How to install the Roku® mobile app

Background

The Roku mobile app is a free application for iOS® and Android™ devices that turns your mobile device into a control center for your Roku streaming device.

To use the Roku mobile app, you must connect your mobile device to the same wireless network as your Roku device. Some mobile app features are not supported on all Roku devices. You can use the Roku device comparison chart to determine which features are supported on your device. Certain features may require signing in to your Roku account.

What Roku devices are supported?

The Roku mobile app is supported by Roku devices running Roku OS version 6.2 or later. If your Roku device has been disconnected for an extended period of time, you can have it manually check for a software update.

What mobile devices work with the Roku mobile app?

The Roku app for iOS is compatible with Apple devices running iOS version 6.0 or higher. Visit the App Store® on your Apple device (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), or click here to download the Roku mobile app for iOS.

The Roku app for Android is compatible with Android devices running Android version 4.4.2 or higher. Visit the Google Play™ store on your Android device, or click here to download the Roku mobile app for Android.

  • Note: The Roku mobile app is only available in English.

Connecting the Roku mobile app

Before you start using the Roku mobile app, check that your mobile device and your Roku device are on the same wireless network. Review these suggestions if you are unable to connect your Roku device to the same wireless network your mobile device is connected to.

When the Roku mobile app launches it will discover any Roku devices on your network. Select the Roku device you wish to control using your Roku mobile app. You will now be taken to the home screen where you will be able to select your Roku device.

You can try suggestions from this article if your Roku device does not appear on the discovery screen.

Information on Roku mobile app features

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