What is Emby?
Emby is a digital media player. You can watch your videos and see your photos using Emby. You can manage and organize your personal videos, photos and music on your device using the Emby media player. Emby provides you with an interface to access your media files on your Roku device by dividing them into different types of sections like Photos, Videos and Music.
Is Emby available on Roku?
Yes, the Emby media player is easily available on the Roku channel store. In this article, we will show you the steps to add and set up the Emby media player on your Roku device.
How to Add Emby on Roku?
Go to the home screen of your Roku device. Now select the option Streaming Channels.
The Roku store will open. Now select Search Channels
Search Emby by using the on-screen keyboard with the help of Roku remote.
Select the official Emby app from the search results and on the next screen click Add Channel.
After that app will start to download and after installation, a message will appear saying Emby is installed. Click ok.
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How to Use Emby on the Roku?
In order to use the Emby app on your Roku device, you must have to connect your Emby to a server. There are multiple ways to connect your Emby client to a server which are given below.
- Using Emby Connect
- Scanning Network
- Connect Via Manually Add Server
Using Emby Connect
Launch the Emby media player and note the activation Pin shown on the home screen of the app.
Now go to the website emby.media/pin using your computer or a smartphone.
Now enter your Emby username, password and Pin that you copied from the Roku TV screen and click submit.
After entering the details a message box will appear saying Pin Confirmed Thank you!
Now your Emby client will automatically be connected to a server immediately.
Connect using Scanning Network
Launch the app and click skip (connect to server manually).
If the server and client devices are not on the same network, they will automatically detect a server.
Enter a display name and click OK.
The User authentication screen will appear.
Follow the on-screen messages to complete the setup.
Connect via Manually Add Server
Enter the IP address or the username of the host and click OK.
If the user is connecting using the internet then he can enter the IP address and username of their router.
Go to the settings and then Configuration > Advanced > Hosting > Local Http Port Number. Enter the Emby server Http server Port # (Default is 8096), as configured on the Emby server.
We hope this article helped you in installing and setting up the Emby app on Roku. There are three ways to set up the Emby on Roku which we have mentioned above. Still if you have any confusion or any queries regarding installing and setting Emby on your Roku device, feel free to ask in the comment section. We are here to help you and guide you to find solutions to your problems. You can also tell if you found this article helpful in setting up and installing Emby to your Roku device by writing to us in the comment section. We will appreciate your response.