What's New

Bug fixes

Recent updates you may have missed:
•The Roku Channel is now streaming in this app, at home or on the go, even without a Roku account.
•You now have thousands of free movies & TV episodes, plus live news in the palm of your hand.
•This app is now your place for free TV while you’re walking the dog, waiting at the train station, picking the kids up from soccer… you get the idea.
•The remote is still here, so you won’t have to dig through the depths of your couch to find the one you lost.
•We fixed some stuff under the hood and made overall improvements you’re gonna love or maybe not even notice.
•Happy streaming!

App Description

Turn your mobile device into the ultimate streaming companion with the free Roku® mobile app.

Stream hundreds of hit movies, TV shows and more on the go with The Roku Channel, use it as a second remote, enjoy private listening, and more.

The free Roku mobile app makes it easy and fun to control your Roku player and Roku TV™.

Use the Roku mobile app to:
• Control your Roku device as another remote
• Stream hit movies, TV shows and more on the go with The Roku Channel
• Enjoy private listening* with headphones
• Use your voice or keyboard to search for movies, shows, actors, and directors
• Cast videos, photos, and music to your TV
• Add and launch channels on your Roku device
• Enter text on your Roku device easier with your keyboard


To use certain features of the Roku mobile app, you must connect your phone or tablet to the same wireless network as your Roku device. Certain features require a compatible Roku device, and may require logging in to your Roku account.


Feature availability:
· Searching by voice is available in English in the US, UK, and Canada only.
· The Roku app is available in English only in Mexico.
* Mobile private listening is available for Roku Express, Express+, Roku Streaming Stick (3600, 3800, 3810), Roku Streaming Stick+, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+, Roku Ultra and Roku TVs.
** Subscription or other payment may be required to access certain channel content. Channel availability is subject to change and varies by country.

For more information and troubleshooting help, go to http://support.roku.com

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 16, 2011 Initial release
  • January 12, 2012 New version 1.0.1
  • February 23, 2012 New version 1.1.0
  • April 18, 2012 New version 1.1.2
  • September 20, 2012 New version 2.0.0
  • September 25, 2012 New version 2.0.1
  • December 20, 2012 New version 2.1.0
  • December 24, 2012 New version 2.1.1
  • March 12, 2013 New version 2.1.2
  • April 30, 2013 New version 2.2.0
  • August 10, 2013 New version 2.3.0
  • October 07, 2013 New version 2.3.1
  • November 22, 2013 New version 2.4.0
  • December 02, 2013 New version 2.4.1
  • March 31, 2014 New version 3.0.0
  • April 03, 2014 New version 3.0.1
  • April 22, 2014 New version 3.0.2
  • July 16, 2014 New version 3.1.0
  • August 02, 2014 New version 3.1.1
  • August 21, 2014 New version 3.1.2
  • September 11, 2014 New version 3.1.3
  • February 17, 2015 New version 3.1.5
  • February 21, 2015 New version 3.1.6
  • May 04, 2015 New version 3.2.0
  • July 03, 2015 New version 3.2.2
  • October 09, 2015 New version 3.3.0
  • November 03, 2015 New version 3.3.1
  • March 26, 2016 New version 3.4.0
  • July 03, 2016 New version 3.5.3
  • July 06, 2016 New version 3.5.4
  • July 19, 2016 New version 3.5.5
  • November 06, 2016 New version 3.6.0
  • November 23, 2018 New version 4.2.18
  • November 26, 2018 New version 4.2.19
  • March 04, 2019 New version 6.0.4
  • March 04, 2019 New version 6.0.5