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How much of a device management can you do through website / app?

How much of managing a Roku Streaming stick can you do through the website / app?  I am helping my in-laws that aren't at all tech savvy / even finding the 'any key' is hard for them : ) 

I know I can install a channel.  Can I rearrange location of channels on the screen?  Can I delete a channel?

Can I change things under settings?

Is the answer the same for the app vs. the website?


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Re: How much of a device management can you do thru website / app?

The short answer is, not much.  To use the app at all you have to be connected to their network, so to do any of the things you asked about you'd probably have to be at their house and then there would be no good reason to use the app.

You can only add channels via the website.  Removing them or affecting pretty anything else is impossible.

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Re: How much of a device management can you do thru website / app?

Video call with webcam pointing at TV, and then telling them to press buttons on remote is only easy option.

And maybe reliable an less used key on their computer keyboard "any" 🙂

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