Roku streaming stick is one of the most popular streaming devices. If you own it and are looking to set it up, then you can find all the necessary steps in this blog post. Go through the steps and easily perform the process of Roku stick setup.
Roku Streaming Stick is like a USB stick that connects into the HDMI port of the LED/Smart TV that you have at your home. Roku streaming stick has the capability of displaying content in 1080p, plus you get a remote control to change channels, settings and do a host of other tasks in the easiest of the ways. If you have recently bought Roku Streaming Stick, and are looking for reliable steps to perform Roku Stick Setup, then you don’t have to go anywhere else, as you will get all the necessary steps that are required to set up Roku Streaming Stick in this blog post.
How to check if Roku streaming stick is going to work with your TV?
Roku Streaming Stick will work for any TV that has an HDMI connection. Roku streaming stick connects directly to the HDMI port that is given on the TV. If the stick is not connecting to the HDMI port of your TV, then you will have to get an HDMI extender cable.
How to set up Roku Streaming Stick?
1. Choose a language
a. After you connect Roku streaming stick, you need to turn it on, and when it does, the first screen that you see is related to choosing a language. All text and dialog within Roku app are going to appear in the language that you select.
b. Scroll up and down the list followed by pressing ‘OK’ button on Roku remote in order choose your preferred language.
Note: Some channels may not support the language that you have chosen, plus it is the responsibility of channel publisher to translate their channel.
2. Connect Roku stick to the internet
a. Select your wireless network from the list of available networks. Type in the password for the network to connect to the internet. Make sure that your Roku streaming stick is connected to the same network as your other devices are.
b. Carefully type the password in order to avoid delays.
c. After entering the password, connect to the internet and you will find that Roku streaming stick getting automatically connected to the internet.
3. Wait until Roku streaming stick downloads the latest software
a. Roku streaming stick is going to download the most recent version of Roku OS software after you connect the device to the internet. Once the OS has been downloaded and installed, the device will reboot.
4. Set the display type
a. You need to choose a display type and allow Roku device to auto-detect the most appropriate display resolution so as to avoid configuring the settings manually. You can change the display type later as well by going to ‘settings’ and then ‘display type’.
5. Create a Roku account and activate Roku Stick
a. To activate Roku streaming stick, link it to Roku account. It is through your Roku account that you will be able to control of your Roku device and add/remove channels from Roku channel store.
b. To activate your Roku streaming stick, you need to enter an activation code, which is a 6-digit alphanumeric code that you will see on your TV screen. Enter that code on my Roku com link page.
6. After activating the device, your Roku streaming stick is ready to use.
If you find any issue in any of the aforementioned steps, then you can take help of Roku help and support providers.