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Lost Remote

I lost my roku remote and for some reason the app will not find my TV even though both my phone and TV are on the same network. If I buy a new remote, will it connect automatically to the TV? I am unable to get the IP address since I can’t move around the roku home screen. 

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Re: Lost Remote

If the app can't see the TV, then it's probably due to a setting on your router that blocks wireless devices from seeing each other. 

Most Roku TVs come with an IR remote, so there's no connection to be made. But if you buy a WiFi Direct remote, yes it should connect automatically. You could also just buy a universal IR remote, but make sure the remote supports Roku TVs, as Roku players use a different IR code set from the TVs. 


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