How to Pair Your Roku IR Remote?

Roku is a streaming player that provides power to your media device to stream TV,  Sports, Live news, and 150,000+ Movies and Tv episodes across thousand of Free and paid channels like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hayu, Spotify, Disney+, Now, etc. Roku Devices helps you to stream all your favorite blockbuster movies, latest tv shows, and original worldwide content.

It provides you the facility to search out your favorite movies and shows by title, actor, genre, and also show the availability of content like its free or paid content. There are many free streaming contents available so don’t worry but if the content is paid then you need a specific subscription to that media partner to watch.

What is Roku?

Roku helps you to make your streaming habit very easy and fun. Roku provides products as per your convenience.  Roku provides Roku TV and Roku streaming sticks and boxes with many exciting easy to use features.

All Roku devices come with the wireless remote control that connects with your Roku device with help of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi direct, and Radio Frequency connectivity that not require any line of sight but some of use Infrared Light and required line of sight to work with Roku. So they must be paired with a Roku Device before using it. To check your remote is paired or not you have to click any button on your remote, if your Roku TV or player responds, then its paired successfully but if not then it has been unpaired. You can also connect Roku without WiFi if you want.

How to Pair Your Roku IR Remote?

If your Roku device comes with an IR remote, then you need to follow these simple steps to pair it with the device.

Step 1: Insert the Batteries (if already inserted or you are already using it for a long time then there is a chance that your batteries got a discharge, you need to replace them as well)

Step 2: Then, point your remote to your device and press any button to check its working or not.

IR Remotes comes and compatible with the following Roku Models:

  • Roku LT
  • Roku HD, XD, and XDS
  • Roku N1
  • Roku 1, 2, and 3
  • 2 HD, XD, and XS
  • Roku Express and Express+
  • Premiere

How to Pair Your Roku Standard/Enhanced Remote?

Many new generation Roku devices come with standard and Enhanced remotes to identify your remote you have to check some features like Voice Control, power on/off button,  Remote finder alert and headphone jack, and two gaming control buttons, etc.

If you are using your Roku stick or Box first time then you need to follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Insert the AAA batteries given with the accessories.

Step 2: Before starting pairing make sure your Roku Device or player is already on.

Step 3: Make a closer distance of your Roku device and remote (to cover good range). It will help the device to detect your remote very fast and start pairing automatically.

How to Re-Pair or Reset Your Remote?

If you have any problem in remote access or lag and want to re-pair your remote with the device, then follow these steps:

Step 1: You need to disconnect your Roku device from power and reconnect it after 5-6 Seconds.

Step 2: When the Home menu appears on your Roku device or media device screen, insert the batteries again into your remote, but don’t close or cover your battery compartment leave it open.

Step 3:  Then locate the pairing button available in the battery compartment of the remote.

Step 4:  Then Press and Hold the pairing button for more than 3 seconds or until you see the pairing light on the remote.

Step 5:  Then your Roku device takes more than 30 seconds to execute the remote pairing process.

Step 6:  After a successful pairing, you will get a message on your media screen that pairing has been completed.


This way you can easily pain your Roku Remote. Hope the above-mentioned steps will be helpful for you in pairing and re-pain your Roku remote.

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