Let’s be clear: you don’t need to know your Roku device’s IP address most of the time. However, it can help troubleshoot certain network problems, for example by determining if your Wi-Fi router is blocking or throttling your Roku connection. Here’s how to find Roku IP addresses in three different ways.
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To find your Roku IP address, go to Settings > Network > About From the home screen of your Roku device. You can also check device system information via the official Roku app remotely or scan your network using the third-party Remoku browser extension in Chrome.
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How to find a Roku IP address using the remote control
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This should be your default method as it is by far the easiest, and it works regardless of network issues. From the home screen of your Roku device, go to Settings > Network > Aboutand you’ll see the IP address prominently displayed.
In fact, this conveniently reveals many other details, such as connection status and signal strength (for Wi-Fi connections). If something appears to be blocking or throttling your Roku, it could be due to a poor connection to your router instead.
How to find Roku IP address without remote control
Using the Roku app
- open the Hardware tab.
- Click on Three-dot icon Next to the Roku you care about.
- Faucet View system information.
Using the Chrome extension
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Remoku is a third-party extension for Google’s Chrome browser, usually intended to allow remote control of your Roku from a computer. But coincidentally, the Settings option can be used to detect the IP addresses of any Rokus that are active on your network.
- Download Remoku . extension From the Chrome Web Store.
- Open Remoku in Chrome. You may have to click on the puzzle icon to see a list of your accessories.
- Click on Settings tab.
- next to How many rokusclick Survey. Leave Chrome alone while the scan runs, or you may have to start over.
When the Remoku scan is finished, you should see the IP addresses of any Rokus on your network. Of course, they won’t show up if they’re having connectivity issues, so this is just another alternative to using the Roku mobile app.
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