Starting today, Apple AirPlay and HomeKit support is available on select 4K Roku streaming devices, including the Roku Ultra, Roku Streambar, Roku Smart Soundbar, Roku Streaming Stick+, and Roku Premiere.
With the addition of Apple AirPlay and HomeKit support, our streaming players are now the first to offer compatibility with all three major voice systems, including Google Assistant, Alexa… and now Siri!
How does it work?
Apple AirPlay support allows you to effortlessly stream and share content directly from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to your supported Roku device.
Share photos from your camera roll directly to your TV.
Join your next Zoom happy hour or holiday party from the comfort of your couch.
Listen to your favorite podcast or enjoy music from any room in your home.
With HomeKit, you can easily and securely control your Roku device with your voice or by using the Home app and Siri on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, or HomePod.
Which Roku players support Apple AirPlay and HomeKit?
- Roku Ultra
- Roku Streambar
- Roku Smart Soundbar
- Roku Streaming Stick+
- Roku Premiere
Will there be Apple AirPlay support for my Roku TV?
Yes! Roku TV models are expected to receive Roku OS 9.4, which enables Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit for select 4K Roku TVs, in phases over the coming weeks. You’ll be able to mirror what’s on your Apple device’s display to your TV screen and control your TV’s power, volume, and switch inputs.
Apple AirPlay and HomeKit support is available today for supported 4K Roku streaming players and is expected to roll out to select 4K Roku TV models over the next few weeks.
Learn more about our recently announced OS 9.4 updates.
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