Roku Express Guide – How to use & Why buy?

    Enjoying your summers so far? We hope you have a slot still open in your budget for your last summer purchase. Roku Express, manufactured by an American company Roku, Inc, brings you smooth HD streaming on your TV at the best price, allowing you access to hundreds of free channels.

    In case you are having trouble familiarizing yourself with the item, we have a complete Roku Express Guide on how to use it and why you should buy it.

    What is Roku Express

    Want to turn your regular flatscreen into a smart TV? The Roku Express does just the trick! Connect this portable streaming device to any TV with an HDMI port and you are set up in no time. 

    At $30, the Roku Express is also an affordable way to start streaming Netflix, HBO Max, Hulu, and your other favorite live and on-demand services. If you already have a subscription to live TV streaming services like Hulu + Live TV, you might even be able to use your Roku Express to login to the streamer and replace cable TV. That’s not all, Roku Express brings a variety of channels of its own as well. 

    What’s in the box

    In order to introduce yourself to your Roku Express, it is preliminary to know what the actual components of your box are. These are the items you will find in your box:

    Roku Express guide
    1. A Roku Express streaming player
    2. Removable adhesive strip
    3. Remote with pre-set channel shortcut buttons
    4. Power adaptor
    5. Two AAA Duracell batteries
    6. High Speed HDMI cable
    7. USB power cable

    How to set up your Roku Express

    Roku Express comes with its own adhesive so instead of using a rack/shelf to place it, you can just stick it on the back or side of your TV. Setting up a Roku Express is fairly easy. 

    Roku Express guide

    Connect the Roku Express box to the TV via the included HDMI cable and power the Express with the included AC adapter. Now turn your TV on and set it to the correct HDMI input for the Roku Express. Insert batteries provided into the included remote control. 

    Finally, using the remote, follow the on-screen instructions to connect your Roku Express to your Wi-Fi network, create a Roku account, and then add the channels you want to watch.

    Why you should buy it

    Roku Express is a must have if you want to enjoy a wide variety of channels to stream. Other than that, it comes with a handful of benefits: 

    • Easy to understand and use
    • Portable design
    • Cost friendly
    • Includes High Speed HDMI Cable
    • Allows you to share videos, photos, and music from your Apple device with AirPlay
    • Easy to set up
    • Simple remote with a wide range of features to offer at a single tap

    Roku Express guide

    However, some customers might not share a similar experience. There are some things that the users have agreed need to be fixed:

    • There is no 4K streaming available
    • No voice command without mobile app
    • IR remote must point directly at streaming device

    Nevertheless, the product is a great investment if you want to enjoy streaming a rich range of channels at a budget friendly cost. That’s all on Roku Express guide. For more helpful guides, keep following Retrology. 

    Mofeeza Masood
    Mofeeza Masood
    A gaming enthusiast, binge-watcher, and writer helping confused gamers with the levels they are stuck on and picky watchers with what they should binge next.
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