Last month we made an awesome update to our popular Roku mobile app for iOS® and Android™ devices. I personally love this update because it makes it super easy to find something to watch and makes the streaming experience that much smoother.
Just in case you haven’t had a chance to check it out, here are my three favorite things it can do. We really pay attention to what our customers say so if you won’t take my word for it, I’ve included some comments users posted with their app reviews!
#1 Swipe, Speak & Type: Searching for a movie or TV show with a long title or typing in your email address can be painful to do on the remote. Enter the mobile app’s keyboard which let’s you type things in quickly. Or you can use your voice to search for great entertainment. The remote also has a touch pad setting so you can navigate with a swipe.
From our users:
“I can’t find my Roku remote, so I downloaded the app & I love it! I actually like using it better than the remote, it’s easier to navigate & type.”
“The app worked well before but didn’t have the best interface. It’s so pretty now. New design also let’s you change the remote style to more of a swipe layout. Anyway, it’s even more functional and beautiful! Thank you for this update.”
#2 Discover Something New (and Free!): The What’s On tab features collections (everything from New Free Movies and Favorite Kids’ Shows to Top Action Films) that highlight great movies and TV shows. Whether you’re 8 or 80, you can find something new to stream. The collections are updated regularly every week so keep coming back for new suggestions!
From our users:
“Last night I clicked on Whats On & got good suggestions, then it takes you right to it! I can’t see how they could improve it any more than this. Thanks Roku!”
#3 Stream in Silence: Private listening has been a beloved feature for a while, but now everyone can use it thanks to the new mobile app. Just plug your headphones into your phone, launch the Roku mobile app, and stream away. (Find more details here.)