Want to upgrade your TV sound setup? Learn how to connect a Bluetooth Soundbar to a Roku TV. Undoubtedly, Roku is one of the best smart TVs that produces outstanding sound quality but if you get the chance to elevate the sound quality without the hassle of installing a new home theatre system, why not grab it with both hands?
Fortunately, even if you are new to Roku TV or a Soundbar, the procedure to connect a Bluetooth Soundbar to a Roku TV is straightforward, you can do it without any expert help.
In the article below, I have explained two different methods you can use to connect a Bluetooth Soundbar to a Roku TV.
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If you want your TV space to be a wire-free zone, use a Bluetooth receiver to connect a Bluetooth soundbar to a Roku TV.
A Bluetooth receiver will help you convert any non-Bluetooth into a Bluetooth-enabled one, so it will also turn your soundbar into a Bluetooth-enabled device thus making it easy for you to connect a Bluetooth soundbar to a Roku TV.
Once you get your hand on a compatible Bluetooth receiver, follow the steps mentioned below to connect the soundbar to the Roku TV.
Step 1: The first step is to connect the Roku TV with a Bluetooth receiver.
You can insert the Bluetooth receiver in the RCA or the auxiliary output of the Roku TV. The output channels are placed either at the back or on either side of the TV.
If you use the RCA output, you will need the MORELEX RCA to 3.5mm Female 3.5mm Female to 2RCA Male Stereo Audio Cable 3.5mm.
Step 2: Once you have connected the transmitter to the Roku TV, switch on the Soundbar and put it on pairing mode.
Depending upon the brand of the Soundbar, the steps of switching on and pairing the soundbar will vary.
That’s it, you have successfully connected the soundbar to your Roku TV.
How to Connect a Bluetooth Soundbar to a Roku TV With Roku App
Using the Roku App is another efficient method to connect a Bluetooth Soundbar to a Roku TV. The app is available at both Apple and Google Play Store, so you don’t have to worry about the smartphone you are using.
Here’s how you can connect a bluetooth soundbar to a Roku TV:
Step 1: The initial step is given, you have to install the Roku app on your smartphone.
iOS users can install the app from the Apple Store to get the app, whereas Android users can install the app from the Play Store.
Now connect your smartphone to the same network your Roku TV is connected to.
Step 2: Once your smartphone is successfully connected to the Wi-Fi, connect your soundbar to Roku TV.
Step 3: Now go back to your phone, open the Roku app, go to the devices option, and connect your Roku TV.
Step 4: Now still on the app, click on the “Private listening option,” once you have toggled on the Private listening option, the voice will now play through the soundbar.
That’s it you can now play your favorite shows and movies with world-class sound playing through the soundbar.
What Soundbars Are Compatible With Roku TV?
If you are investing in a new soundbar, why not buy one that works best with the Roku TV? There is a range of Soundbars that are best compatible with your Roku TV and offer the best sound quality, augmenting your audio experience.
Here’s a list of Soundbars that would work best with the Roku TV:
- TCL Alto 9+ Soundbar.
- TCL Alto 8i Soundbar.
- TCL Alto 6+ Soundbar.
- TCL Alto 7 Soundbar.
- TCL Alto 5 Soundbar.
- LG SN5Y Sound Bar.
- Bose Smart Sound Bar 700.
With that, we are at the end of the article. I hope now you know how to connect a Bluetooth soundbar to a Roku TV. If you still have any queries or thoughts on the article, you can share them with us in the comment section below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why won’t my Roku TV connect to my Bluetooth soundbar?
If you aren’t able to connect the Soundbar to Roku TV, make sure you have enabled bluetooth on the Roku TV. Also, ensure there are no other
Does my Roku TV have Bluetooth?
No, Roku TV doesn’t have built-in bluetooth, but its Private Listening feature feeds audio to compatible Roku remote controls or the Roku app on mobile devices.
You can also use a Bluetooth Receiver.