Updated: May 25, 2023
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Do I need a Roku account to use it on my tv

Short summary:

  1. Check the compatibility of your TV with a Roku device.
  2. Connect the Roku device to an available HDMI port on your TV.
  3. Power on the Roku device and switch your TV to the corresponding HDMI input.
  4. Create a Roku account either on your TV or using another device.
  5. Launch the Roku app on your Samsung TV.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the setup process, including any channel updates.
  7. Once the setup is done, start using your Roku device.

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Could you please tell me the brand and model of your TV?

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Noted! Thank you!
If you'd like to use a Roku streaming device with your TV, you will need a Roku account. You can either create it on your TV or create it using any other device and then link your TV and your Roku account.


Is there any message from Roku when you turn on your TV?

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I'm trying to insert it now
It won't fit my TV. Let me try another one

Sure! Take your time!
Is it a small black Roku Box you are trying to connect to your TV?

Customer Replay

This TV is a Samsung

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Please note that Roku devices can be either small one or a bigger one, which looks like a square box. Could you please specify which one you'd like to connect to your TV?

Customer Replay

It is installing now
Ok ot is done
It is asking for my email

Can you, please, give the answer to my question, so I can get a better idea of the situation?

Customer Replay

USB drive

Okay, thank you for clarifying.
Now, please launch the Roku app on your TV.

Customer Replay

It's plug in

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The program, which was installed on your TV, was Roku app, right?

Customer Replay

I guess so

Okay, can you open the Home page on your Samsung TV and search for the Roku app there?

Customer Replay

It's not letting me

What do you see on your TV screen now, *****?

Customer Replay

I think it is working. It is doing a channel update

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Okay, got it!

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All done

Okay, what do you see there now?

Customer Replay

Getting started
It is talking to me

Okay, don't worry!
It is a standart setup process, just follow the prompts and it will be alright!

Customer Replay

I'm good I think. Thank you for your help

Sure, you are always welcome!
Please feel free to contact us at any time. We'll be happy to help you. Have a nice one!

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Thanks again. Have a great day

You too!😊

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