Roku Device Features, Settings & Updates

Help configuring Roku device settings, using Roku OS features such as screen mirroring, adjusting display type and audio settings, using Guest Mode, and assistance with software updates.
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Pureagony
Level 7

Web browser

Hello I was wondering so there a way to get a web browser on this tlc Roku 50” it makes no sense to me all the movie apps on the tv is trash and I’m not paying for that one app I’d like to search the Internet on my tv Google says there is a way but I can’t find it on the search like it says

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AvsGunnar
Level 12

Re: Web browser

There is no built-in web browser for the Roku.  Easiest way is to either use an HDMI cable and a laptop or to wirelessly mirror your laptop/tablet etc.  Basically, these two methods allow you to mirror and cast content to your TV either through the TV itself, or through the Roku OS depending on chosen method.  

Different methods for different OS (Android, Apple, Windows, Linux, Mac).  Personally, I have an extra HDMI cable at the TVs that plugs into laptop (then change TV Input source to that HDMI), in order to stream online content/mirror or browse the web, in your case, whenever I have difficulty casting online content wirelessly to the Roku.

For the most part, I use the Web Video Caster app and the accompanying Web Video Caster Receiver Channel available from the Roku Channel store for most of my casting.

Hope that points you in the right direction.

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