How to reset and re-pair a Roku remote if it’s not working

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Some Roku remotes need to be reset if they’re not working properly. Sean Locke / EyeEm / Getty Images
  • You can reset your Roku enhanced remote if it’s not working by accessing the remote’s reset button.
  • If your Roku remote is the standard infrared version, there’s no reset option – just replace the batteries.
  • If you want to pair your remote to a new device, you must first reset it.
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All Roku media players come with a simple but effective remote control. Though the remote isn’t essential – you can also control your Roku via a smartphone app on your iPhone or Android device – it’s pretty convenient.

But if your Roku remote isn’t working, you might need to reset it. You can also reset the remote if you want to use it on a different Roku player.

Here’s how to do it.

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