Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Stay entertained on vacation – how to travel with your Roku player

We’ve all been there. You’re on vacation and excited to catch up on your favorite TV shows, but the TV set up is less than ideal – just bad DVDs or even worse…VHS tapes! Stay entertained on vacation, pack up … Continue reading

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How to Maximize your Plex Experience on your Roku Player

New to Roku or looking for new channels to explore? Get tips and tricks straight from our channel partners in our new Channel Highlight series. Leave your questions or comments below for Plex! Everybody loves how simple it is to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Roku: tips and advice from the pros

New to Roku? We’ve compiled some helpful links to get the most from your soon-to-be favorite little black box. Did you know you can travel with your Roku player, or use your Roku as a DVR? Read on to find … Continue reading

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Roku 101: everything you need to know about your Roku player

Whether you are new to Roku or a seasoned Proku (get it?) here’s a collection of tips and tricks to help you get the most from your player. How to connect with Roku and why you should: Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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HDMI cables–is expensive better?

Our users often ask us if it matters what type of HDMI cable they use with their Roku player. After all, some HDMI cables cost only a few dollars, while others cost as much as a new Roku player itself. … Continue reading

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Get the most from your Roku this Labor Day

Labor Day – synonymous with backyard cookouts, a full house and the last weekend of summer – is just around the corner! If you’re planning a party or just a nice weekend at home, we can help.  From music and … Continue reading

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What Are Private Channels?

We are closing in on 300 unique channels this week in the Roku Channel Store. There you will find channels that range in topic from movies and TV to music, sports and special interests. However, not all channels available for … Continue reading

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Using microSD Cards With Roku 2

Adding storage space to Roku 2 Look closely at the back of any Roku 2 streaming player, and you’ll notice a microSD slot located above the HDMI port. This slot lets you add more storage space to your Roku 2 … Continue reading

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Apps for controlling your Roku player

If you’re looking for alternative ways to control your Roku player, below are a few options to check out. Give these a spin the next time you Roku – and let us know the ones you like best. Dijit Universal Remote (iOS) Dijit, … Continue reading

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Get the most from your Roku Player

Hi, I’m Vince Thai, director of customer advocacy. One question we often get from our customers is how to improve the Roku streaming experience. Well for starters, a reliable Internet connection is a must. You’ll also want to keep your router’s … Continue reading

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