Hotel and Dorm Connect Feature
Roku really puts its user experience above anything else. They provide everything a user might need, in any given situations. They provide higher quality remotes that control TV to an extent, they provide private listening and voice command. Additionally, there’s a wonderful connectivity feature in Roku called the Roku Hotel and Dorm connect.
You can use this when you travel somewhere, but want to carry your Roku on. This can happen especially if the device is a Roku streaming stick. For the purpose of the blog, we assume that you carry around only your Roku Streaming Stick, and not your Roku premiere with it’s upgraded remotely in your suitcases when you travel.
Because Streaming sticks are very small, and can literally be plugged into the TV, there is no additional gear required. But, one thing is still needed. Even if Roku streaming stick does not need a big storage or a cable to connect it to the internet and the TV, there’s always a Roku needs.
Internet. That’s what the feature Roku Hotel and Dorm connect is about. The feature lets you connect to these internet providers, for a short period of time, and they forget the connection once you disconnect from them. The device does not remember anything about the data, and will not share information with the internet provider.
Because it is common for the gadget to interact with the internet provider and shares information like IP and account passwords. But this cool feature in Roku stops the gadget from sharing the information. All you have to do is to activate Roku Hotel and Dorm connect.
How to Use Hotel and Dorm Connect for your Roku device?
- Go to the Roku home page. Select settings. From there navigate to Network.
- Because you don’t have a connection established yet, click on Setup connection.
- If it’s a Roku streaming stick, the connection is defaultly wireless, but for other streaming device models from Roku, you will have to specify that you need to connect to the internet wirelessly.
- After that, choose the internet provider and enter the password for the WiFi if any.
- Then, click I am at a hotel or college dorm.
After this step, you will have a few authentication steps, and the instructions are basically on screen. Simply follow the onscreen instruction from this point onwards, and you will get done with activating the feature in no time.
Please make use of the option whenever you are on travel. Even if you are not on travel, you are simply using your friend’s WiFi, please use this option for any unfamiliar internet service providers. Please let us know if your Roku hotel and dorm connect not working. Our toll-free number is +1-805-273-0200