How do you connect a Roku to a TV?


Quick Answer

To connect a Roku to a TV, connect an audio/video cable to the output on the device and the corresponding input on the TV. To set up the device, connect it to the Internet, turn it on and follow the setup prompts.

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How do you connect a Roku to a TV?
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Full Answer

Users can connect a Roku media player to a TV and setup the device using the following steps.

  1. Connect the device with an audio/video cable
  2. There are three kinds of audio/video cables that are compatible with the Roku: HDMI, component and composite cables. Plug one end of the cable into the correct output on the Roku; users who want to connect with component and composite cables should be sure to connect the colored cable connectors into the jacks with the same colors. Plug the other end of the cable into the input jack on the TV.

  3. Connect the device to the Internet
  4. Roku devices support both wired and wireless Internet connection. To set up a wired connection, connect the Roku to a modem using an Ethernet cable. To set up a wireless connection, provide the network name and password during the setup process.

  5. Set up the device
  6. To complete the setup process, turn both the device and the TV on. Follow the prompts that pop up on the screen.
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