In a Nutshell
Method #1 (Using TV’s Remote): Firstly, click on the “Home” button and placed it on the remote of your TV. Go to the settings and select “Network” settings. In the options, click on the “Set Up Connection” option. After that, select the “Wireless” option.
Turn on the hotspot on your iPhone from the control center. Then, your hotspot name will show up on your TV. Choose the hotspot of your mobile and enter the password.
Method #2 (Screening iPhone directly): On your iPhone, swipe up or down (depending on the model) to open the control center. In all the icons, select the “Screen Mirroring” icon. All the options will appear to select your Roku TV. To complete the process, enter the code showing on your TV on the iPhone. Lastly, click on the “OK” option.
Note: If you are looking for the above methods in detail then make sure to read the complete article.
How to Connect Roku to Hotspot on iPhone
If you are finding it hard to connect your iPhone’s hotspot on your Roku TV then you don’t need to worry anymore because you are at the right place.
So, in this article, we will be listing two step-by-step guides that you can follow to finish the job. Without losing any further time, let’s start.
Methods for Connecting Roku to Hotspot on iPhone
The direct method and an alternative method that can help you get over the line with this problem are discussed step by step.
Method 1: Connecting using your Roku TV’s Remote
This is a direct method that will get the job done for you. In case you are facing any sort of problem then you can follow the alternative method which will be discussed further in the article. The steps you need to follow are discussed below
Step 1: First of all, you have to click on the “Home” button that is located in the middle of your Roku TV remote.
Step 2: When the home menu is displayed, you need to proceed to the settings of your TV.
Step 3: In the settings, you have to select the “Network” settings.
Step 4: When you enter the network settings, you will see multiple options on your screen. You need to click on the “Set Up Connection” option.
Step 5: Then, you need to select the “Wireless” option.
Step 6: After that, you should move on to your mobile and open the control center in order to turn on the hotspot.
Step 7: As soon as you have turned on your hotspot, your hotspot name will appear on your Roku TV. Simply select it and type the password. After that, your hotspot will be connected successfully.
Method 2: Screening your iPhone’s screen directly
If you cannot perform the above method then you can follow this method. In this method, you can screen your mobile on the TV and use the WiFi connection directly to avoid barriers. The steps you have to perform are given as under.
Step 1: Firstly, all you need to do is to open the control center on your iPhone. You need to either swipe up or down in order to do this. This will depend on the model of the iPhone you are using.
Step 2: As usual, you will see all the icons which are normally present in the control center. You need to select the “Screen Mirroring” icon.
Step 3: When you click on it, you will see all the available options. In these options, you have to select your Roku TV.
Step 4: After that, you will be required to fill in a password to proceed. So, you have to enter the code which shows up on your TV.
Step 5: As the last step, you simply need to click on the “OK” option.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use both Data and WiFi as a hotspot for my Roku TV?
Yes, you can use your mobile data as well as your WiFi as a hotspot for your Roku TV. Normally, all iPhones don’t allow you to share WiFi as a hotspot but the ones which allow you can use them.
Why can’t I see my iPhone in the hotspot options?
This can be a technical issue in any of the devices you are using. It is better to check whether your iPhone is compatible with the Roku TV’s model you are using.
This was it for our article about how to connect Roku to a hotspot on iPhone. In this article, we discussed two detailed methods that you can perform to get the job done for you. We hope this article helped you solve your problem and don’t face problems anymore.