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Level 7

Two Roku boxes, two TVs, same WiFi network

I already have a Roku box on the primary TV in my home.  I want to put a second Roku box on a different TV that is in my exercise room.  They would be on the same WiFi home network.  Assuming I have the bandwidth, is this going to work.  I would have both Roku boxes registered to my one Roku account.  Thanks for any advice.

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Level 19

Re: Two Roku boxes, two TVs, same WiFi network

Yes, no problem. Many of us have that same setup. I'm currently using three.

Your channels are tied to your ACCOUNT, not the individual unit, so once the new unit is registered to your account, it will have all the same channels as your current unit. If you delete a channel from one, you delete from all.

Channel LOGINS, though, log the individual unit in, so you'll have to repeat any logins on the new unit.
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Level 7

Re: Two Roku boxes, two TVs, same WiFi network

Got it!  Many thanks!  I was hoping that was the case but wanted to be sure before I bought another Roku.

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