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Can you tell me what apps you are trying to use?
Are you getting any errors?
Gosh, let me see; some I even deleted when I got so frustrated:
remote for roku
rokuremote-different from other one
What Roku hardware are you using?
sorry dvpremote is correct
right I figured that
Have you tried roremote? It sounds like from the current chatter at the Roku forums that this one seems to work well: http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=38361
no I haven't.
It's rated 4+ on Itunes
Unfortunately I have not personally evaluated this app yet, although I know the quality of apps are variable in the appstore
If it wants me to type in the ip address, how do I find out what it is?
So sometimes it's looking for the best reviewed
That I can help out
the one I really wanted to work, had all the stars filled, but it did not work either.
If you look at Roku Settings->PalyerInfo->IP address.
You can find the IP address
Otherwise you can look up your Roku IP address from your router settings page
on the web?
You can usually access the router settings through your web browser yes
Depending on your router your settings page is located at http://192.168.2.1
If you put those in your browser address bar
one of them should turn up a wireless settings page
Wow, is that just a universal address?
no, it's a local IP address
for your home network
not a global IP address
(meaning there is a 192.168.1.1 for everyone's)
er everyone's home network
while global webpages have a static IP address
once you are in the settings you should see something like "attached devices"
If you're lucky you will have the Roku identified and displayed with a number like 192.168.#.#
that is the IP address of the Roku player
ok, just in case
However more often than not the attached devices display only MAC addresses
should I try the roremote? the apps store said I had already purchased it, so I suppose it had not worked and i deleted it, but I can try it again.
You can correlate MAC addresses to hardware usually by a sticker on the bottom of the Roku player
hmm you might just not be addressing the IP for the Roku player correctly
If the apps depend on that
and are prompting for that
it wants the ip address--that's where I got stuck earlier.
Unfortunately I am not familiar with the specifics of each app
So that's where you need to hunt down the IP address of the Roku player within the network settings
Otherwise on the Roku player interface itself (using the remote control)
Can you get to: XXXXX XXXXX>PalyerInfo->IP address. ?
That will be your IP address that you need to enter for the RoRemote App
You should be able to get to Roku Settings from the Roky home screen
Let me know if you can find the IP address under Player Info
do I do that on the tv the roku is attached to?
Any device that can access the Roku's settings
The IP address of the Roku should be the same regardless of what client you are accessing it from
the savvy bud remote has this ip address on it: 192.168.1.107 does that look like a roku address?
It very well could be
You can try out that address in the RoRemote app and see if it can successfully connect
(I assume the savvy bud remote is working?)
Here is a simple test to see if you have the right IP for your roku device
If it is 192.168.1.107
Here is my dilemna: I am downstairs--the roku and tv are up in my bedroom--I am nursing a broken foot, and can't run to check it fast. If it takes me 15-20 mins, will you still be there?
If you get this icon
In your browser, then you have connected to the Roku
Let's do the latter test
Then you don't have to run up and down
On a computer that is on your home wifi
Go to: http://192.168.1.107:8060/query/icon/11
Can you see the icon?
(Channel Store purple icon)
it says channel up in the left hand corner. Is that it?
Opening this webpage up on your computer: http://192.168.1.107:8060/query/icon/11
Should display this image: http://192.168.1.107:8060/query/icon/11
If 192.168.1.107 is the IP address of your Roku player
If that address is not then you shouldn't get that icon
it's just a simple test to see if 192.168.1.107 is the correct IP address
i definitely got the channel store icon.
Ok so 192.168.1.107 should be your Roku address
I mean to test this out you could do http://192.168.1.888:8060/query/icon/11 and you shouldn't get the icon
that will help a lot
You should enter 192.168.1.107 into the IP address field of your Roku remote apps, so for example RoRemote
Let me know if this gets any of those apps working
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