Your favorite entertainment is just a few words away. Ask Google Assistant to find movies and shows, pause, fast forward, launch channels, and more on your Roku device.
Examples of how you can use Google Assistant to control media playback on your Roku device:
“Hey Google, pause on Roku”
“Hey, Google, launch The Roku Channel on Roku”
“Hey Google, find documentaries on Roku”
“Hey Google, show me comedies on Roku”
If you have a Roku TV, you can also ask Google Assistant to do things like:
“Hey Google, turn on Roku”*
“Hey Google, turn up the volume on Roku”
“Hey Google, mute on Roku”
“Hey Google, change to channel 5 on Roku”**
“Hey Google, switch to HDMI 2 on Roku”
*You must have Fast TV Start enabled on your Roku TV to use Google Assistant voice commands to turn on your TV.
** You must have an HDTV antenna connected to your Roku TV to use Google Assistant voice commands to change channels on your TV tuner.
How to get started:
It’s easy to use Google Assistant to control media playback on your Roku streaming player or Roku TV. Just follow these steps:
1.) In your Google Assistant app, go to Explore > Settings > Home Control > Add Device
2.) Find and select “Roku”
3.) Link your Roku account (this may happen automatically)
4.) Complete installation by selecting a room for your Roku device
NOTE: If you own multiple Roku devices, you must select only one of your devices to control with Google Assistant.
The Roku Action for Google Assistant is currently supported in the United States.
You must have a supported Roku device running Roku OS 8.1 or above and a Roku account to use this action.
Using your voice to launch Netflix or access Netflix content is not currently supported when using the Google Assistant on Roku devices.
Supported Roku devices include:
All Roku TV models
Roku streaming player models – Roku Express (3700X, 3900X), Roku Express+ (3710X, 3910X), Roku Streaming Stick (3600X,3800X), Roku Streaming Stick+ (3810X), Roku 2 (4210X), Roku 3 (4200X, 4230X), Roku 4 (4400X), Roku Premiere (3920X,4620X), Roku Premiere+ (3921X,4630X), and Roku Ultra (4640X, 4660X, 4661X)
You can visit www.support.roku.com for additional information, troubleshooting and support.
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