How to find your Roku® remote using remote finder

Background

Remote finder is a feature found on some Roku® streaming players that can help you locate your Roku remote when it is lost or misplaced. To determine if your Roku player has remote finder, look for the small remote-shaped button on top of the unit known as the locator button.

You can use the Roku device comparison chart to determine which products support remote finder.

How to use remote finder

When you cannot find your Roku remote, press the locator button to send a signal, and your remote will emit the remote finder sound. When you find your remote, press any button to stop the sound.

  • Note: The remote will not emit the remote finder sound if the batteries are dead, or if the remote is out-of-range of your wireless network.

Changing the remote finder sound

The remote finder sound can be changed in the Settings menu on your Roku player.

  1. Press  on your remote to open the main screen.
  2. Scroll up or down and select Settings.
  3. Select Remote.
  4. Select Change remote finder sound.
  5. As you move up and down the list of sounds, remain on a selection for a moment to hear a sample played on your TV speakers. When you want to change the remote finder sound, press  and the new sound will be downloaded to your Roku remote.
  6. If you want to hear a sample played on the remote speaker, select Preview remote finder sound.
  7. If you want to check the life of the batteries in your remote, select Battery life.

 

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