Are you searching for the right application to stream free movies and shows on your Roku device? Popcornflix is the application that you need to install from the Roku Channel Store. Popcornflix application is compatible with all the Roku models and the Smart TVs running on RokuOS.

Even though the media library of Popcornflix is not as big as Netflix and Prime Video, you can watch the available content without spending a penny. However, Popcornflix is not the right destination if you’re interested in watching the original content for free.

What’s On Popcornflix?

Upon installing the Popcornflix app, you will get the following features.

  • You can stream movies and TV shows in different categories like Action, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Crime, and many more.
  • Watch the entire media library without signing up for any user account.
  • Sign up for a user account if you want to rate a movie or sync the watching history across devices.
  • The media library of Popcornflix will be updated frequently with the latest releases.

How to Add Popcornflix App on Roku

[1] Go to the Roku home screen by pressing the Home button on your remote.

[2] Choose the Streaming channels option on the left pane.

Popcornflix on Roku

[3] Next, select the Search Channels option.

[4] Using the virtual keyboard to type Popcornflix.

Search for Popcornflix

[5] Select Popcornflix from the suggestions and click on Add channel.

[6] Once Popcornflix is added, select the OK button from the prompt.

[7] Once the channel is added, click on Go to Channel to launch it.

[8] Browse or choose any movie you want and stream it on Roku.

Stream Popcornflix on Roku

Alternative Method to Add Popcornflix on Roku

You can install the Roku app on your Android or iOS devices to add channels on Roku.

Note: Make sure to connect your Android or iOS devices and Roku to the same wifi network.

1. Launch the Roku app on your mobile and sign in to your account.

2. On the lower left corner of the interface, tap on the Devices tab.

Tap on the Devices tab

3. You can now see your Roku device on the available devices list. From there, select your Roku device.

4. After pairing your Roku device, select the Channels tab.

Tap on the Channels tab

5. Next, tap on the Channel Store tab.

Select the Channel Store tab

6. Search and choose the Popcornflix app.

7. Tap the Add Channel button. Now, you have requested to add the Popcornflix channel.

8. The Popcornflix channel will be added to the device within 24 hours of the request. If not, update Roku firmware to get the channel immediately.

Alternate Way to Stream Popcornflix on Roku

If you aren’t able to add the Popcornflix channel due to lack of storage on Roku, you can screen mirror the Popcornflix app to Roku from smartphones and tablets running on the Android OS.

[1] Install the Popcornflix app on your Android device and ensure that screen mirroring on your Roku device is enabled.

[2] Swipe down the smartphone screen to access the Notification Panel.

[3] Tap on the Cast icon.

Tap on Cast

[4] Select your Roku device from the list of available devices.

Select your Roku device

[5] Launch the Popcornflix app and play any video.

[6] The video will mirror on the TV.

Screen Mirror Popcornflix on Roku

Alternatives to Popcornflix

If the media library of Popcornflix is not sufficient, you can try the following platforms to watch free movies and shows on your Roku device. All the below-mentioned services are natively available on the Roku Channel Store.


1. Is Popcornflix free on Roku?

Yes. The Popcornflix app is free to install and stream content on the Roku device.

2. Can I watch free movies with Popcornflix?

Yes. The movies available on Popcornflix can be streamed for free with regular advertisements.