The Dish Anywhere channel is not accessible on Roku, as it doesn’t have a native app for the Roku Channel Store. Fortunately, you can still stream Dish Anywhere on Roku by screen mirroring from the mobile app and desktop browser.
Dish Anywhere is a popular streaming platform, that lets you watch live TV channels, and on-demand content, such as movies, and TV shows. You can even stream live sports, like UFC, Basketball, Hockey, Football, Baseball, and more with an active Dish account.
In this guide, we have defined the step-by-step instructions for screen mirroring of Dish Anywhere from mobile and desktop for smooth streaming on your Roku device. Check out the troubleshooting methods to resolve if you can’t be able to screen mirror Dish Anywhere.
What’s on Dish Anywhere
- Dish Anywhere supports live TV channels for sports, news, kids, movies, and other genres.
- The on-demand content is available for download to stream offline.
- The DVR storage enables the user to record the live streaming of TV channels.
- Lets you transfer the DVR recordings between the devices.
- You can watch the popular leagues, such as NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, NCAAF, and NCAAB.
- Offers premium add-ons, such as Showtime, EPIX, Starz, and more.
How to Stream DISH Anywhere on Roku
As mentioned earlier, the only possible way to access the DISH Anywhere app on your Roku is by screen mirroring. You can access the DISH platform by purchasing the relevant subscription starting at $79.99/month. To mirror the content from your Android and Windows, you need to allow screen mirroring on Roku. For iPhone and Mac, you should have turned on AirPlay on Roku.
Screen Mirror DISH Anywhere to Roku from Android Devices
Before you screen mirror, ensure to connect your Android smartphone and Roku TV to the same WiFi network.
1: Install the DISH Anywhere app from the Play Store on your smartphone.
2. Go to the Notification Panel and tap on Cast.
3: Select your Roku device from the available devices list and click on OK.
4: Once your Roku is connected, your Android device’s screen will be mirrored to Roku.
5: Launch the DISH Anywhere app and sign in with your account.
6: Play your favorite movies or TV shows to stream on Roku.
Screen Mirror DISH Anywhere to Roku from Windows PC
Like Android you must connect your Roku and Windows PC to the same internet, to establish a successful screen mirroring.
1: Now, open any web browser on your PC.
2: Visit the Dish Anywhere official website.
3: Sign in with your subscription credentials.
4: Now, press the Windows + K keys on your keyboard to open the Connect window.
5: From the list of available devices, choose your Roku device to connect
6: Select Allow on Roku if required. After that, the contents on your Windows PC’s screen will be mirrored to Roku.
7: Go back to DISH Anywhere’s official webpage and stream your favorites on your TV.
Screen Mirror DISH Anywhere to Roku from iOS Devices
As Roku doesn’t support direct AirPlay, you need to use Screen Mirroring on the Control Centre. To do so, connect your iPhone/iPad to the same WiFi network.
1: Install the Dish Anywhere app from the App Store.
2: Go to Control Center and tap on the Screen Mirroring icon.
3: From the list of available devices, select your Roku device.
4: You will see the AirPlay code appearing on your Roku.
5: Enter the AirPlay Code on the pop-up box on your iOS device and select OK.
6: The contents on your iOS device will be mirrored to your Roku.
7: Open the Dish Anywhere app on your iOS device and log in with your account details.
8: Play a movie or TV show and enjoy streaming them on Roku.
Screen Mirror DISH Anywhere App to Roku from Mac
Like the iPhone, you need to use Screen Mirroring on Mac to mirror the content on Roku. Also, check whether the Mac is connected to WiFi, to which Roku is connected.
1: On the home screen of your Mac, click on the Control Center → Screen Mirroring.
2. Select your Roku device from the available devices list to connect.
3. Now, your Mac’s screen will be mirrored to Roku.
4: Open a web browser, and visit Dish Anywhere’s official website.
5: Log in with your DISH Anywhere account and stream your favorites on your Mac.
How to Fix Dish Anywhere Not Working on Roku
If you are facing issues while accessing Dish Anywhere, you can follow the below troubleshooting steps to fix the issue.
1: Ensure, the screen mirroring device and Roku are connected to the same WiFi connection.
2: Check whether the internet speed is slow. If so, restart the router and try again.
3: Restart the Dish Anywhere app on your smartphone.
4: Check whether there are any obstacles between the devices.
5: Have a check on the Roku Screen Mirroring and AirPlay settings.
6: Restart Roku if the device is not detected by the smartphone or desktop.
7: Upgrade Roku TV to fix if Screen Mirroring or AirPlay is not working fine.
No. Unfortunately, Dish Anywhere doesn’t offer a free trial to users.