Playback Issues - Audio/Video & Power

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Kwboatworks
Level 7

Watch on ipad

My tv just died. Until I get a new tv delivered how can I watch on my ipad?

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renojim
Level 21

Re: Watch on ipad

You can only watch The Roku Channel itself on a non-Roku device.  If any of the streaming services you use have an iOS app then you can install it and use that to watch.  You'd need a separate app for each service unless that service is available via The Roku Channel, but to be honest I don't know how/if that works.

I know zero about anything Apple, but if there's an HDMI input adapter you can get for your iPad then you could possibly use it as a display for a Roku device.

Kwboatworks
Level 7

Re: Watch on ipad

I think you are correct on all counts. Not having tv for a couple of days isn’t actually a bad thing...

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atc98092
Level 21

Re: Watch on ipad


@renojim wrote:

I know zero about anything Apple, but if there's an HDMI input adapter you can get for your iPad then you could possibly use it as a display for a Roku device.


Apple does have an HDMI adapter for the iPad, but it's an output not input device. You can put your iPad display up on a larger screen, but you can't feed anything into the iPad display. 

Dan
Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Ultra (4800), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.
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