How to Watch The Roku Channel on Chromecast with Google TV

Roku Channel on Google TV

Earlier The Roku Channel can be accessed through The Roku App (Official). Now, you can access The Roku Channel as a standalone app which is officially available on Google TV. You can install the Roku Channel on your TV from the Google Play Store.

The Roku Channel is home to the content of premium streaming platforms, such as STARZ, Paramount+, MGM+, Cinemax, Shudder, BritBox, Allblk, and more. The Roku Channel offers nearly 350+ live TV channels, on-demand content, and more.

Follow this article to onboard the Roku Channel app on your Google TV either by means of installing the app, using the browser, sideloading, or casting the app.

How to Install The Roku Channel on Google TV

{1} Turn on 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 The Roku Channel app in the search bar and locate the app.

Search for The Roku App

{4} Select The Roku Channel app and tap the Install button on its description page.

{5} Wait till The Roku Channel gets installed on your Google TV.

{6} Once installed, click the Open button to launch the app.

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

{8} After signing in, browse for a streaming app and click on it to watch the desired content.

{9} For watching Live TV, click on any live streams that appear on the home screen.

Watch Roku Channel on Google TV

How to Watch The Roku Channel on Google TV Using Browser

{1} Open a web browser on Google TV.

{2} Enter the URL ( in the address bar and go to the website.

The Roku Channel home page

{3} Click the Profile icon at the top right corner and tap Sign In.

Click Sign In

{4} Sign in to your Roku account.

{5} Search for movies and TV shows and start watching them on your Google TV.

How to Sideload The Roku Channel on Google TV

The Roku Channel is only available only in the United States, UK, and Canada. Users outside the above regions can use the Downloader app to sideload The Roku Channel APK from an external source.

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

{2} Type Downloader using your Google TV remote.

{3} Select Downloader, choose the app, and click on Install.

{4} Once installed, go back to Settings and Enable Unknown Sources for Downloader.

  • SettingsAbout → Tap Android TV OS built 7 times to enable the developer options.
  • Go back to Settings AppsSecurity & RestrictionsUnknown sourcesDownloaderTurn on by switching a toggle.
Enable unknown source

{5} Open Downloader on Google TV. Allow permission to access the storage of your device.

{6} Enter The Roku Channel APK download URL in the field and click the Go button.

Enter the URL

{7} Wait until it downloads The Roku App installation file.

{8} Once downloaded, open the file and click on Install.

{9} After the installation, open The Roku Channel and log in with your Roku account.

Important Note: Make sure to connect Google TV to a VPN (US server) for further access.

How to Cast The Roku Channel to Google TV

As The Roku Channel doesn’t have a native app for Android smartphones, you need to install the Roku App (Official) from the Play Store.

{1} Install the Roku App on your smartphone,

{2} Login with the credentials and head to the Roku Channel under Devices.

{3} Pull down the Notification Panel and tap Screen Cast.

Roku Channel screen cast

{4} Select your Google TV.

{5} When it is connected, play the content in the Roku Channel.

This way you can Chromecast Roku Channel.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you Chromecast The Roku Channel from your PC to Google TV?

Yes, using the Chrome browser, you can cast the Roku Channel from your Windows PC or Mac to Google TV.

2. Does Roku Channel have subscription plans?

No, the Roku Channel doesn’t have a subscription plan. There are certain content that can be accessed for free. For premium content, you need to purchase a subscription plan for the appropriate streaming platform.