Roku is a streaming device that can be used to watch movies, shows, and live channels on Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, etc. To make happen on Roku you need a remote to navigate and control it. For Roku, the remote play an important role in all task performed on Roku. So what if your remote has been lost or not working? No worries we have an alternative plan on how to turn on and use Roku TV without a remote in the article below.

How to Turn on Roku TV without remote?

HOW TO TURN ON ROKU TV WITHOUT REMOTE

[1] On your Roku TV, press the Power button on your TV.

Note: Power button will be available either at the back of the TV or at front below logo.

[2] Now your Roku device will be turned on.

How to Turn on Roku TV/Streaming device without remote?

[1] Download and install Roku app on your Android or iOS device.

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[2] Launch Roku App on your smartphone.

[3] Tap on Device tab from the bottom.

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[4] Select your Roku device from the list.

Note: Make sure both your Roku device and smartphone are connected to the same WiFi network.

[5] Once the device is paired, choose Remote option below.

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[6] Now you can turn on and navigate on your Roku device using the mobile app.

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Note: If this method does not work with your Roku device then you probably need to check your Roku connection.

How to Check connection on Roku?

[1] Go to settings on your Roku device.

[2] Navigate to Network options from the menu.

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[3] Choose Set up connection and select Wireless.

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[4] Check the Network you have connected your Roku device.

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[5] Now connect your smartphone to that Network.

Note: You can also change the connected network on your Roku to the network connection on your smartphone.

Related: How To Turn Off Closed Caption on Roku?

Bonus

You can also turn on your Roku device by mirroring any App on Roku. For example, if you open the YouTube app, click on the cast icon, and select your Roku device. Now the Roku device will automatically turn on and start mirroring YouTube. This method is not successful often, but it worth giving a try.

Note: Mirroring is possible only if the Screen mirroring mode on Roku is allowed always.

These are some of the ways to turn on Roku TV without a remote. Write in the comments section if we missed any method to turn on Roku. For more interesting Roku tips, explore the site.