How to control Roku from PC?

TV is used to watch your favorite shows. But if you do not have a Smart TV, then you need the help of streaming services. Roku device turns your TV into a smart TV. You can watch your favorite TV channels on Roku. Roku device comes with a wireless remote. You can also use your mobile phone to control your Roku. It is not just limited to your smartphone, you can also use your PC to control Roku. In this article, we will help you control Roku with your PC. So let’s jump right into it.

 

What is Roku?

Roku is a digital media player manufactured by an American company named Roku. It allows you to watch paid and free content from the Internet like Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, and other streaming services on your Television. The best thing about Roku is that it provides free streaming. There is no monthly fee for watching free channels by using a Roku device. You have to pay for Netflix, amazon prime video, and Disney, but Roku gives you a free way to stream media. You can install the apps that are available on the Roku Store. It is easy if the app is available on Roku Channel Store, but if the app is not available on Roku Store, then you have to do a little complicated stuff. You can use a remote to control the Roku device. It is controlled by a wireless remote, but you can also use other devices, such as smartphones, and PCs to control Roku. Let us show you the whole procedure in the section below.

 

Download Roku on Windows PC

First of all, you have to download the Roku app on your PC. You can easily download it from the Microsoft Store. You can not access this app on other versions of Windows. After that, you have to set it up to control Roku. Follow the step-by-step guide in the section below to learn how to do it.

 

Step 1

Make sure that your Windows 10 laptop or computer is connected to the same internet connection as the Roku device.

 

Step 2

After that, go to the Microsoft Store and download the Roku app.

 

Step 3

Open the Roku app on your PC. It will detect your Roku player in a moment.

 

Step 4

When your device is detected, you can use it to control the Roku TV. 

 

We hope this article helped you in controlling Roku from your PC. You can control your Roku-connected TV using your PC. This feature is not available until Windows 10. Windows 10 has its own Microsoft Store. You can download the Roku app from there and follow the procedure that was mentioned in the upper section. If you have any queries related to this topic, then you can ask us in the comment section. We would love to help you. You can also share your thoughts about this topic in the comment section. How was this article? Tell us in the comment section.

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