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Step-by-step guide to upgrading your Roku TV remote

Upgrading your Roku TV remote is a fairly straightforward process. Here's how.

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Upgrading your TV's Roku remote from the basic one, right, is simpler than it seems. 

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Roku sells an Enhanced remote, which offers voice controls and doesn't need to be pointed directly at the TV, for $20. 

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To set up a new remote head to Settings and then Remote and Devices. Select "Pair new device."

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Choose "Remote" using your included IR remote control or the Roku app on your phone.

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Add batteries and tap the pairing button on the bottom the remote. 

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The TV and remote will sync and you're all set. 

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