Notable Roku OS Features You Need Know

Posted on: January 3, 2020

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Roku OS is the special user interface or UI that is specially made for Roku devices and you can find the same only on all Roku versions. Here we will discuss some notable features of Roku OS. Make a note that some features may not available for your Roku version. Before moving to features know that Roku OS offers cross-platform search, voice search, and other software features. Apart from that, in the end, you will get to know about the information Roku support number. Just in case you want any expert help for your Roku.

Latest Roku OS Features

If you have the latest version of Roku OS 9.2 that was released on October 2019 or above version then you will be able to do the following:

    • You can now search for 4K by either typing or just saying “4K” with your search query
    • Not able to remember the name of movie or series, but remember any famous quote or dialogue of it. You are good to go, the latest OS version let you search movies or series by typing or saying a famous quote from the movie or series
    • If you have a habit of sleeping while enjoying your favorite TV or series then feel free to take advantage of sleep timer that will turn off your TV at a said time
    • Get more from that Voice Search, find and control personally stored movies, music, and photos within the Roku Media Player

Cross-Platform Search

This is one of the most basic features that you can get on all versions. If you are still unaware of this then know that when you look for an actor or title, it looks for over 20 apps or services to give the best matches. Moreover, Roku also shows whether you can watch it for free or not.

As of this article Roku, cross-platform search supports Amazon Video, Acorn TV, Blockbuster On Demand, CinemaNow, CBS All Access, Crackle, FX Now, Fox Now, HBO Now, M-GO, Hulu, Met Opera On Demand, Netflix, Nat Geo TV, Popcorn Flix, STARZ PLAY, Time Warner Cable, SnagFilms, Vudu, and Tubi.

Voice Search

The voice search feature of Roku is something that you would love to use regularly. You can access this feature only through the remote that you will get with the Roku Premiere+ and Ultra. According to most of the users, its voice search features works 90% of the time.

Though Roku needs to focus on this feature more as still there is a hope of improvement. For instance, when we search for ‘The Avengers’ it comes up with zero results. But when we tried another search query ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’ it showed up the exact movie.

Roku My Feed

This feature is available on all Roku versions. My Feed is a special feature that lets you arrange the content you watch on your Roku. You just need to follow your favorite show and Roku will let you send you a reminder whenever a new episode is available. By this simple feature, you don’t have to keep an eye on your favorite show. Cool, isn’t, it?

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