sent to your email ID.
  • Select the link in the email.
  • This link will be valid for one hour only.
  • On Create password, enter the new password.
  • You can now sign in using a new password.

How I can find my email address?

  • Press the home button on the Roku remote.
  • Scroll up and down.
  • Select settings.
  • Select system.
  • Select about to view the email address.

Does Roku have parental controls?

Roku does not have traditional parental control but you can add the control by creating a 4-digit numerical pin, this PIN will be required to add new channel to your Roku account.

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How I can create a Roku account?

You need to create a Roku account to access and manage your Roku device. You can follow the below mentioned steps to create a Roku account:

  • Open https://my.roku.com/signup in the web browser.
  • It will direct you to a new screen, go to create account.
  • You need to fill email address and password that you want to use for the Roku account.
  • Click on the continue button.
  • Once you select the continue button, it will direct you to the PIN preferences screen.
  • This screen will be prompted with three different options:
  • Always require a PIN to make purchases and to add items from the channel store.
  • Always require a PIN to make purchases.
  • A Pin is not required to add any items from the channel store and to make any purchase.
  • If you choose either of the first two choices and have not created a PIN, you will be directed to enter a four-digit number in the PIN field.
  • Select the verify PIN field for confirmation.
  • The Roku will now ask for billing information. You can choose any billing information as per your convenience.
  • Once you complete this process, your Roku account is ready to use.

Is it possible to access Roku account if I forgot my email ID and password?

Roku account stores all the important information for e.g. which Roku device you own, your preferences and settings as well. It is important to add a valid email ID to your Roku account to manage your Roku account and to receive important notifications.

Roku gives you an option to recover your password if in case you forgot your password.

How to reset your Roku account password?

If you want to reset your Roku account, you need to have access to that email account. You can follow the below mentioned steps if you have access to your email account:

  • Open browser from Smartphone or computer.
  • Enter com/password/reset in the address bar.
  • If you see My account instead of Forgot page, it means you are signed in to your Roku account.
  • Open the welcome menu and select sign out.
  • Try accessing com/password/reset again.
  • When you see the forgot password page, enter the email address for your Roku account.
  • Select the submit button.
  • A recovery email will be sent to your email ID.
  • Select the link in the email.
  • This link will be valid for one hour only.
  • On Create password, enter the new password.
  • You can now sign in using a new password.

What to do if I forgot my email ID?

  • Press the home button on the Roku remote.
  • Scroll up and down.
  • Select settings.
  • Select system.
  • Select about to view the email address.

How I can reset my Roku device?

If you want that your Roku account should be reset and should be set to default setting then you can perform a factory reset. Factory reset can be performed using a Roku app and using hardware reset as well.

Performing factory reset using device settings:

  • Press the home button from Roku remote.
  • Scroll up and down.
  • Select settings.
  • Select advanced system settings.
  • Select factory reset.
  • Select factory reset everything and follow on-screen instructions.

Performing a factory reset using a hardware reset button

  • Press the reset button from the back of your Roku device.
  • Hold the button for 20 seconds.
  • The indicator light will blink rapidly on most Roku player when the factory reset is complete.