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Original Air Date: May 5, 2015 and Remoku add on

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Nothing is more frustrating than searching everywhere for a specialty remote control, which is an especially common problem if you have lots of younger users.

Yesterday, I told Apple TV users how to use an alternative remote control and today, it’s the Roku Box user’s turn.

You actually have two alternative device options for controlling a Roku Box, your phone or your computer.

With either device, you can simply go to, that’s R E M O K U.TV to get a virtual remote to pop up on the screen.

Click on the Settings to start a scan of your network and it’ll find your Roku Box automatically.

Once it does, you can just tap on the screen of your phone or click with your mouse to control everything.

Hardcore multitaskers can get an add-on for Google Chrome on your computer, so you can pop up a virtual remote anytime you’re surfing the web.

I’ve got the links to both of these resources posted at

Chrome Add-on: