Roku mobile App is a free app which is available for both Android and iOS platform and it turns your smartphone into the remote control for the Roku streaming device. If you want to use Roku mobile app, you must need to be connected to the wireless connection and this should be the same connection to which you have connected your Roku streaming device. Some of the features of Roku app is not supported on the all devices of Roku. The Roku comparison chart can be used for knowing about the which feature is supported on your device. But for some features you might need to sign in to your Roku account.
The Roku mobile app is available only in English language not in any other language. This app is available in certain places only such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Ireland, and France.
Which Roku devices are supported?
All the Roku devices that are running on Roku OS version 6.2 or later will be supported by Roku mobile app.
What mobile devices work with the Roku mobile app?
The iOS Roku app is compatible with all those Apple devices that are running on the version 6.0 or higher. You can visit the App store on your any of Apple device such as iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch or you can click on https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/roku/id482066631 for downloading the Roku mobile app for iOS.
The Android Roku app is compatible with all those devices that are running on Android version 4.0.1 or higher. You can visit the Google Play Store on any Android device such as smartphone or tablet, or you can click on https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.roku.remote&hl=en for downloading the Roku mobile app for Android devices.
Connecting Roku Mobile App
After downloading the Roku mobile app on any of your devices whether Android or iOS, you can use the Roku mobile app. But one thing that you should remember before using the Roku mobile app is that your Roku device and your mobile device both should be connected to the same wireless network. If you are unable to connect your mobile phone device, then you can try to reconnect your device, check your connection whether the signals are ok, you can also restart your device and also your modem or router.
When you will launch the Roku mobile app, then it will automatically discover the Roku devices that will be on your network. Now you will need to select the Roku device that you want to control with the help of your Roku mobile app. After this, the app will take you to the home screen, from where you can select the Roku device of your choice. In the case of any query, you can take Roku Help.