What is HDMI-CEC?
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) lets you control your TV’s power with the Roku Streambar remote, so you don’t have to juggle remotes.
What is ARC?
Audio Return Channel (ARC) sends audio from your TV and all of your inputs to your Roku Streambar using the HDMI Cable. Connect your Roku Streambar to the HDMI port labeled “ARC” on your TV.
Do I need to enable HDMI-CEC and ARC on my TV?
While some TVs automatically enable these features, others require you to enable them through the settings menu. TV manufacturers use different names for these settings, so refer to your TV manual or visit go.roku.com/hdmihelp
Why do I need to create a Roku account?
You’ll need a Roku account to stream, add channels, easily manage subscriptions, rent movies, and more.
Why should I enter a credit card?
Saving a payment method makes it easy to rent or buy movies, subscribe to popular channels, and start free trials in just a click. No charges will be made without your authorization.
Can I use the included voice remote to control my Roku TVTM?
Yes, to learn how to pair the voice remote included with your Roku Streambar to your Roku TV, visit the link below.
Visit go.roku.com/streambar for more information
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Tips and tricks
Using Sound Settings
While streaming, press to view Sound Settings, like:
- Volume Leveling
Helps keep your volume consistent and quiets loud commercials.
- Speech Clarity
Improves clarity of voices so your favorite TV is easier to hear.
- Night Mode
Lowers loud scenes while boosting quiet ones so you don’t wake the house.
Pairing a Bluetooth® device
- Press for 5 seconds.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Using voice commands
Press and hold the voice button and say things like:
“Play classic rock on Pandora”
“Set volume to 30”
“Launch The Roku Channel”
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Quick Start Guide
Remote Power adaptor and cable
Two AAA Duracell® batteries Premium High Speed HDMI® Cable
Optical cable (optional)
Only use if your TV does not have an HDMI-ARC port.
Let’s get started
STEP 1: Adjust TV settings
Have a Roku TV?
Simply use the remote that came with your Roku TV and follow steps 2 and 3. The rest is automatic, even linking your Roku account.
All other TVs
You may need to enable your TV’s HDMI-CEC and ARC settings.
TV manufacturers use different names for these settings. For help, visit go.roku.com/streambar
STEP 2: Connect to power
Use the included power adaptor and cable to connect your Roku Streambar to a wall outlet.
Place your Roku Streambar at the front edge of your TV stand for the best sound experience.
STEP 3: Connect to TV
Connect your Roku Streambar to the HDMI® port on your TV labeled “ARC” with the included cable.
Don’t see an HDMI-ARC port?
Use the included optical cable along with the HDMI Cable to connect.
STEP 4: Select input
Use the remote that came with your TV to select the HDMI® input (source) you used to connect your Roku Streambar.
STEP 5: Insert batteries
Slide open the cover on the back of your remote and insert the included Duracell® batteries. Your remote will pair automatically.
STEP 6: Follow on-screen setup
Follow the instructions on your TV screen. Activate your Roku Streambar by using your computer or smartphone to link to a Roku account.
Roku does not charge for activation support – beware of scams.