Discovery Plus is a streaming app that streams TV shows, movies, and Documentaries from the Discovery network. Some of the popular shows, like Johnny VS Amber, Gold Rush, American Detective, etc, are streamed on the app. You can stream the Discovery plus content on your Roku by installing the app and activating the app using a web browser. It has content from channels like HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Lifetime, History, Investigation Discovery, Magnolia Network, A&E, Trvl, OWN, TLC, and Science Channel.

How Much Does Discovery Plus Cost on Roku

To stream Discovery Plus on your Roku device, you need to subscribe to any one of its premium plans on your device. Discovery+ offers two different subscription plans:

  • With Ads – $4.99/ month
  • Without Ads – $6.99/ month

How to Install Discovery Plus on Roku

[1] On your Roku remote, press the Home button.

[2] Click on the Streaming Channels option from the menu.

Select Streaming Channels option

[3] Then, select Search Channels in Streaming Channels.

Click on Search channel option

[4] Enter Discovery Plus on the keyboard and search for the app.

[5] Select the channel from the results and click on Add channel button to install the Discovery Plus app.

Click on Add channel button to install Discovery plus on Roku

[6] Now, select OK in the prompt and click Go to Channel to launch the app on Roku.

How to Activate Discovery plus on Roku

To watch the Discovery + shows on your Roku, you need to activate the app on your Roku device using a web browser.

[1] Open the Discovery Plus app on your Roku device.

[2] Next, sign in with your account to generate an Activation Code on your Roku.

[3] Now open a web browser and visit the activation site of Discovery plus. (

[4] On the website, enter your registered mobile number and click on the Get OTP button.

[5] Then enter the activation code displayed on your TV screen into the website.

Enter the code to Activate Discovery plus on Roku

[6] Now your Discovery Plus app is ready for streaming on your device.

Alternative Method to Stream Discovery Plus on Roku

Other than the Discovery Plus app, you can use some other alternatives to watch it on your Roku device. For iOS and Android users, you can watch Discovery Plus by using Casting and Screen mirroring.

How to Cast Discovery Plus on Roku

Before casting the app to your Roku device, you need to enable the Screen mirroring option on Roku. To enable screen mirroring, select Settings > System > Screen Mirroring > Screen Mirroring mode. Now choose the Prompt or Always allow option on the screen.

[1] Download and install the Discovery+ app on your Android using Play Store.

Note: Before starting the Casting process, connect both your Roku and your Android phone to the same WiFi connection.

[2] Launch the Discovery+ app and log in with your credentials.

[3] Now, open the notification panel on your device from the top.

[4] On the panel, select the Cast option.

Click on the Cast option to stream Discovery Plus on Roku

[5] In the next step, select your Roku device from the list of available devices.

[6] Now select a show on the mobile app and start casting it on your Roku device.

How to AirPlay Discovery Plus from iOS

Like screen mirroring on Android, you need to enable AirPlay on your Roku device to Mirror or Airplay contents from your iOS device. To enable Airplay, select Settings > Apple AirPlay & HomeKit > AirPlay. Then turn it on.

[1] Go to the App Store on your iOS device and install Discovery+.

[2] Then, connect your iOS and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.

[3] Now open the control center on your device and select the Screen Mirroring option.

Tap Screen mirror option to stream Discovery Plus on Roku

[4] From the list of devices, select your Roku device.

[5] Enter the passcode on the screen if prompted. (you can see the passcode displayed on your screen)

[5] Then, launch the Discovery+ app and sign in to your account.

[6] Next, tap on any show and mirror the content to your Roku device.

These two are the alternative method to stream Discovery Plus on your Roku device. You can also follow the casting option on your PC devices.

If you like to stream some of the Discovery shows like Man VS Wild, Gold Rush, or Mythbusters on your Roku device, you can either install Discovery + on your Roku device. Or you can install some of the streaming services like fuboTV, Sling TV, and Philo on your Roku to stream Discovery Channel and its content on Roku.

Frequently Asked Question

How to fix the issues on Discovery Plus if it is not working?

You need to follow the basic troubleshooting methods to fix the Discovery Plus not working on Roku.