What is Roku TV™?

Roku TV is a smart TV with the added functionality and features of a Roku® streaming player. From one simple interface, Roku TV provides access to all your entertainment sources such as a game console, cable box, antenna or streaming channels like Netflix and YouTube.

To learn about available models, view a list of smart TV brands offering Roku TV.

Roku TV features

  • Single interface to access all your devices: The Roku TV home screen makes it easy to switch between streaming channels and your other devices. You can customize the look of each input icon to represent the device you have connected, for example "Cable TV", "Game console" or “Blu-ray player”.



  • Simple and easy-to-use remote: With few buttons and a simple layout, the remote control allows you to quickly become familiar with controlling the TV without even looking at the remote.


    Note: Remote buttons may vary by TV brand.

  • Regular automatic software updates: Keep your Roku TV connected to the internet and get new features and streaming channel updates automatically. New streaming channels can be found in the Roku Channel Store.
  • Large entertainment selection: Choose from thousands of streaming channels and subscription-based services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, and ESPN.
  • Built-in tunerConnect an HDTV antenna and watch free “over-the-air” television broadcasts.
  • Pause live TV: Connect a USB memory stick to your Roku TV and pause live TV for up to 90 minutes.
  • Roku mobile app: Use the Roku mobile application for iOS® or Android as a remote control, search for things to watch, and send TV audio to your mobile device to listen to streaming video privately.

Get more Roku TV answers

In addition to the helpful resources on the Roku website, the support articles below provide detailed information about Roku TV and the many Roku features..

Do I need a high-speed internet connection?

Will I be required to have a cable or satellite subscription?

Will I be charged a monthly subscription or rental fees?

Will I be charged for customer service or device activation?

Can I watch movies and TV shows without commercials?

Can I browse the internet on a Roku TV?

Do I need a Roku separate account for each of my Roku streaming devices?

How do I use the Roku Channel Store to access my favorite movies, TV shows and more?

How do I find free movies and TV shows?

How do I find 4K and 4K HDR movies and TV shows?

How do I use Roku Media Player to play my personal videos, music and photos?

How do I block content using parental controls?

How do I enable closed captioning?

How do I enable text-to-speech using Audio Guide?

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