Lots of smart TV users out there in the world are moving towards the best streaming players. They are used as the cable TV replacement not only for the price but also for the numerous other advantages. Roku is one such budget-friendly streaming player to stream almost anything on your smart TV. It is designed to be easy-to-setup and brings almost anything. So, you can choose from the free or paid channels available on Roku Store to stay tuned with live TV, movies, TV shows, music, and lots more. Roku is available as a streaming stick, player and as a TV. Choose anything for your big screen to watch unlimited videos from the comfort of your couch.
A lot of Roku users would have named the device while setting it up. Providing a unique name for the Roku player will help you identify your device easily. If you want to rename your Roku device for any reason once after the setup, then it is possible. The article deals about the procedure to change Roku name using different methods. Have a look at it from the section below.
Need to Rename Roku Player
The most important reason for anyone to rename or change the Roku name includes the following.
- If you have more than one Roku device with the same name.
- If you want to name your device with a unique name.
- When you feel like the name you provided has been too old.
- If you want to easily identity Roku player among the multiple devices.
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How to Change the Roku Name?
There are two different ways in which you can rename the Roku device. It includes
- Using Roku account
- Using the Roku mobile app
Steps to Rename Roku Name using Roku Account
To change Roku name, you should have firstly created an account with Roku device. Then follow the procedure.
#1. On your phone or smartphone, visit https://my.roku.com at first.
#2. Enter your Roku account details when prompted.
#3. Scroll down to choose My linked devices option.
Note: If your Roku device has a name, then it will be shown. Else, you will see only the serial number (Go to Settings > System > About to see your Roku serial number)
#4. Choose the Rename link and enter the new name for your Roku device.
#5. At last, you shall confirm the Roku device name change.
Steps to Rename Roku Name using Roku App
- Connect Roku TV and Roku mobile app device to the same WiFi.
#1. Go to the apps column on your phone to launch the Roku app.
#2. Choose Settings icon or gear-like icon from the navigation bar at the bottom.
#3. Choose Edit Name option to provide a new name to Roku player.
Note: If you want to rename a different Roku device, then click on the Switch Roku Device link to choose the device and change its name.
Either of the methods will help you seamlessly rename or change Roku device name. It doesn’t even require more than a minute and thus making it easy to identify your device while screen mirroring or anything more.
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