Can I take my Roku player with me when I travel, or at a school or hotel?

Yes. Roku's Hotel and Dorm connect feature will allow you to connect to other networks (even secured networks), such as a school, business, or hotel. 

Hotel and dorm connect is available on the following Roku models: Roku 4 (4400), Roku 3 (4200, 4230), Roku 2 (4210), Roku Streaming Stick (3500).

To use Roku's Hotel and Dorm feature, your Roku player must be on Roku's software version OS 7.0 or later. 
Most Roku players don’t have OS 7.0 out of the box, but don't worry, 7.0 will be installed automatically during your initial guided setup,  so make sure you set up your Roku player prior to traveling.  Before you get to your hotel or dorm, make sure you have the following:

  • Your Roku player, power adapter and remote
  • Audio and video cables (depending on your Roku player model – composite, component, HDMI)
  • Optional Ethernet cable (depending on your Roku player model)

Once you arrive at your destination and hook up your Roku player, follow the below instructions:

Step 1.  Go to Settings>Network>Wi-Fi

Step 2: Locate your wireless network from the list of available networks.

After selecting your network, you'll see 2 green checks, and one red X next to "...the internet".

Once you get a red “X” the Hotel and Dorm dialog box will appear. 
Select “I am at a hotel or college dorm”.

Next, you'll see a screen with instructions to follow on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

From your smartphone, tablet or laptop, go to Wi-Fi settings and select the Wi-Fi signal in step 2 on your TV screen. (This step will vary depending on the device you are using to connect.)

Finally, just enter the password located in step 3 on your TV screen.

After you enter the password and press connect, open up a web browser and enter the required information. 
This information may be a room number, password, name or action the needs to taken by the user. 


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