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TCL• Roku TV
TCL • Roku TV
User Guide
Models: 28S3750, 48FS3750, 55FS3750, 32S3850(A/B/P),
50FS3800
Version7.0
English
Illustrationsinthisguideareprovidedfor
referenceonlyandmaydifferfromactual
productappearance.Productdesignand
specificationmaybechangedwithoutnotice.
Copyright
Portions©2016TCLandRoku,Inc.Allrightsreserved.ROKU,theROKULogo,and“NOWTHISISTV”aretrademarksand/orregistered
trademarksofRoku,Inc.©2016.MaterialinthisUserManualisthepropertyofTCLanditssubsidiaries,andRoku,Inc.andisprotectedunder
USandInternationalcopyrightand/orotherintellectualpropertylaws.Reproductionortransmissionofthematerials,inwholeorinpart,in
anymanner,electronic,print,orotherwise,withoutthepriorwrittenconsentoftheTCLandRoku,Inc.isaviolationofTCLandRoku,Inc.’s
rightsundertheaforementionedlaws.
Nopartofthispublicationmaybestored,reproduced,transmittedordistributed,inwholeorinpart,inanymanner,electronicorotherwise,
whetherornotforachargeorotherornoconsideration,withoutthepriorwrittenpermissionofRoku,Inc.andTCL.
Requestsforpermissiontostore,reproduce,transmitordistributematerialsshallbemadetobothofthefollowingaddresses:
TCL
and
Roku,Inc.
150WinchesterCircle
LosGatos,CA95032
Productname:TCL•RokuTV
Documentname:TCL•RokuTVUserGuide
Documentrevision:7.0.10HO
Publicationdate:11September,2016
Important information
Thelightningflashwitharrowheadsymbol,withinanequilateraltriangleisintendedtoalerttheusertothepresenceof
uninsulateddangerousvoltagewithintheproduct'senclosurethatmaybeofsufficientmagnitudetoconstituteariskofelectric
shock.
Theexclamationpointwithinanequilateraltriangleisintendedtoalerttheusertothepresenceofimportantoperatingand
maintenance(servicing)instructionsintheliteratureaccompanyingtheproduct.
Thissymbolindicatesthatthisproductincorporatesdoubleinsulationbetweenhazardousmainvoltageanduseraccessibleparts.
Whenservicing,useonlyidenticalreplacementparts.
WARNING:Toreducetheriskoffireorelectricshock,donotexposethisproducttorainormoisture.Thisproductshouldnotbeexposedto
drippingorsplashing.Noobjectsfilledwithliquids,suchasvases,shouldbeplacedonorneartheproduct.
WARNING:TheTVisunstableifitisnotproperlyattachedtothebaseormountedtothewall.Besuretofollowthebaseorwallmounting
instructionsprovidedintheUser’sGuidetoensureyoursafety.
WARNING:Donotexposebatteriestoexcessiveheatsuchassunshine,fire,andsoforth.
WARNING:ThisproductcontainschemicalsknowntotheStateofCaliforniatocausecancerandbirthdefectsorotherreproductiveharm.For
moreinformation,gotowww.p65warnings.ca.gov.
Proper operating voltage
Refertotheidentification/ratinglabellocatedonthebackpanelofyourproductforitsproperoperatingvoltage.
Cable TV installer notice of proper grounding
ThisreminderisprovidedtocallyourattentiontoArticle820-40oftheNationalElectricalCode(Section54oftheCanadianElectricalCode,Part
1)whichprovidesguidelinesforpropergroundingand,inparticular,specifiesthatthecablegroundshouldbeconnectedtothegrounding
systemofthebuildingasclosetothepointofcableentryaspractical.
Installation location
Important:Thistelevisionisatablemodelandisdesignedtositonafirm,flatsurface.Don’tplacetheTVonsoftcarpetingorsimilarsurface
becausetheventilationslotsonthebottomoftheunitwillbeblocked,resultinginreducedlifetimefromoverheating.Toassureadequate
ventilationforthisproduct,maintainaspacingof4inchesfromthetopandsideoftheTVreceiverand2inchesfromtherearoftheTVreceiver
andothersurfaces.
Also,makesurethestandorbaseyouuseisofadequatesizeandstrengthtopreventtheTVfrombeingaccidentallytippedover,pushedoff,or
pulledoffthestand.Thiscouldcausepersonalinjuryand/ordamagetotheTV.RefertotheImportantSafetyInstructionsonthefollowing
pages.
Low power standby mode
ThePowerbutton(indicatedbythepowersymbol)onthisTVanditsremotecontrolputstheTVintoaverylowpowerstandbymodebutdoes
notcompletelyturnthepoweroff.Tocompletelyshutthepoweroff,youmustdisconnectthepowercordfromthepoweroutlet.Themains
plug/appliancecouplerisusedasadisconnectdevice.Therefore,youshouldbesurethattheTVisinstalledinamannertoenablethepower
cordtobedisconnectedwhennecessary.
Note:Insituationswherethepowerplugorappliancecouplerisusedasthedisconnectdevice,thedisconnectdeviceshallremainreadily
accessibleandoperable.
Product Registration
PleaseregisteryourTCLRokuTVpurchaseon-lineatwww.TCLUSA.com.Itwillmakeiteasiertocontactyoushoulditeverbenecessary.
Registrationisnotrequiredforwarrantycoverage.
Product Information
Keepyoursalesreceipttoobtainwarrantypartsandserviceandforproofofpurchase.Attachithereandrecordtheserialandmodelnumbers
incaseyouneedthem.Thesenumbersarelocatedontheproduct.
ModelNo.____________________________________________
SerialNo._____________________________________________
PurchaseDate________________________________________
Dealer/Address/Phone__________________________________
Important safety instructions
1.
Readinstructions.Readallthesafetyandoperatinginstructionsbeforeoperatingtheproduct.
2.
Retaininstructions.Retainthesafetyandoperatinginstructionsforfuturereference.
3.
Heedwarnings.Adheretoallwarningsontheproductandintheoperatinginstructions.
4.
Followinstructions.Followalloperatinganduseinstructions.
5.
Waterandmoisture.Donotusethisproductnearwater.
6.
Cleaning.Cleanonlywithadrycloth.
7.
Ventilation.Donotblockanyventilationopenings.Installinaccordancewiththemanufacturer’sinstructions.
8.
Heat.Donotinstallnearanyheatsourcessuchasradiators,heatregisters,stoves,orotherapparatus(includingamplifiers)that
produceheat.
9.
Groundingorpolarization.Donotdefeatthesafetypurposeofthepolarizedorgrounding-typeplug.Apolarizedplughastwo
bladeswithonewiderthantheother.Agroundingtypeplughastwobladesandathirdgroundingprong.Thewidebladeorthe
thirdprongareprovidedforyoursafety.Iftheprovidedplugdoesnotfitintoyouroutlet,consultanelectricianforreplacementof
theobsoleteoutlet.
10. Power cord protection. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles,
and the point where it exits from the product.
11. Accessories.Useonlyattachments/accessoriesspecifiedbythemanufacturer.
12. Stand/cart.Useonlywiththecart,stand,tripod,bracket,ortablespecifiedbythemanufacturer,orsoldwiththe
apparatus.Whenacartisused,usecautionwhenmovingthecart/apparatuscombinationtoavoidinjuryfrom
tip-over.
13. Power.Unplugthisapparatusduringlightningstormsorwhenunusedforlongperiodsoftime.
14. Servicing.Referallservicingtoqualifiedservicepersonnel.Servicingisrequiredwhentheapparatushasbeendamagedinanyway,
suchaspower-supplycordorplugdamaged,liquidhasbeenspilledorobjectshavefallenintotheapparatus,theapparatushas
beenexposedtorainormoisture,doesnotoperatenormally,orhasbeendropped.
15. Ifanoutsideantennaorcablesystemisconnectedtotheproduct,
besuretheantennaorcablesystemisgroundedsoastoprovide
someprotectionagainstvoltagesurgesandbuilt-upstaticcharges.
Section810oftheNationalElectricalCode,ANSI/NFPANo.70-2011
(Section54ofCanadianElectricalCode,Part1)provides
informationwithrespecttopropergroundingofthemastand
supportingstructure,groundingofthelead-inwiretoanantennadischargeunit,sizeofgroundingconductors,locationofantennadischargeunit,connectiontogroundingelectrodes,and
requirementsforthegroundingelectrode.Seefollowingexa
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ROKU-TVUSERGUIDE iii
Contents
Welcome............................................................................................1
ThenewstandardinSmartTVs................................................................................................................1
GetthemostoutofyournewTV.............................................................................................................1
Connectionsandsetup.......................................................................3
SetupyourTCL•RokuTV........................................................................................................................3
What’sinthebox.................................................................................................................................3
Tomountonawall...............................................................................................................................3
Tousethestand...................................................................................................................................4
ConnectyourTV.......................................................................................................................................5
Connectinganantenna,cable,orsatellitebox....................................................................................5
ConnectingacomponentwithacompositeAVvideocable................................................................5
ConnectingacomponentwithanHDMI®cable...................................................................................1
Connectingheadphonesoranalogsoundbar.....................................................................................1
ConnectinganAVreceiverordigitalsoundbar...................................................................................1
PreparingforInternetconnectivity......................................................................................................1
ACpower..................................................................................................................................................1
Remotecontrolbatteries.........................................................................................................................1
RokuTVRemotecontrol..........................................................................................................................1
Gettingaround.........................................................................................................................................2
GuidedSetup.....................................................................................5
StartingGuidedSetup..............................................................................................................................5
SettingupyourTV....................................................................................................................................6
ConnectedHomescreen........................................................................................................................13
PersonalizeyourHomescreen...........................................................................................................13
Non-connectedHomescreen.................................................................................................................14
PersonalizeyourHomescreen...........................................................................................................14
Benefitsofconnecting......................................................................15
ConnectingbringsoutyourTV’sfullpotential!......................................................................................15
Whatisstreaming?.................................................................................................................................15
ButwhatifIdidn’tconnectmyTV?.........................................................................................................1
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SettingupAntennaTV........................................................................2
WhydoIhavetosetuptheTVtuner?.....................................................................................................2
HowdoIsetuptheTVtuner?..................................................................................................................2
UsingyourTCL•RokuTV...................................................................6
Statuslight................................................................................................................................................6
Panelbuttons...........................................................................................................................................6
Standbymodeenergysavings..................................................................................................................7
WatchingbroadcastTVchannels.............................................................................................................7
Changingchannels...............................................................................................................................7
Viewingprograminformation..............................................................................................................8
Adjustingsettings.................................................................................................................................8
SwitchingTVinputs..................................................................................................................................9
Auto-detectingdevices........................................................................................................................9
Adjustingaudio/videosettings.............................................................................................................9
PlayingcontentfromUSBstoragedevices...............................................................................................9
Playingcontentfromlocalnetworkmediaservers................................................................................10
AdjustingTVsettings........................................................................11
Settingsmenu.........................................................................................................................................11
Optionsmenu.........................................................................................................................................11
Optionsmenusettings.......................................................................................................................12
Advancedpicturesettings......................................................................................................................13
Advancedpicturesettingsmenuoptions...........................................................................................14
Changingprivacysettings.......................................................................................................................15
Resettingtheadvertisingidentifier....................................................................................................15
Limitingadtracking............................................................................................................................15
MyFeed...........................................................................................16
MoviesComingSoon..............................................................................................................................16
Movies,TVshows,andpeople...............................................................................................................16
Searchingforsomethingtowatch....................................................17
HowdoIsearch?....................................................................................................................................17
Ifoundashow,nowwhat?....................................................................................................................18
FollowingonRoku..................................................................................................................................18
RecentSearches.....................................................................................................................................18
UsingtheRokuChannelStore..........................................................20
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CustomizingyourTV.........................................................................22
Rearrangetiles.......................................................................................................................................22
EditbroadcastTVchannellineup...........................................................................................................23
Renameinputs.......................................................................................................................................23
Removeunwantedtiles..........................................................................................................................24
Changethemes.......................................................................................................................................24
Changesoundeffectsvolume................................................................................................................25
Configurepowersettings.......................................................................................................................25
Poweronsettings...............................................................................................................................25
Autopoweroffsettings......................................................................................................................26
Configureparentalcontrols...................................................................................................................26
CreatingaparentalcontrolPIN..........................................................................................................26
BlockingMovieStore,TVStore,andNews(USTVmodelsonly).......................................................27
BlockingBroadcastTVshows.............................................................................................................27
WhathappenswhenaTVshowisblocked?......................................................................................31
ChangingtheparentalcontrolPIN.....................................................................................................32
Resettingparentalcontrols................................................................................................................32
Moresettings...................................................................................34
Changingnetworksettings.....................................................................................................................34
Changingcaptionsettings......................................................................................................................34
Changingtimesettings...........................................................................................................................36
ScanningforbroadcastTVchannelsagain.............................................................................................36
UsingtheTVinahometheater..............................................................................................................37
Turningoffthespeakers....................................................................................................................37
Changingtheaudiomode..................................................................................................................37
Settingupadigitalaudioconnection.................................................................................................37
ControllingotherdevicesthroughCEC..............................................................................................38
RestartingtheTV....................................................................................................................................40
ResettingtheTV.....................................................................................................................................40
Resetaudio/videosettings.................................................................................................................40
Factoryreseteverything....................................................................................................................41
WhatifIcan’taccesstheFactoryResetoption?...............................................................................41
ChangingyourRokuChannelStorePINpreference...............................................................................41
Gettingsystemupdates.........................................................................................................................42
CheckingforupdatesonaconnectedTV...........................................................................................42
Gettingupdatesonanon-connectedTV...........................................................................................43
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Otherdevices.....................................................................................2
GettingandusingtheRokumobileapp...................................................................................................2
Usingauniversalremote..........................................................................................................................2
FAQ....................................................................................................3
Otherinformation..............................................................................4
BatteryCautionandDisposalInformation...............................................................................................4
ElectronicsRecyclingInformationForConsumers...................................................................................4
CareandCleaning.....................................................................................................................................4
TelevisionSpecifications...........................................................................................................................5
Notices......................................................................................................................................................5
TTETechnology,Inc.(“TTE”)LimitedWarranty...................................................................................5
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Welcome
CongratulationsonthepurchaseofyournewTCL•RokuTV!Discoverthejoyofendlessentertainment.
Afterit’ssetup,you’llbeabletoaccessaworldofstreamingcontentchannelsthatmayincludeNetflix,
YouTube,Crackle,CNETandliterallythousandsmore.
Important:YourTVreceivesautomaticupdatesfromtimetotime,enablingnewcontentand
features.ThisUserGuidedescribesRokuTVversion7.0.Todeterminethecurrentversionofyour
RokuTV,gotoSettings>System>AboutafteryoucompleteGuidedSetup.
The new standard in Smart TVs
WelcometoTVlikeyou’vemostlikelyneverseenbefore—ahomescreenthatyoucanpersonalizewith
yourfavoritedevicesandstreamingchannels.Choosefromhundredsofthousandsofstreamingmovies
andTVepisodes,plusmusic,sports,kids,family,internationalandmuchmore.Youshouldneverrun
outofthingstowatch.
Note:Apaidsubscriptionorotherpaymentsmayberequiredforsomechannels.Channel
availabilityissubjecttochangeandvariesbycountry.Notallcontentisavailableincountriesor
regionswhereRoku®productsaresold.
Get the most out of your new TV
FollowthesesimplestepstogetthemostoutofyournewTV.
1. ConnecttotheInternet
• It’ssimple,it’seasy,anditwillunlockaworldofentertainment.Allyouneedisa
networkconnection.Therearehundredsoffreestreamingchannels,subscriptions
serviceslikeNetflixandSpotify,convenientwaystorentorbuyafavoritefilmorshow
withGooglePlayandCineplexandmore.
2. Pickyourfavoritestreamingchannels
• Findtheentertainmentyoulove.FromthelatestblockbustermoviestoyourfavoriteTV
shows,withtonsoflivesports,abroadselectionofmusicstreamingchannels,popular
programminginadozeninternationallanguages,24x7livenewsandsomuchmore,
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yournewRokuTVhasyoursweetspot.Apaidsubscriptionorotherpaymentsmaybe
requiredforsomechannels.
3. Personalizeyourhomescreen
• PutyourfavoritebroadcastTV,streamingchannels,gamingconsoleandotherdevices
front-and-centeronthehomescreen.Nomoreflippingthroughinputsorwading
throughcomplicatedmenus.Youcanevenpersonalizethenamesofeachinputand
movetilesaroundsoyourmost-oftenuseddevicesandstreamingchannelsareonlya
clickaway.
4. Searchforyourfavoritemovie,TVshow,actor,ordirector
• Onceyou’reconnectedtotheinternet,youcaneasilysearchacrosstopstreaming
channelsbymovieorTVshowtitle,actorordirector—allfromoneplace.Searchresults
areorganizedbypricesoyoucanalwaysseethebestpricedoption.Apaidsubscription
orotherpaymentsmayberequiredforsomechannels.
5. Sendyourpersonalmediatothebigscreen
• Sendpersonalphotos,videos,andmusicfromyourcompatiblesmartphoneortabletto
theTVscreeninjustafewtaps.Plus,withNetflixandYouTubeappsandanyapplicable
subscription,sendmovies,shows,sporthighlights,andmoredirectlytoyourTV.
Note:TheRokuappforMicrosoftWindowsdevicesdoesnotcastvideos.
6. Followmoviescomingsoon
•
UseMyFeedtochoosefromandfollowalistofupcomingmovies,andthenwatchfor
alertseachtimeoneofyourfollowedmoviesbecomesavailableorchangesprice.
Note:MyFeedisnotavailableintheRokuAppforWindowsdevicesinthe
UnitedStatesorCanada.
7. Takechargewithasmartphoneortablet
• ControlyourTVwiththeincludedremoteorfromyourcompatiblesmartphoneor
tabletwiththefreemobileappforiOS,Android,andWindowsdevices.Browse
channels,viewMyFeed,andevensearchwithvoiceviathefreemobileapp.
Note:VoicesearchandMyFeedarenotavailableintheRokuappforWindowsdevices.
Manyfeaturesworkwithtopmobiledevices.Gotosupport.roku.comfordevicecompatibility
information.
Let’sgetstarted.
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Connections and setup
Set up your TCL• Roku TV
OpentheboxandremovetheTVandotheritems.Becareful,theTVisheavy!
What’s in the box
To mount on a wall
IfyouaremountingyourTCLRokuTVtothewall,donotattachtheTVbasestandorTVstandcolumn.
TomountyourTVtothewall,purchaseoneofthefollowingVESAwallmounts:
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28"models
32"models
40"models
48"models
55"models
VESA100x100,M4x12mmscrews
VESA200x150,M4x12mmscrews
VESA100x150,M6x16mmscrews
VESA200x200,M6x16mmscrews
VESA200x200,M6x16mmscrews
TheVESAnumberisthehorizontalandverticalmeasurementofthemountingholes.Forexample100x
200indicatesthatthemountingholesarespaced100mmhorizontallyand200mmvertically.
FollowthedirectionssuppliedwiththewallmounttomounttheTVtothewall.
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Caution:YourwallmountmustbeabletobearaminimumoffivetimestheTVsnetweighttoavoid
damage.
To use the stand
YourTCLRokuTVcomeswithoutthestandsattachedsothatyoucanchoosetousethestandsormount
yourTVtoawallusingawallmount(soldseparately).IfyouwanttomountyourTVtothewall,don’t
attachthestandlegs.
A–PlacetheTVfacedownonasoft,cushionedsurfaceonatable.ThebagtheTVwaspackedinmakes
agoodcushion.PositiontheTVsothatthestand,whenattached,willhangovertheedgeofthetable.
B–AlignthestandswiththescrewholeslocatedontheTVstandcolumn:
C–SecurestandcolumntotheTVwiththefour(4)screws..
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Connect your TV
ThissectionexplainshowtoconnectyourdevicestoyourTV.
Connecting an antenna, cable, or satellite box
Ifyouareusinganantenna,CATVcablewithoutaset-topbox,oracableorsatelliteboxthathasonly
anantennaoutput,connecta75-ohmcoaxialcable(notprovided)fromthedevicetotheANT/CABLE
inputontheTV.
Tip:Ifyouareusinganantennawitha300ohmtwin-leadcable,youneedtousea300-75
ohmadapter(notprovided)toadaptthecabletoaconnectionthatiscompatiblewiththe
TV’santennainput.
Tip:IfyoureceiveyourTVstationsthroughasettopboxfromacableorsatelliteTVprovider,
connectittotheTVusingthebestconnectionmethodavailable.Frommosttoleastdesirable:
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HDMI®input–DigitalHDandSDvideo
AVinput–analogSDvideo
Antennainput–analogSDvideousingNTSC
Connecting a component with a composite AV video cable
IfthebestconnectionavailableonyourcomponentisAVorcompositevideooutput,connectittothe
TVusingacompositeAVcable(notprovided).CompositeAVcablestypicallyhavethreeRCA-typeplugs
oneachend,colorcodedasfollows:
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Yellow:Video
Red:Audio,rightchannel
Whiteorblack:Audio,leftchannel
Connecteachplugtothecorrespondingconnectoronthe
componentandontheTV.
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Connecting a component with an HDMI® cable
Ifpossible,connectyourdevicesusingHDMI®cables(notprovided).Theyhelptoprovidethebest
videoqualityandalsocarryaudiosignals,sothatonlyonecableisneeded.Forbetterpicturequality,
werecommendthatyouusecablesdesignatedasHighSpeedHDMI®cables.
Tip:YoumightneedtoconfigurethecomponenttosenditssignalthroughitsHDMI®
connector.
TheconnectorlabeledHDMIIN(ARC)hastheadditionalabilitytousetheaudioreturnchannelto
senddigitalaudiotoareceiverorsoundbar,asexplainedin“
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ConnectinganAVreceiverordigitalsoundbar”onpage1.
Connecting headphones or analog sound bar
Youcanconnectheadphonesorananalogsoundbar(notprovided)totheTV’sheadphonejack.
Tip:InsertingaplugintheheadphonejackdisablesthesoundfromtheTV’sbuilt-in
speakers.
Warning:Loudnoisecandamageyourhearing.Whenusingheadphones,usethelowest
volumesettingonyourheadphonesthatstillletsyouhearthesound.
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Connecting an AV receiver or digital sound bar
YoucanenjoyDolbyAudio™multichannelsoundfromyourTVifyouconnectadigital
amplifierorsoundbar(notprovided)ineitheroftwoways:
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Digitalopticalaudioout(S/PDIF)–ConnectaTOSLINKopticalcable(notprovided)
fromtheTVtotheOpticalinputonyourreceiverorsoundbar.
HDMI®ARC–ConnectanHDMI®cable(notprovided)fromtheHDMI(ARC)
connectortotheHDMI®inputonyourreceiverorsoundbar.Thisconnectionuses
theAudioReturnChannel(ARC)featureoftheHDMI®specificationtooutput
soundfromtheTVtoacompatibledevice.Tousethisfeature,youmustconfigure
theTVtoenableHDMI®ARC,asexplainedin“EnablingHDMI®ARC”onpage39.
Preparing for Internet connectivity
IfyouwanttoconnectyourTVtotheInternettowatchstreamingcontent,youmustconnectusinga
wirelessmodem/routerorawirelessaccesspoint.TheTVconnectsthroughabuilt-inwirelessLAN
adapter.TheTVdoesnotsupportawiredconnectionortheuseofaUSBnetworkadapter.
Note:WerecommendthatyourwirelessconnectionsupporttheIEEE802.11b/g/nspecification
forthebestexperience.
AC power
PlugyourTVintoapoweroutlet.YoucantellthattheTVhaspowerbecausethestatuslightonthe
frontoftheTVlightsup.
“Statuslight”onpage6explainshowthestatusindicatorshowswhatishappeningwiththeTV.
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Remote control batteries
OpenthebackofyourRokuTVremotecontrolandinserttheincludedbatteries,observingtheproper
orientationasindicatedinthebatterycompartment.Reattachthebackcover.
Roku TV Remote control
RokuTVIRremotecontrol
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Getting around
You’vealreadydoneabitofnavigatingwiththeremotecontrolwhenyoucompletedtheGuidedSetup
andwhenyousetupAntennaTV.ThissectionexplainshowtousetheremotecontrolforeverydayTV
use.
POWER
IftheTVisinStandbymode,turnspoweron.
IftheTVison,putsTVinStandbymode.
BACK
TheactiondependsonwhatyouaredoingwiththeTV:
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Menu:Goesbacktopreviousmenu/screen.
Homescreentile:MoveshighlightbacktotheHomemenu
option.
WatchingAntennaTVoraTVinput:Returnstothescreen
fromwhichtheinputwasselected.
Playingstreamingcontent:Stopsplayingstreamandreturns
tothepreviousmenuorscreen.
Browsingstreamingcontent:Goestothepreviouslevelinthe
contenttree.
HOME
ImmediatelyreturnstotheHomescreenmenu.
OPTIONS
DisplaysanOptionsmenu,butonlywhentheOptionsÞhintinthe
upperrightcornerofthescreenisnotdimmed.Themenuyousee
variesdependingonwhatyouaredoingwiththeTV.
Also,inmostcases,pressingÞwhilevideoisplayingdisplaysan
Optionsmenuoverpartofthescreenwhereyoucanadjustvarious
pictureandsoundsettings.
UP
Movesthehighlightuponeitem.Changeschannelupwhile
watchingTV.
DOWN
Movesthehighlightdownoneitem.Changeschanneldownwhile
watchingTV.
LEFT
Movesthehighlightleft,ifpossible(ifa<hintappears).
WhenwatchingTV,displaysyourchannellist.
Whenplayingmoststreamingvideos,skipsbackwardinthevideo.
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RIGHT
Movesthehighlighttotheright,ifpossible(ifa>hintappears).
WhenwatchingTVwiththechannellistdisplayed,dismissesthe
channellist.
Whenplayingmoststreamingvideos,skipsforwardinthevideo.
OK
Selectsthehighlightedoption.
WhenwatchingTV,thisbuttondisplaysinformationforthecurrent
TVprogram.
REWIND
Whenplayingstreamingvideothatsupportsthisfeature:
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Firstpressrewindsat1xspeed.
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Secondpressrewindsat2xspeed.
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Thirdpressrewindsat3xspeed.
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Subsequentpressescyclethrough1x,2x,and3xrewindspeed.
Whenplayingstreamingaudio,jumpstotheprevious
track/selection.
Whenanymenu,tile,orchannelinthechannellistishighlighted,
jumpsuponepage.
Whenusingavirtualkeyboard,jumpstothecharacteratthetopof
thecurrentcolumn.
PLAY/
PAUSE
Whenplayingstreamingcontent,alternatelypausesandplaysthe
content.
FAST
FORWARD
Whenplayingstreamingvideothatsupportsthisfeature:
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Firstpressfastforwardsat1xspeed.
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Secondpressfastforwardsat2xspeed.
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Thirdpressfastforwardsat3xspeed.
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Subsequentpressescyclethrough1x,2x,and3xfastforward
speed.
Whenplayingstreamingaudio,jumpstothenexttrack/selection.
Whenanymenu,tile,orchannelinthechannellistishighlighted,
jumpsdownonepage.
Whenusingavirtualkeyboard,jumpstothecharacteratthebottom
ofthecurrentcolumn.
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INSTANT
REPLAY
Whenplayingstreamingvideothatsupportsthisfeature,jumpsback
afewsecondswitheachpressandresumesplaying.Insome
channels,ifClosedcaptioningissettoInstantReplay,captionsare
displayedduringthedurationofthejumpbackperiodonly.
WhenwatchingbroadcastTV,jumpstopreviouschannel.
Whenusinganon-screenkeyboard,backspacesinthetextyouare
entering.
VOLUME
UP
Turnsvolumeuponesettingwitheachpress.Pressandholdtoturn
volumeuprapidly.Avolumeindicatorshowsthevolumelevelwhile
youareadjustingthevolumeandforafewsecondsafterward.
Note:IftheTVismuted,pressingVOLUMEUPunmutesthesound.
VOLUME
DOWN
Turnsvolumedownonesettingwitheachpress.Pressandholdto
turnvolumedownrapidly.Avolumeindicatorshowsthevolume
levelwhileyouareadjustingthevolumeandforafewseconds
afterward.
Note:IftheTVismuted,pressingVOUMEDOWNdoesnotunmute
thesound.
MUTE
MutesandunmutestheTVsound.Avolumeindicatorshowsthe
currentvolumelevelandamuteiconwhenyoupressMUTEandfor
afewsecondsafterward.IfClosedcaptioningissettoWhenMute,
captionsaredisplayedwhiletheTVismuted.
FEATURED
CHANNEL
SHORTCUT
Dedicatedbuttonsshowthelogoofafeaturedstreamingcontent
provider.PressingabuttonturnstheTVon(iftheTVisnotalready
on),andiftheTVisoperatinginconnectedtotheInternet,performs
oneofthefollowingactions:
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Displaysthestreamingchannel’smainpageifyouhavealready
addedthechanneltoyourHomescreen.
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Displaysthestreamingchannel’ssign-uppageifyouhavenot
alreadyaddedthechannelsothatyoucanagreetoanyterms
andfeesfortheservice.
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Guided Setup
Withthepreliminariesoutoftheway,it’stimetoturnonyourTV.AstheTVstartsforthefirsttime,it
leadsyouthroughGuidedSetup,whichconfigurestheTVbeforeyoustarttouseit.
DuringGuidedSetup,you’ll:
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Answerafewquestions
Providenetworkconnectioninformation
Getasoftwareupdate
LinkyourTVtoyourRokuaccount.
ConnectdevicessuchasaDVDplayer,gameconsole,orcablebox.
Note:GuidedSetuponlyrunsthefirsttimeyouturnonyourTV.IfyouneedtorunGuidedSetup
again,you’llhavetoperformafactoryreset,asexplainedin“Factoryreseteverything”onpage
41.
Starting Guided Setup
TostartGuidedSetup,pressthePOWERbuttonontheremotecontroltoturnonyourTV.
WhenyoufirstturnonyourTV,itwilltakeafewsecondstogetitselfready.You’llnoticethefollowing
thingshappening:
1. ThestatuslightblinkseverytimetheTVisbusydoingsomething;inthiscaseit’spoweringup
andgettingreadyforyou.
2. Thepower-onscreenappearsandthestatuslightblinksslowlyforafewmoreseconds.The
power-onscreendisplaystheTCL•RokuTVlogowhiletheTVstartsup.
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3. Afterafewseconds,GuidedSetupstarts:
4. IftheTVpromptsyouforalanguage,presstheDOWNbuttonontheremotecontroltohighlight
yourpreferredlanguage.
Setting up your TV
WiththefirstGuidedSetupscreenonyourTV,followthesestepstosetitup:
1. PressOKortheRIGHTarrowontheremotecontroltogotothenextscreen:
2. PressOKtoselectSetupforhomeuse.HomemodeistherightchoiceforenjoyingyourTVat
home.ItprovidesenergysavingoptionsaswellasaccesstoallfeaturesoftheTV.
Note:StoremodeconfigurestheTVforretaildisplayandisnotrecommendedforanyother
use.Instoremode,somefeaturesoftheTVaremissingorlimited.Toswitchfromonemode
totheother,youhavetoperformafactoryresetasexplainedin“Factoryreseteverything”
onpage41,andthenrepeatGuidedSetup.
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AfteryouselectSetupforhomeuse,theTVscansforthewirelessnetworkswithinrangeand
displaystheminorder,withthestrongestsignalsfirst.Inadditiontoyourownwirelesssignal,
theTVmightpickupsignalsfromyourneighbors.
3. PresstheUPorDOWNarrowstohighlightthenameofyourwirelessnetwork,andthenpress
OKtoselectit.
Other options:
•
ConnecttotheInternetlater–Ifyou’reunabletoconnecttotheInternet,that’sOK.You
canskipthisstepandusetheTVtowatchbroadcasts,playgames,andwatchDVDs.Ifyou
wanttoconnectlater,it’seasy.We’llshowyouhowin“Benefitsofconnecting”onpage15.
Note:Ifyoudecidenottoconnect,GuidedSetupskipsaheadtosettingupthedevices
thatyou’veconnectedtoyourTV.See“Non-connectedHomescreen”onpage14toget
startedusingyournon-connectedTV.
•
Scanagain/Scanagaintoseeallnetworks–Thisoptiondependsonthenumberof
wirelessnetworkswithinrange.
o
Scanagainappearsifthelistalreadyshowsallavailablewirelessnetworkswithin
range.Ifyoudon’tseeyourwirelessnetworknameinthelist,youmightneedto
adjustthelocationofyourwirelessrouterortheTV,turnonyourrouter,ormake
otherchanges.Wheneverythingisready,selectScanagaintoseeifyournetwork
namenowappearsinthelist.
o
Scanagaintoseeallnetworksappearsiftherearemorewirelessnetworksthanthe
strongestonesitinitiallylisted.Ifyoudon’tseeyourwirelessnetworknameinthe
list,thisoptiondisplaysthecompletelist.Ifyoustilldon’tseeyournetworkname,
youmighthaveyourrouterconfiguredtoprovidewirelessserviceasa“private
network.”
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Note:Highlightingeitheroftheseoptionsdisplaysaninformationalpanelwiththe
uniquemediaaccesscontrol(MAC)addressofyourRokuTV.YouwillneedtheMAC
addressifyourwirelessrouterisconfiguredtouseMACaddressfiltering.
•
Privatenetwork–Ifyourwirelessnetworknameishidden,itwon’tappearinthelist.Select
Privatenetworktodisplayanon-screenkeyboard,anduseittoenteryournetworkname.
Unlessyouchangedthefactory-setnetworkname,youcanfindthename(alsocalledSSID)
onalabelontherouter.
4. Ifyouselectawirelessnetworkthatispassword-protected,anon-screenkeyboardappears.Use
thekeyboardtoenterthenetworkpassword.
Tip:Wirelessnetworksthatarepassword-protecteddisplaya“padlock”iconadjacentto
thename.Thisiconenablesyoutoknowthatyouaregoingtobepromptedtoentera
passwordafteryouselectthatnetwork.
5. Afteryousubmityourwirelessnetworkpassword,theTVdisplaysprogressmessagesasit
connectstoyourwirelessnetwork,yourlocalnetwork,andtheInternet.
6. YourTVneedstoknowthelocaltimezonesothatitcancorrectlydisplaytimeinformation
abouttheprogramyouarecurrentlywatching.IftheTVisunabletoautomaticallydetermine
thelocaltimezone,itpromptsyoutochooseyourtimezonefromalist.UsetheUPandDOWN
arrowstohighlightyourtimezone,andthenpressOK.
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7. AssoonastheTVisabletoconnecttotheInternet,itdownloadsandinstallsitsfirstsoftware
update,andthenrestarts.
Tip:YourTVautomaticallychecksforupdatesperiodically.Theseupdatesprovidenew
featuresandimproveyouroverallexperiencewiththeTV.Afteranupdate,youmightnotice
thatsomeoptionshavemoved,andthattherearenewoptionsorfeatures.ThisUserGuide
describesversion7.0.TodetermineyourcurrentRokuTVsoftwareversion,gotoSettings>
System>AboutafteryoucompleteGuidedSetup.
YoucandownloadanupdatedUserGuidethatmatchesyourRokuTVsoftwareversionfrom
theTCLwebsiteat:
http://www.tclusa.com/support/
AftertheTVrestarts,itdisplaystheActivationscreen:
Note:Apaidsubscriptionorotherpaymentsmayberequiredforsomechannels.Channel
availabilityissubjecttochangeandvariesbycountry.Notallcontentisavailablein
countriesorregionswhereRokuproductsaresold.
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8. Usingacompatiblecomputer,tablet,or
smartphonewithanInternetconnection,goto
thewebaddressdisplayedonthescreenand
enterthecodethatappearsonyourscreen.
AfteryouloginorcreateyourRokuaccount,
thelinkpagesuggeststhatyouselectsome
streamingchannels.Afteryouconfirmyour
selections,theTVgetsanacknowledgement,
andthenaddsyourpreexistingandnewlyselectedstreamingchannelstoyourRokuTV.
Thisprocessisautomaticandtakesafew
moments—alittlelongerifyoualreadyhavea
lotofstreamingchannelstoadd.
Why do I need a Roku Account?
YouneedaRokuChannelStoreaccountforseveral
reaons.
• Itlinksyou,yourRokuTVandyourotherRoku
devicestotheRokuChannelStoreandbilling
service.
• Streamingcontentprovidersknowthatit’sOKto
sendcontentyourequesttoyourRokuTV.
• Rokucanautomaticallysendupdatestoyourdevice.
Important:Itdoesn’tcostanythingtouseand
maintainyourRokuChannelStoreaccount(otherthan
thecostoftheTVandInternetaccess).YourRokuTVis
packedwithhundredsoffreechannels.Addinga
paymentmethodnowletsyoueasilyrentorbuy
moviesondemand,ortrypopularsubscriptionor
transaction-basedstreamingchannels.
Tip:StreamingchannelsfromallRoku
devicesassociatedwithyouraccountare
synchronizedperiodically,soallofyourRokudeviceshavethesamestreamingchannels
(subjecttocompatibilitywiththedevice).
Afteritaddsyourselectedstreamingchannels,theTVhelpsyousetupthedevicesthatyou’re
connectingtoit,suchasacablebox,Blu-rayplayer,orgameconsole:
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9. PresstheOKorRIGHTarrowtoproceed:
10. ConnectallthedevicesyouplantousewithyourTV,turnthemallon,andthenselect
Everythingispluggedinandturnedon.TheTVnowtakesyoustepbystepthrougheachofits
inputsandaskswhatkindofdeviceyouhaveconnected.Oneachinputthathasaconnected
andactivedevice,youcanseeitspictureandhearitssound.
11. PresstheUPorDOWNarrowstohighlightthelabelyouwanttoassociatewiththeinput,and
thenpressOKtomoveontothenextinput.
You’redonewithGuidedSetup.
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Note:SomeRokuTVs,dependingonwhereyouliveandotherfactors,showyouanintroductory
videofilledwithsomegreathintsandtips.Ifyou’renotinterestedinviewingthisvideo,press ontheremotecontroltoexittotheRokuTVHomescreen.
WhenyoufinishGuidedSetup,andwheneveryoupress
greetsyou.
ontheremotecontrol,theHomescreen
Fromhere,youcanexploreeverythingyourTVhastooffer.Pressthearrowbuttonstomovearound,
andpressOKtoselectahighlighteditem.We’vedesignedtheTVtoencourageyoutoexplore,andyou
canprobablyfigureoutmostofthecapabilitiesandsettingsonyourown.Ifyouhaveanyquestionsor
difficulties,youcanfindanswersandsolutionsinthisguide.
IfyoufindyourselfalongwayfromtheHomescreen,youcanalwaysgetbackrightawaybypressing
onebutton: .
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Connected Home screen
HereisatypicalHomescreenfromaRokuTVthat’sconnectedtotheInternetandlinkedtoaRoku
account.
Personalize your Home screen
YoucandoalottopersonalizeyourHomescreenandmakeitjustrightforyouandyourfamily:
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AddstreamingchannelsbyusingtheStreamingChannelsmenuoptiontobrowsetheRoku
ChannelStore.
RemoveatilebyhighlightingitandpressingÞ.ThenhighlightRemoveinputorRemove
channelandpressOK.
RepositionatilebyhighlightingitandpressingÞ.ThenhighlightMoveinputorMovechannel
andpressOK.Usethearrowbuttonstomovethetile,andthenpressOKtolockitinitsnew
location.
RenameaTVinputtilebyhighlightingitandpressingÞ.ThenhighlightRenameinputandpress
OK.Highlightanewnameinthelist,andthenpressOKtoassignthatnametothetile.
ChangethescreenthemebygoingtoSettings>Themestofindandpickonetosuityourmood.
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•
HideMovieStore,TVStore,orNews,(USmodelsonly)asexplainedin“BlockingMovieStore,TV
Store,andNews”onpage.
Non-connected Home screen
HereisatypicalHomescreenfromaRokuTVthatisnotconnectedtotheInternet.
Personalize your Home screen
YoucandoalottopersonalizeyourHomescreenandmakeitjustrightforyouandyourfamily:
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RemoveatilebyhighlightingitandpressingÞ.ThenhighlightRemoveinputandpressOK.
RepositionatilebyhighlightingitandpressingÞ.ThenhighlightMoveinputandpressOK.Use
thearrowbuttonstomovethetile,andthenpressOKtolockitinitsnewlocation.
RenameatilebyhighlightingitandpressingÞ.ThenhighlightRenameinputandpressOK.
Highlightanewnameinthelist,andthenpressOKtoassignthatnametothetile.
AddstreamingchannelsbybrowsingtheRokuChannelStore(afterconnectingtheTVtothe
InternettoaddtheStreamingChannelsoptiontothemenu).
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Benefits of connecting
Connecting brings out your TV’s full potential!
Makeanynightamovienight
Thousandsofmoviestochoosefrom,acrossallmajorstreamingmoviechannelslikeNetflix,Cineplex
Store,Crackle,andmore*.You’llneverrunoutofsomethingnewtowatch.
Getinthegroove
Streamendlesshoursofmusicfromfreeandsubscription-basedchannelslikeSpotifyandVEVO.With
almostinstantaccesstothousandsofmusicartists,yourfavoritebeatsarejustascloseasyourremote.
Exploreyourpassions
InadditiontopopularstreamingchannelslikeYouTube,NHL,SkyNewsandCineplexStore,yourRoku
TValsooffershundredsofstreamingchannelstofuelyourpassions—includingfitness,cooking,religion,
outdoors,Internationalprogrammingandmuchmore.
EnjoyFREEtrialsofpopularchannels
YourRokuTVcomesloadedwithspecialoffers,includingfreetrialsfrompopularstreamingchannels
Netflix,Spotify,DailyBurnFitness,andmanymore.Butrememberthatyoumustcancelbeforethefree
trialendstoavoidsubscriptionfees.
What is streaming?
StreamingisviewingorlisteningtovideooraudiocontentthatissentovertheInternet,orlocatedona
network-connectedmediaserveroronaUSBdevicepluggedintotheTV’sUSBport.
Withstreaming,youcanbuyorrentmostprogramsondemand,whenit’sconvenientforyou.When
streaming,youcanplay,pause,rewind,andfastforwardwhateveryouarewatching.Youcanalso
replaythelastfewsecondsagain,orturnonclosedcaptions.
*Apaidsubscriptionorotherpaymentsmayberequiredforsomechannels.Channelavailabilityissubjectto
changeandvariesbycountry.NotallcontentisavailableincountriesorregionswhereRokuproductsaresold.
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Tip:Somecontentcannotbepausedorskipped.Forexample,ifyouareviewinglive
programmingoraprogramthatissupportedbyads,yougenerallyarenotallowedtoskipthe
ads.
YourRokuTVletsyouchoosefromthousandsofstreamingchannelsthatofferahugeselectionof
entertainment:
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ThousandsofmoviesandTVepisodes
Unlimitedmusic,liveandon-demand
Tonsofliveandon-demandsports
Commercial-freekidsprogramming
Internationalprogrammingin22languages
24x7newsandin-depthnewscommentary
Manystreamingchannelsarefree.Somestreamingchannels,likeCineplexandAmazonInstantVideo,
letyoupurchaseorrentthelatestmoviereleasesorpopularTVseries.SomechannelssuchasNetflixor
Spotifychargeamonthlysubscriptionfeeandothersarefreeifyousubscribetoacompanionservice
throughyourcableorsatelliteprovider.Forexample,HBOsubscriberswithparticipatingbroadcastTV
provideraccountscanaddtheHBOGochannelandwatchitforfree.
IfyouhaveanexistingsubscriptiontoaservicelikeNetflixorSpotify,youcanjustsigninwithyour
existingusernameandpassword.
ToplaystreamingcontentthatisavailableontheInternet,youaddstreamingchannelstoyourHome
screen.ToaddastreamingchanneltoyourHomescreen,usetheStreamingChannelsoptiononthe
HomescreenmenutogototheRokuChannelStore,andthenselectthestreamingchannelyouwantto
add.ThestreamingchannelisthenaddedtoyourHomescreen,andyoucanwatchitatanytime.
FormoreinformationonusingtheRokuChannelStorefeature,see“UsingtheRokuChannelStore”on
page20.
Note:Apaidsubscriptionorotherpaymentsmayberequiredforsomechannels.Channel
availabilityissubjecttochangeandvariesbycountry.Notallcontentisavailableincountriesor
regionswhereRokuproductsaresold.
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But what if I didn’t connect my TV?
WhatifyouwentthroughGuidedSetupandchoseConnecttotheInternetlater?Noworries.YourRoku
TVmakesiteasytoconnectwheneveryouwant.AsyoumovearoundtheHomescreen,you’llsee
severalplaceswhereyoucanstarttheconnectionprocess.Forexample:
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•
•
Nowandthenyou’llseeamessageappearonthepaneltotherightoftheHomescreenoffering
aConnectNowoption.SimplyhighlightandselecttheConnectNowoptiontogetstarted.
UsetheConnectandactivatenowoptionintheSettingsmenu.FromtheHomescreenmenu,
selectSettings,thenNetwork,andthenConnectandactivatenow.
Ifyouwanttostartoverfromthebeginning,usetheSettingsmenutodoaFactoryreset,and
thengothroughGuidedSetupagain.Thistime,chooseyourhomenetworkwhenprompted.
Regardlessofhowyouconnect,theprocessisthesame.Ifyouneeddetails,see“SettingupyourTV”on
page6.
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Setting up Antenna TV
DespitealloftheentertainmentpossibilitiesofyourRokuTV,youmayalsowanttowatchbroadcastTV.
YoucanwatchbroadcastTVinmuchthesamewayyouwatchotherentertainmentchoices.Youselecta
tile—theAntennaTVtile—fromtheHomescreen.
ThefirsttimeyouselecttheAntennaTVtile,youhavetosetuptheTVtuner.SettinguptheTVtuner
scansforactivechannelsandaddsthemtoyourbroadcastTVchannellist.
Why do I have to set up the TV tuner?
Youmightbeasking,“Whyisthisstepnecessary?”Goodquestion.
NoteveryoneneedstousetheTVtuner.Forexample,youmighthaveasettopboxprovidedbyacable
orsatellitecompanythatreceivesallofyourchannels.MostofthesesettopboxesuseanHDMI®
connection.
MoreandmorepeoplearewatchingonlystreamingTVanddonothaveaTVantennaorcable/satellite
service.Ifyoudon’tneedtheTVtuner,youcanbypasssettingitupandinsteadremoveitfromthe
Homescreenasexplainedin“Removeunwantedtiles”onpage24.
WhenyousetupAntennaTV,theTVscansthesignalsonitsantennainputforchannelswithagood
signal,andaddsthosetothechannellist,skippingdeadchannelsandchannelswithaveryweaksignal.
TheTVwill,however,letyouaddtwoanalogchannels,eveniftheyhavenosignal.Youmightneedto
addthesechannelsifyouhaveanoldersettopbox,VCR,orgameconsolethatcanonlyoutputasignal
onanalogchannel3or4.Thesearetheonlychannelsthatcanbeaddedregardlessofwhetherthey
haveagoodsignal.Typically,you’llonlyneedoneofthesechannels,butbothareprovidedtomake
setupsimpler.Youcanhidetheoneyoudon’twantasexplainedin“EditbroadcastTVchannellineup”
onpage23.
How do I set up the TV tuner?
SettinguptheTVtuneriseasy—yourTVdoesmostofthework.Youjusthavetoansweracoupleof
questions.
1. Makesureyourantenna(soldseparately)orTVcableisconnectedtotheTV’sANT/CABLEinput.
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2. OntheHomescreen,selecttheAntennaTVtile.
3. Readthesimpleon-screeninstructionsandselectStartfindingchannels.
4. Ifprompted,selectyourtimezone.You’llonlyneedtodothisiftheTV
can’tfigureoutyourtimezonefromyourInternetconnection.
Why does the TV
need my time
zone?
TheTVneedstoknow
yourtimezonesothatit
cancorrectlydisplaytime
informationaboutthe
programyouare
currentlywatching.
5. Whenprompted,selectwhethertoaddanalogchannels3and4(toenableyoutoconnectolder
settopboxes,VCRs,orgameconsoles).
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6. WaitwhileyourTVscansforbroadcast(antennaTV)stations…
…andthencableTVchannels.
Tip:CableTVchannelsarechannelsfromacableTVproviderthatyoucanreceiveby
connectingtheircabledirectlytoyourTV(unscrambledNTSC,ATSC,andQAMchannels,if
you’rethekindofpersonwhoisinterestedinthedetails).Inmanycases,yourcableprovider
probablyrequiresyoutousetheirset-topboxandconnectittoadifferentinput,andthen
usetheset-topboxtotuneyourcablestations.Inthatcase,youcanskipscanningforcable
channels.
7. Whenthechannelscansfinish,theTVshowsthenumberofchannelsitadded.
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Scanningforchannelscantakeseveralminutes.
Tip:Repeatthechannelscanfromtimetotimetomakesureyouarereceivingallofthelatest
channels.Broadcastersaddandremovechannels,movechannelstodifferentpartsofthe
spectrum,andchangethepowerlevelsoftheirchannelsperiodically.
Note:You’llhavetorepeatthechannelscanifyouremovetheAntennaTVtilefromtheHome
screenorperformafactoryreset.Torepeatthechannelscanatanytime,gotoSettings>TV
inputs>AntennaTV>Scanagainforchannels>Startfindingchannels.Yourantennareception
andpicturequalitydependonthepositionofyourantennaandonyourlocationrelativetothe
antennasofbroadcastersinyourarea.
Now,you’rereadytowatchbroadcastTV!Whileyou’rewatching,trythefollowing:
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PresstheUPandDOWNarrowstochangechannels.
PresstheLEFTarrowtodisplaythechannellistandthenusetheUPandDOWNarrowstoselect
achanneltowatch.OrpressREWINDorFASTFORWARDtojumpthroughthechannellista
pageatatime.
PressOKtodisplayinformationaboutthecurrentprogram.
Press toswitchtothepreviouslytunedchannel.
PressÞtoseeoptionsforpictureandsoundsettings.
Note:If isnotavailableonyourremotecontrol,youcanuse ontheRokuApportheJump
Backbuttononauniversalremote.Formoreinformation,see“Otherdevices”onpage2.
“Gettingaround”onpage2hasmoreinformationonusingtheremotecontrolbuttonswhilewatching
TV.
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Using your TCL • Roku TV
Thissectionprovidesinformationonusingtheday-to-dayfeaturesofyourTV.
Status light
YourTVhasasinglestatuslightonthefrontpanel.Itgoesonandoffandblinksindifferentways
dependingonthestatusoftheTV,asshowninthefollowingtable:
TVcondition
Statusindicator
Meaning
On(screenisactive)
Off
ScreeniscommunicatingthatTVison.
Screensaver(screenisactive)
Off
ScreeniscommunicatingthatTVison.
Off(nopower)
Off
TVisnotconnectedtopower.
Off(standby)
On
TVisconnectedtopowerandisreadyto
use.
Startingupfromoffstate
Slowpulsingblinkuntilstartup
completes
TVisdoingsomething.
On(receivingupdatefromUSB)
Slowpulsingblinkuntilupdate
completes
TVisdoingsomething.
Remotecontrolcommandreceived
Dimson/offonce
TVhasreceivedyourcommand.
Poweringdowntostandbymode
SlowpulsingblinkuntiltheTV
reachesstandby.
TVisdoingsomething.
Panel buttons
ThecontrolsontheTVenableyoutoperformsimplefunctions,butarenotasubstitutefor
theremotecontrol.Thejoystick-typecontrolonthebackofyourTVnearthelowerright
sideprovidesthefollowingfunctions:
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PressintotogglebetweenpowerONandStandby.
Pressupordowntoincrease/decreasethevolume.
Pressleftorrighttoswitchinputs.
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Standby mode energy savings
WhenyouturnoffyourTV,itmayremaininahigherpowermodeforafewminutes,afterwhichitgoes
intoaverylowpowerstandbymode.IfyouturnontheTVagainbeforeithasenteredtheverylow
powermode,itturnsonimmediately.AftertheTVgoesintothelowerpowerstandbymode,ittakesa
bitlongertostartup.
Watching broadcast TV channels
TowatchbroadcastTV,selecttheAntennaTVtileintheHomescreen.YourTVremembersthelast
channelyouwatchedandstartswiththatchannelplaying.
Tip:YoualsocanusethebuttonsontheTVpaneltoselectAntennaTV,asexplainedin"Panel
buttons”onpage6.
Changing channels
Tochangechannels,youcandoanyofthefollowing:
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PresstheUParrowtochangetothenexthigherchannel.
PresstheDOWNarrowtochangetothenextlowerchannel.
PresstheLEFTarrowtodisplaythechannellist,andthenpresstheUPandDOWNarrowsto
movethehighlightthroughthelistonechannelatatime.OrpressREWINDandFAST
FORWARDtomovethehighlightthroughthelistonepageatatime.Whenyou’vehighlighted
thechannelyouwanttowatch,pressOK.(Ifyoudecideyoudon’twanttochangechannels,
presstheRIGHTarroworBACKbutton).
Press tojumptothepreviouschannel.Pressagaintoreturntothechannelyouwere
watchingbeforeyoupressed .
Note:If isnotavailableonyourremotecontrol,youcanuse ontheRokuApportheJump
Backbuttononauniversalremote.Formoreinformation,see“Otherdevices”onpage2.
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Viewing program information
Toviewinformationaboutthecurrentprogram,pressOK.TheTVdisplaysabanneratthebottomofthe
screenwithasmuchinformationasisavailableintheprogramdatastream,asshowninthefollowing
example.
Programinformationbanner
Programinformation,subjecttoavailabilitywithinthebroadcastinformation,includes:
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Channelnumber
Channelcallsign
Signalstrength
Programtitle
Starttime,endtime,andgraphofprogramlengthshowingcurrentposition
Contentrating
Videoresolution(480i,480p,720p,1080i,1080p
Audioquality(MonoDolbyDigital,StereoDolbyDigital,5.1DolbyDigital,DolbyDigital+)
Audiofeatures(SAP)
Closedcaptioning(CC)
Currenttime
Programdescription.Iftheentiredescriptiondoesnotfit,pressOKtoexpandthesizeofthe
bannerandseetheentiredescription.
Adjusting settings
PressÞtodisplaytheOptionsmenu.PresstheUPandDOWNarrowstohighlightanoption,andthen
presstheLEFTandRIGHTarrowstochangethesetting.“AdjustingTVsettings”onpage11explainseach
ofthesettingsindetail.
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Switching TV inputs
SwitchtoaTVinputtoaccessthedeviceconnectedtothatinput,forexample,aBlu-rayplayer.
Switchinginputsisassimpleashighlightingtheinput’stileintheHomescreen,andpressingOK.The
videosignalontheinput,ifany,appearsonthescreen.
Tip:YoualsocanusethebuttonsontheTVpaneltoselectaTVinput,asexplainedin"Panel
buttons”onpage6.“CustomizingyourTV”onpage22explainshowtorenameandremove
inputs.
Auto-detecting devices
YourTVautomaticallydetectswhenyouconnectanewdevicetoanHDMI®inputandturnonitspower.
TheinputisautomaticallyaddedtotheHomescreenifitisn’talreadypresent.
Adjusting audio/video settings
Whilewatchingvideocontentonanyinput,pressÞtodisplaytheOptionsmenu.PresstheUPand
DOWNarrowstohighlightanoption,andthenpresstheLEFTandRIGHTarrowstochangethesetting.
“AdjustingTVsettings”onpage11explainseachofthesettingsindetail.
Playing content from USB storage devices
YourTVhasaUSBportthatcanbeusedtoplaypersonalmusic,video,andphotofilesfromapersonal
USBflashdriveorharddisk.IfyourTVisconnectedtotheInternet,yourHomescreenhastheRoku
MediaPlayertile.IfyourTVhasnotbeenconnectedtotheInternet,theHomescreenhastheUSB
MediaPlayertile.
Tousethisfeature,firstmakesureyourmediafilesarecompatiblewiththeRoku/USBMediaPlayer.As
ofthepublicationdateofthisguide,thefollowingmediafileformatsaresupported*:
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Video–(H.264/262/H265HEVC)inMKV,MP4,andMOVfiles
Music–AAC(5.1),MP3,WMA,WAV(PCM),AIFF,FLAC,AC3,andDTS†
Photo–JPG,PNG(upto4kx4kpixels),GIF(upto4kx4kpixels)
Toseethelatestlistofsupportedformats,viewHelpintheMediaPlayer.
*
Therearemanyvariantsofeachofthesemediaformats.Somevariantsmaynotplayatallormayhaveissuesor
inconsistenciesduringplayback.
†
DTSaudio,whetherinmusicorvideofiles,issupportedonlybypass-through,meaningthattheTVcannot
directlyoutputthesoundofaDTSfile,butcanpassitthroughtoaDTS-compatiblereceiverthatisconnectedto
theHDMIARCorS/PDIFconnectorontheTV.
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TheRoku/USBMediaPlayerdisplayssupportedfiletypes*only,andhidesfiletypesitknowsitcannot
play.
Playing content from local network media servers
IfyouhaveconnectedyourTVtoanetwork,itcanplaypersonalvideo,music,andphotofilesfroma
mediaserveronyourlocalnetwork.Mediaserversincludepersonalcomputersrunningmediaserver
softwaresuchasPlexorWindowsMediaPlayer,networkfilestoragesystemsthathavebuilt-inmedia
serversoftware,andotherdevicesthatimplementthespecificationsoftheDigitalLivingNetwork
Alliance.SomeserversdonotfullyimplementtheDLNAspecificationbutareUPNP(UniversalPlugand
Play)compatible.TheRokuMediaPlayerwillconnecttothemaswell.
SomemediaserverscanconvertfilesintoRokucompatibleformats.DRM-protectedcontentisnot
supported.
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Adjusting TV settings
YoucanadjustmostpictureandsoundsettingswhileyouarewatchingaprogrambypressingÞto
displaytheOptionsmenu.Ifyoudon’tfindwhatyouneed,thereareadditionalpictureandsound
settingsintheSettingsmenu.
Inmostcases,thechangesyoumakeapplyonlytotheinputyouareusing.AntennaTV,eachseparate
HDMI®input,andtheAVinputhavetheirownsettingsthattheTVrememberswhenyoureturntothat
input.TheTValsoremembersthesettingsyouspecifywhileviewingstreamingcontent.
Settings menu
UsetheSettingsmenutoadjustoverallTVsettings.Press
navigatetoSettings>TVpicturesettings.
togototheHomescreen,andthen
YoucanadjustthefollowingoverallTVpicturesettingsfromtheSettingsscreen:
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TVbrightness–IfthelightinglevelinyourTVroomchanges,usethissettingtohelpprovidea
betterviewingexperience;settodarkerforadarkerroom,andbrighterforabrighterroom.
ChooseamongNormalandfourothersettingstomaketheoverallpicturebrighterordarker.So
thatyoudon’thavetomakethistypeofchangeforeachTVinputoneatatime,thissetting
increasesordecreasestheTV’sgeneralbrightnessacrossallTVinputs.Thissettingisidenticalto
theTVbrightnesssettingyoucanaccessintheOptionsmenuwhilewatchingaprogram.
Settingsperinput–ThissectionofoptionslistseachTVinput.Selectaninputtoswitchtothat
input.ThenpressÞtodisplaytheOptionsmenu,whereyoucanadjusttheinput’ssettings
whilewatchingalivepictureandlisteningtothesoundfromthatinput.
Tip:Youdon’thavetogototheSettingsmenufirst—youcandisplayaninput’sOptions
menuandadjustitssettingswheneveryouarewatchingtheinputbypressingÞ.
Options menu
TheOptionsmenuforeachTVinputprovidessettingsforcontrollingtheappearanceofthepictureand
thequalityoftheaudio.
ToviewtheOptionsmenu,pressÞwheneveryouarewatchingaTVinputorstreamingavideo.The
Optionsmenuisapanelthatappearsovertheleftsideofthescreen:
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ToadjustthesettingsontheOptionsmenu,presstheUPorDOWNarrowtohighlightasetting,and
thenpresstheLEFTorRIGHTarrowtochangethesetting.You’llnoticethechangesyoumakeright
awayinpictureappearanceoraudioquality.
Tip:Whenyouhighlightasetting,theheadertextexplainstheeffectofitscurrentvalue.When
youbegintoadjustasetting,theotheroptionsarehiddensoyoucanseemoreofthescreen.
Eventhoughtheothersettingsarehidden,youcanmovethehighlightupordowntoadjustthe
othersettings.
Options menu settings
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TVbrightness–Affectstheoverallbrightnessofthepicture.Thissettingappliesacrossthe
entireTV;thatis,toallTVinputsandisidenticaltotheTVbrightnesssettingunderSettings>TV
picturesettings.
Picturemode–Providespicturepresetsforvariousviewingpreferences.Thissettingappliesto
thecurrently-selectedinputonly.
Picturesize–Adjuststheaspectratioofthepicture,enablingyoutoviewapictureinitsoriginal
format,orzoomorstretchittofillthescreen.TheAutosettinghasbeenfoundtoproducethe
bestpictureinmostcases.
Audioeffect–AdjuststhesoundqualityoutputfromtheTVspeakers.Thissettingappliesacross
theentireTV;thatis,toallTVinputs.Itdoesnotaffectthesoundqualityforheadphones,HDMI
(ARC),orSPDIF(TOSLINK)connectors.
Sleeptimer–SetsatimerthatturnsofftheTVafterthespecificamountoftime.Thissetting
remainsineffectevenifyoustopwatchingthecurrentinput.
Closedcaptioning–Controlswhenyouseecaptions.ThissettingisonlyofferedforAntennaTV,
theAVinput,andstreamingvideos.Anysetvalueremainsineffectacrossonlytheseinputs.
o AntennaTV–Turncaptionsonoroff,orsetthemtoappearonlywhentheTVsoundis
muted.
o AVinput–Turncaptionsonoroff,orsetthemtoappearonlywhentheTVsoundis
muted.
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Streamingvideochannel–Turncaptionsonoroff,setthemtoappearonlywhenthe
TVsoundismuted,oronlyduringinstantreplay(forstreamingcontentthatsupports
instantreplay).
Note:IftheInstantReplay buttonisnotavailableonyourremotecontrol,youcanuse
ontheRokuApportheJumpBackbuttononauniversalremote.Formore
information,see“Otherdevices”onpage2.Additionalcaptioningoptionsareprovided
intheCaptionsscreeninSettings.
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Captioningtrack–SelectswhichcaptiontracktodisplaywhenClosedCaptioningison.This
settingremainsineffectonallinputsthatprovidecaptions.
SAP–Selectswhethertoplayasecondaryaudioprogramormultichanneltelevisionsound,and
whichchoicetoplay.ThissettingappliesonlytoAntennaTVondigitalchannels.
Tip:TodismisstheOptionsmenu,justwaitafewsecondswithoutpressinganybuttons.OrpressÞ
againtodismissthemenuimmediately.
Advanced picture settings
TheAdvancedpicturesettingsmenuforeachTVinputprovidessettingsforfinetuningtheappearance
ofthepicture.Allofthesettingsinthismenuapplyonlytothecurrently-selectedinput.
TousetheAdvancedpicturesettingsmenu,firstpressÞtodisplaytheOptionsmenu.Thenselect
Advancedpicturesettings.
ToadjustthesettingsontheAdvancedpicturesettingsmenu,presstheUPorDOWNarrowtohighlight
asetting,andthenpresstheLEFTorRIGHTarrowtochangethesetting.You’llnoticethechangesyou
makerightawayinpictureappearance.
Tip:Whenyouhighlightasetting,theheadertextexplainstheeffectofitscurrentvalue.When
youbegintoadjustasetting,theotheroptionsarehiddensoyoucanseemoreofthescreen.
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Eventhoughtheothersettingsarehidden,youcanmovethehighlightupordowntoadjustthe
othersettings.AssoonasyoupresstheUPorDOWNarrow,theothersettingsbecomevisible
again.
Advanced picture settings menu options
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Picturemode–Providespicturepresetsforvariousviewingpreferences.Thissettingduplicates
theoneontheOptionsmenu.WhenyouchangethePicturemode,otherpicturesettingsadjust
accordingly.Forexample,settingthePicturemodetoVividsetsBrightness,Contrast,
Sharpness,andothervaluestoproduceaveryvibrantpicture.SettingPicturemodetoMovie
changesthesesamesettingstoproduceapicturesuitableforenjoyingmoviesinadarkened
room.Ifyoumakechangestotheindividualpicturesettings—forexample,Contrast,or
Sharpness—thesesettingsaresavedforthecurrentinputandthecurrentpicturemode.Inthis
way,theHDMI1input’sMoviepicturemodecanbecustomizedanddifferentthantheHDMI2
input’sMoviepicturemodeandAntennaTV’sMoviepicturemode.UseResetpicturesettings,
describedbelow,toreturntheinput’scurrentpicturemodetoitsoriginalvalues.
DynamicContrast–Automaticallyadjuststhebacklightleveltoachievetheoptimumcontrast
andpreventexcessivedifferencesbetweenlightanddarkareasofthescreen.TheBacklight
optionisdisabledwhenDynamicContrastisenabled.
Backlight-Adjuststheoveralllightintensityofthescreen.
Brightness–Adjuststhedarkleveloftheblackareasofthepicture.
Contrast–Adjuststhewhitelevelofthelightareasofthepicture.
Sharpness–Adjuststhesharpnessoftheedgesofobjectsinthepicture.
Color–Adjuststheintensityofcolorsinthepicture.Asettingof0removesallcoloranddisplays
ablackandwhitepicture.
Tint–Adjuststhecolorbalancefromgreentoredtoobtainaccuratecolorsinthepicture.
Colortemperature–AdjuststheoverallcolorsinthepicturefromNormaltoslightlymore
bluish(Cool)toslightlymorereddish(Warm).
Gamemode–ControlswhetherGamemodeisonoroff.WhenOn,theTVperformslessimage
processingandhaslessinputlag.WhenOff,theTVmayperformmoreimageprocessingand
hasmoreinputlag,whichislessdesirableforactiongames.AvailableonlyforHDMI®andAV
inputs.
Resetpicturesettings–Returnsallpicturesettingsfortheinput’scurrently-selectedPicture
modetotheiroriginalvalues.
Tip:TodismisstheAdvancedpicturesettingsmenu,justwaitafewsecondswithoutpressing
anybuttons.OrpressÞagaintodismissthemenuimmediately.
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Changing privacy settings
Bydefault,whenconnectedtotheInternetandactivatedwithyourRokuaccount,theTVusesan
advertisingidentifiertotrackyourusagebehavior.YoucanchangetheprivacysettingsonyourTVin
twoways:resettingtheadvertisingidentifierandlimitingadtracking.
Note:PrivacysettingsarenotpresentonTVsoperatinginnon-connectedmode.
Resetting the advertising identifier
Resettingtheadvertisingidentifierhastheeffectofclearingyourpriorusagehistoryandstartingover.
Fromthatpointforward,yournewusagepatternsaffecttheadvertisementsyouseeonyourTV.
Toresettheadvertisingidentifier:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>System>Privacy.
2. HighlightResetadvertisingidentifier.PressÞtoviewmoreinformationaboutthisoption.
Whenyoufinishingreadingtheinformation,pressOKtoclosetheMoreInformationwindow.
3. PressOKtoresettheadvertisingidentifier,andthenpressOKagaintodismisstheverification
message.
Limiting ad tracking
YoucanlimitRoku’strackingofyourusagebehaviorbylimitingadtracking.Whenyoudo,yourTVwill
displayadsthatarenotpersonalizedbasedonyourTV’sadvertisingidentifier.
Tolimitadtracking:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>System>Privacy.
2. HighlightLimitadtracking.PressÞtoviewmoreinformationaboutthisoption.Whenyoufinish
readingtheinformation,pressOKtoclosetheMoreInformationwindow.
3. PressOKtoselecttheLimitadtrackingoption.
Note:IfyouperformafactoryresetandthenreconnectyourTV,adtrackingisrestoreduntilyou
repeatthesesteps.
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My Feed
UseMyFeedtofindoutwhenyoucanwatchmoviescomingsoon,andtogetupdatesonmovies,TV
shows,andactorsthatyouarefollowing.
Movies Coming Soon
MyFeedgivesyouupdatesonyourlistofmoviesthatarecomingsoontotheaters.WithMyFeed,you’ll
knowwhenyourfavoritemovieisreadytostream,thechannelsitison,andhowmuchitwillcost.
SelectthemoviesyouwanttofollowbygoingtoMyFeed>MoviesComingSoon.You’llthenseealist
ofnewlyreleasedmoviesthatarenotyetavailableforstreaming.Selectamovie,andthenselectFollow
thismovieonRoku.WhenyoureturntothemainMyFeedscreen,you’llseebannersforeachofyour
newly-followedmoviesalongwithbannersformoviesandTVshowsyou’realreadyfollowing.
Movies, TV shows, and people
Inadditiontofollowingmoviescomingsoon,youcanfollowanymovie,TVshow,oractor.Todothis,
usetheSearchfeaturetofindthemovie,TVshow,ornamethatyouwanttofollow,andthenselect
Followthismovie/TVshow/persononRoku.Formoreinformation,see“Searchingforsomethingto
watch”onpage17.
Note:TheTVtakesabitoftimetoupdateyournewly-followedshows.Untilitfindsatleastone
channelofferingthemovie,thecontentbannerinMyFeedshowsCheckbacklaterforupdates.
MyFeedalertsyouanytimeamovieorTVshowyouarefollowingbecomesavailableonanother
channelandwheneveritspricechanges.AnumberinparenthesesnexttoMyFeedintheHomemenu
meansthatMyFeedhasupdatedinformationthatyouhaven’tviewedyet.Forexample,youifthreeof
yourfollowedshowshaveupdates,you’llseeMyFeed(3).
Note:WhenamovieorTVshowyouarefollowingbecomesavailable,thestreamingchannel
offeringthemoviemightrequirethatyousubscribeorpayafeetoviewit.
Tip:MyFeedisavailableonlyifyourTVisconnectedtotheInternet.
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Searching for something to
watch
Searchingformoviesandshowsacrossmultiplestreamingchannelsisoneoftheuniquefeaturesof
yourTCL•RokuTV.Withinasinglesearchoperation,youcansearchby:
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Moviename
TVshowname
Actorordirectorname
Streamingchannelname
Gamename
Tip:RokuSearchisavailableonlyifyourTVisconnectedtotheInternet.
Note:RokuSearchdoesn’tsearchacrossallstreamingchannels,butsearchesacrosslotsof
popularstreamingchannels.Theactualchannelsitsearchesvarybylocale,butincludepopular
providerssuchasNetflixandseveralothers,withmorebeingaddedallthetime.
YoucancheckwhichstreamingchannelsareincludedinRokuSearchbygoingtotheSearchscreen,
clearingallprevioussearchestorevealthesearchinstructions,andthenwatchingthechanneltilescycle
atthebottomofthescreen.
Tosearch,selectSearchontheHomescreenmenu.TheSearchscreenhasakeyboardgridandinitially
displaysinstructions—asetoficonsrepresentingsearchcategoriesandalistofparticipatingprovider
tiles.
Tip:Ifyoudon’tseetheinstructions,navigatetotheendofthelistofrecentsearchesandselect
Clearrecentsearchselections.
How do I search?
Tosearch,usethearrowbuttonstonavigatetheon-screenkeyboard,enteringafewcharactersofthe
searchterm.Witheachadditionalcharacteryouenter,younarrowdownthesearchandthesearch
resultsbecomemorerelevant.
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Tip:UsethefreeRokumobileapponyourcompatiblesmartphoneortablettomakesearching
evenfaster.Notonlycanyouuseyourdevice’skeypadtotype,youcansearchsimplyby
touchingthevoicesearchiconandsayingthenameofthemovie,TVshow,actorordirector,
channel,orgame.
Aniconnexttoeachsearchresultshowsthecategoryoftheresult(movie,TVshow,actor).
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PresstheRIGHTarrowtomovethehighlightintothelistofsearchresults.
PresstheUPandDOWNarrowstoscrollthroughthelistofsearchresultstohighlighttheitem
youwanttoview.
I found a show, now what?
Nowthatyou’vehighlightedtheshow,movie,actor,game,orstreamingchannelyouwerelookingfor,
presstheRIGHTarrow.
Ifyoursearchresultwasanactor,director,orotheritemthatdoesnotrepresentasingleitemof
content,you’llseeanotherlisttonarrowdownyoursearch.Continuehighlightingresultsandpressing
theRIGHTarrowuntilyoufindasingle,viewablecontentitem.
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AnHDlogomeansthatthecontentisavailableinhigh-definition.
Thecheckedcircleadjacenttothetitlemeansyouhavealreadyaddedthestreamingchannel.
Ifyoursearchresultwasagameorastreamingchannel,you’llseedetailedinformation,images,and
availableactions,suchasalistofstreamingchannelsandthecostofgettingtheitemorchannel.
Note:Somechannelsmayrequireasubscription.
Following on Roku
RatherthanwatchtheshowyoufoundinSearch,youcanaddittoMyFeedandwaituntilit’savailable
onaparticularstreamingchanneloravailableatabetterprice.Fromthesearchresultsscreen,select
FollowonRoku.ThengotoMyFeedperiodicallytocheckforupdatestoeachofyourfollowedmovies,
TVshows,orpeople.Formoreinformation,see“MyFeed”onpage16.
Recent Searches
ThenexttimeyouuseRokuSearch,theSearchscreendisplaysalistofrecentsearchselectionsinplace
ofthesearchinstructions.
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Usingtherecentsearchselectionslistmakesiteasytoquicklygettoapreviouslyfounditem,for
example,tofindanothermoviewiththesameactor,oranotherTVshowinthesameseries.
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Using the Roku Channel
Store
TheStreamingChannelsmenuoptiontakesyoutotheRokuChannelstore,whereyoucanaddnew
streamingchannelstoyourTV.
Tips:
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TheStreamingChannelsmenuoptionisavailableonlyifyourTVisconnectedtothe
Internet.
YoualsocansearchforstreamingchannelsbyusingtheSearchoption,asexplainedin
“Searchingfor”onpage17.
Tomakeiteasiertofindwhatyouwant,thestreamingchannelsintheRokuChannelStoreare
categorizedbytopic.PresstheUPandDOWNarrowstohighlightthecategoryyouwant,andthenpress
theRIGHTarrowtomovethehighlightintothegridofstreamingchanneltiles.
Whenyoufindastreamingchannelyouwanttoaddorlearnmoreabout,highlightitandpressOKto
displaymoredetails.
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Ifthestreamingchannelyouareaddingisfree,youcanselectGotochanneltostartwatchingit
immediately.
Ifthereisaone-timeorrecurringfeeassociatedwithusingthestreamingchannel,youmust
agreetothetermsandconditions,acceptthefee,and—ifyoucreatedonewhenyouactivated
yourRokuTV,enteryourRokuPINcodetoauthorizethecharges.
Ifyoualreadyhaveasubscriptiontothestreamingchannel—forexample,youalreadysubscribe
toNetflixoryoureceiveHBOthroughyourcableTVprovider—youmustcompleteadifferent,
simpleauthorizationsteptoaddthestreamingchannel.
Youonlyhavetocompletetheauthorizationoractivationsteponetime,whenyouinitiallyaddthe
streamingchannel.Afterthat,yousimplyselectthestreamingchanneltilefromyourHomescreento
startwatching.(Channelandcontentavailabilityissubjecttochange.Chargesmayapplytoyour
selection.)
Tip:Newstreamingchannelsareaddedcontinuously,sobesuretocheckbackeverynowand
then.
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Note:Ifyoudon’trememberyourPIN,orifwanttochangewhetheryouneedtouseaPINto
makepurchasesonyourRokuaccount,see“ChangingyourRokuChannelStorePINpreference”
onpage41.
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Customizing your TV
ThereareseveralthingsyoucandotopersonalizeyourTV.
Rearrange tiles
WheneveryouaddaTVinputtile,it’saddedatthetopofyourHomescreen.Wheneveryouaddanew
streamingchannelfromtheRokuChannelStore,it’saddedatthebottomofyourHomescreen.
YoucaneasilyrearrangetheorderofthetilesontheHomescreentosuityourviewingpreferences.For
example,youmightwantAntennaTVtobethefirsttileinyourHomescreen.Butifyoumostlywatch
onestreamingchannel,youmightwantitstiletobethefirstoneonyourHomescreen.
Rearrangingtilesiseasy:
1. FromtheHomescreen,highlightoneofthetilesyouwanttomove.
2. PressÞtodisplayalistofoptionsforthetypeoftileyouselected.
3. SelectMoveinputorMovechannel.Thelistofoptionsdisappearsandthehighlightedtile
showsarrowsindicatinghowitcanbemoved
4. Usethearrowbuttonstomovethehighlightedtiletoitsnewposition.Asyoumovethetile,it
pushesothertilesoutofitsway.
5. PressOKtolockthetileintoitsnewposition.
6. RepeatthesestepstomoveothertilesuntilyouhavearrangedyourHomescreentoyourliking.
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Edit broadcast TV channel lineup
WhenyousetuptheTVtunerasdescribedin“SettingupAntennaTV”onpage2,theTVaddsallthe
channelswithgoodsignalsthatitcoulddetectinyourarea.It’slikelythatyounowhavemorechannels
thanyouwantinyourchannellist.
Toeditthechannellineup,fromtheHomescreen,navigatetoSettings>TVinputs>AntennaTV>Edit
channellineup.You’llseeascreenlistingallofyourchannels.Adjacenttothelistofchannelsisa
miniatureTVscreenplayingthehighlightedchannel’spictureandsound.
Highlighteachchannelyouwanttohide,andthenpressOKtohidethechannel.
Tip:Ifyouneedtoseeorhearthehighlightedchannel,waitacoupleofsecondsfortheTVto
startplayingthechannel’spictureandsound.Alsonotethatifyou’veenabledparentalcontrols
andtheprogramonthecurrentchannelisblocked,youwon’tseeapictureorhearsoundwhile
editingthechannellineup.
Rename inputs
RatherthantryingtorememberthatyourBlu-rayplayerisconnectedtoHDMI1andyourgameconsole
isconnectedtoHDMI3,youcanrenametheTVinputstomatchtheconnectedcomponent.
Note:Renaminganinputalsochangestheiconassociatedwithit.
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Torenameaninput,youcaneither:
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HighlighttheinputtileintheHomescreen,andthenpressÞtodisplayalistofoptions.From
thelistofoptions,selectRenameinput.Thenselectanewnameandicon.
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FromtheHomescreen,navigatetoSettings>TVinputs.OntheTVinputsscreen,selectthe
inputyouwanttorename,selectRename,andthenchooseanewnameandiconfromthe
providedlist.
toreturntotheHomescreen.Thenewnameandiconarenowineffect.
Remove unwanted tiles
It’seasytoremoveunusedTVinputsandunwantedchannelorapptiles.Forexample,ifyouneveruse
theHDMI3input,orifyoudon’tliketheweatherappyouaddedfromtheRokuChannelStore,youcan
removethemfromyourHomescreen.
Note:YoualsocanremovetheAntennaTVtileifyouneverusetheTVtuner.Butbeawarethat
removingtheAntennaTVtilealsodeletesthebroadcastTVchannellist.You’llhavetosetuptheTV
tuneragainnexttimeyouwanttoviewbroadcastTV.InstructionsforsettinguptheTVtunercanbe
foundin“SettingupAntennaTV”onpage2.
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Toremoveanytile,highlighttheinputtileintheHomescreen,andthenpressÞtodisplayalist
ofoptions.Fromthelistofoptions,selectRemoveinput.Inthescreenthatfollows,confirmyou
wanttoremovetheinput.
Alternatively,toremoveaTVinputtilefromtheHomescreen,navigatetoSettings>TVinputs.
OntheTVinputsscreen,selecttheinputyouwanttoremove,andthenselectRemove>
Confirm.Thenpress toreturntotheHomescreen.
Change themes
AnotherwaytocustomizeyourTVistochangeitstheme.Thethemeestablishesthelookandfeelofthe
TVthroughcolors,designs,andfonts.
Tip:ThemesareavailableonlywhenyourTVisconnectedtotheInternet.Somethemesrequire
payment.
Tochangethetheme,intheHomescreenmenunavigatetoSettings>Themes.IntheThemesscreen,
choosefromthefollowingoptions:
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Mythemes–Highlightatheme,andthenpressOKtoswitchtothattheme.
Customsettings–TurnFeaturedthemesonoroff.WhenFeaturedthemesison,theTV
automaticallyswitchestofeaturedthemes—likecertainholiday-inspiredthemes—foralimited
timewheneverRokumakesthemavailable,andthenswitchesbacktoyourselectedtheme
whenthefeaturedthemeexpires.Whenoff,theTValwaysusesyourselectedtheme.
Change sound effects volume
SoundeffectsarethenoisestheTVmakestoletyouknowitreceivedyourcommand.Youcanchange
thevolumeofsoundeffectsorturnthemoff.
Toadjustthesoundeffectsvolume,intheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Audio>Menu
volume.NavigatetotherightandthenchangethesettingtoHigh,Medium,Low,orOff.
Configure power settings
PowersettingsletyousetupyourTVsothatitturnsontothelocationyouchoose.Powersettingsalso
helpyourTVsaveenergybyautomaticallyturningitoffundercertainconditions.
Power on settings
PoweronsettingstelltheTVwhattodowhenyouturnonthepower.Toconfigurethepoweron
settings,fromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>System>Power>Poweron.Highlightthe
poweronlocationfromthelist,andthenpressOKtoselectit.
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Auto power off settings
Tohelpyousaveenergy,yourTVcanautomaticallyturnitselfoffafteraperiodofinactivityoraperiod
duringwhichnosignalhasbeendetected.Itisfactory-configuredtodobothofthesethings,butyoucan
changethesesettingsifneeded.
Toconfigureautomaticpoweroff,fromtheHomescreenmenunavigatetoSettings>System>Power>
Autopowersavings.InthePowersettingsscreen,highlightthefollowingoptionsandpressOKtoturn
themonoroff:
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After15minutesofnosignal–Ifnovideosignalispresentfor15minutes,theTVgoesinto
standbymode.
After4hoursofnointeraction–Ifnovideoactivityoruserinteractionoccurfor4hours,theTV
goesintostandbymode.
Configure parental controls
Parentalcontrolsenableyoutocontrolwhetherthemembersofyourhouseholdcanviewcertainkinds
ofbroadcastTVprograms.Whenaprogramorfeatureisblocked,youcanunblockitbyenteringa
parentalcontrolPINthatonlyyouknow.
Note:TheparentalcontrolfeaturecanbeusedtohidetheMovieStore,TVStore,andNews
optionsthatareavailableontheHomescreenmenuofTVsmanufacturedfortheUnitedStates.
However,theparentalcontrolsfeaturedoesnotblockotherstreamingcontentnorcontentfrom
inputsotherthantheTVtuner.
Creating a parental control PIN
ThefirsttimeyouaccesstheParentalcontrolsscreen,youmustcreateanewparentalcontrolPIN.
Thereafter,wheneveryouwanttochangeparentalcontrolsettings,unblockprogrammingthathasbeen
blocked,changethePIN,ordisableparentalcontrols,youmustenteryourparentalcontrolPIN.
Tip:YourparentalcontrolPINhasnothingtodowithyourRokuPIN.Youcanmakethemthe
sameifyouwant—thisisentirelyyourchoice.
TocreateanewparentalcontrolPIN,fromtheHomescreenmenunavigatetoSettings>Parental
controls.Thescreendisplaysanumerickeypad.UsethearrowbuttonsandtheOKbuttontoentera
fourdigitcode.ThenrepeattheprocesstoenterthesamePINagain,justtomakesureyoucorrectly
enteredthePINyouwanttouse.
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Important:IfyouforgetyourparentalcontrolPIN,theonlywaytorecoveristoperforma
factoryresetoperation,asexplainedin“Factoryreseteverything”onpage41.Besuretowriteit
downinasafeplacejustincase.
Blocking Movie Store, TV Store, and News (US TV models only)
Oneoftheparentalcontroloptionsistocompletelyhidetheentertainmentoptionsthatareavailable
directlyontheHomescreenmenuofTVsmanufacturedforsaleintheUnitedStates.(TheMovieStore,
TVStore,andNewsoptionsarenotavailableonTVsmanufacturedforsaleinCanada).
TohideHomescreenentertainmentoptions:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,highlightHomescreenandthenselectorcleareitherofthese
options:
• Hide“MovieStoreandTVStore”–RemovestheMovieStoreandTVStoreoptionsfrom
theHomescreenmenu.
• Hide“News”–RemovestheNewsoptionfromtheHomescreenmenu.
Tip:Touseeitheroftheseoptionsafteryou’vehiddenthem,youmustreturntothisscreenand
removethecheckmarkfromthecorrespondingHidecommand.
Blocking Broadcast TV shows
ForbroadcastTV,parentalcontrolsuseinformationembeddedinthebroadcastsignaltodetermine
whethertoallowaprogramtobedisplayed.Parentscanconfigureparentalcontrolstoblockbroadcast
TVprogramsthatmeetorexceedaspecificrating,sotheycannotbeviewedorheardunlessthecorrect
parentalcontrolPINisentered.
Note:Ratingstandardsdifferbycountry.
Enabling parental control of TV shows
ThefirststepinblockingTVshowsistoenableparentalcontrolofTVshows.
ThissettingisprovidedseparatelytomakeiteasierforyoutoturnparentalcontrolofTVshowsonand
offwithoutdisturbingtheirsettings.Forexample,yourkidsaregoingtosummercampfortwoweeks,
andwhiletheyaregone,youdon’twanttohavetodealwithunblockingshowsthatyouwanttowatch
byenteringyourparentalcontrolPIN.AllyouneedtodoisclearEnableparentalcontrols,andallTV
showsareunblocked.Whenthekidsreturn,selectEnableparentalcontrolsagain,andallofyour
parentalcontrolsettingsarerestoredinasingleoperation.
ToenableparentalcontrolofTVshows:
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1. IntheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,navigatetoTVtuner>ParentalcontrolofTVshows.
3. MakesurethecheckboxnexttoEnableparentalcontrolsischecked.Ifnot,highlightitand
pressOK.
Blocking based on US TV ratings
MostbroadcastUSTVshows—otherthanmovies—containratingdatathatenablesparentalcontrolsto
blockshowsthatparentsdon’twantotherstoview.Theratingsaredividedintotwogroupsthat
functionindependently:
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Maingroup–TV-G,TV-PG,TV-14,TV-MA
Withineachofthesegroups,theratingsinteractsuchthatifyoublockaparticularlevelofcontent,the
TValsoblocksallcontentwithahigherrating.Conversely,ifyouunblockaparticularlevelofcontent,
theTValsounblocksallcontentwithalowerrating.Forexample,ifyoublockTV-PGprograms,theTV
alsoblocksTV-14andTV-MAprograms.IfyousubsequentlyunblockTV-14programs,TV-PGprograms
arealsounblocked,butTV-MAprogramsremainblocked.
Similarly,withinthemaingroup,contenttypescanbeindividuallyblocked.Forexample,youcanblock
justcoarselanguageinshowswithaTV-PGrating.Ifyoudo,thentheTValsoblocksshowswithcoarse
languageinthehigherratings(TV-14andTV-MA).SubsequentlyunblockingcoarselanguageinTV-14
ratingsdoesnotunblockcoarselanguageinTV-MAprograms,butitdoesunblockcoarselanguageinTVPGprograms.
ToblockTVshowsbasedonUStelevisionratings:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,navigatetoTVtuner>TVratings.Chooseamongthefollowing
settings:
• Entireratings–Highlighttheratingyouwanttoblock,andthennavigatetotherightand
selectthefirstoptionthatblockstheentireratinglevel(andallhigherratinglevels).
• Individualcontenttypes–Highlighttheratingthatcontainsthecontenttypeyouwantto
block,andthenselectthecontenttypesyouwanttoblockfromamongthoselisted.
Rememberthatblockingacontenttypeinoneratingblockstheequivalentcontenttypein
allhigherratinglevels.
Blocking based on US movie ratings
MostmoviesintheUSareratedbytheMotionPictureAssociationofAmerica,orMPAA,sotheratings
areknownasMPAAratings.TVbroadcastsignalscarrymovieratingdatathatenablesparentalcontrols
toblockshowsthatparentsdon’twantotherstosee.Theratingsare:
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PG–Parentalguidancesuggested
PG-13–Parentsstronglycautionedforchildrenage13oryounger
R–Restricted
NC-17–Notforage17oryounger
UnlikeUSTVratings,therearenoindividualcontenttypeswithintheratings.ButlikeTVratings,
blockingmovieswithaparticularratingalsoblocksmovieswithahigherrating,andunblockingmovies
withaparticularratingalsounblocksmovieswithalowerrating.
Tip:BlockingmovieswithanNC-17ratingalsoblocksprogramswiththenow-obsoleteXrating,
whichcanstilloccurintheprogramdataofoldermovies.
ToblockmoviesbasedonMPAAratings:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,navigatetoTVTuner>Movieratings.
3. Selecttheratinglevelyouwanttoblock.Youneedonlyselectoneratinglevel,andallhigher
levelsareautomaticallyblocked.
Blocking based on Other ratings
YourTVcanblockprogramshavingratingsthathadnotbeendefinedwhentheTVwasmanufactured.It
doesthisbydetectinganewRatingRegionTableinaprogramandthendownloadingthenewtableand
displayingitsratingintheParentalcontrols.
WhentheTVdownloadsanewRatingRegionTable,itaddsanewoptiontothelistofratingtypes:
Otherratings.IfyouseethisoptionintheParentalcontrolsscreen,youhavetunedtoastationthathas
implementedanewratingtable.OncethenewratingtablehasbeendownloadedtotheTV,itremains
intheTVuntilitisfactoryreset,andyoucanconfigureblockingbasedonthenewratings.
NewRegionRatingTablescanhaveindependentratinglevels,orratinglevelsthatinteractinthesame
waysasthebuilt-inUSTVandMPAAMovieratings.
Tip:IfyourTVdownloadsanewRegionRatingTable,you’llhavetoexperimentwithitssettings
tounderstandhowtouseit.
Blocking based on Canadian English ratings
Canadian-Englishlanguageandthird-languageprogramsthatarebroadcastinCanadaareratedbythe
ActionGrouponViolenceonTelevision,orAGVOT.TVbroadcastsignalscarryratingdatathatenables
parentalcontrolstoblockshowsthatparentsdon’twantotherstoviewbasedoncontentcontaining
violence,language,sex,ornudity.Theratingsare:
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C8–Children8yearsandolder
G–Generallysuitableforallagegroups
PG–Parentalguidancesuggestedforviewersunder14years
14+–Generallynotsuitableforviewersunder14years
18+–Generallynotsuitableforviewersunder18years
Blockingcontentwithaparticularratingalsoblockscontentwithahigherrating,andunblocking
contentwithaparticularratingalsounblocksmovieswithalowerrating.
ToblockprogramsbasedonAGVOTratings:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,navigatetoTVtuner>CanadianEnglishratings.
3. Selecttheratinglevelyouwanttoblock.Youneedonlyselectoneratinglevel,andallhigher
levelsareautomaticallyblocked.
Blocking based on Canadian French ratings
Canadian-FrenchlanguageprogramsthatarebroadcastinCanadaareratedbytheRégieducinémadu
Québec.TVbroadcastsignalscarryratingdatathatenablesparentalcontrolstoblockshowsthat
parentsdon’twantotherstoviewbasedoncontentcontainingviolence,language,sex,ornudity.The
ratingsare:
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G–Generallysuitableforallagegroups
8+–Viewers8yearsandolder
13+–Viewers13yearsandolder
16+–Viewers16yearsandolder
18+–Adultsonly
Blockingcontentwithaparticularratingalsoblockscontentwithahigherrating,andunblocking
contentwithaparticularratingalsounblocksmovieswithalowerrating.
ToblockprogramsbasedonCanadian-Frenchratings:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,navigatetoTVtuner>CanadianFrenchratings.
3. Selecttheratinglevelyouwanttoblock.Youneedonlyselectoneratinglevel,andallhigher
levelsareautomaticallyblocked.
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Blocking unrated programs
SomebroadcastTVshowsandmoviesareassignedaratingof“Unrated”.Whetherornotsuch
programscontaincontentthatisobjectionabletoyoucannotbedetermined.However,youcanchoose
toblocksuchprograms.
Toblockallunratedbroadcasts:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,navigatetoTVtuner>Blockallunratedprograms.
3. HighlightUnratedprogramsandpressOK.Whenblockingisenabled,theadjacentpadlockicon
changesfromunlockedtolocked.
Tip:Blockingprogramsthathavebeenassignedaratingof“Unrated”doesnotblockprogramsthat
havenoratingassignedtothem(forexampleabroadcastofalocaltowncouncilmeeting).
ProgramsthatdonothaveanassignedratingdisplayRatingNA(for“notapplicable,meaninga
ratingisnotneeded).Programsthathavenoassignedratingareconsidered“safe”;therefore,there
isnoneedtoblockthem.
What happens when a TV show is blocked?
Afteryou’vesetupparentalcontrols,TVshowsandmoviescanbeblocked:
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Whenyouchangechannelsandthenewchannelisplayingaprogramwhoseratingexceeds
yoursettings.
Whenanewshowcomesonthechannelyouarewatchinganditsratingexceedsyoursettings.
Whenaprogramisblockedbyparentalcontrolsettings,theTVdisplaysablockedmessage:
Wheneverthisblockedmessageappears,boththevideoandaudiooftheshowareblocked,aswellas
programdatathatwouldnormallyappearintheareaatthebottomofthescreen.
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Towatchtheblockedprogram,youneedtoknowthePINcodedefinedwhenyouenabledparental
controls,asexplainedin“CreatingaparentalcontrolPIN”onpage26.
1. PressOKtoselectUnblockanddisplayaPINpad.
2. UsethearrowbuttonstoenteryourparentalcontrolPINcode,andthenpressOKtoselect
Unblockeverything.
Afterunblockingshowsthathavebeenblocked,allblockingisdisabledfortwohoursoruntilyouturn
offtheTV.
Changing the parental control PIN
TochangeyourparentalcontrolPIN:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,highlightChangePIN.
3. Movethehighlightintotheadjacentkeypad,andthenusethearrowbuttonsandtheOKbutton
toenterafourdigitcode.ThenrepeattheprocesstoenterthesamePINagain,justtomake
sureyoucorrectlyenteredthePINyouwanttouse.
Resetting parental controls
Sonowyourkidshavegrownupandgoneawaytocollege,andyounolongerwanttodealwithblocked
programs.
Toeraseallparentalcontrolsettings:
1. FromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Parentalcontrols,andthenenteryour
parentalcontrolPIN.
2. IntheParentalcontrolsscreen,highlightResetparentalcontrols.
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3. Followtheinstructionsonthescreentoconfirmthatyouwanttoeraseallparentalcontrol
settings.
Tip:ResettingparentalcontrolsalsoerasesyourparentalcontrolPIN.
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More settings
ThissectiondescribesthefeaturesandsettingsoftheTVthatwerenotcoveredintheotherpartsofthis
guide.
Changing network settings
Ifneeded,youcanchangeyournetworksettingsatanytime.Forexample,ifyouchangethenameof
yourwirelessnetwork(itsSSID)oritspassword,youwillneedtochangeyourTV’ssettingssothatitcan
continuetoconnect.Also,ifyoudecidednottoconnecttotheInternetin“GuidedSetup”onpage5,
youcanuseNetworksettingstoconnectatalatertime.
Tochangenetworksettings,fromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Network,andthen
presstheRIGHTarrow.Atthispoint,youcanchoosethefollowingoptions:
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Updateconnection–PressOKtostarttheupdateprocess.TheTVusesyourcurrentnetwork
informationtoreconfirmthewirelessnetworkconnection,thelocalnetworkconnection,and
theInternetconnection.
Setupnewconnection–PressOKtostartascanforwirelessnetworks.Followtheon-screen
instructionstocompletethenetworkconnection.Forhelpwithsettingupanewconnection,
see“SettingupyourTV”onpage6.
Changing caption settings
Youcanchangemanydifferentsettingsthataffecttheappearanceofcaptions.
Tochangecaptionsettings,fromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Captions,andthen
presstheRIGHTarrow.Atthispoint,youcanchoosethefollowingoptions:
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Captionsmode–ChooseOff,On,Instantreplay,orWhenmute.
o IfyouchooseOn,theTVdisplayscaptionswhenevertheyareavailableintheprogram
information.ThissettingappliestoAntennaTV,theAVinput,andstreamingchannels.
o IfyouchooseInstantReplay,theTVdisplayscaptionsonlyduringareplayoperation;
thatis,afterpressing tojumpbackafewsecondsinstreamingvideo.Thissetting
appliesonlytostreamingchannelswhentheprogrambeingstreamedsupportsinstant
replay.
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IfyouchooseWhenmute,theTVdisplayscaptionsonlywhenthesoundismuted.This
settingappliestoAntennaTV,theAVinput,andstreamingchannels.
Note:If isnotavailableonyourremotecontrol,youcanuse ontheRokuApporthe
JumpBackbuttononauniversalremote.Formoreinformation,see“Otherdevices”on
page2.
ThissettingreflectstheClosedcaptioningsettingsintheOptionsmenuforcertainTVinputs,as
explainedin“Optionsmenusettings”onpage12.Notethat,onceenabled,thecaptionsmode
remainssetforallapplicableinputsuntilyouturnitoff.
Tip:Somestreamingchannelsrequireyoutoenablecaptionsthroughasettingwithintheir
channeleventhoughyouhaveturnedoncaptionseverywhereelse.
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Textstyle–Choosefromalistoffonts.Asyoumovethehighlighttoeachfont,youcanseea
sampleoftheresultinanadjacentpanel.
Textedgeeffect–Choosefromalistofedgeeffectstyles,suchasraised,depressed,and
variousshadows.Asyoumovethehighlighttoeacheffect,youcanseeasampleoftheresultin
anadjacentpanel.
Textsize–Choosefromalistofsizes.Asyoumovethehighlighttoeachsize,youcanseea
sampleoftheresultinanadjacentpanel.
Textcolor-Choosefromalistofcolorsforthetext.Asyoumovethehighlighttoeachcolor,
youcanseeasampleoftheresultinanadjacentpanel.
Textopacity-Choosefromalistofopacitysettingsforthetext.Thissettingdetermineshow
muchtheareabehindthetextshowsthroughthetext.Avalueof100%blocksallofthecontent
behindthetext.Asyoumovethehighlighttoeachsetting,youcanseeasampleoftheresultin
anadjacentpanel.
Backgroundcolor-Choosefromalistofcolorsforthebackgroundareabehindthetext.Asyou
movethehighlighttoeachcolor,youcanseeasampleoftheresultinanadjacentpanel.Note
thatyouwon’tseeanychangeunlessyousettheBackgroundopacitytoavalueotherthanOff.
Backgroundopacity-Choosefromalistofopacitysettingsforthebackgroundofthecaption.
Thissettingdetermineshowmuchtheareabehindthecaptionbackgroundshowsthroughthe
background.Avalueof100%blocksallofthecontentbehindthebackground.Asyoumovethe
highlighttoeachsetting,youcanseeasampleoftheresultinanadjacentpanel.
Windowcolor-Choosefromalistofcolorsforthewindowrectanglesurroundingtheentire
caption.Asyoumovethehighlighttoeachcolor,youcanseeasampleoftheresultinan
adjacentpanel.Notethatyouwon’tseeanychangeunlessyousettheWindowopacitytoa
valueotherthanDefaultorOff.
Windowopacity-Choosefromalistofopacitysettingsforthewindowrectanglesurrounding
theentirecaption.Thissettingdetermineshowmuchtheareabehindthecaptionwindow
showsthroughthewindow.Avalueof100%blocksallofthecontentbehindthewindow.As
youmovethehighlighttoeachsetting,youcanseeasampleoftheresultinanadjacentpanel.
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Changing time settings
Youcanchangetimesettingstosuityourpreferences.Youcanfindthefollowingsettingsbynavigating
fromtheHomescreenmenutoSettings>System>Time:
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Sleeptimer–SetatimedelayafterwhichtheTVwillautomaticallyshutoff.Thissettingreflects
thesettingyoucanmakeintheOptionsmenufromanyTVinput,asexplainedin“Options
menusettings”onpage12.Notethatthesleeptimersettingisnotinputspecific.
Timezone–Selectwhethertosetthetimezoneautomaticallyormanually,andifsetmanually,
selectyourcurrenttimezone.Typically,aTVconnectedtotheInternetcandiscoveritsown
timezoneautomatically,andaTVthatisnotconnectedtotheInternetmustbesetmanually.
Initially,thissettingismadewhenyousetuptheTVtuner,asexplainedin“SettingupAntenna
TV”onpage2.Correcttimezoneinformationisneededtocorrectlydisplayprogramdata.
Clockformat–Selectwhethertodisplaytimeina12-houror24-hourformat,ortoturnofftime
display.ThissettingisavailableonlyonTVsthatareconnectedtotheInternet.Non-connected
TVsdonotdisplaythetime.
Scanning for broadcast TV channels again
Therewillbetimeswhenyouneedtocreateanewchannellist.Forexample,you:
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Changecableproviders
ReorientyourTVantenna
Movetoadifferentcitywithdifferentchannels
WheneveryouneedtoupdateyourTVchannellist,youcanrepeatthechannelscan.
Tip:Repeatthechannelscanfromtimetotimetomakesureyouarereceivingallofthelatest
channels.Broadcastersaddandremovechannels,movechannelstodifferentpartsofthe
spectrum,andchangethepowerlevelsoftheirchannelsperiodically.
Torepeatthechannelscan,fromtheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>TVinputs>AntennaTV
>Scanagainforchannels.ThenselectStartfindingchannelstobeginthechannelscanprocess.The
screensandoptionsthatappearduringthisprocessareidenticaltothosedescribedin“HowdoIsetup
theTVtuner?”onpage2.
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Using the TV in a home theater
YourTVhasseveralfeaturesthatmakeitanidealTVforahometheater.Butyoumightnotnoticethem
becausetheyremaininthebackgrounduntilyoudecidetousethem.
Turning off the speakers
WhenyouuseyourTVwithasoundbaroranexternalamplifierandspeakers,you’llprobablywantto
turnofftheinternalTVspeakers.
ToturnofftheTV’sbuilt-inspeakers,intheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>Audio>TV
speakersandchangethesetting.
Tip:TheTV’sinternalspeakerscanbeenabledanddisabledautomaticallyasneededbysystem
audiocontrol,asdescribedin“Enablingsystemaudiocontrol”onpage39.Theinternalspeakers
arealsoturnedoffwhenyouusetheheadphonejack.
Changing the audio mode
TheTVhastwoaudiomodes,accessedbynavigatingintheHomescreenmenutoSettings>Audio>
Audiomode:
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Stereo–Usethissettingforinternalspeakers,headphones,andexternalstereoamplifiers
connectedthroughHDMI®ARC,SPDIFoptical,orheadphonejack.
Auto–Usethissettingtoautomaticallydetectthebestaudiosettingbasedontheaudiostream
inthecontentyouarewatching.IfyouhaveconnectedtheTVtoanexternalAudio™compatible
amplifier,receiver,orsoundbarthroughHDMI®ARCorSPDIFoptical,theTVautomatically
selectstheappropriatesurroundsoundcapabilitiesofthedevicebasedonthecharacteristicsof
thecurrentprogram.
Setting up a digital audio connection
YoucanconnecttheTVtoanexternalamplifier,receiver,orsoundbarbyusingeitherofthesetwo
connections:
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HDMIARC–TheHDMI®AudioReturnChannelenablestheTVtooutputdigitalaudio
ononeofitsHDMI®connectors.Theconnectedamplifiercanalsofunction
simultaneouslyasaninputsourcetotheTV,ifneeded.TousetheARCcapability,you
mustconnectanHDMI®cablefromyouramplifier’sHDMI®ARCconnectortothe
HDMIARCconnectorontheTV.Youalsomust:
o BesureyourHDMI®cableiscertifiedbyHDMI®.
o EnableHDMIARCunderSettings>System>Controlotherdevices(CEC),asexplained
in“EnablingHDMI®ARC”onpage39.
SPDIFoptical–TheTVhasanSPDIFopticalconnectorthatoutputsadigitalaudio
signal.Tousetheopticaloutput,connectaTOSLINKopticalcablefromtheamplifier
totheOpticalorSPDIFconnectorontheTV.
Note:DolbyAudio™supportingDolbyDigitalPlus™formatisnotavailablethroughtheSPDIF
opticaloutput.ThisformatisonlyavailablethroughtheHDMI®ARCconnection.
AftermakingtherequiredHDMI®ARCorSPDIFopticalconnection,gotoSettings>Audio>S/PDIFand
ARCoptionandselecttheaudioformattouse.
Note:Inmostcases,Autodetectisthebestoption.Othersettingscanresultinnosoundwhen
thecontentyouareviewingdoesnotcontaintheaudiostreamtypeyouselected.
Controlling other devices through CEC
ConsumerElectronicsControl(CEC)enablesyourTVandotherCEC-compatiblehomeentertainment
componentstocontroloneanotherinvariousways.First,theCEC-compatibledevicesmust“discover”
oneanotherandreporttheircapabilities.Afterthis,onedevicecancontrolanotheraccordingtothe
featuresyouenable.Forexample,playingadisconaBlu-rayplayercouldswitchtheTVtotheBlu-ray
player’sinput.Or,poweringofftheTVcouldalsopowerofftheBlu-rayplayerandthehometheater
receiver.
Discovering connected CEC devices
TodiscoverCECdevices:
1. MakesurethatyourCEC-compatiblecomponentsareconnectedtotheTVwithasuitablehighspeedHDMI®cablethatsupportsHDMI®ARCandCECcontrol.
2. TurnoneachcomponentandmakesureallcomponentsareCECenabled.
Tip:SomemanufacturershavetheirownbrandednamesforCECfunctionality,soyoumight
needtoreadtheproductdocumentationtocorrectlyidentifytheCECfeaturesofthedevice.
3. OntheTV’sHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>System>Controlotherdevices(CEC)
andthenselectSearchforCECdevices.PressOKtorepeatthediscoveryprocess,ifnecessary.
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Whenfinished,theTVdisplaysalistofCECdevicesthatareconnectedtoeachHDMI®input,aswellas
anydevicesthathadpreviouslybeenconnected.TheTVremembersthenamesofmultipleCECdevices
evenwhentheyarenolongerconnected.Ifthelistislongerthantheallowedspace,pressÞtoseea
completelistinascrollablewindow.
Enabling HDMI® ARC
HDMI®ARCistheaudioreturnchannelthatisavailableononeoftheTV’sHDMI®ports.Theaudio
returnchannelenablesyoutosendaDolbyAudio™signalbacktoahometheaterreceiverthatisalso
sendinganaudioandvideosignalintotheTV.UsingHDMI®ARCreducesthenumberofcablesneeded
andoptionallyletsyoucontrolthevolumeandmutestateofthereceiverbyenablingsystemaudio
control.
HDMI®ARCisdisabledbydefault.ToenableHDMI®ARC,intheHomescreenmenu,navigateto
Settings>System>Controlotherdevices(CEC),andthenhighlightHDMIARC.PressOKtoenableor
disablethefeature.
Note:EnablingHDMIARCalsoenablesSystemaudiocontrol.AfterenablingHDMIARC,youcan
disableSystemaudiocontrolifyouprefer.
Enabling system audio control
SystemaudiocontrolenablestheTVremotecontroltochangethevolumeandmutestateofan
amplifierorsoundbarconnectedthroughHDMI®,andtodisplaytheexternaldevice’svolumeandmute
statusintheTV’son-screendisplay.
TheTVautomaticallyturnsoffitsinternalspeakersandsendsvolumeandmutecontrolsignalstoan
externalamplifierwhenallofthefollowingaretrue:
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SystemaudiocontrolisenabledontheTV.
TheTVisconnectedtoaCEC-compatibleamplifier,itispoweredon,andCECdiscoverabilityis
enabled.
TheCEC-compatibleamplifier’sHDMI®ARCconnectorisconnectedtotheTV’sHDMI®ARC
connectorwithasuitableHDMI®cable.
WhentheCEC-compatibleamplifierisoff,theTVautomaticallyturnsonitsspeakers(unlessyouhave
turnedthemoffasdescribedin“Turningoffthespeakers”onpage37)andresumeslocalcontrolof
volumeandmutestate.
Toenableordisablesystemaudiocontrol,intheHomescreenmenu,navigatetoSettings>System>
Controlotherdevices(CEC)andhighlightSystemaudiocontrol.PressOKtoenableordisablethe
feature.
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Enabling 1-touch play
1-touchplayenablesacomponenttocontrolwhichTVinputisactive.Forexample,pressingPlayon
yourBlu-rayplayerswitchestheTVtotheBlu-rayinput.
1-touchplayisdisabledbydefault.Toenable1-touchplay,intheHomescreenmenu,navigateto
Settings>System>Controlotherdevices(CEC)andhighlight1-touchplay.PressOKtoenableor
disablethefeature.
Enabling system standby
ThesystemstandbyfeaturecausesothercomponentstopoweroffwhenyoupoweroffyourTV.
DependingontheCECSystemStandbyimplementation,italsomightenableconnectedcomponentsto
poweroffyourTVwhenyoupoweroffthecomponent.
Systemstandbyisdisabledbydefault.Toenablesystemstandby,intheHomescreenmenu,navigateto
Settings>System>Controlotherdevices(CEC)andhighlightSystemstandby.PressOKtoenableor
disablethefeature.
Restarting the TV
YoucanrestarttheTVwhennecessary.RestartinghasthesameeffectasunpluggingtheTVpowerand
thenpluggingitinagain.
TorestarttheTV,navigatetoSettings>System>Power,andthenselectSystemrestart.Highlight
Restart,andthenpressOKtoconfirmrestart.
WhiletheTVrestarts,thescreengoesdarkforafewseconds,andthendisplaysthestartupscreenfora
fewmoreseconds.Whentherestartoperationcompletes,theTVdisplaystheactivityyouselectedin
“Poweronsettings”onpage25.
Resetting the TV
YoucanchoosetoresetonlytheTVpictureandaudiosettingstotheiroriginalvalues,orperformafull
factoryresettoreturntheTVtothestateitwasinwhenyoufirstunpackedandturnediton.
Reset audio/video settings
ToresetonlytheTVpictureandaudiosettingstotheiroriginalvalues,navigatetoSettings>System>
Advancedsystemsettings>Factoryreset,andthenhighlightResetTVaudio/videosettings.Readthe
informationonthescreentomakesureyouunderstandwhattheresetoperationdoes.
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Toproceedwiththeresetoperation,pressPLAY/PAUSEthreetimesinarow.
Factory reset everything
AfullfactoryresetreturnstheTV’ssettingstotheiroriginalstateandremovesallpersonallyidentifiable
informationfromtheTV.Whenfinished,youmustrepeatGuidedSetup,reconnectingtotheInternet,
re-linkingyourRokuaccount,andreloadinganystreamingchannels.YoualsomustrepeatAntennaTV
setupandinputconfiguration.
FactoryresetistherecommendedchoiceifyouwanttotransfertheTVtoanotherowner,anditisthe
onlychoiceifyouwanttoswitchfromstoremodetohomemode(ifyouinadvertentlyselectedstore
modeduringGuidedSetup).
Toperformafactoryreset,navigatetoSettings>System>Advancedsystemsettings>Factoryreset,
andthenhighlightFactoryreseteverything.Readtheinformationonthescreentomakesureyou
understandwhatthisresetoperationdoes.
Toproceedwiththefullfactoryreset,usetheon-screennumberpadtoenterthecodedisplayedonthe
screen,andthenselectOKtoproceed.
Whenthefactoryresetoperationcompletes,theTVrestartsanddisplaysthefirstGuidedSetupscreen.
What if I can’t access the Factory Reset option?
ItispossiblethatyourTVmightgetintoastatewhereyoucannotaccessthevariousmenus,including
themenuoptionthatletsyouperformafactoryresetoperation.Ifthathappens,youcanforcetheTV
toresetbyfollowingthesesteps:
1. Usingastraightenedpapercliporball-pointpen,pressandholdtherecessedRESETbuttonon
theTVconnectorpanel.
2. ContinuetoholdtheRESETbuttonforapproximately12seconds.
Whentheresetcyclecompletes,thestatusindicatorcomesondim.
3. ReleasetheRESETbutton.TheTVisnowpoweredoff.
4. TurnontheTVandproceedthroughGuidedSetup.See“SettingupyourTV”onpage6.
Changing your Roku Channel Store PIN preference
WhenyoucreatedyourRokuaccount,youweregiventheopportunitytocreateaPINcodeandto
specifywhenitmustbeused.IfyoucreatedaChannelStorePINandwanttochangeit,oryoudon’t
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rememberyourPIN,orifyoudidn’tcreateaChannelStore+PINandwanttoaddone,youcaneasily
makethesechanges.
1. Onacomputer,tablet,orsmartphone,useyourwebbrowsertogotohttps://my.roku.com.
2. Enteryouremailaddressandpasswordtosignin.Aftersigningin,theMyAccountpage
appears.
3. UnderPINPreference,clickUpdatetoopentheChooseYourPINPreferencespage.
4. SkipthisstepifyoujustwanttochangeyourPIN.Otherwise,choosetheoptionyourprefer
fromamongthoselisted:
• RequireaPINtomakepurchasesortoaddanyitemfromtheChannelStore.
• RequireaPINtomakepurchases.
• DonotrequireaPINtomakepurchases.
5. Ifyouchooseeitherofthefirsttwooptions,enteryourPINtwiceintheappropriateboxes.
6. ClickSaveChangestosaveyourchangesandreturntotheMyAccountpage.Notethatyour
currentsettingisdescribedunderPINPreference.
Getting system updates
IfyourTVisconnectedtotheInternetandlinkedwithaRokuaccount,itwillautomaticallygetupdates
fromtimetotime.Youdon’tneedtodoanything.Butifyouareawarethatanupdateisavailableand
youdon’twanttowaituntiltheTVupdatesitself,youcanmanuallycheckforupdates.
IfyourTVisnotconnectedtotheInternet,youcanstillgetupdatesbyusingaUSBflashdrive.
YoucandownloadanupdatedUserGuidethatmatchesyourRokuTVsoftwareversionfromtheTCL
websiteat:
http://www.tclusa.com/support
TodetermineyourcurrentRokuTVsoftwareversion,gotoSettings>System>About,andthenpress
OKornavigatetotheright.
Checking for updates on a connected TV
Ifyou’reoneofthosepeoplewhohastohavethelatest,mostup-to-datefeaturesthemomenttheyare
available,youcancheckforupdatesasoftenasyouwant.
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Tocheckforupdates,navigatetoSettings>System>Systemupdate,andthenselectChecknow.The
TVrespondseitherwithamessagesayingthatyourTVisuptodate,orwithamessagesayingthatan
updateisavailable.
Followtheinstructionsonthescreentoinstallthesystemupdate.
Note:Sometimessystemupdatesinstallnewsystemsoftware,andothertimestheyinstallnew
featuresforstreamingchannels.Therefore,youwon’talwaysseeachangeinthebehaviorof
yourTVafterasystemupdate.
Getting updates on a non-connected TV
IfyourTVisnotconnectedtotheInternet,youcanstillgetsystemupdatesbyusingaUSBflashdrive
andacomputerwithanInternetconnection.
Togetasystemupdate,navigatetoSettings>System>Systemupdate:
TheSystemupdatescreenonanon-connectedTVgivesyoutheopportunitytoconnectyourTV
totheInternettoautomaticallyreceiveupdates.Werecommendthisoptionifitispossiblein
yoursituation.Toproceed,selectConnecttotheInternetandfollowtheinstructionsin“
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ButwhatifIdidn’tconnectmyTV?”onpage1.
Otherwise,ifyoucan’tconnecttotheInternet,selectIcan’tconnect,andthenfollowthe
instructionsonthescreen.Here’sasummary:
1. OnanInternet-connectedcomputer,gotothewebsite
displayedontheSystemupdatescreen.
USB flash drive
AnynormalUSBflashdrivewillwork,
2. OntheUSBUpdatewebpage,selectthecorrectbrandand
providedithasaFAT-16orFAT-32
model,andthenclickNext.
filesystemformat.(Thisisthe
defaultformostflashdrives.)
3. ClickDownloadSoftware,andthensavethefiletotheroot
Thesizeofthedownloadissmall—
folderofastandardUSBflashdrive.
usuallylessthan100MB—andso
4. Whenthedownloadfinishes,taketheUSBflashdrivetothe
willfitonanysizeflashdriveyou
mighthave.
TVandplugitintotheUSBport.Whenyoudo,theTV
validatesthefilesontheflashdriveanddisplaysa12-digit
code.
5. Writedownthecodeandthewebaddress,andtakethisinformationbacktoyourInternetconnectedcomputer.
6. Onthe12-digitcodepage,enterthecodeyourTV
displayed,andthenclickNext.
12- and 6-digit codes
7. Onthe6-digitcodepage,writedownthe6-digitcodethat
TheUSBupdateprocessusesapair
ofcodestovalidatethatyouare
appears,andthentakeitbacktoyourTV.
authorizedtoinstallanupdate,and
8. UsingtheTVremotecontrol,selectNexttomovetothe
toensureyouarenotattemptingto
installanold,unsupportedversionof
nextscreen,andthenusetheon-screenkeyboardtoenter
thesystemsoftware.
the6-digitcode.Whenfinished,selectOK.Thesystem
updatebegins.DonotremovetheUSBflashdriveuntilthe
TVrestarts.
Whentheupdatefinishes,theTVrestarts.Youcancheckthenewversionnumberbynavigatingto
Settings>System>About.
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Other devices
Getting and using the Roku mobile app
RokumakestheRokumobileappfreeforcompatibleiOS,Android,andMicrosoftWindows8/8.1
devices.
WiththeRokumobileapp,youcancontrolyourTV,findandaddnewRokuChannels,moreeasily
searchandfindsomethingtowatch,andevenuseyourvoicetosearchwithouttyping.More
informationcanbefoundbygoingtosupport.roku.com/homeandsearchingfor“mobileapp.”
Using a universal remote
Inmanycases,youcanprogramyourcableorsatelliteuniversalremotecontroltoalsocontrolyourTV.
Youwillneedtohaveinstructionsforprogrammingtheremotecontrolhandy.Checkwithyourcableor
satelliteproviderforinstructions.
FordetailsonhowtosetuptheTVtoworkwithuniversalremotecontrols,visit
www.roku.com/universalremote.
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FAQ
ForthelatestanswerstoFrequentlyAskedQuestions,visittheTCLTVsupportwebsite
(http://www.tclusa.com/support)andtheSupportsectionoftheRokuwebsite(www.roku.com).
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Other information
Battery Caution and Disposal Information
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Forbestresults,usealkalinebatteries.
Installonlynewbatteriesofthesametypeinyourproduct.
Failuretoinsertbatteriesinthecorrectpolarity,asindicatedinthebatterycompartment,
mayshortenthelifeofthebatteriesorcausebatteriestoleak.
Donotmixoldandnewbatteries.
DonotuseRechargeable(NickelCadmium)or(NickelMetalHydride)batteries.
DonotmixAlkaline,Standard(Carbon-Zinc)orRechargeable(NickelCadmium)or(NickelMetal
Hydride)batteries.
Donotdisposeofbatteriesinfire.
Recycleordisposeofbatteriesasperstateandlocalguidelines.
Electronics Recycling Information For Consumers
TCLstrivestoprovideahighlevelofservicetoourcustomersandinthecommunitiesweserve,and
recommendsthatconsumersalwayslookforarecyclingorreusealternativetothrowingaway
televisionsandotherelectronics.Weencouragecustomerstorecycleend-of-lifeelectronicdevices
usingoneofthemanyconvenientmethodsavailabletoday.InmanystatesTCLhasprogramsinplaceto
enableconsumerstodrop-offandrecycletelevisionsfreeofcharge.Forinformationonelectronics
recyclinginall50states,includingdrop-offlocations,pleasevisitthe“ElectronicsRecycling”areaofthe
TCLUSAwebsiteatwww.tclusa.com.
Care and Cleaning
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Caution:TurnoffyourTVbeforecleaning.
CleantheTVasneededusingasoftlint-freecloth.Besuretooccasionallydusttheventilation
slotsinthecabinettohelpassureadequateventilation.
IMPORTANT:Neverusestrongcleaningagents,suchasammonia-basedcleaners,or
abrasivepowder.ThesetypesofcleanerswilldamagetheTV.TheTV’sscreenmaybe
cleanedwithasoft,lint-freeclothaswell.Takecarenottoscratchormarthescreen.If
necessary,youmayuseaclothdampenedwithwarmwater.Whilecleaning,donotspray
liquiddirectlyonthescreen,orallowliquidtorundownthescreenandinsidetheTV.Also,
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neverplacedrinksorvaseswithwaterontopoftheTV.Thiscouldincreasetheriskoffire,
shockhazardordamagetotheTV.
Television Specifications
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USSystemNTSC-M,ATSCstandard(8VSB),QAM
VHF2-13,UHF14-69,CATV14-36(A)-(W),37-59
(AA)-(WW),60-85(AAA)-(ZZZ),86-94(86)-(94),95-99
(A-5)-(A-1),100-135(100)-(135),01(4A)
Frequencysynthesized
5°Cto35°C(41°Fto95°F)
20%to80%,non-condensing
-15°Cto45°C(5°Fto113°F)
10%to90%,non-condensing
Notices
TTE Technology, Inc. (“TTE”) Limited Warranty
All TCL LCD/LED Models
Whatyourwarrantycovers:DefectsinmaterialsorworkmanshiptotheoriginalownerofthisTCL
productwhenpurchasedasnewfromanAuthorizedDealerofTCLbrandproductsintheUnitedStates
andpackagedwiththiswarrantystatement.
New LCD/LED Televisions (Non-Commercial Use)
Forhowlongafteryourpurchase:
• One(1)yearfromdateofpurchaseforpartsandlaborfornon-commercialuse.
New LCD/LED Televisions (Commercial Use)
Forhowlongafteryourpurchase:
• Six(6)monthsfromdateofpurchaseforpartsandlaborforcommercialuse.
• Commercialuseincludes,butisnotlimitedto,theuseofthisproductinacommercialor
businessenvironment,theuseofthisproductinaninstitutionorforinstitutionalpurposes,or
othercommercialpurposesincludingrentalpurposes.
What we will do
• AtTTE’sdiscretion,(1)payanAuthorizedTCLServiceCenterforbothlaborchargesandpartsto
repairyourtelevision,or(2)replaceyourtelevisionwithaneworrefurbished/remanufactured
equivalentvalueproduct.ThedecisiontorepairorreplacewillbemadesolelybyTTE.See“How
togetservice”.
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How to get service
• Pleasehaveyouroriginalpurchasereceiptorproofofpurchase(billofsaleorreceiptedinvoice)
whichstatesthatconditionoftheunit(New,Used,etc.),theunit’sdateofpurchase,placeof
purchaseandmodel/serialnumberready.Themodel/serialnumberinformationcanbefound
onthebackofyourunit.
• Call1-877-300-8837orvisitwww.TCLUSA/SUPPORT
• Arepresentativemusttroubleshootyourproblemoverthetelephoneorthroughe-mailbefore
receivingservice.Ifitisdeterminedthatyourunitrequiresservice,theservicelocationwillbeat
thesolediscretionofTTEbasedupontheTTELimitedWarrantyStatement.
• AtthesolediscretionofTTE,televisionscreensizes40”andsmallerwilleitherberepairedatan
AuthorizedTCLServiceCenterordirectlyexchangedforaneworrefurbished/remanufactured
unit.AtthesolediscretionofTTE,televisionscreensizes40”through55”orlargerwilleitherbe
repairedatanAuthorizedTCLServiceCenterorrepairedin-home.
• IfrepairedatanAuthorizedTCLServiceCenter,TTEisnotresponsiblefortransportationcoststo
theAuthorizedTCLServiceCenter.However,TTEwillpayforreturnshipping.TTEwillprovide
instructionsforpackagingandshippingtheunit.Unitsthatareimproperlypackedand
damagedduringshippingarenotcoveredunderyourproductwarranty.
• ProofofpurchaseintheformofabillofsaleorreceiptedinvoicefromanAuthorizedDealer
whichisevidencethattheproductiswithinthewarrantyperiodmustbepresentedtoobtain
warrantyservice.
• Intheeventthataunitistobereplaced,apictureofthebackoftheunitshowingthemodel
andserialnumberandpictureoftheissueitselfmayberequired.
• PRE-AUTHORIZATIONMUSTBEOBTAINEDBEFORE(1)SENDINGANYPRODUCTTOAN
AUTHORIZEDTCLSERVICECENTER,OR(2)OBTAININGANYIN-HOMEREPAIR/REPLACEMENT/
RENTALSERVICES.
What your warranty does not cover
• Aunitsoldin“As-Is”,“Used”,“FactoryReconditioned”,“FactoryRe-Certified”,or
“Refurbished”,conditionorwithfaults.
• UnitsphysicallybrokenduringshipmentfromaRetailer.PleasecontactyourRetailerfor
assistance.
• ExtendedServicePlanspurchasedfromRetailers.PleasecontactyourRetailerforassistance.
• Customerinstruction.(YourOwner’sManualdescribeshowtoinstall,adjust,andoperateyour
unit.AnyadditionalinformationshouldbeobtainedfromyourAuthorizedDealer).
• Installationandrelatedadjustments,ordamageresultingfrominstallation.
• Damageresultingfromnon-approvedinstallationmethods.
• Signalreceptionproblemsnotcausedbyyourunit.
• Damagefrommisuse,abuse,neglect,normalwearandtear,cosmeticdamage,mishandling,
faultyinstallation,orpowerlinesurges.
• Markingsorimagesonthetelevision’spanelresultingfromviewingfixedimages(includingbut
notlimitedtocertain4:3imagesonwidescreentelevisions,ordataorimagesinfixedscreen
locationsfrombanners,videogames,orcertainbroadcastnetworks).
• Batteries.
• Atelevisionthathasbeenmodifiedorincorporatedintootherproducts.
• AunitpurchasedorservicedoutsidetheUSA.
• ActsofnatureorGod,suchasbutnotlimitedtoearthquakeorlightningdamage.
• Special,incidentalorconsequentialdamages.
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LIMITATION OF WARRANTY
• THEWARRANTYSTATEDABOVEISTHEONLYWARRANTYAPPLICABLETOTHISPRODUCT.NO
VERBALORWRITTENINFORMATIONGIVENBYTTETECHNOLOGY,INC.,ITSAGENTSOR
EMPLOYEESSHALLCREATEAGUARANTYORINANYWAYINCREASEORMODIFYTHESCOPEOF
THISWARRANTY.
• REPAIRORREPLACEMENTASPROVIDEDUNDERTHISWARRANTYISTHEEXCLUSIVEREMEDYOF
THECONSUMER.TTETECHNOLOGY,INC.SHALLNOTBELIABLEFORSPECIAL,INCIDENTAL,OR
CONSEQUENTIALDAMAGESRESULTINGFROMTHEUSEOFTHISPRODUCTORARISINGOUTOF
ANYBREACHOFANYEXPRESSORIMPLIEDWARRANTYONTHISPRODUCT.THISDISCLAIMEROF
WARRANTIESANDLIMITEDWARRANTYAREGOVERNEDBYTHELAWSOFTHESTATEOF
CALIFORNIA.EXCEPTTOTHEEXTENTPROHIBITEDBYAPPLICABLELAW,ANYIMPLIED
WARRANTYOFMERCHANTABILITYORFITNESSFORAPARTICULARPURPOSEONTHISPRODUCT
ISLIMITEDTOTHEAPPLICABLEWARRANTYANDWARRANTYPERIODSETFORTHABOVE.THIS
WARRANTYISSUBJECTTOCHANGEWITHOUTNOTICE.PLEASEVISITWWW.TCLUSA.COMTO
VIEWTHEMOSTCURRENTVERSION.
How State Law relates to this warranty
• Somestatesdonotallowtheexclusionorlimitationofincidentalorconsequentialdamages,or
limitationsonhowlonganimpliedwarrantylasts,sotheabovelimitationsorexclusionsmay
notapplytoyou.
• Thiswarrantygivesyouspecificlegalrights,andyoualsomayhaveotherrightsthatvaryfrom
statetostate.
IfyoupurchasedyourunitoutsidetheUnitedStatesorseekwarrantycoverageoutsidetheUnited
States:Thiswarrantydoesnotapply.Contactyourdealerforwarrantyinformation.
Servicecallswhichdonotinvolvedefectivematerialsorworkmanshiparenotcoveredbythis
warranty.Costsofsuchservicecallsarethesoleresponsibilityofthepurchaser.
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Legal statement
Pleasenote—UseoftheTCL•RokuTVisgovernedbytheTCL•RokuTVEndUserAgreement(seebelow).Inaddition,anenduseronline
profileandbillingaccountwithRoku,Inc.(“Roku”)onRoku’swebsite(“RokuAccount”)isrequiredtostreamcontentviatheInternetusingyour
TCL•RokuTV.ARokuAccountgivesyouaccesstomovies,televisionshows,andotheraudio-visualentertainmentinthe“RokuChannelStore,”
astorefrontofapplicationsprovidedbyRokuviayourdevice’son-screenmenu.AfteryourRokuAccountiscreated,youcanlinkyourTCL•
RokuTVtoyouraccount.ByusingtheTCL•RokuTV,youagreetothefollowingdisclaimer.Fortheavoidanceofdoubt,thecontentdisclaimer
setforthhereinshallrefertoallcontentandchannelsaccessibleandavailableontheTCL•RokuTV,includingthoseavailableviatheRoku®
streamingplatform,aswellasbroadcastcable.
DuetothevariouscapabilitiesoftheTCL•RokuTV,aswellaslimitationsintheavailablecontentavailabletherein,certainfeatures,
applications,andservicesmaynotbeavailableonallTCL•RokuTVs,orinallterritories.SomefeaturesontheTCL•RokuTVmayalsorequire
additionalperipheraldevicesormembershipfeesthataresoldseparately.PleasevisittheTCL•RokuTVorRoku,Inc.websitesformore
informationontheTCL•RokuTVandcontentavailability.TheservicesandavailabilityofcontentontheTCL•RokuTVaresubjecttochange
fromtimetotimewithoutpriornotice.
AllcontentandservicesaccessiblethroughtheTCL•RokuTVbelongtothirdpartiesandareprotectedbycopyright,patent,trademarkand/or
otherintellectualpropertylaws.Suchcontentandservicesareprovidedsolelyforyourpersonalnoncommercialuse.Youmaynotuseany
contentorservicesinamannerthathasnotbeenauthorizedbythecontentownerorserviceprovider.Withoutlimitingtheforegoing,youmay
notmodify,copy,republish,upload,post,transmit,translate,sell,createderivativeworks,exploit,ordistributeinanymannerormediumany
contentorservicesdisplayedthroughtheTCL•RokuTV.
YouexpresslyacknowledgeandagreethatyouruseoftheTCL•RokuTVisatyoursoleriskandthattheentireriskastosatisfactoryquality,
performanceandaccuracyiswithyou.TheTCL•RokuTVandallthirdpartycontentandservicesareprovided“asis”withoutwarrantyofany
kind,eitherexpressorimplied.TCL•RokuTVandRokuexpresslydisclaimsallwarrantiesandconditionswithrespecttotheTCL•RokuTV
contentandservices,eitherexpressor,implied,includingbutnotlimitedto,warrantiesofmerchantability,ofsatisfactoryquality,fitnessfora
particularpurpose,ofaccuracy,ofquietenjoyment,andnon-infringementofthirdpartyrights.TCLandRokudonotguaranteetheaccuracy,
validity,timeliness,legality,orcompletenessofanycontentorservicemadeavailablethroughtheTCL•RokuTVanddoesnotwarrantthatthe
TCL•RokuTV,contentorserviceswillmeetyourrequirements,orthatoperationoftheTCL•RokuTVwillbeuninterruptedorerror-free.
Undernocircumstances,includingnegligence,shallTCLorRokubeliable,whetherincontractortort,foranydirect,indirect,incidental,special
orconsequentialdamages,attorneyfees,expenses,oranyotherdamagesarisingoutof,orinconnectionwith,anyinformationcontainedin,or
asaresultoftheuseofthedevice,oranycontentorserviceaccessedbyyouoranythirdparty,evenifadvisedofthepossibilityofsuch
damages.
Thirdpartyservicesmaybechanged,suspended,removed,terminatedorinterrupted,oraccessmaybedisabledatanytime,withoutnotice,
andTCLandRokumakesnorepresentationorwarrantythatanycontentorservicewillremainavailableforanyperiodoftime.Contentand
servicesaretransmittedbythirdpartiesbymeansofnetworksandtransmissionfacilitiesoverwhichTCLandRokuhavenocontrol.Without
limitingthegeneralityofthisdisclaimer,TCLandRokuexpresslydisclaimsanyresponsibilityorliabilityforanychange,interruption,disabling,
removaloforsuspensionofanycontentorservicemadeavailablethroughtheTCL•RokuTV.TCL,Roku,thecontentproviders,ortheservice
providersmayimposelimitsontheuseoforaccesstocertainservicesorcontent,inanycaseandwithoutnoticeorliability.Anyquestionsor
requestsforservicerelatingtothecontentorservicesmadeavailableontheTCL•RokuTVshouldbesubmittedtotherespectivecable
contentorserviceproviderorasdescribedintheTCL•RokuTVUserGuide.
IntheeventofaconflictbetweentheTCL•RokuTVEndUserAgreementandthetermssetforthinthisLegalDisclaimer,theTCL•RokuTV
EndUserAgreementshallprevailandcontrolinallcircumstances.
END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (FOR ROKU TV)
IMPORTANT: READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU USE A ROKU TV. ALSO REVIEW THE
IMPORTANT PRODUCT INFORMATION THAT MAY HAVE BEEN PROVIDED WITH YOUR ROKU TV.
Overview
ThisEndUserLicenseAgreement(“EULA”)betweenyouandRoku,Inc.(“Roku”)governstheuseof:(a)yourtelevisionwhichusestheRoku
platformtoplaydigitalcontentovertheInternet(“Television”),and(b)anyfirmwareandsoftwarethathavebeenpre-installedonthe
TelevisionandthefirmwareandsoftwareupdatesRokuprovidestoyoufortheTelevision(collectively,the“Software”).Bylinkingthe
TelevisiontoyouraccountonRoku’swebsite(“RokuAccount”)orusingtheTelevision,youareagreeingtothisEULA.Ifyouarearesidentof
theEuropeanEconomicArea,byagreeingtothisEULA,youexpresslyagreetowaiveyourrighttowithdraw.
IfyoudonotagreetothisEULA,youdonothavetherighttousetheTelevisionortheSoftware.Ifyouarewithintheallowabletimeperiodfor
returnsundertheapplicablereturnpolicy,youmayreturntheTelevisiontoyoursellerforarefund,subjecttothetermsofsuchreturnpolicy.
YoushouldperformafactoryresetbeforeyoureturnittoerasedatathatmaybestoredontheTelevision.Forinstructionsonhowtoreset
yourTelevision,pleasevisitwww.roku.com/support.
InthisEULA,“Channel”meansanapplicationintheRokuChannelStore;“Content”meansmovies,televisionshows,musicandotheraudioand
visualmaterialsandentertainment;“ContentProvider”meansanyproviderofContent;and“RokuChannelStore”meansthestorefrontof
applicationsprovidedbyRokuviatheTelevision’son-screenmenu.
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Changes to This EULA
RokumayamendthisEULAatanytimeinitsdiscretion.SuchamendmentsshallbeeffectiveimmediatelyuponpostingoftheamendedEULA
onRoku’swebsiteorviatheTelevisionoryourRokuAccount,whicheveroccursfirst.IfyouhaveaRokuAccountthatislinkedtoyour
Television,theninitsoption,RokumayalsonotifyyouoftheamendedEULAbysendinganoticetothelastemailaddressyouhaveprovidedto
Roku.YouagreetoprovideaccurateandcompleteinformationifandwhenyousetupyourRokuAccount,andyouagreetopromptlyupdate
youraccountinformation(includingcontactinformation)tokeepitaccurateandcomplete.Youcandothisatanytimebysigningintoyour
RokuAccount.Followingsuchpostingornoticebyanyofthemethodsdescribedabove,continueduseofyourTelevisionorRokuAccount
meansyouacceptandagreetotheamendedEULA.IfyoudonotagreetotheamendedEULA,Rokumaynotbeabletoprovideupdates,
upgradesorenhancementstoyourTelevision,andyoumaynotbeabletocontinueusingyourTelevisionorRokuAccount.
Permitted Use and Restrictions
TheTelevisionandtheSoftwareareforpersonal,non-commercialuseonly.CopyingorredistributionofanyContentdeliveredviathe
Televisionisstrictlyprohibitedandwemaypreventorrestrictyoufromcopyingorre-distributinganyelementsoftheSoftwareorContent
usingdigitalrightsmanagementorothertechnologies.TheTelevisionandtheSoftwareareforuseonlyinthosecountrieswherethe
manufacturerofyourTelevisionhasauthorizeditssale.IfyouareusingtheTelevisionandtheSoftwareoutsideofthesecountries,therights
grantedunderthisEULAdonotapply.SomeoftheContentProvidersusetechnologiestoverifyyourgeographiclocation,andyoumaynotbe
abletousetheTelevisionortheSoftwaretoaccessanyContentoutsideofthecountryorlocationauthorizedbyRokuortheContentProvider.
ExceptasexpresslyprovidedunderthisEULA,youdonotacquireanyintellectualpropertyorotherproprietaryrightsinortotheTelevision,
theSoftwareortheContent,includinganyrightsinpatents,inventions,improvements,designs,trademarks,databaserightsorcopyrights,nor
doyouacquireanyrightsinanyconfidentialinformationortrade-secrets.AllrightsnotexpresslygrantedtoyouinthisEULAarereservedby
Rokuoritsapplicablelicensors.Youmaynotremove,obscure,alterorconcealanytrademark,logo,copyrightorotherproprietarynoticeinor
onanyTelevision,SoftwareorContent.
TheSoftwareisproprietarytoRokuoritsthirdpartylicensorsandmaybeusedonlywiththeTelevision.SubjecttothisEULAand,where
appropriate,theapplicablethirdpartylicenses,youhaveanon-exclusive,non-transferablelicensetoruntheSoftwareandanyupdated
versionsprovidedtoyoubyRoku,onlyinandasincorporatedintheTelevision.Thisisalicenseandnotasale.Youmaynot(a)copy,assign,
sublicense,lease,sellorrenttheSoftware,(b)distributeorotherwisetransfertheSoftwareexceptasincorporatedintheTelevision,provided
that,youdonotretainanycopiesoftheSoftwareandtherecipientreadsandagreestothisEULA(includingallamendments);(c)modify,
adapt,translate,orcreatederivativeworksoftheSoftware(exceptonlytotheextentanyoftheforegoingrestrictionisprohibitedby
applicablelaworasmaybepermittedbythelicensetermsgoverninganySeparatelyLicensedCodeincludedwiththeSoftware);(d)decompile,
disassemble,reverseengineerorotherwisederivesourcecodefromtheSoftware,excepttotheextentsuchactionscannotbeprohibited
underapplicablelawbecausetheyareessentialtoachieveinter-operabilityoftheSoftwarewithanothersoftwareprogram,andprovidedthat
theinformationobtainedbyyouduringsuchactivitiesis(i)usedonlytoachievesuchinter-operability;(ii)notdisclosedwithoutRoku’sprior
writtenconsent;and(iii)notusedtocreateanysoftwarethatissubstantiallysimilartotheSoftware;(e)defeat,bypass,circumventorinterfere
withanysecuritymechanismoraccesscontrolmeasures,or(f)haveanyoftheforegoingdoneforyoubyathirdparty.Thislicensedoesnot
includetherighttoreceiveSoftwareupgradesorupdates.YourrighttousetheTelevisionandtheSoftwarewillimmediatelyterminateupon
yourbreachofthisEULA.
Software Updates
INITSSOLEDISCRETION,ROKUMAYPROVIDEUPDATESTOYOURTELEVISIONVIATHEINTERNET,INCLUDINGBUGFIXESANDUPDATES,
CHANGESINTHEUSERINTERFACEORHOWYOUACCESSCONTENT,ANDOTHERCHANGESTHATMAYADD,ALTERORREMOVE
FUNCTIONALITIESANDFEATURES.YOUACKNOWLEDGETHATTHESEUPDATES:(A)MAYHAPPENAUTOMATICALLYINTHEBACKGROUNDAT
ANYTIME(ANDTHATTHEYCANNOTBEDISABLEDBYYOU);AND(B)WILLREQUIREANINTERNETCONNECTIONANDYOUMAYINCUR
ADDITIONALDATACHARGESFROMTHEPROVIDEROFTHEINTERNECTCONNECTION.YOUUNDERSTANDTHATTHESEUPDATESARE
NECESSARYTOMAINTAINCOMPATIBILITYWITHOTHERUPDATESTOROKU’SPRODUCTSORSERVICESANDMAYBEREQUIREDFORSECURITY
REASONS.BYUSINGTHETELEVISION,YOUHEREBYAGREETORECEIVESUCHUPDATES.
Separately Licensed Code
CertainsoftwarecomponentsoftheSoftwareareprovidedunderseparatethirdpartylicenseterms(“SeparatelyLicensedCode”)andyour
righttousesuchcomponentsisgovernedbysuchlicenseterms.Pleasevisithttps://www.roku.com/separatelylicensedcodeformore
information.
Voice Search
Ifdownloadedtoyourphoneormobiledevice,theRokumobileappallowsyoutouseyourvoicetosearchforcontentonyourTelevisionusing
voicesearch.Whenyouchoosetousevoicesearch,youagreethatRokuand/orathirdpartyvendorcontractedbyRokuhaveyourconsentto
record,processandstoreyourvoiceinputs(e.g.,arecordingandtheinterpretationofwhatwassaid),andusesuchvoiceinputswithother
informationaboutyourTelevision(e.g.,deviceidentifier)toprovideservicesrelatedtovoicesearchtoyou,toimprovetheaccuracyandquality
oftheservice,andasdescribedinRoku’sPrivacyPolicy.Tolearnmoreaboutvoicesearch,visittheFAQpagesofRoku’swebsiteat
www.roku.com/support.
NO WARRANTY FROM ROKU; Limitation of LIABILITY
YOURwarrantywithrespecttotheTelevisionisprovidedbyTHETELEVISION’SMANUFACTURER,andnotbyRoku.ROKUOFFERSNO
WARRANTYTOYOUUNDERTHISEULA.WITHOUTLIMITINGTHEGENERALITYOFTHEFOREGOINGDISCLAIMER,TOTHEMAXIMUMEXTENT
PERMITTEDBYAPPLICABLELAW:
(A)
THESEPARATELYLICENSEDCODEANDTHESOFTWAREAREPROVIDED“ASIS”,WITHALLFAULTSANDWITHOUTWARRANTYOFANY
KIND.ROKUDISCLAIMSALLOTHERWARRANTIESANDCONDITIONS,INCLUDINGTHEIMPLIEDWARRANTYOFMERCHANTABILITY,
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SATISFACTORYQUALITY,FITNESSFORAPARTICULARPURPOSEANDNON-INFRINGEMENT.ROKUDOESNOTGUARANTEE,
REPRESENT,ORWARRANTTHATTHETELEVISION,THESEPARATELYLICENSEDCODEANDTHESOFTWAREWILLBE:(I)SECURE,
VIRUS-FREEORERROR-FREE,OR(II)FREEFROMATTACKORSECURITYINTRUSION.
(B)
INNOEVENTSHALLROKU,ITSDIRECTORS,OFFICERSOREMPLOYEESBELIABLETOYOUFORPERSONALINJURYORPROPERTY
DAMAGE,ORANYSPECIAL,INCIDENTAL,EXEMPLARY,PUNITIVE,INDIRECTORCONSEQUENTIALDAMAGESOFANYKINDARISING
OUTOFANYTELEVISION,THESEPARATELYLICENSEDCODE,THESOFTWARE,ORYOURUSETHEREOF;AND
(C)
YOUAGREETHAT(I)THETOTALCUMULATIVELIABILITYOFROKU,ITSDIRECTORS,OFFICERSANDEMPLOYEESUNDERTHISEULA,
INCLUDINGLIABIILTYRELATINGTOALLTELEVISIONSLINKEDTOYOURROKUACCOUNT,ANDTHESEPARATELYLICENSEDCODEAND
THESOFTWAREINSUCHTELEVISIONS,ANDYOURUSETHEREOF,SHALLNOTEXCEEDTHEAMOUNTSETFORTHINTHEROKU
ACCOUNTTERMSANDCONDITIONSYOUAGREEDTOFORYOURROKUACCOUNT,AND(II)ROKU,ITSDIRECTORS,OFFICERSAND
EMPLOYEESSHALLNOTBELIABLETOYOUUNDERTHISEULAFORANYDIRECTDAMAGESARISINGOUTOF,ORINCONNECTION
WITHTHETELEVISION.THEFOREGOINGLIMITATIONSSHALLAPPLYEVENIFTHEREMEDYPROVIDEDHEREINFAILSITSESSENTIAL
PURPOSEANDEVENIFROKU,ITSDIRECTORS,OFFICERSOREMPLOYEESHAVEBEENADVISEDOFTHEPOSSIBILITYOFSUCH
LIABILITY.
SOMEJURISDICTIONSDONOTALLOWEXCLUSIONSOFCERTAINWARRANTIESORLIMITATOINSOFLIABILITYFORCERTAINTYPESOFDAMAGES,
SOSOMEOFTHEABOVELIMITATIONSINTHISSECTIONMAYNOTAPPLYTOYOU.NOTHINGINTHESETERMSOFUSESHALLAFFECTANYNONWAIVABLESTATUTORYRIGHTSTHATAPPLYTOYOU,ANDYOUMAYALSOHAVEOTHERRIGHTSTHATVARYFROMJURISDICTIONTO
JURISDICTION.
Export Controls
YouagreenottodownloadanyContentorSoftware,norotherwiseexportorre-exportanyTelevisionortheSoftwareinto(ortoanationalor
residentof)Cuba,Iraq,Libya,NorthKorea,Iran,SyriaoranyothercountryastowhichtheUnitedStatesoryourcountryhasembargoedgoods,
ortoanyoneontheU.S.TreasuryDepartment'sListofSpeciallyDesignatedNationalsortheU.S.CommerceDepartment'sTableofDenial
Ordersoronsimilarrestrictedlistspublishedbyyourgovernmentfromtimetotime.ByusinganyTelevisionortheSoftware,youare
representingandwarrantingthatyouarenotlocatedin,underthecontrolof,oranationalorresidentofanysuchcountryoronanysuchlist.
Choice of Law; Dispute Resolution
A.
IfyouareaconsumerandaresidentinanycountryintheEuropeanEconomicAreawherethesaleoftheTelevisionisexpressly
authorizedbyitsmanufacturer,thisEULAdoesnotapplytoyou.
B.
Inallothercases,includingifyouarearesidentoftheUnitedStates(anditspossessionsandterritories)orCanada,youagreethat
thisEULAshallbegovernedbythelawsoftheStateofCaliforniawithoutregardtoanyconflictoflawsprinciplesthatmayprovide
theapplicationofthelawofanotherjurisdiction;and:
1.
YouandRokuagreetobeboundbytheproceduressetforthbelowtoresolveanyandallclaimsbetweenyouandRokuarising
outoforrelatingtoanyaspectofthisEULA,whetherbasedincontract,tort,statute,fraud,misrepresentationoranyother
legaltheory,includingbutnotlimitedto,claimsbetweenyouandRokurelatedtotheTelevisionandtheSoftware.Eachsuch
claimisreferredtoindividuallyas“Claim”andcollectivelyas“Claims”.
2.
YOUANDROKUAGREETHAT,EXCEPTFORTHECLAIMSIDENTIFIEDINPARAGRAPH4OFTHISSECTIONBELOW,ANYANDALL
CLAIMSBETWEENYOUANDROKUSHALLBEFINALLYSETTLEDBYBINDINGARBITRATION.Thearbitrationshalltakeplacein
SantaClaraCounty,CaliforniaandshallbeadministeredbytheAmericanArbitrationAssociation(“AAA”)pursuanttothe
AAA’sthen-currentrules,including(ifapplicable)theAAA’sSupplementaryProceduresforConsumer-RelatedDisputes.Please
beawarethereisnojudgeorjuryinarbitration.Arbitrationproceduresaresimplerandmorelimitedthantherulesapplicable
incourt,andreviewofthearbitrator’sdecisionbyacourtislimited.YOUANDROKUFURTHERAGREETHATEACHOFYOU
MAYBRINGCLAIMSAGAINSTTHEOTHERONLYONANINDIVIDUALBASISANDNOTASAPLAINTIFFORCLASSMEMBERIN
ANYPURPORTEDCLASSORREPRESENTATIVEACTIONORPROCEEDING.THEARBITRATORMAYNOTCONSOLIDATEORJOIN
MORETHANONEPERSON’SCLAIMANDMAYNOTPRESIDEOVERANYCONSOLIDATED,REPRESENTATIVEORCLASS
PROCEEDING.ALSO,THEARBITRATORMAYAWARDRELIEF(INCLUDINGMONETARY,INJUNCTIVEORDECLARATORYRELIEF)
ONLYONANINDIVIDUALBASISANDMAYNOTAWARDANYFORMOFCONSOLIDATED,REPRESENTATIVEORCLASS-WIDE
RELIEF.Notwithstandinganyprovisioninthesetermstothecontrary,iftheclass-actionwaiverinthisprovisionisdeemed
invalidorunenforceable,orifanarbitrationisallowedtoproceedonaclassbasis,thenneitheryounorRokuareentitledto
arbitratetheClaims.ThisarbitrationprovisionissubjecttotheFederalArbitrationAct.Thearbitrator’sawardshallbebinding
onyouandRoku,andmaybeenteredinanycourtofcompetentjurisdiction.
3.
InformationonAAAandhowarbitrationisinitiatedcanbefoundatwww.adr.orgorbycalling800-778-7879.ForClaims
betweenYouandRokuof$75,000orless,youwillberesponsiblefortheinitialarbitrationfilingfee,uptotheamountofthe
initialfilingfeeifyouweretoinitiatealawsuitagainstRokubasedonsuchClaimsincourt.IfthearbitratorfindssuchClaimsto
benon-frivolous,Rokuwillpayanydifferenceinsuchfilingfeesplusthearbitratorfees.ForClaimsbetweenYouandRokuin
excessof$75,000,ifyouareabletodemonstratethatthecostsofarbitrationwillbeprohibitiveascomparedtothecostsof
litigation,Rokuwillpayasmuchofyouractualfilingfeesandthearbitratorfeesforthearbitrationasthearbitratordeems
necessarytopreventthearbitrationfrombeingcost-prohibitiveascomparedtothecostoflitigation.
4.
ThisagreementtoarbitratedoesnotapplytoanyClaim(a)inwhichapartyisattemptingtoprotectitsintellectualproperty
rights(suchasitspatent,copyright,trademark,tradesecret,ormoralrights,butnotincludingitsprivacyorpublicityrights),or
(b)thatmaybebroughtinsmall-claimscourt.
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5.
Iftheagreementtoarbitrateinthisprovisionisfoundtobeinvalid,unenforceableorinapplicabletoagivenClaimbetween
YouandRoku,thenanyandallproceedingstoresolvesuchClaimmustbebroughtexclusivelyinafederalcourtofcompetent
jurisdictionintheNorthernDistrictofCaliforniaorinastatecourtinSantaClaraCounty,California.Youherebyirrevocably
consenttotheexclusivejurisdictionandvenueofsuchcourts.
6.
30-DayRighttoOptOut:Youhavetherighttooptoutofthisagreementtoarbitratebysendingawrittennoticeofyour
decisiontooptouttothefollowingaddress:LegalDepartment,Roku,Inc.,150WinchesterCircle,LosGatos,CA95032,USA;
providedthat,suchnoticemustbepostmarkedonorbeforethe30thdayafterthefirsttooccurofthefollowingeventsifyou
donotalreadyhaveaRokuAccount:(a)thedateofpurchaseofYourTelevision,or(b)thedateyoucreateyourRokuAccount.
IfyouhaveanexistingRokuAccount,alldevicesyouchoosetolinktoyourRokuAccount,andallservicesprovidedbyRoku
whichareaccessedusingthesedevices,willbesubjecttothisagreementtoarbitrate.Yournoticeshouldincludeyourfull
name,yourcurrentpostaladdress,telephonenumberandemailaddress,theproductnameandserialnumberforYour
Television,andacopyoftheoriginalproofofpurchaseforyourTelevision.Ifyoutimelysendanoticeincompliancewiththis
paragraph6,theagreementtoarbitratewillnotapplytoeitheryouorRoku.Ifyoudonottimelysendthisnotice,thenyou
agreetobeboundbythisagreementtoarbitrate.
7.
NotwithstandinganyprovisioninthisAgreementtothecontrary,youagreethat,ifRokuseekstodeleteormateriallymodify
theagreementtoarbitratedescribedherein,anysuchdeletionormodificationwillnotapplytoanyindividualClaimofwhich
youhavenotifiedRokupriortosuchmodification.
Miscellaneous
RokumaytransferitsrightsandobligationsunderthisEULAtoanotherorganization.Youmayonlytransferyourrightsoryourobligations
underthisEULAtoanotherpersonifRokuagreesinwriting.ThisEULAisbetweenyouandRoku.Nootherpersonshallhaveanyrightsto
enforcetheseterms.EachoftheparagraphsofthisEULAoperatesseparately.Ifanycourtorrelevantauthoritydecidesthatanyofthemare
unlawful,theremainingparagraphswillremaininfullforceandeffect.IfRokufailstoinsistthatyouperformanyofyourobligationsunderthis
EULA,orifRokudoesnotenforceitsrightsagainstyou,orifRokudelaysindoingso,thatwillnotmeanthatRokuhaswaiveditsrightsagainst
you,orthatyoudonothavetocomplywiththoseobligations.IfRokudoeswaiveadefaultbyyou,Rokuwillonlydosoinwriting,butthatwill
notmeanthatRokuwillautomaticallywaiveanylaterdefaultbyyou.
Contact Information
IfyouwishtocontactRoku,pleasesendyourcorrespondencebymailto
Roku,Inc.
150WinchesterCircle
LosGatos,CA95032
[email protected]
LastUpdated:October20,2015
Additional TCL • Roku TV Legal Statements
FCC Statement
Note:ThisequipmenthasbeentestedandfoundtocomplywiththelimitsforaclassBdigitalDevice,pursuanttopart15oftheFCCRules.
Theselimitsaredesignedtoprovidereasonableprotectionagainstharmfulinterferenceinaresidentialinstallation.Thisequipmentgenerates,
usesandcanradiateradiofrequencyenergyand,ifnotinstalledandusedinaccordancewiththeinstructions,maycauseharmfulinterference
toradioCommunications.However,thereisnoguaranteethatinterferencewillnotoccurinaparticularinstallation.Ifthisequipmentdoes
causeharmfulinterferencetoradioortelevisionreception,whichcanbedeterminedbyturningtheequipmentoffandon,theuseris
encouragedtotrytocorrecttheinterferencebyoneormoreofthefollowingmeasures:
•
Reorientorrelocatethereceivingantenna.
•
Increasetheseparationbetweentheequipmentandthereceiver.
•
Connecttheequipmentintoanoutletonacircuitdifferentfromthattowhichthereceiverisconnected.
•
Consultthedealeroranexperiencedradio/TVtechnicianforhelp.
ThisClassBdigitalapparatuscomplieswithCanadianICES-003.
Declaration of Conformity
Thisdevicecomplieswithpart15oftheFCCRules.Operationissubjecttothefollowingtwoconditions:(1)Thisdevicemaynotcauseharmful
interferenceand(2)Thisdevicemustacceptanyinterferencereceived,includinginterferencethatmaycauseundesiredoperation.
PleasedonotsendanyproductstotheCaliforniaaddresslistedinthismanualoronthecarton.Thiswillonlyadddelaysinserviceforyour
product.
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Macrovision statement
ThisproductincorporatescopyrightprotectiontechnologythatisprotectedbyU.S.patentsandotherintellectualpropertyrights.Useofthis
copyrightprotectiontechnologymustbeauthorizedbyMacrovision,andisintendedforhomeandotherlimitedviewingusesonlyunless
otherwiseauthorizedbyMacrovision.Reverseengineeringordisassemblyisprohibited.
U.S.PatentNos.5,583,936;6,836,549;5,315,448;6,381,747;6,501,842;and7,050,698.
HDMI®
ThetermsHDMI®andHDMI®High-DefinitionMultimediaInterface,andtheHDMI®Logoaretrademarksor
registeredtrademarksofHDMI®LicensingLLCintheUnitedStatesandothercountries.
Dolby Audio™
ManufacturedunderlicensefromDolbyLaboratories.Dolby,DolbyAudio,andthedouble-DsymbolaretrademarksofDolby
Laboratories.Copyright1992-2015DolbyLaboratories.Allrightsreserved.
Roku
Roku,RokuTV,andtheRokulogoareregisteredtrademarksofRoku,Inc.intheUnitedStatesandother
countries.
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