Remote for Roku is the best iOS app to control and manage your Roku device. It automatically scans for Roku devices in your home network, and allows you to use it as a remote control. It has all great features of the Roku remote, plus keyboard typing, channels launch and a clean interface.
◉ Compatible with all Roku devices, including Roku LT, Roku 1, Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku SD, Roku HD, Roku XD, Roku XDS, all of them! ◉
◉ No accounts required! ◉
Roku Remote 7 automatically scans your devices connected to the network, with automatic configuration. Just select which device you want to control, and it just works.
◉ Your device must be connected to the same network as your Roku device. ◉
This is very important. If the application does not recognize your Roku box, please follow our guide under help section. Some wireless routers does not allow auto discovery so the Roku IP Address must be added manually.
◉ iOS 8.2-11 Compatible ◉
◉ Universal app - (iPhone, iPad and iTouch) ◉
◉Disclaimer: This app is not affiliated with Roku, Inc.◉
If you are having trouble connecting to your Roku box, please contact support at DigisetApps@gmail.com
+ Support for iPhone X
+ Performance improvements
Ratings and Reviews
Apple Watch Support works! | Connect via phone first
After writing a very negative review of this app’s usage on my Apple Watch, I finally was able to get it working. When the internal IP address of your Roku device changes, you will need to go back into the app on your phone and reconnect to it for it to work.
There is still a noticeable delay when using the app on your watch (guessing because it’s essentially passing the command to your phone to then transmit to your Roku) but if they can lessen this delay, and/or allow the app to be used even when you are using your Apple Watch without a nearby iPhone, that would be great and get a 5 star.
Volume support for Roku powered TVs is still missing and I’m hoping this is something that could be added in future updates. Being able to get to a stripped down scrollable Channel screen would also be amazing but adding volume control would make this a full on remote replacement for Roku TV users.
The official Roku app is still superior when you are using your iPhone itself (and it’s free) but really you are reading this most likely because of the Apple Watch support. That alone makes it worth the money. Being able to perform almost all the general remote commands from your watch when your phone is in your pocket is amazing and other people will be amazed.
Sell your original remote, this is WAY better
This might be the best app I ever bought. I almost never take the time to review apps, but this one is so good I felt compelled to do so.
This app is a full substitute for the original remote and it adds a few really cool features. First of all, it adds a keyboard so that you can enter text data into Roku without selecting letters one of the time, second of all it gives you one click shortcuts to any applications that you choose that run inside of Roku. It runs very quickly, is intuitive to use, and is extremely responsive. I would recommend it without hesitation. One of it's biggest advantages is that it is lit up (obviously) so it is very easy to use in the dark unlike the Roku remote where I always seem to hit the wrong button at the least opportune time.
I used it on Roku 3 and now on Roku Premiere. It works equally well on both and allows you to choose which device you want to control.
I’d add a few things. . .
If you could make it to there is the ability to listen to the show through the phone for like use the remote for audio for leaving the room real quick or headphones if in the room with someone not watching.
Also a power button for the roku would also be nice, te app otherwise great!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.