Roku setup is a very easy task but before it’s set up we need these things ready so we will never face any issue during Roku setup.
- Roku Device.
- Smart T/V. Or any other T/V but HDMI port should be there. Roku Device.
- A good internet speed Roku Device.
- A desktop or Laptop.
Now first connect your Roku device from your T/V’s HDMI port. And connect your Roku to the power source. Roku devices come with a USB port so you can also power ON your Roku from USB power. You can connect a USB cable from your T/V to the Roku device. But some T/V do not have this type of facility that it can charge Roku device so you need to connect the Roku device from the power outlet. Now first connect your Roku device from your T/V’s HDMI port.
Now use your T/V’s remote and select your HDMI port where your Roku device is connected.
When it will detect, the First option will be there select language so we need to select our English language here.
After that, it will ask you to select a network like wireless or wired. If you have wifi network than Roku will start to find your wifi network and it will show you a list of the available wifi network name.If it will not work then select “Scan again to see all network “and try to find your wifi again.
Now you need to select your wifi from here .after that it will ask you to type your wifi password or network key, So type your password here. In this process, one option is also there as a show password. It’s mean if you have your complex network password it can be very hard to type the correct password because we are not used to typing a password from remote. So select it and type your password and press ok. Now your Roku device is connected with the internet.
If you do not have a wifi network then you have only one option as the select wired network. You need to connect your router to your Roku device, For that, you need to arrange an Ethernet cable and you need to connect this cable from router to your Roku device.
Next Roku will ask you to update your device software. If any new software update will be available You need to update it first. It will take time as per Internet speed. now your device is almost ready to use. Now you can check your Roku remote and check volume or display setting or other settings. Now Next step is very important, As we need to activate our Roku device. Roku will show you A Unique Activation code. You can note it down.
Now go to your computer and open the website as roku.com/link and it will ask you to type your activation code. Here you need to type your activation code which is displayed on your T/V. after submitting the activation code it will ask us to login in our Roku account or create our Roku account. If you already have a Roku account then log in here else create your Roku account. Now go to your computer and open the website as roku.com/link.
It will ask you to fill a form like your name email id password so you need to submit all details and login in your Roku account. after login in our Roku account, we need to provide payment information like debit card or credit card information. And after that our Roku will be activated.
What is Roku.com/link?
Roku.com/link is an activation code for installing and setup the Roku device. This link is an official link provided by Roku company. We can manage our Roku account in this roku.com/link. When you will log in into your roku.com/link account many options are there like.
You can add a pin number to protect your Unauthorized transaction in the roku account. Whenever you want to add or remove channel in Roku channel store it will ask you PIN number,So if any other person will try to add any channel and if he do not know pin number he can not add any channel in your Roku account It will save you money because Roku will not give you any refund even you by mistakenly bought any channel.so basically it is a security feature.
You can pay from a debit card, credit card or even from PayPal or you can change payment mode any time according to your convenience.
View your Purchase History
You can check past transactions or invoices in this option.
You can manage your account in this section As if you want to deactivate your account you can do here. or if you do not want to use particular one Roku device you can Unlike from here so it will remove from your Roku account.
Manage your subscriptions
If you want to cancel any active subscription you can use this option. It’s mean if you do not want to watch anyone or more Channel you can cancel at any time from here. You can see how many devices you are using. If you have two or more devices you can manage all devices in one single account. It’s mean for every device you no need to create a differently-different account you can control all device in single Roku account.
You can manage network settings from here. If you change your wifi password and your router is changed you can correct settings from this option.
Change Email ID or Password
Login in your Roku account and in Account Information section click on update option and change email id or password as you want and save it.
Get rid off Roku’s Marketing Email
Open any Roku newsletter related email which is in your email and bottom side one option should be there Unsubscribe so hit on it. And Roku will not send you any marketing related email.