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How to Install & Watch Crunchyroll on Roku

Want to watch your favourite anime shows on your Roku? Crunchyroll is all you need.

If you’re an anime lover, Crunychroll is the first application you need to install on your Roku streaming device. The library has tons of dubbed and subbed anime shows and movies. The contents are categorized into genres like action, comedy, fantasy, mystery, adventure, and more. By installing Crunchyroll app on your Roku device, you can watch all the available anime content with or without ads at 1080p resolution.

Apart from the free tier, Crunchyroll has three premium plans: Fan Pack ($7.99/month), Mega Fan Pack ($9.99/month), and Ultimate Fan Pack ($14.99/month). All the premium plans offer a 14-day free trial period for new users.

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How to Install Crunchyroll on Roku Streaming Device or Roku TV

Step1: Turn on your Roku device and click the Search Channels option.

Search Channels

Step2: Using the on-screen keyboard, type Crunchyroll and search for it.

Step3: Choose the Crunchyroll app on the search results.

Crunchyroll on Roku

Step4: On the next screen, click the Add channel button.

Step5: It will take a few minutes to install the app on your Roku device. Wait for the installation to complete.

Step6: When the channel is added, you will get a pop-up stating that the channel is added. Click OK.

Step7: Now, click the Go to channel to open the app on your Roku device.

How to Link/Activate Crunchyroll on Roku

After installing the app, you need to activate it with your Crunchyroll account to stream the anime content.

Step1: Open the app on your Roku device and go to Link Your Account section.

Step2: A code will appear. Note it down.

Step3: Now, get your PC or smartphone and visit www.crunchyroll.com/activate.

Step4: Log in to your account and enter the displayed code. Click Link Device.

Crunchyroll on Roku: Link device

Now, you have activated the app on your Roku device. Start streaming your favorite shows and movies on your Roku device.

AirPlay Crunchyroll to Roku TV

This method is only applicable to the selected Roku models. The latest Roku streaming devices have built-in AirPlay to receive media content from Apple devices. Visit this support page to check whether your device is compatible with AirPlay or not.

#1. Enable AirPlay on Roku and connect to the same WiFi network as your iPhone/iPad.

#2. Launch the Crunchyroll app on your iPhone or iPad.

AirPlay Crunchyroll

#3. Select and play the anime content you want.

#4. Tap the AirPlay icon on the media player.

#5. Choose your Roku device, and the media will play on the TV screen immediately.

How to Fix Crunchyroll Not Working on Roku

The issue behind Crunchyroll not working or freezing on the Roku could be outdated Roku firmware, internet connection issues, and temporary glitches in the app. You can fix the issue immediately by following certain troubleshooting solutions.

#1. Ensure that there are no issues with the internet connection. If there is an issue, restart the router.

#2. Force close the Crunchyroll app and restart the Roku device before launching the app again.

#3. Head to the Roku settings and check whether the device is running on the latest firmware. If not, update the Roku device to the latest version.

#4. Try to stream Crunchyroll on another device. If it streams without any issue, contact the support team, and they will help you to fix the issue.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Crunchyroll free on Roku?

Yes. The Crunchyroll app is free to install and stream on Roku. But, you need to unlock the premium version to access the entire library without ads.

2. How to change Crunchyroll language on Roku?

There is no option to change the language on the Crunchyroll Roku app. By default, the Crunchyroll app on Roku will provide the language based on the region you’re residing in.

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  1. Have Crunchyroll on my roku. Tried to obtain it. Says already used free trial want to get it permanently.

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