Roku is a great addition to your watch schedule, allowing you access to all kinds of interesting shows.
If you’ve been curious about whether or not Roku is compatible with your Samsung TV, you’ve found the right article!
Below, we explore Roku and Samsung’s compatibility and walk you through how to add Roku to your Samsung TV.
To install The Roku Channel on your Samsung TV, press the Home or Smart Hub button on your remote. Navigate down the page to Apps, then search for Roku. When The Roku Channel appears as a search result, simply click on the app and choose Download.
If you’ve been meaning to explore The Roku Channel on your Samsung TV, you can also read on for a little more info about compatibility and answers to some common snags you may run into.
Can I add Roku to Samsung TV?
The short answer is: Yes. Roku is compatible with with Samsung TVs that are running the Tizen operating system in versions 2.3, 2.4, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, or 5.5. To install The Roku Channel, the TV must be connected to the internet and have access to the Samsung Smart Hub interface.
To add The Roku Channel to your Samsung TV, first press the Home or Smart Hub button on your remote (depending on your TV’s model).
Then, navigate through the menu to Apps, and click on it. When you type Roku into the search bar, The Roku Channel should come up as an option. Simply navigate to the app, click on it, then select Download.
Once the app is downloaded, you’ll be given instant access to Roku’s lineup of content available through The Roku Channel.
Users who create a free account with Roku will also be able to begin a program on their Samsung TV, then resume it on another device connected to the same Roku account, such as a phone or tablet.
How to add Roku to Samsung TV?
To add The Roku Channel to your Samsung TV, first press either the Smart Hub or Home button on your remote.
Navigate down the page to the option marked Apps and select it. In the search bar, enter ‘Roku’. The Roku Channel should come up as an option. When it does, simply navigate to it, click it, and select Download.
While this is the most common way to add Roku to your Samsung TV, the steps may vary slightly depending on your TV’s model.
Why is my Roku not working with Samsung TV?
If your Roku device is not working with your Samsung TV, you may need to remove any obstacles that may be blocking the IR signal’s path.
This is the most common fix, but if this does not work, check your remote’s batteries. If they are low, change them out and try again. If the batteries are not low, you may need to reset the remote and/or pair it to the device again.
How to Fix Roku Not Working With Samsung TV?
If you have an external Roku device plugged in, try restarting it. This fixes most issues, but if this does not work, you can try switching the device to another HDMI port on your TV, resetting your internet, making sure that you have the right HDMI switcher selected, and removing anything that might be obstructing the remote signal to the Roku device.