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boogernose
Level 9

Re: Remoku issue

@fluke 

Well I didnt realize it was open source. I dont use Remoku - actually never heard of it

before this string. I'm not going to delve into it but I do think its buyer beware.

**bleep** a new remote is what 10 bucks so I really dont get it.and there are phone apps.

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chuckr
Level 8

Re: Remoku issue

Screenshot_20191030-161105_RoByte.jpgReMoku phone appScreenshot_20191030-161113_RoByte.jpgReMoku phone app keyboard

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boogernose
Level 9

Re: Remoku issue

I'm not sure which app your running.

But youve got an Android why not just use the official Roku app?

I'm sure its well maintained and seems to work well.

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fluke
Level 10

Re: Remoku issue

Those are not screen shots of Remoku by A. Cassidy Napoli.  Remoku is not an Android native app but rather works as a browser script by visiting remoku.tv or by installing as a browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Instead, those are screen shots of RoByte by TinyByte Apps.  The keyboard support in that app requires a $0.99 in-app purchase as it is considered by the developer to be a pro feature.  If you already purchased the feature, I recommend contacting the developer for support.  Their email address is listed in the Google Play app store as tinybyteapps at gmail.com.

I would have to agree with boogernose that you should consider starting with the official android Roku app by Roku Inc. themselves as can be found here:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.roku.remote

The official app has some functionality that no other third party app can provide such as private listening.  It is also completely free with no in-app purchases to unlock features.

If you really need an alternative to the official Roku android app, I would recommend RoMote by William Seemann which is available from both the Google Play Store and F-Droid app platform.  There is no in-store purchases required and no in-app advertising.  I would provide a link to it but the community moderators have taken on a militant stance on enforcing an extremely broad definition of "advertising."  If you really need an alternative to the official app but can't find RoMote based on the information I provided, let me know via the Roku Community Private Messages.

chuckr
Level 8

Re: Remoku issue

Thanks, Fluke.

I did fix the issue by discovering that somehow the IP address it was trying to connect to had changed somehow, and I corrected it.  It works fine now.  You are correct, the app icon is labeled RoByte, but I got it by following the ReMoku app download site somehow.  And I did pay $.99 for the keyboard addition.  It works very well, and as long as it does and I can use it safely, I'll stick with it.  But I'll keep your suggestion handy in case of future problems.

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