Roku has 1000 of channels and movies but when we first setup the roku device it comes with nothing. Roku allows you to add some popular channel while the setup process. It gives you the list of some most popular and essential channel and we can add from that list while we are doing the setup of the roku device. But it you want to add the more channels and free stuff also then you will have to add them manually according to your choice.
Roku gives you 2 option to add the channel into the roku device.
Option 1: You can login in to your roku account. There you can search for any roku channel and ADD it to the device. but it takes 24 hours to update it. And also this feature doesn’t work in many countries. In USA you can add the channel in this way.
Option 2: In this option you can add any channel instantly by using your roku remote. Follow the step below.
Step 1: Press the Home button on the roku remote and go to “streaming channels”
Step 2: Now on the left side you will see the channel categories like new, most popular and top free etc. You can go to the category you like and add the channel according to your choice.
Step 3: If you want to add any specific channel then go to search channel.
Step 4: Type the name of the channel and search it.
For example: If you want to add “YouTube”, then type YouTube in the search channel box. Now it will find YouTube for you. Next it will ask you to add this channel. Hit OK on add channel. It will take a little time to add that channel to home screen of your roku device.
This way you can add any channel to your roku device and enjoy new and latest stuff everyday.
Roku username is required to login to your Roku account. By login in to your roku account you can add private channels, mange your profile, update payment methods, check your billing information, link a new device and many more.
If you have no idea what’s your username for the roku account then let me tell you its your email address. But people usually have multiple email accounts and you don’t know what email address is it. Then follow the steps below to know the roku account email or the username.
Step 1: Press the home button on the roku remote and go to “Settings”
Step 2: Now go to “SYSTEM” and hit ok on the roku remote
Step 3: Now you will find the option there “ABOUT” Got there
Step 4: Here it is. Your email/username is written right below the roku account.
Use this email address to login in to your roku account.