Getting Started - Setup & How-to

Help getting started with Roku devices, including setup, connecting your device to your TV, linking a Roku device to your account at, adding channels, subscribing to services, and more.
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Level 7

best setup for optimal performance

hi, i was streaming from my laptop to receiver to tv. with roku ,do i connect roku to laptop to receiver to tv or just roku to receiver to tv and then use a ethernet switch or splitter for a wired connection and so i can check emails or etc. on my laptop.  if id switch or splitter is the way to go? any advice on a food device for the setup? thank you


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Level 16

Re: best setup for optimal performance

You don't need a computer to use the Roku. Just use it's remote. All Roku's support WiFi, and the Ultra also supports wired Ethernet. Just connect the Roku to the receiver.

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