Roku Channel provides you with amazing entertainment to keep boredom far away by giving you access to movies and TV shows. The Roku Channels are meant for you to stream and users of Roku streaming devices. Roku products are great and compete with devices from Amazon and Google or Netflix. An amazing perk of adding a Roku device to your home is access to the Roku channels.
The Roku channel offers its users free streaming options for both movies and television series. The app has both live and on-demand streaming option and it’s free content contains amazing movies like the Terminator and also provides access to many popular television series. You will love this platform and the access to movies it gives you.
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What is The Roku Channel
The Roku channel is a platform (both an app and a website) for watching movies and TV shows/series that are attached to the popular Roku streaming devices. Roku streaming devices and televisions come packed with applications that include the Roku channel. But don’t worry you also have access to its content through smartphones, tablets, and computers with a Roku account.
How to Watch the Roku Channel
Yes, you can watch the Roku channel without access to a Roku device. But for you to do this it requires that you sign up for a Roku account. If you already have a Roku television you would be likely be prompted to sign up for a Roku account during the set up of the device. That information will serve as a login for the Roku channel. Since you should already are signed in on your Roku device you will likely not be prompted to log in to enjoy the channel.
Though if you don’t have a Roku device you will need access through a non-Roku device by visiting the Roku website or the Roku app. The Roku channel website will require you to open an account to access its content but with the Roku phone app, you get the option to access its content as a guest.
How to Create a Roku Channel Account
Without an account, you will not be able to access its contents. So, here is how to create a Roku account and have access to its content.
- With your web browser visit the RUKU WEBSITE.
- On the homepage click on the Menu icon.
- From the menu that appears click on Sign in.
- Scroll down and click on Create Account.
- On the create account page enter your first name, last name, email, and password.
- Then tick the checkmark boxes to confirm you are more than 18 years and have read the terms and conditions.
- Click on “I am not a robot” and then click on Continue.
Follow the instructions as prompt and you would have created an account and now have access to its movies and TV shows.
Roku Devices and Apps
If you would like to stream the Roku devices from television, you should know that it comes preinstalled on the following devices.
- Roku Tv
- Samsung TV
If you want to stream the channel that in a device that is not above you need one of the Roku streaming devices. This devices include the following.
- Streaming stick plus
Though you don’t need a television to access it because you can easily watch it via the Roku app on your phone or tablet. The app is available for download on the Google play store for Android users and the Apple app store for iOS users.
You can also view the channel through your laptop or Personal computer through its official website.
Roku Channel Premium Subscription
Though a good amount of the content on Roku is free there is an opportunity to upgrade and receive premium services. The following are premium content providers that offer subscription through the Roku channel.
- Acorn Tv
- Lifetime Movie Club
- Hallmark Movies Now
The monthly charges of these content providers vary by service and promotional deals. But the great part is that you get to handle through it as a user. If you are subscribed to more than one service having these options together is great as it keeps things in order and you can cancel all at once.