Roku TV Remote Control: RoByte

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Written by TinyByte Apps


Rated 4.53913 From 124,496 Votes
$ 0.00
  • Last Updated: 2020-09-28
  • New version: 2.1.5
  • File size: 12.94 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.1 or later. and Android 4.4. KitKat or later

Roku TV Remote Control: RoByte


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Roku TV Remote Control: RoByte is an iPhone and Android Utilities App, made by TinyByte Apps. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - TinyByte Apps, with the latest current version being 2.1.5 which was officially released on 2020-09-28. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 124,496 Reviews on the Apple App Store alone, with an average user rating of 4.53913 out of a possible 5 stars.

How does it Work?


RoByte is a simple and easy to use Roku remote control that works with your Roku Player or Roku TV. Features: • No setup is required. RoByte automatically scans your network to find your Roku. • Easily change channels with one tap • Adjust volume of your Roku or Roku TV • Use your keyboard for quick text entry for channels like Netflix or Hulu • RoByte is designed for iPhone as well as iPad • Easily navigate without looking at your phone using the touchpad • RoByte pairs with multiple Roku players. RoByte Free features: • Roku remote control • Play/pause, fast forward, rewind • Pair with multiple Roku devices RoByte Premium features: • Channel Switcher • Volume Control • Keyboard & Voice Search • Touchpad Quick Tips: • Most problems connecting to your Roku can be resolved by simply reinstalling RoByte. • RoByte can only connect if you are on the same wifi network as your Roku device. In order for RoByte to talk to your Roku, the following must be true: 1. Your Roku must be connected to your home's wifi network. 2. Your iPhone or iPad's wifi must be turned on and connected to the same network as the Roku. In most cases, RoByte will automatically scan and find your Roku device but there is a small case where if you have a more complicated setup, you may need to manually enter your Roku's IP address to connect. If you're still unable to connect to your Roku, theres a good chance there's an issue somewhere within your network. Most common cases are Roku devices getting disconnected from your home wifi if it gets unplugged. You can also try reinstalling RoByte to do a fresh scan.

Top Reviews

  • Disappointed


    By Skooter63
    I was convinced to purchase pro because I thought it would be an awesome upgrade. What I didn’t know is that the volume wouldn’t work even though my roku supports it. Also, if my family uses it, they have to purchase the upgrades themselves, which I can almost understand but it was not clear before the purchase. Further,if I want it on my iPad, I have to purchase the upgrades again, this I can not understand since it is my own device and I have already paid for the upgrades. By far the most disappointing aspect is the difficulty in finding away to contact support. Perhaps some of my issues are fixable however the only way I could find to contact support was through a review. No contact info on the App Store and if you click on app support you get a website with only basic information and still no way to contact the developer. Hopefully we can all get some support and information moving forward.
  • This is so so so so cool!!


    By roseyroo8❤️😍💜
    Wow wow wow wow this is such I good app and it’s perfect cuase I lose things aloud like all the time and now I’ll have a app on my iPad so I can control it and it’s such a good app it even has I keyboard and it’s such a good app but I don’t no why it has bad reviews cause it’s like the greatest app ever!! So yeah byeeeee! Hey to the people who made he app thank you for making this ive had no problems so far but I just got it hahaha 😂 so yeah well anyway like I said before thank you so much for this app I’m sorry for the bad reviews those people are crazy so think you and byeeeeeee!!!
  • Before you download....


    By Frandamae
    Please do not download this app. It is a third party app and charges $1.99 simply to use the volume feature. And it doesn’t end there. It charges also to search the channels via the app page. I was confused. Please download the “Roku” app. I downloaded this one bc it was the first one in the lost. I always trusted the first app on the list when I search for an app. Not anymore. This third party is listed first but it is not the “real” app. I am not sure why Roku allowed this to be but it is wrong. The app does nothing until you purchase the features to use. This is a total rip off. We have to stand up to this kind of ridiculous greediness. Thank God my husband calmed me down and helped me realize that I did not download the same app he downloaded. Totally FREE and there are GREAT FEATURES ON IT.
  • Roku phone remote


    By Everynameistakenso496838
    I lost my remote and I tore my whole house apart looking for it and then someone told me about this app and I got it. Not saying I’m thankful I lost my remote, but I’m so glad I found this app because it’s so convenient and easy. I’m always on my phone when I’m in my room, so I can just turn on the tv just like that. The remote on the app is also really easy to control and figure out. The only thing that got me was they don’t give you the option to control the volume, but you can buy it for 1.99.
  • Scam app


    By Ashdgreen
    I downloaded this app and it was neat, except you have to pay for volume control! Volume control worked for one day... sort of. When you take the phone out of the room the volume goes back to zero. I tried adjusting all sorts of settings, refresh the app, ect. Nothing worked. Now (the day after purchasing the volume control) it won’t adjust plume at ALL, it just stays on zero. Tried to get app support but there is no way to contact the company.
  • Why do I have to pay to change the volume


    By Prequelhater
    One of the main features of a remote is changing the volume. My Roku remote recently broke so I had to download this app and I discovered that many options that came with the remote I got with the TV are are locked behind a pay wall in this app. It is ridiculous to me that a app as simple as a remote substitute requires you to pay actual money to change the volume! I have paid Roku enough money by buying the smart TV I don't want to have to pay them more money to change the volume on my channel. As we become more and more attached to the digital world we have to stand up to anti-consumer things like this! I wish I could uninstall this app but I am forced to use it
  • Better than the other substitute remotes!!


    By Veronica_Trish
    Love this app which I stated using for a substitute when my Roku tv remote broke. Now it's just a habit and it's just easier to locate your phone/tablet over searching for a lost remote! Works better than other apps I have tried which lag and have ads. The only con is that sometimes I have to close out of the app and go back into it so that my tv registers the commands. Other than that, definitely recommend!
  • It works!


    By HKirk89
    I got this app after I accidentally put my remote in the wash with all my throw blankets from the couch. It really works! I bought the upgraded version for $4 because the free one was kind of limited and $4 isn’t much to pay for a functional remote. The only problem I have is that I can’t turn my tv on or off with it, I have to use the button on the back of the tv for that. Besides that, it’s perfect! Definitely worth it.
  • Need volume button


    By dfotm
    I know this may be a petty request, but, my iPad case covers my volume key because it is an after market case. Anyhow it would be groovy to have a button on the remote screen. Also having the select button in the middle of the arrows can be a bit cumbersome when I’m using my phone. I had a glitch today that I had to stop using my phone and switch to my iPad. It wouldn’t let me change the volume. Weird huh? All in all a useful app. Thank you!
  • Easy and Siple


    By pwsome
    Me and my brother tried finding my roku Remote, and we could not find it, so I looked up a roku app and saw this app at the top. So I bought the app and me and my brother didn’t know what to do. But then my brother pointed it at the TV and it worked! This is week 5 of me using this app! This app works amazing! People who have roku and have lost there remote should use this app! And that’s my story! Thank you so much for making this app!

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