The Roku App (Official)

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About this app

Get to know the must-have streaming sidekick!

Use the free Roku® mobile app to:
• Control your Roku devices with a convenient remote
• Use your voice or keyboard to quickly search for entertainment
• Enjoy private listening with headphones
• Stream free movies, live TV, and more on the go with The Roku Channel
• Cast media files from your phone, like videos and photos, to your TV
• Add and launch channels on your Roku devices
• Enter text on your Roku device more easily with your mobile keyboard

You must connect your phone or tablet to the same wireless network as your Roku device to use certain features of the mobile app. Some features require a compatible Roku device and may require logging into your Roku account.

Feature availability:
• Voice search is available in English in the US, UK, and Canada. It’s also available in Spanish in Mexico and the US.
• The Roku Channel can be viewed in the mobile app in the US only.
• Some channels require payment, can change, and vary by country.

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Updated on
Jan 18, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 2 others
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Audio and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
1.3M reviews
January 24, 2023
I don't get the bad reviews. It works great, as headphones. It comes out of your phone speakers. It easier to search for movies across the apps, telling you what app has the movie and when you find the movie you want. It automatically goes to the app and plays the movie, instead of searching the app. It also acts as a keyboard. If your phones not great that could be a downfall. All in all its great.
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Jj “Neko” Fatts
January 21, 2023
They fixed a bug where the app kept hijacking the audio which is nice. Now if they could only fix the bug where it gets stuck on finding the previous device after the app hasn't been used for more than a few minutes. If you leave the remote up, leave the app, and then come back after say 5 or 10 minutes, you have to kill the app and re-open it. Been happening for a long time and continues even after wiping my phone and upgrading to Android 12.
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Adam S
January 24, 2023
When using a 3.5mm headphone adapter on a phone with a USB-C port only, the app "forgets" that you were using headphones for listening when you switch to another app briefly. Phone also alerts me that Roku app is crashing frequently. Maybe this is why often when I pause a show, I come back to find that the show has un- paused itself and I have to rewind. Very frustrating. Update 1/23/23: Nothing fixed. Down to 1 star.
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What's new

- Fixed an error streaming some certain content.
- Fixed an issue refreshing the Continue Watching row.
- Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements.