Freeview is a joint venture between BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Sky in the United Kingdom. You can find interesting titles from all of these networks on Freeview. Also, you can find television channels, radio stations, and other interactive services in the Freeview app. The channels available on the service are updated at times. Some of the channels on Freeview include CBeebies HD, Together TV, That’s TV, BBC FOUR HD, CBS Drama, and more. In the following section, you will get a clear idea about how to stream Freeview on Roku.

How to Stream Freeview on Roku

You can’t get the Freeview app directly from the Channel store. However, there is an option known as Freeview Play that has a bunch of collections of channels that can be accessed for free.

1. Launch the Roku home screen by pressing the Home button on your remote.

2. From the Roku home screen, select the Freeview Play option.

Freeview on Roku

3. In the Freeview Play, you can find a section called Freeview Play What To Watch. Here, you can find recommendations from different services.

If you can’t see the Freeview Play option, update Roku to the latest version.

Alternative Method: Screen Mirror Freeview on Roku

You can screen mirror titles from Freeview on Roku from Android and iOS devices. Before starting screen mirroring, you need to enable it on your Roku device from the settings as follows. From the home screen, open Settings > Screen Mirroring option > Screen Mirroring Mode option > Prompt or Always Allow.

Screen Mirror Freeview From Android Smartphone

You can screen mirror Freeview from Android devices as follows

1. Connect the Android smartphone and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.

2. Launch the Notification Panel of your Android smartphone and tap the Cast icon.

Freeview on Roku

3. When you see a list of devices on your screen, select the Roku device you wish to cast with.

4. With that, the screen of your Android smartphone will mirror your TV screen.

5. Install the Freeview app on your device and sign in to your account.

6. From the app, choose any title and play it on your TV.

Screen Mirror Freeview From iOS Smartphone

If you are using an iOS smartphone, you can screen mirror Freeview by setting up the AirPlay on Roku.

1. Start by connecting your iOS smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network that your Roku device is connected with.

2. Install the Freeview app from the App Store and sign in to your account.

3. Select the Screen Mirroring icon after launching the Control Centre of your iOS smartphone.

Screen Mirroring

4. From the list of devices on your screen, choose the Roku device you wish to connect with.

5. Finally, play any content from the Freeview app and access it on your TV.

Alternatives to Freeview on Roku

The following are the alternatives to Freeview on Roku:

Freeform on Roku

Crackle on Roku

Hoopla on Roku

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I watch Freeview on Roku?

There is an official app of Freeview in the Channel Store that you can download and access. Still, you can access it by screen mirroring it from other devices.

2. How to watch Freeview outside the UK?

The Freeview app is currently available only for access in the United Kingdom. Therefore, if you are outside the UK, you need to use a VPN.