Roku is one of the most popular streaming devices that made online streaming simpler. You need to add the required streaming channel to watch the media content on your Roku device. It has an exclusive Roku channel store, where you can add and manage tons of channels. If you have a Roku device, you must know all the possible ways to install apps on Roku.

There are three different ways to download apps on Roku streaming devices.

  • Directly from Roku
  • From Roku channel store site
  • Using Roku Mobile App

Add Channels Directly on Roku

[1] Press the Home button on your Roku device.

Home

[2] Click on the Search option from the menu.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD APPS ON ROKU

Note: You can also choose Streaming channels while looking for streaming apps.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD APPS ON ROKU

[3] Use the virtual keyboard to search for the channel you wish.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD APPS ON ROKU

[4] Click on Add channel to add from the channel store.

Add channel

[5] Once the channel is added, click on Go to channel.

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[6] Now, you can sign up or sign in (if required) and start streaming the media.

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Add Channels from Roku Site

[1] On your browser, go to channelstore.roku.com.

[2] Sign in with the Roku account that you link with your Roku device.

Sign in

[3] Browse for the channel you wish to add to your Roku device.

[4] Click on Add channel.

Add

[5] Launch your Roku device, and the new channel will appear under the Apps section.

Add Channels using Roku Mobile App

[1] Download and install Roku App on your Android/iOS device.

[2] Log in with the Roku account linked to your Roku device.

[3] Go to the Channel section and choose Channel store on the top column.

Channel store

[4] Search or navigate to the channel you wish to add.

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[5] Click on Add channel.

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[6] Once the channel was added, it will update on your Roku device.

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How to Add Private Channel on Roku

Apart from the official channels, you can also add the private channels by entering the specific code.

[1] On your browser, go to www.roku.com/.

[2] Log in with the Roku credentials linked on your device.

How to Add Channels on Roku [Three Simple Ways]

[3] Click on the Profile icon in the top right and choose My Account.

How to Add Channels on Roku [Three Simple Ways]

[4] Under the Manage Account section, choose Add channel with a code.

How to Add Channels on Roku [Three Simple Ways]

[5] Enter the Private channel code you have and click on Add channel.

How to Add Channels on Roku [Three Simple Ways]

[6] Confirm it by selecting Yes, Add channel.

[7] Once the channel was added, it will appear on your Roku device.

Depending on the nature of the app you installed, you may need to sign in/sign up in order to start the contents. If the channel is a paid one, you have to go through the payment process. Hope this article will give you a clear idea on adding apps to your Roku device. If you have any queries, leave them below.