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What are the New Roku OS 8 Features

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Roku OS 8 Features

The Roku OS 8 is the most recent operating system update released by Roku. Make sure you update the software and the firmware as well. The following Roku OS 8 features have been added.

New Roku OS 8 Features

Voice control enhancements

  • Introducing voice control in Roku, now users can search for channels using the Voice Control feature.
  • Then for browsing movie names, there is an additional update for understanding natural language.
  • All the contents can be searched using your regular conversational tone.
  • Remember, if the remote you are using does not support Voice search, download the Roku mobile application on your mobile which supports the Voice search feature.
  • Moreover, the Mobile application is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
  • Only United States residents can avail this feature.

Smart Guide:

  • The Smart Guide feature is exclusive for Roku Televisions and is unavailable for other devices.
  • To access the e-program guide, you need to have an HDTV antenna in use.
  • Using this feature you can easily know the shows that are scheduled for the next 14 days and also the shows that were scheduled for the past 7 days from any current day.
  • Furthermore, it can automatically group the channels and sort it based on the most viewed channels in your Roku.
  • There is an extra feature called ‘MORE WAYS TO WATCH’, which lets you know about the day and time of a movie that will be premiered on Roku.
  • Furthermore, this SMART GUIDE feature will function only in the availability of an HDTV antenna, connected to the device.
  • Notably, only the residents of united states can make use of this feature.

Updated 4K channels with the new Roku OS 8 features

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  • For visibility purposes, an update has been given for all the Spotlight Channels.
  • There are options available to choose between Dolby Vision, 4K videos and High Dynamic Range videos.
  • Devices which can support 4K videos can make use of this feature.
    If 4K is not supported in a device, this feature will be unavailable on that device.
  • People of Canada, United States and Mexico can make use of this feature.

Fast TV start

  • This feature will help you to wake the television quicker than ever provided the television should be in standby mode.
  • In addition, ‘Fast TV start’ feature drains more power than a usual session.
  • It is available to user’s who have ROKU TV.
  • It is important to realize that ‘FAST TV start’ is unsupported for other devices.

TV Everywhere:

  • Just sign-in once in your device then you need not sign-in into most TVE channels which are a part of the Roku Channel Store.
  • In other words, this feature saves time and it does not require you to sign-in multiple times.
  • TV everywhere supports 30 TVE streaming channels.

The new Roku OS 8 features has fixed all the bugs that have been in existence until the update. If there are any queries regarding Roku, please visit or call us using the toll-free number at  +1-844-965-4357

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