Are you worried because your Roku remote is not working? We agree that the issues of the remote differ based on the type of Roku remote. If it is any consolation, then you will not find yourself alone.

What are the steps that can be taken if your Roku remote is not working?

If your Roku remote has stopped working and you are worried because of that, then just don’t worry as we have good news for you. You can get rid of this issue as there are some easy fixes.

You can identify the type of remote by opening the battery compartment. You have an enhanced point anywhere if you see the pairing button.

You can take the steps mentioned below if your Roku remote is working no pairing button. The steps are:

Makes sure the signal isn’t blocked: The problem that you are facing might be because of an obstruction that is blocking the signals. You have to remove any object that might be positioned in front of your Roku so that you are pointing the remote directly at it. If you find no obstructions and remote does not work when you are close to the streaming point, your search for the right fix continues.

Reset the batteries: This fix is just the easy one. You have to open the compartment at the back, remove the batteries and then place them back into the remote. After doing this, you have to point the remote directly at your Roku and check if it is working fine now.

Replace the batteries: If resetting the batteries is not solving the problem, then you should try replacing it. Buy AA or AAA batteries depending on the remote. Insert new batteries in the compartment at the back and then point the remote directly at Roku. Check if the problem is solved.

If you are having the enhanced remote, then you should try this first:

Restart your remote and Roku device:

  • Open the compartment and remove the batteries.
  • Eliminate the power cable from the Roku device.
  • Wait for some seconds after you remove the power cable and then plugin.
  • When there is an appearance of the home screen on TV, put the batteries back in the remote.
  • Wait 30 seconds for the connection and then press the button to check if it is working.

Re-pair the remote:

  • Open the compartment and remove the batteries.
  • The next step is to remove the power cable from the Roku device.
  • Wait five seconds and then plugin again.
  • Put the batteries back when the home screen appears.
  • Press and hold the pairing button until the pairing light on the remote starts to flash.
  • Wait for another 30 seconds for the remote to establish a connection with the device after which there will be the appearance of pairing dialogue on your TV screen.

How To Manually Pair a Roku Remote with a Roku Player?

Some people find the ways how to manually pair a Roku remote with a Roku player, so the steps are mentioned below:

Fresh working batteries should be there in your Roku remote.

Unplug the Roku player, leaving it unplugged for two minutes and then plug it back again.

When your Roku reboots, it may give you the instructions that you need to pair the remote control if you are in the setup phase. If it is already set up, then you will find no message regarding the pairing.

Remove the battery compartment on the remote and press and hold the reset button for 3-5 seconds.

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