Published On : March 5, 2022 by: Deepali Bhatia/Category(s) : Roku
Roku is one of the most famous streaming devices out there, as it has various features, channels, and device options. This streaming device has its own operating system known as Roku operating system. Roku media player has an easy interface, and whoever has a smart TV can effortlessly stream on this device. But how to setup Roku on TV is the main question that arises. Well, it is not a challenging process, and that is the best thing about this streaming player. It is very painless to setup, install and simple to use.
The first thing you need to do is check the Roku model you own. But if you did not buy Roku yet and are confused about which model to buy, then open their website. There you will find a page to compare Roku. Compare the Roku and buy the best one suited for you.
A little vigilance is needed while installing Roku. The process is a bit confusing, but if you follow the steps accordingly, the installation will be done in no time.
The First step is to check what Roku model you own, whether you have a Roku Player or a Roku Stick. The Roku Player will have an HDMI cable, and your TV should also have an HDMI port to connect the device.
Now, you have to connect the Roku device with the TV. In order to do that, you have to insert the Roku Stick or Roku Player HDMI cable in your TV HDMI port.
Remember, if you want to stream on 4k, the device should support 4k. And the HDMI port you will connect your Roku to should also support HDCP2.2.
The next step is to connect your device with a power outlet.
To pair the Roku remote, you need to insert two AA batteries in it. Then you will be able to control the Roku Device with the remote, which means that the device has been paired.
Now, as the remote is working, you have to press the Input video or source button and choose the HDMI slot you plugged the Roku device in. After doing this, the Roku logo will appear on the TV screen.
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You have finished the confusing step of installation. Now, every step from here is going to feel like you are cutting a slice of butter with a hot knife. Setting up Roku is not a difficult task as most of the time, instructions will be on your screen. This process includes language, country, display selection, and steps to connect your device to the internet.
The first thing to do in the process of Roku setup is to select a Language. Scroll using the arrow keys until you find your language. Now you have to press OK to the language you selected.
And the same process goes while choosing a country. Scroll, find and press OK.
If you connect your device to a wired Ethernet connection, plug the Ethernet cable into the Roku Device. Then choose the option to set up a wired network.
But if you have a wireless internet connection, select to set up a new wireless connection. Add your Wi-fi password, and you are good to go.
The HDMI connection will help analyze the best resolution for the Roku. Press the OK button on the remote then click auto-detect the display type. And in case you would like to change the display setting, then simply click the setting and display option.
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To activate Roku firstly you need to use a mobile or PC browser to open a Roku linking page. You will have to enter a code there, which you will get on your Roku TV. An activation code consists of five characters, which you have to type and submit. They will ask you whether you have an account or not. If you don’t have a Roku account, click on create a new account. However, if you have a Roku account, you need to click on sign in.