You know that today almost every home appliance can be controlled without remote using your smartphone. You can change your AC temperature or control your washing machine with your smartphone using a specific app. Similarly you can use your Roku TV without a remote by using a smartphone app.
Usually, your Roku device automatically connects to your Wifi but when you change your network settings or reset the Roku TV, then you will have to set up the Wifi network manually. And if you don’t have a Roku TV remote to configure the network then you don’t need to worry. In this article, we will show you how to connect Roku TV to Wifi without a remote.
Requirements to connect Roku TV to Wifi without remote iPhone
- At least 1 android phone or two smartphones
- Your network’s old username and password
- Roku app on your smartphone
- Wifi network in good condition
How to connect Roku to Wifi?
To connect Roku TV to wifi without a remote, you need to misguide your Roku that the old network is still available. You can do it by using your smartphone.
Creating Old Wifi with android smartphone
The only way to create a fool network is by using your android phone because you can not change network name and password by using iPhones or iPads.
Go to your phone settings and go to portable hotspot settings
Change the name of the network according to your old Wifi name and password. Change security WPA1 PSK.
Now open the hotspot on your android phone. Your Roku device will automatically recognize it and automatically will be connected to it.
If a problem occurs while connecting, restart the Roku device.
After that do not do anything on your android phone. Leave it while the hotspot is on.
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Roku App on iPhone
For this purpose, you need to install the Roku App on your iPhone from the app store.
Connect your iPhone to the same hotspot you created on your android phone.
Open the Roku app on your iPhone and go to the Roku remote controls.
The remote will look exactly like the hardware. You can use your iPhone.
Now go to the settings options.
From settings choose Network.
Now depending on your Roku device, it will ask you whether to connect to a wired or wireless network. According to your network select wireless and click setup new wireless connection.
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Now your Roku device will search for all available networks.
When your new Wifi is available. Select it and enter password.
Once the device is connected to new Wifi you can not control your Roku device with the iPhone. To control your Roku with the iPhone you need to connect your iPhone to the same Wifi to which Roku is connected.
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