Yes, you can run the Roku without the Internet.
If you don’t have an internet link, Wi-Fi or anything, you can playback the digital media by using the USB, accepting the Roku media player app, if your design includes the USB port.
Can you use Roku stick without WiFi?
If you don’t have any kind of Internet connection at all, wifi or otherwise, you can still play back digital media via USB, using the Roku Media Player app, if your model has a USB port.
Do you need Internet for Roku TV?
Roku streaming players and Roku TVs need Internet access to stream content. They use wireless to connect to your home network, or you can choose a model that offers a wired Ethernet connector.
Can you use hotspot for Roku?
Some hotels offer free Wi-Fi and it’s just a matter of plugging in your Roku and connecting to the wireless network. The best and most reliable option is a MiFI/WiFi hotspot. Tether from your mobile device (check if you have this option enabled through your mobile carrier), to create a WiFi hotspot.
Can I screen mirror without WiFi?
You can also mirror the display of an Android device to a Chromecast streaming stick without using Wi-Fi. Sadly, no similar options for iOS devices are available at present.