Tubi is a completely free and legal streaming service that has over 20,000 movies and television shows. It is available on all commonly used devices like Android, iOS, Roku, Chromecast, Vizio, Xfinity, Apple TV, Xbox, PS4, Samsung, Sony, and Android smart TV. If you are a Roku user, then Tubi TV is one of the best options to watch free content with some limited ads. To know how to add and activate Tubi TV on Roku, then read the upcoming article.

Shows on Tubi TV

It has thousands of hours of content and title for free with no strings attached. Tubi TV has streaming content from some popular studios like Paramount, Lionsgate, MGM, Warner Bros, etc.

How to Add Tubi TV on Roku

Before add Tubi TV, make sure to sign up for Tubi TV from the official site.

[1] Turn on your Roku device and press the home button on your Roku remote.

[2] Choose the Search option from the menu.


[3] Search for Tubi on Roku using the virtual keyboard.

[4] Choose Tubi – Free Movies & TV logo from the search result.

[5] Click on Add to channel.


[6] Wait for sometime till the channel get added to your channel list.

[7] Click on Go to the channel to launch the Tubi TV.


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How to Activate Tubi TV on Roku

[1] Launch Tubi TV on your Roku device.

[2] From the left sidebar, click on Sign in.

Sign in

[3] Make a note of the activation code appears on the screen.

[4] From your smartphone or PC, visit tubitv.com/activate.

[5] Enter the activation code and click on Activate.


Note: If you are already signed in to Tubi, you will be activated or log in with your Tubi account to activate the app.


[6] Once activated, your Roku screen will be updated.

[7] Now you can start streaming on Tubi.

Tubi TV Not Working on Roku

If Tubi is not working or having some error on your Roku device, then follow the guide to solve those issues.

  • Unable to play video on Tubi

Try playing other videos and if it doesn’t work, then go to other channels on your Roku device to check whether it is streaming or not. If it is not streaming, then restart your Roku device (Settings >> System >> System Restart >> Restart )

  • Poor video quality or re-buffering

If you are experiencing poor video quality or buffering on Tubi, it is probably due to your internet connectivity. So check your internet connection and, if possible, reset your router. If it doesn’t work, check your internet status (Settings >> Network and confirm the status).

  • Tubi not available on Channel store

If Tubi is not available on the Roku channel store, then try updating your Roku firmware to the latest version (Settings > System > System Update > Check now). Tubi’s minimum Firmware requirement is Firmware 7.7.

Alternative ways

If you cannot access Tubi on your Roku device, try screen mirroring from your Smartphone or PC. Check our dedicated article on how to screen mirroring on Roku from the various devices.

These are some of the possible ways to access Tubi on a Roku device. It is completely free on all its available devices, so don’t miss it. If you have any doubts, make use of the comments section below.