For clarification, Roku remotes with IR functionality will be able to control a Roku TV.
In regards to your pairing issue, can you please specify the issue you are experiencing? If the device isn't recognized, how are you able to see on screen prompts? How are you powering the Roku device? What are the exact steps to reproduce the issue you are seeing?
With more detailed information, we will be able to assist you further.
Re: New roku tv stick on AirBnB roku tv not working
Is this truly a Roku stick? Does it have hdmi connector built in? Or does it accept a hdmi cable? If this is a Roku stick+, do you have the long-range wireless receiver cable attached that looks like this:
The roku stick+ has to have the above for the remote to pair with roku stick, no receiver no pairing.
So what did happen was your wifi remote from your roku stick paired to the tv instead of the stick, so now the roku tv remote controls the roku tv, and so does your stick remote. But once you have the long range wireless receiver connected, just re-pair the wifi remote to stick+.
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