Exploring your Roku player


Want to know the best reasons to choose Roku? Click on any of the following questions to learn more.

How can I find channels to watch on my Roku player?

With over a thousand channels it can be a bit overwhelming at first.  But here are a few ideas to get started on finding what you want to watch.  
See_whats_on.JPGFrom your browser: Go to www.roku.com and click on See What's On.  You can also scroll down to Browse all channels to explore what additional channels have to offer.

stores.JPGFrom your Roku player: Recent model Roku players have integrated services, including Movies, TV Shows, Roku News and Roku Search.  The integrated MGO service makes it fast and simple to rent or purchase movies and tv shows. The free Roku News service brings you current stories on demand, to keep you up to date on US and World events. And Roku Search makes it easy to find movies and tv shows. You can search by movie, tv show, or actor name.   

How can I find FREE stuff to watch?

There's a ton of free stuff to watch on Roku! To find out more, click here.

How do I add/remove installed channels?

The best way to add new channels, or to remove installed channels, is from the Channel Store on your Roku player. Click here to see instructions.

Can I control my Roku player with my phone or tablet?

Explore Roku - mobile iOS.PNGOur free Roku app for iPhone® and Android™ devices turns your phone into the ultimate Roku command center. Start a show, replay a favorite movie moment, browse through all those channels in the Channel Store, or add new channels to your lineup – all from the palm of your hand. There’s even Voice Search so you can say it, and search it!

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How do I add Roku to my home theater setup?

Depending on the Roku player model, you may have more than one option. To check out some of these choices click here.

Can I play local files from my computer or USB drive to my TV?

Explore_Roku_-_RMP.PNGThe Roku media player allows you to find, browse, and play content from media servers on your local network as well as USB (on those Roku players with a USB port). It supports popular media servers as Twonky, Windows Media Player, Plex, Jamcast, Serviio and Tversity.
You can learn more here.                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Can I stream content from my Windows, iOS or Android devices to my TV?

Yes, there are a few ways to bring content from these devices to your TV. To check out some of these choices click here.

NOTE: This is available for the Roku 3 (model 4200) and the Roku Streaming Stick HDMI version (model 3500).

Can I customize the look of my Roku Home screen?

Your Roku player Home screen can look just the way you like with your favorite movies, TV shows & moods with Roku Themes. There are a lot of Screensavers to choose from too. Make your Roku player uniquely yours!

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