Roku is counted amongst the best internet based streaming device presently available in market. Instead of paying to your cable guy every month and still not able to watch your favorite Tv shows, then what is the point? This is the reason these online streaming devices are on the rise of popularity. Millions of people use these machines to get access to their favorite Tv shows and movies. Although, nobody can deny the ease and convenience these devices has provided the users with, but it has its own set of issues too. We at Roku Customer Service receives volumes of calls on a daily basis, from worried users complaining about different issues with their device. One common query though is, how to control the Roku device when you lost your remote somehow? Well, I will talk about the issue in detail in the following section, so go through it carefully. Also, if you need any technical help regarding hardware or software for your Roku device, then call our Roku Customer Support number. We provide complete Roku related solutions.
Different ways to control your Roku device, if you don’t have a remote.
If your Roku device’s remote is broken or lost, you can make use of the phone application which will help you control your device just like a remote control. The application is absolutely free to download. Make sure your phone has an infrared blaster at its top. Follow the instructions to make use of the mobile application.
Use Mobile Application:
1. Download the Roku app from the play store or app store depending on the type of phone you are using.
2. Login to your Roku account via which you have purchased the device, and go the main page.
3. From the side menu, choose the remote option, and a full fledged remote control setup will appear on your phone screen.
4. You can now control all the functionalities of your Roku device from your phone, just turn the face of the phone with the infrared blaster towards the receiver of your Roku device and check if it is working or not.
Buy a new remote control:
If the phone applications does not seem convenient to you or you cannot make use of the applications, better buy a new Roku device remote to make things easier for you.
These are the ways in which you can control your Roku device in absence of a remote control. You can also buy a new one since these come at affordable prices. In case you have any doubts or queries reading these steps feel free to reach us at our toll-free Roku Customer Service Phone number available for 24*7 round the clock and 365 days throughout the year. Our Roku engineers are experienced and aware of most of the issues generally faced by common users.