Acorn TV is the best online stream app to watch TV from Britain and beyond. It lets you watch anything from world-class mysteries, dramas, comedies, and more. Acorn TV is a subscription-based entertainment app available for Roku TV. It is more or less similar to Netflix and the users can watch shows on the go. You may watch timeless classics to new releases and Acorn originals on Roku TV. At one monthly price, you can sign up for an account and access it on any device. The article specifically deals with Acorn TV Roku version in brief. So, take a look at its installation procedure along with its features in brief.

Features of Acorn TV

The salient features of Acorn TV on Roku are given below.

  • Acorn TV is available as a free trial and you can cancel the subscription any time.
  • Access world-class library of mysteries, dramas, documentaries, etc.
  • Acorn TV offers something for everyone with new series and episodes added every week.
  • Search shows to watch it instantly or save it to watch list and stream it later.
  • Acorn TV contents are completely ad-free and you can enjoy streaming your favourite contents.

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Best Shows on Acorn TV

Here is the list of best shows of Acorn TV.

  • Vera
  • Line of Duty
  • Manhunt
  • Delicious
  • Midsomer Murders
  • Straightforward
  • Kingdom

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How to Install Acorn TV on Roku TV?

Acorn TV is compatible with Roku TV and is available on Roku Channel Store. So, adding it to the Roku device is easy if you follow the steps given below.

#1. Power on the Roku TV or Roku connected smart TV at first.

#2. On its home page, select Streaming Channels from the left sidebar.

Select Streaming Channels
Select Streaming Channels

#3. Use Roku remote to choose Search Channels option on the next screen.

#4. Enter the channel name as Acorn TV using the on-screen keys.

#5. Then choose Acorn TV from the suggestions list.

#6. Navigate to click on +Add Channel button to get Acorn TV on your device.

Select Add Channel option
Select Add Channel option

#7. Once after it gets added, you can launch it. Enter your username and password to log into your account and access it on Roku TV.

Sign into Acorn TV
Sign in to Acorn TV

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Acorn TV offer a free trial?

Yes. Acorn TV offers a 7-day free trial after downloading it. You can sign up for a free trial at first and purchase a membership later.

How to resolve streaming issues with Acorn TV on Roku?

Firstly, turn off Roku, modem, and your router for one minute. Check if Acorn TV you have on Roku TV is the latest version.(Go to Settings > System > System Update > Check now > update.) Connect Roku TV to WiFi using Ethernet cable. If this doesn’t work, then uninstall Acorn TV and re-install it.

How to enable closed captions on Acorn TV on Roku?

Press the Start button on Roku remote to open the Options menu. Scroll up/down to select Closed Captioning. Use the right or left button on remote to choose your preferred captions option.

What is the cost of Acorn TV?

Acorn TV is available as a premium channel for Roku. Buy Acorn TV costs $5.99/month or pay $59.99/year.

Can I change Acorn TV subscription from monthly to annual?

Yes. Visit and log into your account. Click on My Acorn TV option > select Manage Account > tap on Cancel. Go to to add annual membership to your cart. Just complete the checkout process. Return to Acorn TV > Manage Account to see Annual membership with a new expiration date.


In this way, anyone can easily and effortlessly install Acorn TV on these streaming players. The device availability of Acorn TV varies based on the region you are residing in. However, almost all of the Roku streaming sticks and TV support installing Acorn TV channel. Since it offers a trial version, it is easy to know about its features at the beginning itself. Even if you aren’t satisfied with its features, then cancel the subscription at any time.

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