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How to fix a Roku remote that’s not working

If you need to know how to fix a Roku remote that isn’t working, the good news is that it’s easy to fix. Follow these tips to stream regular TV shows, movies, Twitch or YouTube channels, and more in seconds.

With a small profile and relatively few buttons, the Roku remote is simple and straightforward. This is one of the main reasons why the Roku Streaming Stick 4K takes the throne on our list of best streaming devices. However, sometimes your Roku may not work, and if the problem is the remote, here’s how to fix it.

If your Roku remote has stopped syncing, the first step in resolving the issue is to insert a new battery. If that doesn’t work, there are a few other things you can try before giving up. If these tips don’t work, you can either replace them with other tips from your Roku, or convert a device you already own into a new Roku remote. Read on to find out how to do all of this.

How to Fix Roku Remote: Pairing Roku Remote

If your Roku remote doesn't work, pair your Roku remote by swiping on the back (shown here) and holding down the pairing button until the light blinks (shown here too).

How to modify your Roku remote: using the Roku mobile app

Roku’s mobile app is very powerful. You can browse media, discover new channels, and cast your own content to the screen.

More importantly for the purposes of this article, this app allows you to use your phone as a remote control. Just install the Roku app iOS or android, Connect your phone to the same wireless network as your Roku player, then tap the Remote tab. You get a screen with a directional pad and a handful of media controls and voila: you have a real Roku remote.

Roku Channels and Remote tabs in the Roku Remote app

How to fix your Roku remote: Try a different remote.

Roku remote not working: type of Roku remote

Roku Voice Remote Pro

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In any case, we recommend ordering these remotes directly from the Roku website, as Roku makes the compatibility of each device very clear. Third-party vendors aren’t always very good at this and you don’t want to cause problems with replacement remotes.

Now you know how to troubleshoot your Roku remote not working. Check out our other Roku guides, including how to use screen mirroring on your Roku and the first thing every Roku owner should do. If you’re looking for inspiration, check out our guide to the best Roku channels.


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How to fix a Roku remote that’s not working

If you need to know how to fix a Roku remote that’s not working, the good news is that there may be an easy solution. With the below advice, you may be back to streaming your regularly televised shows, movies, Twitch or YouTube channels or something else — in no time at all. 
With its small profile and relatively few buttons, Roku remote controls are simple and straightforward. This is a key reason for why the Roku Streaming Stick 4K holds the throne atop our best streaming devices list. However, occasionally, you may find Roku is not working, and if the issue is your remote, here’s how to fix it.
If your Roku remote has stopped syncing, your first step to try and solve the issue is swapping in new batteries. If that doesn’t work, there are a few other methods you can try before you give up. And if these tips don’t work, you can replace it with another one from Roku — or turn a device you already own into your new Roku remote. Read on to find out how to do all of these things.
How to fix a Roku remote: Pair your Roku remote

How to fix a Roku remote: Use the Roku mobile app
Roku’s mobile app is extremely robust. You can search for media, discover new channels and cast your own content on screen. 
More importantly for the purposes of this article, you can use your phone as a remote control with this app. Simply install the Roku app for iOS or Android, connect your phone to the same wireless network as your Roku player, then tap on the Remote tab. A screen with a D-pad and a handful of media controls will pop up, and voilà: You’ve got a bona fide Roku remote.

How to fix a Roku remote: Try a different remote

(Image credit: Tom’s Guide)
Whatever the case, we’d recommend ordering these remotes directly from the Roku website, because Roku makes the compatibility of each device very clear. Third-party retailers aren’t always as good at this, and you don’t want to experience any problems with your replacement remote.
Now you know how to fix a Roku remote that’s not working, take a look at some of our other Roku guides, including how to use screen mirroring on Roku and what we think is the first thing every Roku owner should do. And if you’re looking for some viewing inspiration, check out our guide on the best Roku channels.

#fix #Roku #remote #working

How to fix a Roku remote that’s not working

If you need to know how to fix a Roku remote that’s not working, the good news is that there may be an easy solution. With the below advice, you may be back to streaming your regularly televised shows, movies, Twitch or YouTube channels or something else — in no time at all. 
With its small profile and relatively few buttons, Roku remote controls are simple and straightforward. This is a key reason for why the Roku Streaming Stick 4K holds the throne atop our best streaming devices list. However, occasionally, you may find Roku is not working, and if the issue is your remote, here’s how to fix it.
If your Roku remote has stopped syncing, your first step to try and solve the issue is swapping in new batteries. If that doesn’t work, there are a few other methods you can try before you give up. And if these tips don’t work, you can replace it with another one from Roku — or turn a device you already own into your new Roku remote. Read on to find out how to do all of these things.
How to fix a Roku remote: Pair your Roku remote

How to fix a Roku remote: Use the Roku mobile app
Roku’s mobile app is extremely robust. You can search for media, discover new channels and cast your own content on screen. 
More importantly for the purposes of this article, you can use your phone as a remote control with this app. Simply install the Roku app for iOS or Android, connect your phone to the same wireless network as your Roku player, then tap on the Remote tab. A screen with a D-pad and a handful of media controls will pop up, and voilà: You’ve got a bona fide Roku remote.

How to fix a Roku remote: Try a different remote

(Image credit: Tom’s Guide)
Whatever the case, we’d recommend ordering these remotes directly from the Roku website, because Roku makes the compatibility of each device very clear. Third-party retailers aren’t always as good at this, and you don’t want to experience any problems with your replacement remote.
Now you know how to fix a Roku remote that’s not working, take a look at some of our other Roku guides, including how to use screen mirroring on Roku and what we think is the first thing every Roku owner should do. And if you’re looking for some viewing inspiration, check out our guide on the best Roku channels.

#fix #Roku #remote #working


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