Roku Express HD streaming media player is an Amazon top seller in electronics. Many electronic fans have brought the gadget for enjoying better entertainment and numerous movies and TV shows.
When you receive Roku Express, generally, the first thing you want to do is to connect it with your television. But many people have problems in connecting Roku Express to their TVs during they setup the device.
Don’t worry if you have the same problem. You can follow this guide to pair your Roku Express streaming media player with TV.
What You Need?
You are able to connect Roku Express with TV through WIFI or wired network. Here are what you need to pair Roku Express:
- Roku player
- Power adapter
- WIFI / Wired network
Note: You need to prepare an Ethernet cable if you use wired network.
How to Connect Roku Express to TV?
It is easy to pair Roku Express to TV if you have prepared all the things mentioned above. Just follow the steps to start setting up your Roku Express right now.
Step 1. Connect your Roku Express to TV through HDMI.
Roku Express has a HDMI port on the back. You need to connect your Roku Express media player to TV with a HDMI cable.
Step 2. Power on your Roku Express remote.
Generally, the product comes with 2 AAA batteries for Roku remote. You can insert the batteries into the remote control.
Step 3. Power on the Roku player.
Using the Roku’s power adapter to connect Roku Express to a power outlet. The power adapter is included in the product box.
Step 4. Open your TV.
You will get a Roku message on the screen after opening your television. If your TV does not display a Roku screen, make sure your TV input matches the physical connection used to connect your Roku player. Press the Input button (sometimes called Source) on your TV or TV remote to cycle through the various video inputs available until you see a Roku screen.
Step 5. Configure your network.
After seeing the Roku screen, you can follow the instructions to configure your network.
- If you use a wireless network, you can grab the Roku remote and jump right into Guided Setup and select “Wireless” as your network connection and have your network name and password ready.
- If you use a wired network, you should use an Ethernet cable to connect one end to the Ethernet port on the back of your Roku player and connect the other end to an open Ethernet port on your router. Finally, use your Roku remote to select “Wired” from the on-screen network options.
Congratulations! You have connected your Roku Express media player to TV successfully after the steps. It is time to enjoy videos from Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube right now! Or you can refer to this file to read more Roku Express troubleshootings if you still have problems.
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