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TCL Roku TV User Manual


Do you need help setting up your TCL Roku TV? If so, this user manual is the place to start. It includes information about how to set up and use your new device, as well as troubleshooting tips for when things go wrong.

Hi! Let’s get started.

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Your easiest way to endless entertainment

Connect now to get the most out of your TCL · Roku® TV

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Choose & Personalize

Personalize your Home screen with broadcast TV, your favorite 1500+ streaming channels, your game console and other devices.

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Search

Find movies and TV shows across top streaming channels,** sorted so you can choose the best option or value.

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Control with Ease

Control your TCL · Roku TV with the super-simple remote, your smartphone or tablet.

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Cast Media

Send video, music and photos from your smartphone or tablet to the big screen.

** Roku®Search is for movies and TV shows and does not work with all channels.

What’s In The Box

Whats in the box diagram

What You Need

What you need to get the Roku setup

For additional support, please see User Manual at: www.TCLUSA.com/support

*Subscriptions or other payments may be required to access content on certain channels. For example, Netflix requires a paid subscription, which gives you access to movie and TV show titles in the Netflix streaming catalog. Some channels may not be available to all households in every market or in all countries where Roku players or other products with the Roku platform are sold.

Step 1 Set Up Your Tv

Ready for the step-by-step? You’re only minutes away from TV bliss!

Remove Your Tv From The Box

Be careful, it’s heavy!

To Mount On A Wall

Follow the instructions that come with the wall mount.

To Use The Stand

"A" icon

To prevent damage to the screen, carefully place your TV on a soft, cushioned surface.

"B" icon

Secure the base stand to the TV stand column using the metal washer and three (3) screws.

Securing the base of the TCL TV

ST5X15mm only for 48”/55” models

ST4X15mm for 40” models

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Align the base stand with the screw holes located on the TV stand column.

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Secure stand column to the TV with four (4) screws.

Securing the TV stand with screws

M5X12mm only for 48”/55” models

M4X12mm for 40”models

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Secure 100N support to the TV with two (2) screws. (Not needed for 55″ models)

Securing the support to the TCL TV itself

To avoid injury caused by the tipping of this product, please attach the 100N supports to the TV and ensure the base stand and the 100N supports are resting on the table surface.

Step 2 Power Up

How to insert batteries into the remote
In this step, we’ll make sure all systems are GO!

Power your TV remote by inserting the included batteries.

Connect your power cord to the TV, then plug it into the wall outlet.

Power Tip! Always replace dead batteries with two brand-new batteries from the same manufacturer. Never use damaged batteries. If your remote gets warm/hot during use, discontinue use and contact customer support immediately at www.TCLUSA.com/support.

Step 3 Grab Your Remote

The TV remote should feel right at home in your hand. We designed it to be incredibly intuitive for watching TV and navigating on-screen menus.

Here Are Some Buttons You Should Know About.

"A" icon POWER Turn TV on and off
"B" icon BACK Return to previous screen
"C" icon HOME Return to Roku Home screen
"D" icon VOLUME Raise and lower volume
"E" icon INSTANT REPLAY Replay last 7 seconds of streaming video
"F" icon OPTIONS View more options
"G" icon RWD SCAN Rewind streaming video, scroll left one page at a time
"H" icon FWD SCAN Fast forward streaming video, scroll right one page at a time

Tip! Star button The button gives you easy access to picture settings, display options, and more. Try it on every screen!

Step 4 Complete Guided Setup

Establish your network connection and bring out your inner geek. You can do it!

It’s the final stretch–hurray!

Let’s Connect

Your TV will automatically detect wireless networks in your area. Have your network name and password handy and follow the easy on-screen setup. Once you’re connected, your TV will automatically update with the latest software–plus you can start streaming the entertainment you know and love. Unlike other TVs, your new TCL · Roku TV automatically receives regular software updates in the background when it’s connected to the internet. This allows it to give you a better and better experience.

If you aren’t ready to connect your TV to a wireless network, you can still use it as a regular TV.

And setup is done…congratulations!

Continue using the remote to personalize your Home screen and channel line-up, stream movies, and so much more. If you have an antenna or cable connected, just click the tuner tile to watch broadcast TV channels. The fun has just begun!

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Your Roku account: During Guided Setup, you’ll be prompted to create your Roku account online at roku.com/link. Your TV will generate a unique code that links your TV to your new account. Roku accounts are free, and while a valid credit card number is required to create your account, rest assured you will only be charged if you authorize purchases of apps and games from the Roku Channel Store.

Get To Know Your Tv

Front of TV buttons

"A" icon STATUS LIGHT Glows when the TV is in standby, flashes when the TV is busy, flashes once with each button press of the remote control.
"B" icon IR RECEIVER Receives signal from the TV remote.

Video and audio connectors in rear of TV

"C" icon COMPOSITE AV IN If your device isn’t able to connect using HDMI®, connect to your TV using standard red/white/yellow cables.
"D" icon POWER PORT Connect your TV to the power source with the included power cable.

Side of TV with button explanation

"E" icon RESET BUTTON Press and hold for factory reset. Careful, you will lose all your settings!
"F" icon 3 HDMI PORTS Connect cable box, Bluray player, gaming console, or other devices to your TV using HDMI cables.
"G" icon HDMI ARC PORT Connect HDMI ARC (audio return channel) capable audio devices like soundbars or AV receivers.
"H" icon   HEADPHONE OUT Connect headphones or other external speakers.
"I" icon USB PORT Connect a USB device for browsing photos, music and movies.
"J" icon ANTENNA/CABLE IN Connect an outdoor VHF/UHF antenna or Cable TV feed.
"K" icon SPDIF (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT) Connect an optical cable to an external digital audio system.

Make any night a movie night

More than 35,000 movies to choose from, across all major streaming movie channels like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant, VUDU, and more.*

Get in the groove

Stream music from one of 85 music channels like Pandora, VEVO, and Spotify. Access your entire MP3 collection instantly with Amazon Cloud Player or the Roku Media Player.

Rule the Watercooler

Binge on the most buzzworthy shows on streaming channels like FOXNOW, HBO GO, Hulu Plus and Netflix. Live stream your sports team with the biggest selection of streaming sports packages out there.

Enjoy $100+ in FREE trials

Your TCL · Roku TV comes loaded with special offers, including 30 day free trials from popular streaming channels like Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, Redbox Instant, Spotify and more.

Troubleshooting

Having trouble completing the guided setup? Don’t worry, it’s usually an easy fix.

If you cannot see a picture on your TV

  • Make sure your TV and the device you want to watch (cable box, Blu-ray player, game console, etc.) are turned on and plugged into a working wall outlet.
  • Make sure your power cable is connected.

If you cannot connect to your wireless home network during guided setup

  • Make sure the correct wireless network name is selected.
  • Make sure the wireless network password is correctly entered (the password is case sensitive).
  • Improve wireless signal by rotating the router slightly (even a few inches can help).

If you cannot hear the sound

  • Make sure the TV volume is turned up and not on mute.
  • Try only the TV speakers by disconnecting any connection to audio devices (like headphones or audio-video receivers).

If the TV remote control isn’t working

  • Remove any obstruction and point the remote at the TV’s IR receiver (see Get to know your TV).
  • Try a fresh set of batteries.
  • If the status light on the front of your TV
    flashes once each time you press a remote button, the problem is not with the remote. Unplug the TV and plug it back in.

Need More Help?

www.TCLUSA.com/support
(US) 877-300-8837 (AK, HI, PR) 877-800-1269

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Copyright © 2014 by Roku, Inc. All rights reserved. Roku TV, and the Roku logo are owned by Roku, Inc. TCL, and the TCL logo are owned by TTE Technology, Inc. Other brand and product names are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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