Roku is a popular streaming device that allows you to access thousands of digital content services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. Setting up your new Roku device only takes a few steps, so it’s easy to get started watching your favorite tv shows and movies!
Step 1: Connecting the Device
The first step in setting up your Roku device is connecting the hardware. Start by plugging in the power cord into an outlet. Then take the HDMI cable that came with the Roku and connect one end to an HDMI port on your TV. The other end of the cable should be connected to the port on your Roku device. Make sure both ends are snugly fit.
Step 2: Activating Your Device
The next step is activating your Roku device. On the home screen of your TV, you should see a prompt asking you to enter a code. On your computer or phone, navigate to roku.com/link and enter this code when prompted. This will start setting up your account with Roku. You will need to provide some basic information and payment details if you wish to subscribe or purchase any premium channels through Roku. Once this step is completed, you can sign in using the same credentials used during setup on any device or computer and watch all of your favorite streaming services without having to log in again each time!
Step 3: Installing Apps
Once your account has been set up and activated, you can begin adding apps (also known as channels) for streaming content from different providers like Netflix, Hulu Plus, etc. To do this, go to the “Streaming Channels” tab on the home screen of your TV or search for specific channels using the remote control provided with your device. When selecting apps, read all of the details before downloading anything and be aware of any additional charges associated with them (like subscription fees). Once downloaded, they will appear on the main home screen where you can open them directly from there!
Step 4: Setting Up Streaming Options
Once all of your desired apps have been installed, it’s time for some final setup before you’re ready for streaming! From within each app, review their settings page and make sure everything is set up correctly for optimal streaming quality (e.g., HD versus SD). Additionally, some apps might require authentication from other content providers (such as logging into a separate Netflix account). Once completed these steps will ensure that when it comes time for viewing content there are no hiccups along the way!
That’s it – now you know how to set up your new Roku device! Enjoy exploring all its features while streaming all of your favorite content at home!