How to Set Up a Roku Box or Streaming Stick
Before you can watch anything on your Roku device, you'll need to set it up. The process is both quick and intuitive, but if you run into any snags, here's a start-to-finish guide on how to do it. Set up a Roku hp. While the setup process will prompt you to make an account later on if hook up roku stick don't have one, it's easier to just knock this out of srick way first.
The setup process will be slightly different for Ethernet and Wi-Fi users, but Roku will walk you through the next few steps either sitck. You'll have to sign into your account you can create one during this step if you didn't before and enter the alphanumeric sequence that Roku gave you. Roku will give you the opportunity to add channels, if you like. Just click on whichever ones you want to add, and ignore whichever ones you don't. If you don't add them now, you can always add them later.
Roku will now update each channel, as well as the system software, if shick. This process will take a few minutes, but you'll only have to do it once. Your Roku should be up and running. If not, try unplugging it, plugging it back in stiick and rouk the setup process from scratch. Marshall Honorof is a senior writer for Tom's Guide, covering gaming hardware, security and streaming video. After hours, you can find him practicing taekwondo or doing deep dives on classic sci-fi.
Contact him at mhonorof tomsguide. Connect the Roku to a TV or turn on your Roku TV. Select a language on the Welcome screen. Select whether you have a wired or wireless Internet connection. Let Roku detect your display type. If the Roku detects your resolution correctly, keep it. Link your Roku account. Optional Choose additional channels.
Wait for your Roku stivk update. See our complete Roku User's Guide for more Tips, Tricks and Solutions. Marshall Honorof marshallhonorof Marshall Honorof is a senior writer for Tom's Guide, covering gaming hardware, security and streaming video. Ask a Category Expert Create a new thread in the Hook up roku stick forum about this subject Title Title Subject Publish.
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