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Help with setting up the Roku Streaming Stick

We've had a spare Roku Streaming Stick that we'd like to set up, but you need an official remote (or so we think) to get it connected to WiFi so we can use the app for a remote. We don't have a remote, but we were thinking there might be a way to get it working without a remote or if we need to buy a remote.

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Re: Help with setting up the Roku Streaming Stick

You need a remote and since sticks don't work with IR remotes you need a Roku Wi-Fi direct remote.  If the stick is purple just toss it as remotes are no longer made for them.  Otherwise:

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