3 Ways to Find Your Roku’s IP Address

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Let’s be clear: you don’t need to know your Roku’s IP address most of the time. However, it can help troubleshoot specific network issues, such as determining if your Wi-Fi router is blocking or throttling your Roku’s connection. Here’s how to find Roku IP addresses in three different ways.

Read more: The Roku Buyer’s Guide

QUICK RESPONSE

To find a Roku IP address, go to Settings > Network > About from the home screen of your Roku device. You can also check a device’s system information through the official Roku remote app or scan your network using Chrome’s third-party Remoku browser extension.


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How to Find a Roku IP Address Using Your Remote

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This should be your default method as it is by far the easiest and works regardless of network issues. From the home screen of a Roku device, navigate to Settings > Network > Aboutand you will see the IP address prominently displayed.

In fact, it conveniently reveals several other details, such as connection status and signal strength (for Wi-Fi connections). If it seems like something is blocking or throttling your Roku, it may have a weak link to your router instead.

How to Find a Roku IP Address Without a Remote

Using the Roku app

You’ll need a working Wi-Fi connection to your Roku for this one, but if you’re still interested in an IP address, the official Roku mobile app for android and iOS got you covered.

  • Open the Devices tongue.
  • Press the three dots icon next to the Roku you’re interested in.
  • Faucet View system information.

By using a Chrome extension

The Remoku extension for Chrome

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Remoku is a third-party extension for Google’s Chrome browser, normally intended to allow remote control of a Roku from a PC. But coincidentally, a Settings option can be used to reveal the IP addresses of any active Rokus on your network.

  • Download the Remoku Extension from the Chrome Web Store.
  • Open Remoku in Chrome. You may need to click on a puzzle icon to see a list of your extensions.
  • Click on the Settings tongue.
  • Close to How many RokusClick on To analyse. Leave Chrome alone while the scan is in progress, otherwise you may have to start over.

Once Remoku’s scan is complete, you should see the IP addresses of all Rokus on your network. Naturally, they won’t appear if they’re having trouble connecting, so this is just another alternative to using Roku’s mobile app.


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