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May 16, 2024

How to Find a Roku Device Name

Roku is a popular brand of media streaming devices that connect to TVs and provide access to various channels that stream movies, shows and other content. The device requires power, an HDMI port to connect to a TV and an Internet connection (wireless, unless you have Ethernet). It's easy to set up a Roku device and start watching content in minutes. There are many free channels available, including The Roku Channel and the Smithsonian Channel, as well as a variety of paid subscription services like Starz, Epix, Showtime and more.

Like other devices on your home network, Roku devices have an IP address that can be found in the settings. It's a handy way to identify a device when troubleshooting, or if you're not sure which Roku device is being used.

Roku's line of streaming devices include a variety of options, from small sticks to large TV sets. All of the devices run a version of the Roku operating system, which was designed to make it as simple as possible for users to find and watch content. The devices are also designed to work on any TV with an HDMI port, making them a great alternative to cable boxes and satellite dishes.

A roku device name is a unique identifier for each device on your network, and can be found in the settings on the device. You can also change your Roku device's name to make it easier to distinguish between them. If you have multiple Roku devices, renaming them can help you keep track of which device is being used and what content is being watched on that particular Roku device.

You can rename your Roku device from the Settings menu on the Roku website or using the Roku mobile app. To do so, first turn on your Roku device and note its serial number. This can be found on the System info page, in the section that says "System information." You will also see your device's default gateway IP address and wireless MAC address in this same area.

Then, go to the Roku website and log in with your Roku account. Once logged in, you'll be able to view all of your Roku devices from the Devices tab on the left sidebar. Select a device to see its details, and then click the Edit button (shaped like a pencil) next to a Roku device name to change it.

There are also a few other ways to find your Roku device's IP address, such as through the Remoku extension for Chrome or your router. These methods require you to have the ability to access your router's admin interface, which may or may not be a requirement depending on how you control your network. If you don't have admin access, you can try a few other methods, such as searching by MAC address or using an online tool to scan your network for Roku devices. Once you've located your Roku device's IP, you can use this information to identify which device is currently being used or troubleshoot for connectivity issues.