So if you have accidentally misplaced your Roku remote, then there’s nothing to worry. We are going to explain the trick in this blog post, which itself is inbuilt on your Roku device and will help you in finding the misplaced remote. If needed, you can take Roku help from official Roku webpage. We advise you to read this blog post carefully as the procedure discussed here in this blog post has already been proven successful on many Roku devices.
Now, we are going to discuss the procedure to find a lost remote
It is important to mention here that the remote finder feature is coming with limited Roku models: Roku 4 and ultra model. However, the Company is progressing towards installing this feature in every single model and these are soon going to launch in the market. If you are not clear with your Roku model, then you can check the model by own by getting into ‘settings’ and click on device information link. You can also check your device model number from www Roku com link website. You just need to enter the serial number of your device written at the back of your Roku device on the website and hence all the information related to your device will get displayed on the screen.
Coming to the point, if you are using a Roku 4 model and your Roku remote has lost, then simply press the remote type button embedded on the top of your device. As soon as you press this button, your remote will start beeping until you locate it and press button from it. In case your Roku remote not working due to some problem, then you won’t be able to find it through this function. Check your Roku remote and get it repaired from service center if required. If you Roku remote is not within the range of Wi-Fi signal, then also you won’t be able to locate.
How can you change the sound of Remote Finder?
If your Roku device is compatible with this function, then you can change the sound of your remote beep easily by following the steps mentioned below.
- Go to the main settings.
- Click on ‘remote’.
- Tap on ‘change the remote finder sound’.
- Once selected, click on ‘preview’ option to playback the selected sound.
Yes, if your Roku model doesn’t support this function, then there’s nothing to worry. You can purchase replacement remotes for Roku streamer for just $15 to $29 or you can also replace your streamers with the same price. If you have replaced your Roku streamer, then you need to do a Roku setup again on your device.
Alternatively, you have the option to buy a universal remote, which supports all the models. This can be easily used with all the TV-boxes, gaming consoles and TV’s. You can buy such remotes from the online platform or from retail outlets. The universal remote is a multi-purpose remote, which you can use with more than one device.
Apart from this, Roku also provides Roku remote app for iOS and android users. All the users can easily download this virtual remote app from the android play store. With this remote, they can easily control the playback options from their own smartphone. This is just a replacement of Roku remote. This app also provides an opportunity to the users to play motion-controlled games through their mobile phones. All that they have required is strong Wi-Fi signal and smart phone nothing else. For more information and support, users can visit Roku com from their smartphones