How to Connect Roku to Wifi Without Remote? A Complete Guide

Learn how to connect your Roku to Wi-Fi without a remote using your smartphone. Use the Roku mobile app to navigate and set up Wi-Fi on your Roku device effortlessly.

by Rubaditsha

Updated Apr 02, 2024

How to Connect Roku to Wifi Without Remote? A Complete Guide

Connect Roku to WiFi

Roku is a digital media player produced by Roku, Inc., an American company. It enables users to access streaming media content from online services and stream content to hardware devices like TVs (TCL, Onn, Hisense, etc.). To achieve that, you need to connect it to WiFi with a remote.

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However, you may lose the wireless signal on your Roku and also the remote. Then, what should you do to reconnect Roku to Wi-Fi or Ethernet without a remote? Scroll below and get the answer.

How to Connect Roku to WiFi Without Remote?

If you want to connect Roku to WiFi without a remote follow the steps given below:

Using the Roku Mobile App

  • Download the Roku App

    • Get the Roku remote app on your phone

    • It is an app you can install on your smartphone.

  • Connect through the App

    • Use the app to connect Roku to WiFi.

    • Follow the steps it shows you on your phone.

Using a Chrome Extension

  • Install Remoku Extension: 

    • Add the Remoku extension to your web browser.

    • You need to install a special tool called Remoku.

  • Control with Your Chrome:

    • Use the extension to control Roku.

    • Click buttons on your computer screen to make it work.

Using an Ethernet Cable

  • Connect Roku to Router: 

    • Use an Ethernet cable to link Roku to your router.

    • You plug one cable end into Roku and the other into your router.

  • Set Up WiFi: 

    • Use your phone to set up WiFi through the Roku app.

    • Follow the instructions on your phone to connect to WiFi.

How to Connect Roku TV to WiFi Without Remote iPhone?

If you are using an iPhone and want to connect Roku TV to without a Remote iPhone follow the steps given below:

Using the Roku Mobile App

  • Install Roku App:

    •  Download the Roku app on your iPhone from the App Store.

    • Get the Roku app on your iPhone for free.

  • Connect to Wi-Fi: 

    • Make sure both your iPhone and Roku TV are on the same Wi-Fi.

Using the Virtual Remote Feature

  • Open Roku App: 

    • Launch the Roku app on your iPhone.

    • Tap on the Roku app icon to open it.

  • Access Virtual Remote: 

    • Use the virtual remote on your iPhone to access Roku TV settings and set up Wi-Fi.

How to Connect Roku to Wi-Fi Without a Remote Using the Roku App?

If you want to connect Roku to Wi-Fi without a remote using the Roku App follow the steps given below:

Installing and Opening the Roku App

  • Install Roku App: 

    • Get the Roku app on your phone from the App Store (for iPhones) or Google Play Store only for Androids.

    • Download the Roku app for free on your phone.

  • Open the App:

    •  Launch the Roku app on your smartphone after installation.

    • Open the app by tapping on its icon.

Connecting Smartphone and Roku

  • Ensure Same Wi-Fi: 

    • Make sure your phone and Roku are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

    • Check that both devices are using the same Wi-Fi network.

  • Tap on Roku Device: 

    • Choose your Roku device from the available options in the app.

Using the Virtual Remote

  • Access Roku Settings: 

    • Use the virtual remote to find the Roku settings menu.

  • Set Up Connection: 

    • Select Set up connection and then choose Wireless to connect to a new Wi-Fi network.

    • Follow the details to set up a wireless connection to the desired Wi-Fi network.

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