Roku is a digital media player manufacturer who manufactures TV and streaming player. Roku remote plays a vital role in controlling your Roku device. If there is any problem with your remote, it is important to solve it immediately. Else it might lead you to more additional problems. One such problem that most Roku users experience on their Roku remote is blinking green light. It may be due to several scenarios. So let’s see all those occurring scenarios and solutions to this problem.

Type of Roku remote

There are two types of Roku remote that are available in the market. They are

  • Enhanced Point-Anywhere Remote
  • Standard IR Remote

Ways to Fix Blinking Gree light on Roku remote

  • Adjust or Replace the Batteries
  • Check Internet Connections and HDMI connections
  • Re-pairing the Remote
  • Replace with New Remote

Adjust or Replace the Batteries

Whatever the problem that occurs on your Roku remote firstly make sure that the batteries inserted are in good condition or not. If not, then replace it with a new pair of batteries for seamless working. Even after replacing the batteries and still if your Roku remote is not working well, check out the upcoming ways.

BLINKING GREEN LIGHT ON ROKU REMOTE - Replace batteries

Check Internet Connections and HDMI connections

The Roku device works completely based on Internet so if the connection is poor, then it might cause some issues as well. To solve this make sure that your Roku device is connected to a stable internet connection. Also, check the HDMI port that is connected to your Roku device and the TV screen is placed well. Even after making sure everything is fine and still, the light is blinking then you need to repair your remote.

BLINKING GREEN LIGHT ON ROKU REMOTE - Check HDMI and internet

Re-pairing the Remote

[1] Open the battery compartment of your Roku remote.

[2] Press and hold the reset button at the bottom of the remote.

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[3] Press for 5 seconds until it start blinking with yellow light.

Note: If the light does not blinks yellow this repeat this step again and again. Light may be at front or back of the remote based on your Remote model.

[4] Once the light start blinking wait for sometimes, till your remote gets paired with Roku streaming player.

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[5] If pairing is completed successfully, you will receive a success dialog box on your Roku screen.

Now your Roku remote works fine with your Roku device. If not and the problem occurs, your need to replace your Roku remote with a new one.

Replace with New remote

If any of the above-mentioned methods don’t solve your Roku remote’s blinking problem, you need to buy a new remote. Before buying a new remote, make sure you have to buy the correct remote model that fits your Roku device. Standard IR Roku remote cost starts from $15 and Enhanced point anywhere remote cost from $30.

Related: How to pair a Roku remote?

Quick Solution

If you are experiencing this problem on your Roku remote but you need your Roku remote immediately the all you need to do is

[1] Open Playstore/App store in your smartphone.

[2] Download and install Roku app in your device.

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[3] Click on Remote from the bottom panel.

[4] Select your Roku device and pair with it.

Note: Before pairing make sure both the Roku device and the smartphone are connected to the same WiFi network.

[5] Now you can use your smartphone device as your Roku remote control.

BLINKING GREEN LIGHT ON ROKU REMOTE - Roku remote app

Note: You can also you listen to the audio from your phone privately by connecting earphone to your smartphone.

Conclusion

These are some of the ways to troubleshoot your Roku remote when there is green light blinking on it. Hope you got a solution for your Roku remote. If you have any doubt in the article make use of the comment section below. For more Roku articles, explore the site.