How do I use headphones with my Roku® Enhanced Remote for private listening?


How to activate private listening

IMPORTANT: Do not put on your earbuds, earphones, or headphones until the volume is at a safe level.

  1. Find the built-in headphone jack on the side of your Roku remote. It should look similar to the following:
    headphone jack on Roku Enhanced Remote
  2. Plug in your headphones firmly. A headphone icon headphones icon will appear on your television screen to indicate private listening is active.
  3. Begin streaming a movie or TV show.
  4. Hold your headphones near your ears, but do not put them on yet. Adjust the volume using the volume down volume down button on Roku remote and volume up volume down button on Roku remote buttons on your remote.
  5. When the volume is at a safe level, put on your headphones and further adjust the volume if necessary.
  6. When you want to disable private listening, unplug your headphones completely. Audio will automatically return to your TV speakers at the previous volume.


If you are experiencing intermittent connectivity or hear audio issues, learn how to solve problems with private listening.

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