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How to Stream The Roku Channel on Chromecast

Cast The Roku Channel app to your Chromecast device.

Key Highlights

  • Android: Tap Cast (Notification panel) → Connect to ChromecastLaunch the Roku Channel appStream.
  • iPhone: Launch the Replica appConnect to ChromecastLaunch the Roku Channel appStream.
  • You can Chromecast the Roku Channel from your PC using the browser.

Roku Channel is a streaming channel from Roku. If you are using Roku streaming device or TV, you will get Roku Channel in the list of free channels along with YouTube, CBS News, etc. Moreover, you can install Roku Channel on smartphones, streaming devices, and Smart TVs like Samsung TV, Amazon Fire TV, etc. Though the channel offers free content to stream, you can also subscribe to the add-ons available under the Premium subscription. If you don’t have a Roku device or TV, you can easily Chromecast the Roku Channel from your smartphone or PC from the official website.

Methods to Stream Roku Channel on Google Chromecast

The Cast option is not available in The Roku Channel app. So you need to screen mirror your PC or Smartphone to stream the Roku Channel on Chromecast devices. Here are the three different methods

#1. Using Android Device.

#2. Using iOS Device.

#3. Using PC.

Prerequisites

  • Plugin the Chromecast into the HDMI port of your TV and power on your device.
  • Connect your device (Smartphone or PC) and Chromecast to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • You must install the latest version of the Roku Channel app.
  • Ensure you are using the latest version of the browser (Chrome and Edge).

How to Chromecast The Roku Channel Using Android

#1. Install The Roku Channel app from Play Store on your smartphone.

#2. Get to the Notification tab by swiping down on the screen.

#3. Select the Screen mirroring or Cast option on your phone.

Chromecast Roku Channel from Android

#4. From the list of options, select your Chromecast device.

#5. Now, open The Roku Channel app and log in to your account.

#6. Then, select any content and stream it on your TV via Chromecast.

How to Chromecast The Roku Channel Using iPhone

#1. Install Display Mirror – Replica app and The Roku Channel from App Store on your iPhone.

#2. Launch the Replica app and tap Continue to proceed.

#3. Tap the Chromecast device from the list of devices.

Chromecast Roku Channel from iPhone

#4. Open The Roku Channel app on your iPhone.

#5. Login to your Roku account.

#6. Choose any live TV channel and stream it on Chromecast.

How to Cast The Roku Channel Using Browser

You can easily mirror the screen the Roku Channel from PC to your Smart TV using the browser.

Using Google Chrome

#1. Open the Chrome Browser on your PC.

#2. Visit The Roku Channel website (https://therokuchannel.roku.com/).

#3. Select Sign in and enter the credentials.

Chromecast Roku Channel from PC

#4. Right-click the screen and select the Cast option in the menu.

#5. Choose the Chromecast device from the list of nearby devices.

#6. Click the Sources drop-down option and select the Cast tab. (This is to cast The Roku Channel tab alone on your TV)

 Roku Channel on Chromecast

#7 Now, stream any content on your TV.

Using Microsoft Edge

#1 Install the Edge browser on your PC and launch it.

#2 In the new tab, type the URL of the Roku Channel website and log in using the credentials.

#3 Next, right-click on the screen and click Cast media to devices.

Cast Edge browser

#4 Click the Chromecast device and choose the Source by clicking on the drop-down.

Choosing the device

#5 Once connected, the Roku Channel will be cast from the Edge browser.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does the Roku Channel cost money?

The Roku Channel is free to use. But to stream the premium content, you must purchase add-ons, like Epix, AMC+, etc.

2. Does Roku TV have a built-in Chromecast?

Roku TV doesn’t have a built-in Chromecast feature. However, you can connect the Chromecast device to the TV.

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