truTV or TruTV is an American media streaming channel from AT&T TVs WarnerMedia. The slogan of truTV is “Funny because it’s true”. The picture format of truTV is 1080p (HDTV) in major cable and satellite providers. The channel, initially being called Court TV, was launched way back in 1991. In 2011, it had the first-ever live sports telecast of the NCCA Men’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament. However, truTV now airs programs in the comedy genre. This includes reality and lifestyle series like Impractical Jokers and Adam Ruins Everything. truTV is available on most of the streaming platforms including Roku. Let us see how to install truTV on Roku.

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How to Add truTV on Roku?

The truTV is a very entertaining channel that focuses on comedy genre shows. It has an app on the Roku Channel Store for you to download and install. Follow these simple steps for the same.

Before starting the download, ensure that you have these things ready.

  • HDTV connected with Roku device
  • Strong Wi-Fi connection
  • Roku remote or mobile app
  • Roku account

Now let’s get started:

Step1: Firstly, using the Home button on your remote, go to the Home.

Step2: Navigate to the Streaming Channels section on the side-bar on your screen.

HOW TO ACCESS TRUTV ON ROKU

Step3: Here, go to the Search Channels option and search for truTV.

HOW TO ACCESS TRUTV ON ROKU

Step4: Next, press on the OK button to see channel overview.

Step5: Here choose the Buy option to get truTV on the Roku device.

Step6: Once the app gets downloaded, click on the OK button on the pop-up.

How to Activate truTV on Roku?

After installing the app, you have to activate it to stream content on your TV.

1. Launch the app on your device by clicking on the Go To Channel option.

2. The app will display a code on your TV.

3. Go to https://www.trutv.com/activate/roku or click here on any browser on your PC or smartphone.

4. Enter the code you see on the TV and click on the Submit button.

On successful login, your app will refresh and start displaying content to stream. Start streaming your favorite on Roku. Now, we have truTV all ready to stream on Roku.

Service Providers to Stream truTV on Roku

There are some service providers supported on Roku that have truTV in their channel line-up. Some of these channel service providers are listed below.

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Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV brings to you on-demand content and TV channels at $64.99 per month, where you can add channels as add-ons. The Live TV streaming on Hulu includes truTV.

HOW TO ACCESS TRUTV ON ROKU

fuboTV

The fuboTV brings to you 70+ channels at $64.99 per month with truTV and other channels. Additionally, it offers 250 hours of cloud DVR to record Channels for watching later.

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Sling TV

Sling TV streams truTV along with other channels. Unlike other platforms that stream fixed channel packages, Sling TV lets you customize your channel package. This is advantageous as you don’t have to go with an expensive package with channels you don’t want. All you need to do is, subscribe to a base plan and add channels as add-ons to this package.

HOW TO ACCESS TRUTV ON ROKU

AT&T TV

AT&T TV streams truTV in its various packages like Entertainment, Choice, Xtra, and Ultimate.  This comes with a cloud-based DVR as well. Choose your best channel list from any of the packages.

HOW TO ACCESS TRUTV ON ROKU

YouTube TV

YouTube TV streams the truTV channel in its basic channel package of $64.99 per month. This pack includes 85+ live channels along with CNBC with unlimited cloud DVR.

Get truTV on Roku with service providers

Now let’s discuss how to install these service providers to get truTV on Roku. Before starting make sure you have the following things ready

  • HDTV connected with Roku device
  • Strong Wi-Fi connection
  • Roku remote or mobile app
  • Roku account
  • Subscription with the service provider

Step1: Press the Home button on your remote, go to the Home.

Step2: Navigate to the Streaming Channels section on the side-bar on your screen.

Step3: Go to the Search Channels option and search for your service provider. (Sling, YouTube TV, Hulu or whichever you have subscribed to.)

Step4: Press on the OK button to see channel overview.

Step5: Choose the Buy option and the service provider on Roku device.

Step6: Now, Sign in with your credentials into your account.

Step7: Now, on the search bar in your service provider’s app, type truTV.  

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Wrapping Up

Now, we can add truTV on Roku with other service providers. The service providers on Roku have many other channels streaming in it in addition to truTV. You might have already signed up with any of these. Moreover, it would always be good to go through the channel line-ups and subscription plans before choosing the service provider. Some of them come with free trial offers as well.