Spectrum TV, or Charter Spectrum, is one of the oldest cable TV networks in the USA. When the trend moved on to streaming apps and streaming devices, Spectrum TV switched to the trend. Now, Spectrum TV is one of the best streaming platforms in the USA. All the channels are available in HD format too. All you need is a stable internet connection. It is one of the best-rated streaming apps in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. Spectrum TV is a must-have app on your Roku streaming device.
Spectrum TV Packages
- Charter Spectrum TV Select: 125+ Channels for $44.99 per month for 12 months
- Charter Spectrum TV Silver: 175+ Channels for $69.99 per month for 12 months
- Charter Spectrum TV Gold: 200+ Channels for $89.99 per month for 12 months
Steps to install Spectrum TV on Roku
To install apps on your Roku device, it has its own app store called Roku Channel Store. The Spectrum TV app is available on the Roku Channel Store.
Quick Tip: Click Search –> Search for Spectrum TV –> Select Spectrum TV app –> Tap the Add Channel button –> Click Go to channel to open Spectrum TV app on Roku.
1: On the Roku Home Screen, scroll down and click on the Search option.
2: Using the on-screen keyboard, type Spectrum TV. You will get a suggestion on the left side of the screen.
3: Choose the Spectrum TV app on the suggestion list.
4: Click Add Channel on the next screen.
5: The download will start, wait for the download to complete.
6: When the download is complete, click the OK button.
7: Now, click the Go to channel to open the app on your Roku device.
Spectrum TV app Not Working on Roku
Every streaming platform has its own errors and glitches. With Spectrum TV on Roku, you may get the following errors.
Spectrum App won’t open or keeps closing
This is one of the common errors in the Spectrum TV app. If you are getting this issue, uninstall the app. Uninstalling the app won’t cancel your subscription. Then install the app using the above instructions. This will remove the issue.
Displaying RLP-999, RLP-1999, RLP-1010 code errors
These are the error codes that correspond to internet connectivity. This error may occur when the internet connection is not stable enough to stream the content. When these messages are displayed, disconnect your Roku device from the WiFi. Restart your Roku device as well as your WiFi device.
Spectrum Roku Dispute
In December 2020, the Spectrum TV app was removed from the Roku Channel Store. And for more than six months, the Spectrum TV app is not available on the Roku Channel Store. Then, on Aug 17, 2021, Roku released a statement that the Spectrum TV app is back and is available for all users.
How to AirPlay Spectrum on Roku
In the latest version of Roku devices, you can enable the AirPlay and HomeKit Settings on Roku to cast content from Apple devices, like iPhone, iPad, or Mac. As the Spectrum TV app is available for iPhone and iPad, you can easily AirPlay Spectrum content to Roku.
1: Go to Roku Settings and choose Apple AirPlay and HomeKit option.
2: Turn on the AirPlay feature.
3: In the Require Code option, choose any option.
First Time Only will ask for verification for the first time alone.
Every time will ask for the verification code always.
Never won’t ask for the verification code.
4: Now, connect your iPhone and Roku to the same WiFi connection.
5: Install the Spectrum TV app from the App Store.
6: Open the Spectrum TV app and sign in with your account.
7: Play any video content from the app.
8: On the playback screen, tap the AirPlay icon.
9: Choose the Roku device. Enter the verification on your iPhone, which is displayed on the Roku screen if asked.
10: Now, the video content from the Spectrum TV app will appear on the Roku Express device.
How to Screen Mirror Spectrum on Roku
If you still have issues with the Spectrum app on your Roku device, you can screen mirror the app from your smartphone. To do so,
1: On your Roku device, go to Settings and choose the System option.
2: Choose the Screen Mirroring option and select Screen mirroring mode.
3: Under that, choose Prompt or Always allow.
4: Now, on your smartphone, install the Spectrum TV app from the Play Store.
5: Then, connect your smartphone and Roku to the same WiFi connection.
6: Go to Notification Panel and choose the Cast icon.
7: On the list of devices, choose your Roku device.
8: Then, open the Spectrum TV app and play any video content.
9: The video content will appear on your Roku screen.
Spectrum TV has most of the popular channels from all categories. Having this app on your Roku device will give you the luxury to stream anything and everything. By using the above steps, you can install the Spectrum TV app on both Roku streaming devices and Roku TVs like TCL Roku TV, Hisense Roku TV, and Sharp Roku TV.
Yes, you can watch Spectrum TV on Roku from the Channel Store.
To update apps on Roku, you have to update your Roku. There is no dedicated option available on the Roku device to update apps.