DEVICES: Roku

Control Types
Roku can be controlled via IP (Internet Protocol) or IR(infrared) controls. IP control is highly recommended and selected by default. Note: in order to use IP control, Control Center must be on the same network subnet as your Roku device.

Auto Switching
Control Center can detect the follow activities on Roku:

  • Roku BT (Bluetooth) remote operation
  • Roku IR remote operation
  • Roku app on your smartphone

If Auto Switching for Roku is enabled and any of these activities happen, then Control Center will turn on and switch sources to Roku automatically.  If this isn't working, use the Control Center remote to go to Settings> Devices> Roku> Control Settings> Auto-Switch Settings to enable this functionality.

Basic Controls
Roku keys are mapped to the following Control Center buttons:

Roku     Control Center
 Directional Pad     Directional Pad
 Back     (<-)
 *     MENU
 Home     HOME
 Rewind     (<<)
 Fast Forward     (>>)
 Play/Pause     (>||)
 Replay     Long press (<<)


Deep Linking
Deep Linking is supported on all Roku devices without the need for a companion app EXCEPT: first generation Roku, and Roku Stick, which do not support Deep Linking.

  • Connect the Roku to any available Control Center HDMI port.
  • Verify Control Center discovers the newly connected Roku.
  • Verify Roku is connected to the same network as Control Center.
  • Proceed with steps to setup the new device
  • While in setup, follow the instructions to verify you can control the Roku with the Control Center remote.

Deep Link into Roku TVs

If you wish to access your Roku TV’s internal apps and services you’ll need to set up your TV as smart TV. You’ll need to complete your initial setup to start the smart TV set up process. After completing the initial set up press the Caavo button, select the settings gear, navigate to devices, choose your TV from the device menu, select control settings, then choose set up as a smart TV, and follow the on-screen instructions.
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