Blinking green light on Roku remote

Often there are situations when Roku remotes are simply stuck in pairing mode, this is exactly what the green indicator indicates to the user. Solving this problem is not difficult, and in this article we will talk about exactly how to do this.

What is the problem?

If the Roku branded remote is flashing green, it means it wants to pair. To remedy the situation, you just need to remove the batteries from the device. While the TV is working, you need to disconnect it from the network and wait for half a minute, and then reconnect the TV. After loading the main screen, you need to change the batteries of the remote control and press pairing, and the button must be held down. It is important to wait for the connection. You may need to repeat these steps several times before the path is connected to the Roku device.

Battery replacement

You need to make sure they are inserted correctly. Sometimes changing their position can solve the problem. At least each user is able to independently remove the old batteries from the device, wait 10 seconds, and then reinstall. This, of course, is not always convenient, but the user will really be surprised how much the wrong placement of the battery affects the indicator.

Battery replacement

Power off

This step is one of the options described above. It is worth paying attention to the fact that everything that will be discussed below must be done with the TV turned on. The first thing to do is to remove the batteries from the remote control. Then you need to turn off the power. Depending on the version of the remote, this may indicate that the device has been disconnected from the source or that it has been removed from the rear panel.

While the system is powered off, it is necessary to replace the batteries in the remote control and first make sure that the side that is positive is connected to the same side, and the same should apply to the negative side. At this point in time, you should see how the remote control blinks green. It remains to turn on the device again to the network or the TV panel located at the back.

Hard reset to factory settings

If the problem still bothers you, you can try to restore the factory settings, this will return you to the day you bought the device. Sometimes the remote and the device itself lose contact with each other and try to do everything to restore it. Perhaps the problem can be solved by restarting the device. To do this, you need to find the reset button on the panel at the back or bottom. It looks like a button that is raised, or like a button that has a hole for a pin.

Hard reset to factory settings

Immediately after the search, you need to press the button and hold it for an average of about 10 seconds. The indicator light will flash as fast as possible when the process is finished. You need to continue the settings again and then see if the problem is solved.

Using the app as a temporary remote

One of the best ways to solve the problem, because there will be no binding, and you will also be able to try some of the auxiliary troubleshooting steps described below. You just need to follow certain instructions for action:

  • enter a name in the software store;
  • install the application on a smartphone or tablet;
  • find nearby devices and automatically – exactly your Roku;
  • select it for connection.

Everything, you can use your phone as a remote control. It even has improved functionality as it allows you to open the keyboard all the way while typing or searching for a title. There is also a private listening option.

app as a temporary remote

Reset settings from all unit settings

After the remote application has been configured, you can try to restore the factory settings from the menu of the same name. To reset, follow these steps:

  • click on the “home” button on the remote control;
  • select the settings item;
  • choose a system;
  • stop at “advanced system settings”;
  • select “factory reset everything”.

It remains only to follow the instructions presented on the screen.

Connecting the remote control from the settings

To ensure pairing between the remote control and the TV, you need to select the following items:

  • settings;
  • consoles and devices;
  • connection of a new one;
  • remote controller.

After the search screen appears, you need to continue your actions:

  • insert batteries directly into the remote control;
  • click on the pairing button in the compartment;
  • hold it for 5 seconds;
  • the process will start automatically.

If there is no pairing button, it is enough to remove the batteries and then insert them. In this case, pairing should start automatically.

Connecting the remote control from the settings

Purchasing a new remote

This is the last step to think about if the problem persists. To date, such devices are inexpensive, in addition, they are presented in a large number of variations. Some remotes are equipped with a very large number of functions that you may not have used yet.

Before purchasing a new unit, you need to carefully read its description and characteristics, since not every one of them will interact with your TV model.

Briefly about the main

Thus, as noted earlier, often Roku remotes get stuck in pairing mode, which entails the appearance of a green button. To correct the situation, you need to remove the batteries from them. If the TV is on, you need to deactivate it by disconnecting it from the network, and wait half a minute, and then turn it on again. After loading the main screen, it remains to replace the batteries and press the pairing while holding the button. If that doesn’t work, you can reinstall the batteries, disconnect the device from power, reset the device to factory settings, download and install a special application of the same name, and, finally, simply purchase a new remote control.