how to connect roku tv to dish network

To connect a Roku TV to Dish Network, you’ll need to follow these general steps:

Note: Roku TVs are standalone smart TVs with built-in Roku streaming capabilities. Dish Network is a satellite TV service. You can connect a Roku TV to Dish Network by using an HDMI cable to connect the Dish Network receiver to the Roku TV. Here’s how:

  1. Gather Your Equipment:
    • Roku TV
    • Dish Network receiver (Hopper or Joey)
    • HDMI cable
    • Remote controls for both the Roku TV and Dish Network receiver
  2. Connect the HDMI Cable:
    • Locate the HDMI output port on your Dish Network receiver.
    • Plug one end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI output port on the Dish Network receiver.
    • Locate an available HDMI input port on your Roku TV.
    • Plug the other end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI input port on the Roku TV. Take note of the HDMI port number (e.g., HDMI1, HDMI2) you used on the TV.
  3. Turn on Your TV and Dish Network Receiver:
    • Power on your Roku TV and Dish Network receiver using their respective remote controls.
  4. Switch to the HDMI Input:
    • On your Roku TV remote, press the “Input” or “Source” button. Use the remote to select the HDMI input that corresponds to the port you connected the Dish Network receiver to (e.g., HDMI1).
  5. Set Up Your Dish Network Receiver:
    • Follow the on-screen setup instructions for your Dish Network receiver to activate it if it’s not already activated.
  6. Complete the Roku TV Setup:
    • If your Roku TV is brand new or hasn’t been set up yet, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the initial setup. Connect to your Wi-Fi network and sign in to your Roku account.
  7. Access Dish Network Channels:
    • Now that your Dish Network receiver is connected to your Roku TV, you should be able to access Dish Network channels through the HDMI input you selected earlier. Use the Dish Network remote control to change channels and access your Dish Network content.
  8. Access Roku Streaming Features:
    • You can also use your Roku TV’s smart features to access streaming apps like Netflix, Hulu, and more. Switching between Dish Network and Roku streaming is as simple as changing the input source on your TV.

That’s it! Your Roku TV is now connected to your Dish Network receiver, allowing you to watch Dish Network channels and access streaming content on the same TV. Use your TV’s remote control to switch between the two sources as needed.

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