How to set up smart DNS on Roku?

Roku, one among the best streaming service is now available in the market to stream your favorite movies and videos online. The latest models of Roku devices like Roku streaming stick, Roku express, Roku express +, Roku premiere, Roku premiere + and Roku Ultra provides you best streaming quality.

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Access to the service is restricted using an automatic region detection technology. Using the smart DNS service, it is possible to change the location and even the users outside US can access it.

To set up smart DNS on Roku

A DNS account is essential to set up a DNS on Roku, Once you register for an account with smart DNS service, you will receive new DNS settings automatically. Setting up a smart DNS on Roku becomes an essential step in Roku activation.

You can now configure the settings on your Router. Here are some of the simple and easy steps you can follow to setup Smart DNS on your Roku.

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The setup procedure varies depending up on the model of the router

  • The first step is to disconnect your Internet from your Roku device.
  • Now go to the administration page of your router with the help of an internet enabled device.
  • Enter your credentials like username or password.The credentials are also available in your router’s manual.

Registering IP address with smart DNS provider

  • Sign in to the client area from any of the devices that are connected to your Router.
  • Follow the setup instructions which are provided.
  • You can now click on the activation link, once you have completed the setup instructions.
  • Add your IP address now to start activating your DNS settings.

To add the IP address manually

  • It is also possible to add the IP address manually by typing my IP address on Google.
  • Note down the number which is displayed on your screen.

Instructions for adding the IP address to the data base

  • Instructions for adding your IP address are provided clearly on your DNS Service website

DNS service is now ready to use

  • Once your DNS service is ready to use, you can set the region to the USA and sign in your account.

Creating a Roku activation account

Creating a US Roku activation account is an easy process.

  • Go to http://www.roku.com/link and click on the Sign in link
  • Now select the create account option and enter USA when the page prompts you to enter the country name.
  • Type your email address, password, and PIN which is authorized for Roku store purchases.
  • You can now enter the details of your credit card.

To complete the Roku activation set up

  • Restart your Roku device now and perform the Factory Reset.
    • Go to settings >Select Factory Reset
  • Follow the onscreen instructions on the screen to sign in to your new US account.

To change the DNS settings during Roku activation

DNS settings can be found under your Network settings. Settings are also provided by your Smart DNS provider.

  • Press Ok now and click on the save option to save the settings.
  • Restart your router before you proceed with further steps.

You can now follow the above guidelines to set up DNS service during your Roku activation process.

If you still find any difficulty in following the above guidelines, you can call us on our Toll-Free number 1-855-729-8080 and our network support team is here to assist you.

Roku media player to download and watch videos

Roku media player is now available on the market today with its best features. Using this media player, you can watch photos, videos and play music.

Start streaming now to enjoy your favorite movies and videos on your Roku media player

A USB thumb drive is essential to use the media player and the player is pre installed on some of your Roku devices.

More about Roku media Player

Setting up of Roku media Player is easy if you have a Roku device with a USB port. The application finds the USB port drive quickly. You can select the server and the file type now and the application will scan for the available files and the directories from which you can browse and select the media file.

File Formats supported

The application supports video file formats like MKV (H.264), MP4 (H.264) and MOV (H.264). Other file formats supported by the player includes

Music –AAC, MP3, WMA, WAV (PCM), FLAC

Image-JPEG, PNG, GIF

The media player also allows you to browse and play contents from servers on your local network as well as USB. Other media servers supported are Twony, Windows Media Player, Plex, and Tversity. Unsupported file types cannot be viewed using your Roku media player.

The type of audio formats that are supported depends on the type of TV/AV receiver to which your Roku device is connected.

To play music or Video on your Roku Player using a USB Device

  • The first step is to identify the USB Port of the player and insert your USB Device.
  • You will be prompted to complete the Roku account activation process first if your Media player is not configured. A Roku activation code is essential for creating a Roku account.
  • Go to the respective website to enter the Roku activation code.
  • If you have already configured your device, the media player will automatically detect your drive.

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To play the content available on LAN

DLNA (Digital Living network alliance) is a standard technology available using which you can share the content between the devices.

How to use your Roku media player

  • Ensure that your Roku device is already configured.
  • The first step is to go to media type selection and select the media type.
  • Now choose the device from which you have the content to play.
  • Press ok or select the play file option.
  • You have options like Play/pause, forward or Rewind buttons to play videos as per your requirement.
  • Press * button on your remote for play back and browsing.

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Options to convert your files are also available on your Roku media player.

To know more about your Roku media player and the Roku account activation using the Roku activation code, you can call us on our toll-free number +1-855-729-8080 and our network support team is here to assist you.

Take the April ride With Netflix after Roku Setup!

The April Season is loaded with goodies from Netflix! Well, yeah, we mean the Hit Movies and TV shows streaming right on Netflix! Take a look at this and you won’t be disappointed for sure! So, if you have just done your Roku setup and feeling ready to settle down to stream the April Fun, you are in for pure shot of luck! For any queries or assistance, call the Roku Customer Service for Netflix Activation!
Activate Netflix on your Roku

Available to stream on 1st April
A Weekend with the Family (2016)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Across the Universe (2007)
An American Tail (1986)
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)
Boy Bye (2016)
Born To Be Free (2016)
Cool Runnings (1993)
Good Witch: Season 2 (2016)
Gremlins (1984)
Only for One Night (2016)
Richard Pryor: Live &Smokin’ (1971)
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Schindler’s List (1993)
Something’s Gotta Give (2003)
Thunderstruck (2012)
Wynonna Earp: Season 1 (2016)
Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Tropic Thunder (2008)
The Tenth Man (2016)

Available to stream on 2ndApril
The D Train (2015)

Available to stream on 4th April
Chewing Gum: Season 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Louis C.K. 2017—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available to stream on 6thApril
Disney’s The BFG (2016)

Available to stream on 7thApril
El Faro De Las Orcas—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM
Dawn of the Croods: Season 3—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
The Get Down: Part 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Win It All—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

Available to stream on 8th April
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Available to stream on 10th April
Documentary Now!: Season 2 (2016)

Available to stream on 11th April
Kevin Hart: What Now (2016)
Available to stream on 12th April
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2 (2016)

Available to stream on 14th April
Chelsea: Season 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
El Elegido (2017)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Sandy Wexler—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

Available to stream on 15th April
Disney’s Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Slam—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

Available to stream on 18th April
Lucas Brothers: On Drugs—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available to stream on 19th April
A Plastic Ocean

Available to stream on 21st April
Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Girlboss: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Sand Castle—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM
Tales by Light: Season 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Season 4—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
The Prestige (2006)
Tramps—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

Available to stream on 22ndApril
The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Season 1-3 (2016)
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

Available to stream on 23rdApril
Liv and Maddie: Season 4 (2016)
Phantom (2013)

Available to stream on 24th April
Long Nights Short Mornings (2016)

Available to stream on 25th April
Disney’s Queen of Katwe (2016)
The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM
Vir Das: Abroad Understanding—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available to stream on 26th April
Real Rescues: Season 6-7 (2012)
Trust (2010)

Available to stream on 27th April
Las Chicas del Cable: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available to stream on 28th April
A Murder in the Park (2014)
Casting JonBenet—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Dear White People: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Rodney King—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM
Small Crimes—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

Available to stream on 30th April
Sofia the First: Season 3 (2015)

For more updated schedules, contact the Roku Customer Service who will help you with understanding the Roku Features post your Roku Setup! If you face any trouble with Roku Setup process and require help, Contact the Roku Customer Service for assistance!

Watch the Roku Movie Weekend Post Roku activation!

What do weekends mean? Laid back casual conversations and movie watching spree? Well, you aren’t wrong! Catch this Week’s Roku Weekend Hit list! No Subscriptions or payments required, just a good old Roku activation for the weekend movie spree! The Roku customer Service provides awesome user service for the purpose of assistance with the Roku players! Come back here to watch us more for more movie updates!
Watch Weekend Movies in Roku

True Grit (VUDU‘s Movies on Us section)
Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld), a 14-year-old girl gets lawman Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges) on board to help her avenge her father. They get off the lane for justice along with a Texas Ranger named LaBoeuf (Matt Damon).

Teen Wolf (VUDU ‘s Movies on Us section)
Michael J. Fox is a high school nerd who is extremely popular and successful schoolbasketball player. Did you know being a werewolf runs in his family?

Universal Soldier (VUDU‘s Movies on Us section)
Jean-Claude Van Dammenis a soldier who battles till his last breath with his superior (Dolph Lundgren). The secret program in which they were part of, houses their dead bodies.When their memories return, their violent feud is on a resume.

Watch the Roku Weekend Movies and start chilling with the indoor movie party with friends! Which one of this list is your pick for the weekend? Get your Roku activation done and get access to tons of latest movies, shows and entertainment on the go! Roku activation is pretty easy and can be easily configured with the help of Roku Customer Service! The Roku Customer Service helps you with user assistance and troubleshooting tips if required.