FX is a Television Channel in America, and Walt Disney Television owns it. You can watch FX on Roku by installing the FXNOW app. FXNOW is a streaming app for FX and FXX content. FXNOW is compatible with Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and Xbox. The Famous TV Shows on FX are Snowfall, Fargo, Mayans M.C, Pose, and American Horror Story. The app is available for free in the Roku Channel Store. First, let’s look into the steps to watch FX on Roku.

FX on Roku

Features of FXNOW

  • FXNOW consists of Original movies and series on three networks FX, FXX, and FXM (FX Movies). In addition, it has many TV Comedies and TV Dramas.
  • It has contents classified in the Browse tab for easy access. The categories are Originals, Movies, and Also Streaming.
  • It also has the live streaming of the three networks. In addition, it has a separate tab at the top for Live and displays the schedule for upcoming shows at the bottom.
  • The My List contains favorite movies and series. You can customize the My List by signing in to your FX account, and it will help to stream from where you left.
  • It offers Closed Captioning for all Original Movies and Series. The Contents are available in HD streaming quality. Also, you can turn off the Closed Captions on Roku anytime you want.

Pricing of FXNOW

FXNOW does not contain a separate subscription, and it requires a TV Provider subscription. The TV Providers are AT&T Uverse, COX, DIRECTV, Dish, Optimum, Sling TV, Hulu, YouTube TV, etc.

Steps to Watch FX on Roku

1. Connect the Roku device to the TV HDMI port and launch Roku.

2. Open the Home screen menu by pressing the Home button on your Roku remote.

3. Scroll down and select Streaming Channels to open Channel Store.

Select Streaming Channels

4. In the Channel store, select Search Channels by scrolling down.

Select Search Channels - FX on Roku

5. Type FX using remote and select FXNOW from the options.

6. Click Add Channel to install FXNOW on Roku and click OK in the prompt.

Select Add Channel to get FXNOW on Roku

Alternate Method to Add FX on Roku

  1. From a PC browser, visit the official website of the Roku Channel Store.
Click on Sign in

2. Next, sign in with your Roku account credentials.

3. Type FXNOW and search for it. After that, choose the FXNOW app from the suggestion list.

Select FXNOW to stream FX on Roku

4. Click on Add Channel button, and the FXNOW channel will be added to your Roku TV once it gets connected to an internet connection.

Select Add Channel

Step to Activate FXNOW on Roku

1. Go to the Roku TV home screen and press the Right button on your Roku TV remote.

2. Scroll down from the channels list and select the FXNOW channel to launch it.

3. Select the Sign in button, and an activation code will display on the screen of your Roku TV. Note the activation code down.

4. Now, on a web browser, visit the activation website of https://fxnow.fxnetworks.com/activate.

5. Enter the activation code and click Continue.

Activate FX on Roku

6. Choose the TV provider and sign in with your account to activate the FXNOW app on Roku.

7. After that, you can launch the FXNOW channel on your Roku TV to stream your favorites.

How to Screen Mirror FX on Roku

After enabling the screen mirroring on Roku, you can mirror the FXNOW app from your Android Smartphone.

Screen Mirror FX to Roku from Android Smartphone

Connect your Android Smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network as your Roku device and follow the steps below.

1. Launch the FXNOW app on your Android Smartphone. If you haven’t installed the FXNOW app, you can install the app from the Google Play Store.

Install the FXNOW app

2. Next, launch the FXNOW app and sign in to your subscription account.

3. After that, go to the Notification Panel and tap on the Cast icon.

Tap on Cast

4. Choose your Roku device from the list of available devices.

5. Now, your Android Smartphone’s screen will be mirrored to your Roku device-connected TV.

6. Go back to the FXNOW app and mirror its content to your Roku TV.

Screen mirror FX on Roku

Screen Mirror FX to Roku from iOS Smartphone

1. Open the App Store on your iOS Smartphone.

2. Search and install the FXNOW app.

Install the FXNOW app

3. Then, connect your iOS Smartphone and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.

4. Swipe your iOS Smartphone’s screen from up to down to bring the Control Center.

5. Then, tap on the Screen Mirroring icon.

Tap on Screen Mirroring

6. Now, your iOS Smartphone scans for nearby devices. From there, choose your Roku device.

7. Next, launch the FXNOW app and set up your account.

8. Choose any of your favorites and watch on your Roku device-connected TV.

How to Watch the FX Channel on Roku without a Cable

You can watch FX by means of alternate streaming services on Roku. They are:

  • Sling TV
  • FuboTV
  • YouTube TV
  • Hulu + Live TV

Sling TV

Sling TV

Sling TV on Roku is a popular streaming service among the cord-cutters, and it has FX in its Blue Package, which costs $30 per month. It also has an FXX channel in its package and offers 10 hours of cloud DVR storage. You can also choose a combined package (Orange + Blue) for streaming FX, and it costs $45 per month.



FuboTV on Roku has FX in its channel list, and the channel list comprises mostly sports-related channels. The cost of a subscription is $59.99 per month for 100+ channels. It also has 7 days free trial and 30 hours of Cloud DVR storage. Roku has FuboTV for free in its Channel Store, and you can stream FuboTV on 2 devices at a time.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV

YouTube TV on Roku offers 85+ channels, including FX, and the subscription costs $64.99 per month. It provides unlimited cloud DVR storage, and the recorded contents will be available for 9 months. It also has abundant on-demand content and can stream on 3 devices simultaneously. You can create 6 profiles with a single subscription.



Hulu on Roku gives more than 75+ channels that cover categories like Sports, News, Entertainment, and more. It has 2 different plans, and both of them offer the FX channel. The plans are Hulu – $6.99 per month, Hulu (No Ads) – $12.99, and Hulu + Live TV – $69.99. You can stream on 2 devices simultaneously and create up to 6 user profiles.


1. How can I watch FX on Roku?

You can watch FX on Roku by adding the app from the channel store, and you can follow the above steps for quick addition of the app on Roku.

2. Is FXNOW free for Roku?

FXNOW is available free for Roku, and you need to sign in with a TV Provider subscription for streaming.

3. Does FXNOW has live streaming?

FXNOW has live streaming of FX, FXX, and FXM (FX Movies) along with the schedule.

4. Does FX has a Free trial?

No, FX does not has a Free trial for streaming.