Roku App Now Gets Available on Apple Watch: Tech Report

All these features will be familiar to a user who has already used the Roku remote for smartphones

Apple Watch
The Roku app for Apple Watch can be used to signal a lost Roku remote and it will play an audible chime so one can find it. Pixabay

Roku has announced a new version of its remote control app which will allow a user to control their devices via Apple Watch.

The Roku app on the Apple Watch would allow a user to launch channels on their TV by tapping the watch screen, with the channels listed in order of most recently watched, the company said in a statement.

One can also use voice search via the watch by tapping the voice icon inside the Roku app.

Lastly, the Roku app for Apple Watch can be used to signal a lost Roku remote and it will play an audible chime so one can find it.

All these features will be familiar to a user who has already used the Roku remote for smartphones.

Apple Watch
Roku has announced a new version of its remote control app which will allow a user to control their devices via Apple Watch. Pixabay

The new Roku app for the Apple Watch can be installed from the updated iPhone app, version 6.1.3.

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One might need to manually install from the Watch app if automatic installs are turned off. (IANS)