Connect Roku TV to Alexa

How to Connect Roku TV to Alexa

Want to connect your Roku TV to Alexa voice assistant? Roku devices can be easily connects with any voice assistant in way to enjoy hand-free experience. You need to use Roku Remote or universal remote and also download Roku App on your Smartphone. Every Roku devices is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Echo devices such as Amazon Echo, Echo Show, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, and Echo Plus. Roku TV to Amazon Alexa bells and whistle lets you watch favorite shows, search, pause, open apps and many more things. So, here we are going to show how you can Setup Roku with Alexa and also going to show you best Roku channels to watch if you are a new user.

How to Setup and Use Roku with Alexa

  • At the very first you need to Open Amazon Alexa App on your Smartphone
  • Then click on the three parallel lines at the top left corner of the screen
  • Click on “Settings”
  • Under settings, choose “TV & Video”
  • Now, Select “Roku”
  • Then Press “Enable Skill”
  • Next, enter Roku Account Information and then press “Accept and continue” on your mobile screen
  • Roku Skill has been successfully enabled on your Alexa. So press “Done” to continue
  • Now, select Roku device which you want to control with Amazon Alexa. Once selected press continue
  • On the next screen you need to choose your Alexa device want to use in a way to control Roku. When selected then tab on “Link Devices”. You can even link another Alexa device also by clicking on “Link another Device” button else return to Roku.
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It’s done all! Your Roku has been successfully connected to Amazon Alexa. Here we are going to show you few commands you can use to control Roku with Alexa.

Alexa Roku Commands to Control Roku TV

  • “Alexa, Pause Roku”
  • “Alexa, launch CNBC on Roku”
  • “Alexa, Show HBO on Roku”
  • “Alexa, Show me action movies on Roku”
  • “Alexa, launch Amazon Prime Videos on Roku”

Having Roku Smart TV, try these few more commands to control Roku TV with Amazon Alexa.

  • “Alexa, Turn on Roku”
  • “Alexa, turn down the volume on Roku”
  • “Alexa, turn up the volume to 5 on Roku”
  • “Alexa, mute Roku”
  • “Alexa, unmute Roku”

Though, there are some limitations on Roku TV while using with Amazon Alexa. When you are watching movies you can play and pause videos but you can’t ask Alexa play from starting. One more things while searching for any series you can’t select any individual episode of that series.

As Roku Streaming Devices provides many channels to watch but there are some common and best Roku channels to watch:

  • Amazon Video (subscription)
  • Crackle (Free)
  • Netflix (subscription)
  • YouTube (Free)
  • HBO Go/Now (subscription) 
  • Hulu (subscription)
  • FandangoNOW
  • Showtime (subscription)
  • Sky News (free)
  • CBS All Access (subscription)
  • Sling TV (subscription)
  • MLB.TV (subscription)
  • NBA (subscription)
  • WatchESPN (subscription)
  • NFL (subscription)
  • Pandora (free or subscription)
  • Spotify (subscription)
  • Disney Channel (subscription
  • PBS Kids (free)
  • PlayOn (subscription)
  • Plex (subscription)
  • PlayStation Vue (subscription)
  • Twitch (free)
  • Starz (subscription)
  • CuriosityStream (subscription)
  • The Weather Network (free)
  • The Roku Channel (free)
  • Google Play TV and Movies
  • DC Universe (subscription)