How to Turn on Roku without Remote?

Every device gets flawed or gets lost. In that case, one should go ahead with an alternative way to overcome the issue. Likewise, a Roku remote tends to fall prey to technical issues. This article will show you on How to Turn on Roku without a remote.

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How to Turn on Roku without Remote?

This method is applicable only for Home Wi-Fi connection as the Roku player connects automatically to the previously connected Wi-Fi connection.

Roku without Remote
Roku without Remote

This working procedure is applicable only if you added your Roku to the Roku Remote App

Ensure same Wi-Fi connection to your Roku device and Smartphone

Step1: Download and Install the official Roku remote app on your Android or iOS from PlayStore and AppStore respectively.

Step2: After installation, open the app.

How to Turn on Roku without Remote

Step3: You have to agree to the terms &services.

Step4: You will be given a quick tutorial in using the app.

Step5: Now click on Devices at the bottom of the screen. This will search for the available Roku devices.

Turn on Roku without Remote

Step6: Allow to search for the available Roku devices by clicking OK.

Step7: Now choose your Roku device from the list.

Step8: Now, click the Remote icon on your Android or iOS.

How to Turn on Roku without a Remote

Step9: Now you can control your device via remote app.

How to Turn on Roku without Remote

Open your remote control app, click the power button.

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Alternative way:

This method is applicable as an alternative method to turn on Roku.

Note: The user needs 2 devices, one is for providing a mobile hotspots and the other is to launch the Roku remote app.

Step1: Turn on Mobile hotspot using any of the following device: Android iOS, Mac, PC or Windows.

Step2: Name your Hotspot with that the same name and password as the previously connected Wi-Fi connection.

Step3: Now launch the app to the other device.

Step4: Connect this device to the newly set up Mobile hotspot by enabling Wi-Fi option.

Step5: Click open the app from the device which you connected to the mobile hotspot.

Step6: Now, go to Devices tab at the bottom of the screen.

Step7: Choose your Roku device.

Step8: Then, click the Remote icon.

Step9: Now you can control your device via remote app.

Now, Power on your Roku streaming device using remote control app.

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Our Opinion

To end, the use of the app enhances the way you control your Roku device. All the Roku devices can be controlled and accessed via Roku Remote app. One should keep in mind that, there are loads of third-party apps similar to the official Roku remote app. So, should choose the correct one. Hope you find this article useful. Thank you for reading.