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Changing Name of Your Roku TV – Guide

When setting up your Roku device, you can name it or let it get a generic name. You can rename it later, especially if you have multiple devices of the same model. Follow the steps below to change your Roku TV name.

How to Change Roku TV Name

Before renaming your Roku TV, locate the serial number of the device you wish to rename. Follow these steps to find your Roku serial number:

Step 1: Power up your Roku TV and go to Settings > System.


Step 2: Choose “About” and make a note of your serial number from the System Info screen.

You cannot directly rename your Roku device. Instead, utilize the Roku website or mobile app to modify its name.

From the Roku Website

After receiving the serial number, verify the device on the Roku website to rename it. Follow these steps to find your Roku device and update its name:

Step 1: Please access the **Roku website** by opening a web browser.

Step 2: Access your account by using the provided credentials.


Step 3: Click on your profile icon located at the top-right corner, then choose My Account.

Step 4: Navigate to the “My linked devices” section below.

My linked devices

Step 5: Select the pencil icon next to the device you wish to rename. If you spot the Rename hyperlink, click on it.

Step 6: Please provide the new name you wish to assign to your device.

Step 7:Click “Update” to save your changes.

Step 8: Upon confirmation, the updated name will be displayed on your device.

From the Roku Mobile App

You can rename your Roku device using the Roku mobile app, which is compatible with both iOS and Android devices. Here’s a guide on how to change the device name:

Step 1: Launch the Roku mobile app on your smartphone. Log in to your account if you haven’t already done so.

Step 2:Select the “Settings” tab located in the bottom menu.

Step 3: Select Switch Roku Device and then choose Edit Name for the device you wish to rename.

From the Roku Mobile App

For certain devices, go to the Devices tab on the home screen. Click the three-dot icon next to the device and select Set Name and Location. Enter the new name under Device Name, then tap Save.

Wrapping Up

Here are simple steps to rename your Roku TV. With the Roku mobile app, you can change the device name in under a minute. If you don’t have the app or it’s not working, change the name on the Roku website by finding the serial number. For any questions about the article, drop them in the comments below.

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