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Level 7

Why does Roku want to know where I am

My Roku would not connect to my wireless internet until I answered if I was at home or in a hotel. I have never had to answer that before. Why does it need to know my location 

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Level 16

Re: Why does Roku want to know where I am

I think it's to choose how to connect. Hotel mode is a little different because they often require going through a browser to enter information, which a Roku can't normally do. Details about hotel mode are here:

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