Apple TV is a streaming device just like Roku, but it is also available as an Application. With the Apple Tv app, you can enjoy Apple TV+(an ad-free video-on-demand web television), movies, and more. Unlike other streaming apps, you can buy or rent movies individually on Apple TV. You can also enjoy lots of original content like The Morning Show, See, Helpsters, Ghostwriter, and more on Apple TV. Apple TV also streams popular TV channels like HBO, Showtime, and CBS All Access. It is an all-in-one app to watch originals, TV shows, movies, and more. Apple TV has the largest category of 4K HDR. You don’t need to have an Apple TV streaming device to enjoy all these features, because the Apple TV app is available on almost all devices including Roku. With Apple TV, you can enjoy all the features, movies, and shows in a single app.

If you are a fan of HBO, you can easily subscribe to the channel within the Apple TV app. You don’t need to install a separate app for that on Roku. And the best part is you can easily share the access details with your family. No additional sign up or account is needed.

What is Apple TV+?

Apple TV Plus is a service available on Apple TV channels, where you can subscribe and watch original shows and movies. Apple TV plus is a new feature now made available on Roku.

How to Install Apple TV on Roku?

Apple TV is an official app available on Roku Channels store, so the installation process is simple and straight forward.

Step 1: Open Roku Streaming Player on your TV.

Step 2: Go to the Roku Home Page.

Apple TV on Roku
Home Screen

Step 3: Select Streaming channels from the page.

Step 4: Select Search channels and enter Apple TV.

Select Search channels

Step 5: Click Add channel. The Apple TV for Roku will be automatically added to your channels list.

How to install Apple TV on Roku
Apple TV

Step 6: Select open to launch the Apple TV app on Roku.

How to Sign in and Activate Apple TV on Roku?

Step 1: Launch the Apple TV channel.

Step 2: Select >> Settings >> Accounts >> Sign in

You can sign in using two methods

  1. Select sign-in on the mobile device and go to on your mobile phone. Enter the code displayed on your Roku connected TV. Then follow the instructions to complete the sign-in process.
  2. Or Select Sign in on the TV and enter your Apple ID directly to login.

How to cancel the Apple TV Subscription?

If you have subscribed to any of the Apple TV channels, then you will be charged at regular intervals. Subscriptions will be renewed automatically every month. To avoid that, you need to cancel the subscription at least 24 hours before the billing date.

Open Apple TV app and go to Settings >> Accounts >> Manage Subscriptions >> Apple TV+ – Channel >> Cancel Trial to confirm the cancellation.


Apple TV is one of the premium apps available, which has a catalog of over 100,000 movies and shows. You can easily add your favorites to your watch list for easy access. Apple TV on Roku also has a resume where you left the option. Apple TV features may vary according to the country or region you live. Some shows or movies that might not be available in your region. This is common for most of the streaming services.