How to Install and Watch Roku Channel on Google TV

Roku Channel on Google TV

Roku Channel is a free streaming service to watch plenty of movies, series, TV episodes, originals, live news, sports, and more. You can unlock premium content from STARZ, EPIX, Cinemax, SHOWTIME, and HBO. Some of the popular Roku originals are The Andy Cohen Diaries, Eye Candy, Run This City, Thanks a Million (Season 2), and Wireless. It is a built-in channel on all Roku models. If not, you can get it from the Roku Channel Store. Apart from Roku, it also supports Android and iOS devices. What about Google TV? Is Roku Channel available on Chromecast with Google TV? Let’s find out the answers.

Install Roku Channel on Chromecast with Google TV

{1} Launch your Google TV and click the Apps section on the home screen.

{2} Click the Search for apps menu.

Search Roku Channel on Google TV

{3} Type Roku Channel in the search bar and search for it.

Type Roku Channel

{4} Click the Roku Channel which comes with the following logo, and tap the Install button on its description page.

Roku Channel on Google TV

{5} Wait till the Roku channel app gets installed.

{6} Once installed, click the Open button to launch the Roku Channel on your Google TV.

{7} Click Sign-in and enter your Roku channel account login credentials.

{8} After signing in, watch all your favorite content from the Roku channel on the TV screen.

Sideload Roku Channel on Google TV

You can also use the sideload method to install the Roku Channel on Google TV.

{1} On the Google TV home screen, click the Search menu.

{2} Type Downloader using your Google TV remote.

{3} Select the Downloader icon from the suggestion list and click on Install.

{4} Once installed, get back to the settings and enable unknown sources for Downloader.

  • Settings > About > select Android TV OS built for 7 times to enable the developer options.
  • Ger back to settings page again and select Apps > Security & Restrictions > Unknown sources > Downloader > Turn on.
Enable unknown source

{5} Go back to the main screen and launch the Downloader app. Allow permission to read the files.

{6} Enter Roku Channel apk URL and tap on the Go menu.

Enter the URL

{7} Wait for the Roku Channel apk file to download.

{8} Once the apk is installed, click on Install to start the process.

{9} After installation, launch the app and configure your login credentials to stream the title you want.

As you’re sideloading the mobile version of Roku Channel, you may find navigation problems. Hence, it is advisable to connect a Bluetooth mouse for better navigation. Visit our site regularly for more Google TV and Chromecast tutorials.