If you have more than one Roku TV device, it can be a little confusing to determine which one you want to connect to. This isn’t helped when the default names are things like Roku and Roku 2. Thankfully, it’s possible to determine which device is which via Roku’s website.
To find the name of your Roku TV, log into my.roku.com and go to your account. Scroll down and you should see a list of all your devices. Here you can see what names they’re registered under and change them. You can check the model of your TV by going to the System Info page from its Settings menu.
Let’s take a more detailed look at how to find the name of your Roku TV and change its name. We’ll also discuss how to find which model of Roku device you have and change ownership of your Roku account.
How Do I Find the Name of My Roku TV?
In households with more than one Roku TV (example on Amazon) device, or in areas where there are multiple different Roku devices you can connect to, it can be confusing to figure out which one is which.
You wouldn’t want to accidentally connect to a neighbor’s Roku TV. Thankfully, all Roku TV devices have a built in way to check what the name of your device is.
In order to find the name of your Roku TV, you’ll need to go to the Roku website. Once here, you’ll be prompted to enter your Roku account’s login information.
After doing this, scroll down and you should see a list called “My linked devices.” Here you should see a list of all the Roku devices tied to your Roku account, as well as all of their names.
Can I Change the Name of My Roku TV?
You can also change the name of your Roku TV using the Roku website.
To do so, you’ll first need to turn the device on. Using the Roku remote, navigate to the Settings menu. In this menu, you need to select ‘System‘ and then ‘About.’
This should bring you to the System Info page where you can see all of the information about your Roku device. For now, just mark down your device’s serial number. This will be important later.
Now, on a computer, open the Roku website. If you aren’t already logged in, sign into your Roku account. After that, click your account avatar in the top right corner and then select ‘My account.’
Once again, we’re going to scroll down and find a list called ‘My linked devices.’ Here you should see every Roku device tied to your account. From here, you need to find the Roku device with the serial number you got earlier and select the ‘Rename‘ option.
How Do I Know Which Roku Model I Have?
There are currently around nine different models of Roku devices, so it can naturally be a little difficult to tell which one you have. Some of them even look pretty similar and they all have similar names. So how do you tell them apart?
In order to tell which Roku device you have, turn on the device, press the Home button, and navigate to the Settings menu. Here you need to go to the ‘System Info‘ menu.
Here you will see all of the information relating to your device including the serial number, IP address, and most importantly: the model. This will tell you exactly which Roku device you own.
How Do I Change the Owner of My Roku Account?
If you want to sell your Roku device, something you’re probably thinking about is how to give the buyer access to your Roku account. However, don’t worry, you don’t really need to do this. It is actually probably better to just factory reset your Roku device.
To do this, open your Roku device, hit the Home button, and navigate to the Settings menu. From here you need to go to ‘System,’ then ‘Advanced System Settings.’
Here, you should see an option that says ‘Factory Reset.’ Select this, and your Roku device will be returned to the state it was in when it came out of the box.
If you actually want to change ownership of your Roku device, just navigate to the Roku password reset page. Enter your email and then hit ‘Submit.’ Roku will send you a password reset email with a link.
Click this link, and you can enter a new password you don’t use for anything else for your Roku account. Now just give the login information for your Roku account to whoever you want.