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How to Watch Freeview on Roku [3 Simple Ways]

Watch free live channels and on-demand content on Roku by screen mirroring FreeView app.

Freeview is one of the free streaming services where you can watch live channels along with a few on-demand contents. You can watch your favorite programs from All4, ITV Hub, BBC iPlayer, and My5. By bookmarking your favorite show, you will get regular notifications whenever a new episode was aired. In addition to that, the built-in media player has options to pause, record, and replay. Freeview is compatible with all streaming devices except Roku. Unluckily, Freeview is not available on the Roku Channel Store. However, there are alternative ways to stream it.

How to Watch Freeview on Roku Using Android Smartphone

As there is no standalone app for Freeview in the Channel Store, you can opt for the screen mirroring on Roku.

  • Turn on your Roku device and press the Home button on your Roku remote.
  • Navigate to the Settings option.
Freeview on Roku- select Settings
  • Select the Screen Mirroring option.
  • Click the Screen Mirroring Mode and choose either Prompt or Allow Always.
 choose either Prompt or Allow Always.

Screen Mirror Freeview on Roku Using Android

[1] Connect your smartphone and Roku device to the same WiFi.

[2] On your smartphone, open the Google Play Store and install the Freeview app.

[3] Once installed, launch the app and sign in to your account using the credentials.

[4] Swipe down the Notification Panel and select the Cast option.

Click Cast icon

[5] The list of connected devices will appear. Select your Roku device name.

[6] Now, choose any video from the Freeview app, and it will stream on your Roku-connected TV screen.

Stream  Freeview on Roku

How to Watch Freeview on Roku Using iOS

By enabling the AirPlay on Roku, you can screen mirror the Freeview content from the iPhone to the Roku device. However, only the latest Roku models have AirPlay support.

[1] Ensure to connect your iOS smartphone and Roku device to the same WiFi connection.

[2] Open the App Store and install the app on your iOS device.

[3] Sign in to your account.

[4] Go to Control Centre and choose the Screen Mirroring option.

Tap on Screen Mirroring option

[5] You will get the nearby connected devices list. Select your Roku device.

[6] Now, play any content from the app and watch it on your TV screen.

Alternative Way: How to Watch Freeview on Roku from a PC

[1] Launch the latest version of any web browser and visit the official website of Freeview.

[2] On your PC, select the Notification icon and select the Project tab, or simply press the Windows + P on your keyboard to view the project tab.

[3] Select Connect to a wireless display  option from the bottom of the screen.

select Connect to a wireless display

[4] From the list of options, choose your Roku device.

choose your Roku device

[5] Now, your PC screen will appear on the Roku device.

[6] Select any video from the Freeview website and enjoy streaming it on your bigger TV screen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Freeview app free?

Yes. Freeview is completely free to use and does not require any subscription.

How to watch Freeview outside the UK?

Freeview is restricted outside the UK. To stream it on your region, you can use the trusted and paid VPN service.

Can you watch Freeview on Roku?

As there is no Freeview on Channel Store, you can screen mirror it from an iPhone or Android, or Windows PC.

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