Roku Mobile App

Help with the Roku Mobile app on Android and iOS, adding channels, using remote control functionality, playing content from The Roku Channel, using Play on Roku, mobile private listening, and more.
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Blasko89
Level 7

Activate a device

I dont have a roku device only the roku app on my phone why cant i activate my phone as a device

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makaiguy
Level 20

Re: Activate a device

The purpose of the Roku app on your phone is to allow you to connect to and control any actual Roku device(s) attached to the same network as the phone.  The phone itself is not a Roku device and so cannot run Roku channel apps.  As a courtesy, you CAN view programs on the Roku phone app from The Roku Channel only.

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