With the Rise of Smart TV-s and Streaming Services, other similar services have become more popular too. One of these services preferred by many is Roku. Roku has launched from some time now their Alexa Roku Skill for tv streaming lovers.
Roku skill for Alexa is just one of the many skills from similar brands and services that are predicted to be created.
And now let’s get to know everything there is to know about Alexa Roku Skill.
What can I do with Alexa Roku Skill
- “Alexa, pause on kitchen Roku”
- “Alexa, launch Hulu on living room Roku”
- “Alexa, go home on office Roku”
- “Alexa, find documentaries on bedroom Roku”
If you have a Roku TV, you can also ask Alexa to do things like:
- “Alexa, turn on kitchen Roku”
- “Alexa, turn up the volume on living room Roku”
- “Alexa, mute on office Roku”
- “Alexa, change to channel 5.1 on bedroom Roku”
- “Alexa, switch to HDMI 2 on living room Roku”
Get Started with Roku Alexa Skill
- Open Amazon Alexa mobile app.
- Select the Menu icon in the top corner.
- Open Skills & Games in the Skill Section.
- Enter Roku in the search bar and then select the skill.
- Tap the Enable button
- When prompted, you have to sign into your Roku account.
- Select all the Roku devices you want to connect with Alexa or choose Select all to connect all your Roku devices.
- Select Continue, and return to the Alexa app.
- The Alexa app will look for your Roku devices on the Device Discovery Please not that your Roku devices should be on.
- Choose the Roku device you wish to use with Alexa and select CONTINUE.
- Select the Alexa devices you wish to use with the chosen Roku device.
- Select LINK DEVICES.
- Repeat steps 10 through 13 if you want to add other Roku device.
Control Roku TV with Alexa
To control Roku TV with Alexa you have to turn on the Fast TV Start and then you become the boss of your Roku TV. Now you can say commands like “Alexa, open bedroom Roku” and it opens without a second word.
Voice technology is new but it is becoming more and more prominent in our lives. If you are a Roku fan you need to try out this Innovative Skill.