How to Pair Roku Remote?

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Roku player’s streaming boxes, as well as streaming sticks, can change your regular TV into a smart television. Also, they can watch content that comes from hundreds or many thousands of channels onto your TV by activating your Roku Device via But, you won’t be allowed access to any streaming content when you have something wrong with the remote control. If you’re experiencing problems using your Roku remote and want to pair it, follow these steps to know how to pair the Roku remote or reset it, regardless of the remote you own.

Two Types of Roku Remote

Roku Remote Controls comes in two types: the standard infrared (IR) remote, which requires a direct “line of sight with the player, and the device won’t function when it is blocked by an obstacle such as TV or a Cabinet.

And the second one is the enhanced remotes, Roku refers to this remote as “point anywhere” remotes, and they depend on radio frequency to send commands to the player. This remote usually have a microphone button, jack for headphone or many other features.

Roku Remote

How to Pair Roku IR Remote

To Pair your Roku IR remote, first, you need to connect your Roku Player to your Tv and make sure it’s plugged into the power circuit. After that, insert new batteries in the remote. The pairing process will start automatically if your remote is close to the player with no obstacle like a wall or a cabinet.

  1. Plug your Roku device with a TV and a power circuit
  2. Change your television to the HDMI output of your Roku Device.
  3. Make sure to insert fresh batteries in the Roku remote.
  4. Press any button on the Roku remote. It will automatically pair your remote to the Roku device.

How to Pair Your Roku Enhanced Remote

To connect a Roku device in enhanced remote, insert a fresh battery in the remote, turn on your Roku device, place the remote near the device, and follow screen instructions. This will start the pairing process, and your remote will be ready to use.

  1. First, turn on your tv and change it to the HDMI of your Roku device. You can easily do this by pressing the source button on your Tv or TV remote.
  2. Remove the old battery and replace them with a new one. If you don’t have replacement batteries, simply remove the batteries and put them back in.
  3. Place the Roku remote near your device. By doing this remote will automatically pair with the Roku device.
  4. And the last wait for the competition of pairing process. On your screen, you will see a message that says” Pairing remote” After few seconds, your remote will be paired and ready to use.
Pairing Remote

If you’ve tried pairing your Roku remote using any of the above methods, but neither of them worked, you might need to reset your remote. Moreover if you face any technical issue you may also contact Roku Support team.

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