After you Setup Roku, you will have complete access to the Roku Channel Store. It is similar to the App Store that you can find on your Android or iOS devices. The Roku Channel Store Contains apps from multiple categories like sports, entertainment, Spanish, News, and more. If you are wondering how to add these channels on Roku, there are a lot of easy ways for it.

Popular Channels on Roku

The following table contains the best channels that you can find on the Roku Channel Store from various categories.

Cable TV ChannelMusic & PodcastsStreaming ServicesKids & Family News & WeatherSports
CBSSpotifyPrime VideoThe Roku ChannelCBC NewsNBC Sports
NBCPandoraApple TVPBS KidsThe Weather ChannelCBS Sports
ABCiHeartVuduViXNBC NewsBally Sports
FOXApple MusicHuluPlexNewsESPN
INSPAmazon MusicSling TVCrackleBBC NewsNFL
GAC FamilyTuneInfuboTVPluto TVFox NewsNBA

How to Add Channels on Roku

There are three easy ways to add channels to Roku. They are:

  • Add Channel on Roku Directly
  • Add Channel from Roku’s Official Website
  • Use the Roku’s Official Mobile App

Method 1 – Add Channel to Roku Directly

1. Press the Home button on the remote. This will take you to the Roku home screen.

2. Scroll down and select the Streaming Channels option.

Select streaming channels to get channels store

3. Next, choose the Search channels option.

Select Search channels

4. Type the channel name and select it from the suggestions.

5. Select Add Channel to get the channel on Roku.

Select add channels to get app

6. After adding the Channel, select the OK button from the prompt.

7. Next, choose the Go to Channel option to launch the Channel.

Method 2 – Add Channel Using Roku’s Official Website

1. Go to the Roku Channel Store’s official website using a browser from your smartphone or PC.

2. Select the Sign in button from the upper right corner.

Sign in

3. Enter your Roku account credentials to sign in to your account.

4. Click on the Search Channel box from the home screen.

5. Enter and search for a channel.

6. Select the channel name from the search results.

Select details to add channel on Roku

7. Next, click on the Add Channel button from the Channel info page.

Add Channel on Roku

8. Now, the channel will get added in 24 hours.

Method – 3 Use Roku’s Official Mobile App

The official Roku app is available for your Android and iOS smartphones. You can install the app on your supported devices and connect your Roku device with it. After that, you can easily add channels to your Roku remotely.

1. Get the official app of Roku on your Android or iOS device from the Roku Channel Store.

2. Make sure to connect your Android or iOS smartphone and Roku to the same wifi network.

3. Launch the Roku app and sign in with your Roku account.

4. Hit the Devices tab from the bottom of the interface.

Tap on Devices

5. Select your Roku device to pair it with the Roku app.

6. Next, choose your Roku device and hit the Channels tab.

Tap on Channels

7. After that, hit the Channel Store tab.

Select Channel Store- Add Channel on Roku

8. Search for a channel and choose it from the search result.

9. After that, hit the Add Channel button.

You need to note that by using Roku’s official website and the Roku app to add channels, it will take up to 24 hours for the request to be processed. However, you can check for updates on Roku to add the channel immediately.


1. Why can’t I add a channel on Roku?

There may be some internet connectivity issues, and that’s why you can’t add channels to Roku.

2. How to add a Private channel on Roku?

All the private channels were discontinued on Roku. So, there is no possible way to add a private channel on Roku.