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How to Install the Roku App

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Introduction

This guide will show you how to install the Roku app onto your phone or tablet to use it as a remote control with your Roku TV, Player or Stick.
What You'll Need:
  • A phone or tablet connected to the same network as the Roku device.
Roku

1 Install the Roku App

The Roku App is available for Android and iOS devices. Choose the type of device you have and expand the instructions below:

AndroidOn an Android Phone or Tablet
  1. Launch the Play Store app on your Android device.
    Play Store.
  2. Tap in the search box at the top of the screen.
    Search bar highlighted in Google Play store.
  3. Type "Roku" in the search bar at the top. The app will show up below.
    Keyword and Install option highlighted for searched app.
  4. Tap Install and then Open to use it.
AppleOn an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  1. Launch the App Store.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Type "Roku" in the search bar at the top. The app will show up below.
    Keyword and Get option highlighted for searched app.
  4. Tap Get and Install, then Open to use it.

2 Connect the Phone or Tablet to the Roku Device

  1. Launch the Roku App on your phone or tablet.
    Roku App.
  2. Tap Continue to agree with the Terms of Service.
    Continue button highlighted in Roku app.
  3. Wait for your Roku device to be discovered in the Roku app.
    TCL Smart TV being discovered in Roku app.
  4. You've successfully connected your phone or tablet to your Roku device.

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This guide will show you how to install the Roku app onto your phone or tablet to use it as a remote control with your Roku TV, Player or Stick.
What You'll Need:
  • A phone or tablet connected to the same network as the Roku device.
Roku

The Roku App is available for Android and iOS devices. Choose the type of device you have and expand the instructions below:

AndroidOn an Android Phone or Tablet
  1. Launch the Play Store app on your Android device.
    Play Store.
  2. Tap in the search box at the top of the screen.
    Search bar highlighted in Google Play store.
  3. Type "Roku" in the search bar at the top. The app will show up below.
    Keyword and Install option highlighted for searched app.
  4. Tap Install and then Open to use it.
AppleOn an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  1. Launch the App Store.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Type "Roku" in the search bar at the top. The app will show up below.
    Keyword and Get option highlighted for searched app.
  4. Tap Get and Install, then Open to use it.
  1. Launch the Roku App on your phone or tablet.
    Roku App.
  2. Tap Continue to agree with the Terms of Service.
    Continue button highlighted in Roku app.
  3. Wait for your Roku device to be discovered in the Roku app.
    TCL Smart TV being discovered in Roku app.
  4. You've successfully connected your phone or tablet to your Roku device.