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How to Install and Watch IPTV on Roku [2022]



IPTV for Roku

IPTV or Internet Protocol Television is a popular system that delivers TV programs, VOD, sports, etc over the internet. The cost of IPTV services is less compared to traditional cable services and it is the best alternative for cable TV. IPTV player apps can be accessed on various devices including Roku. To watch IPTV on Roku, You need to purchase an IPTV subscription from an IPTV service provider. Make sure to buy the subscription from a reliable IPTV service provider who provides excessive content at a low price. In this article, we’ll show you how to download and install IPTV on Roku devices.

Method 1: How to Install IPTV on Roku

For better understanding, the installation steps are categorized into four sections.

  • Enable Developer Options
  • Add IPTV Smarters
  • Download IPTV Smarters Package on PC
  • Install IPTV Smarters app on Roku

Enable Developer Options

#1. Turn On your Roku-connected TV.

#2. On your Roku remote, press the buttons in the order listed below.

  • Home Button – 3 times.
  • Up Arrow – 2 times
  • Right Arrow – 1 time.
  • Left Arrow – 1 time.
  • Right Arrow – 1 time.
  • Left Arrow – 1 time.
  • Right Arrow -1 time.

#3. After performing the above functions, you’ll be directed to the Developer Settings screen.

#4. Take a note of the IP address displayed on the Developer Settings.

Roku Developer Settings

#5. Tap the option Enable installer and restart. If it is already done, ignore this step.

#6. Then, click I Agree. Now, you need to create a webserver password. use the on-screen keyboard and create your desired password.

#7. After doing it, hit the option Set password and reboot.

Tap Set Password and reboot

Note: Make sure to note down the IP address and the webserver password you’ve created.

Add IPTV Smarters

#8. Now, turn On your PC and open a browser.

#9. Visit the official Roku website. Enter the login credentials of your account and click Submit.

Click Submit on Roku website

#10. Once you’re in, navigate to your Account settings and tap the option Add Channel with a code displayed under the heading Manage Account.

Tap Add Channel with a code

#11. Type IPTV Smarters on the box and hit the Add Channel button.

Click Add Channel

#12. Click the Yes, add channel button to confirm the installation.

Tap Yes, add channel

Download IPTV Smarters Package on PC

#13. Then, go to the official IPTV Smarters website.

#14. Select the Download Package link to download the IPTV Smarters package.

Select Downloader Package

#15. Save the package file in a location where you can easily access it.

Install IPTV Smarters app on Roku

#16. Navigate to the search bar and enter the IP Address you’ve previously noted.

#17. A small box pops up on the browser screen. Enter the Username as rokudev and fill in the password on the respective box. Finally, tap Sign-In.

Tap Sign IN

#18. You’ll be directed to the Roku Application Installer page. Here, tap the Upload button and select the IPTV Smarter package you’ve previously downloaded. Click Open.

#19. After uploading the file, tap Install.

#20. If you’ve done all the above steps correctly, you’ll find the screen displayed below.

Roku Application Installer

#21. That’s it. Now, you can see the IPTV Smarter app on Roku- connected TV. Open the app, fill in the login credentials of your desired IPTV provider and stream your favorite video content on Roku.

Related: How to Install IPTV on Firestick

Method 2: How to Stream IPTV on Roku using Screen Mirroring Method

The foremost thing to do is to enable Screen Mirroring on Roku-connected TV or Roku TV. To do it, follow the steps listed below.

On Home Page, scroll down and select Settings >> Tap System >> Click Screen Mirroring >> Select Screen Mirroring Mode >> Tap Prompt.

After enabling Screen mirroring on Roku, follow the below steps to cast IPTV from your smartphone. There are plenty of IPTV players available on the Play Store. You can use any IPTV player of your choice. Here, we’ve used IPTV Smarters as an example. Before jumping into the steps, connect your smartphone and Roku TV to the same Wi-Fi.

#1. Go to Play Store on your Android phone.

#2. Search for Smarters Player Lite and select the app from the search results.

#3. Tap the Install button to download the Smarters Player Lite app.

#4. Use the login credentials of your IPTV service provider to sign in to the app.

#5. Once you’re in, navigate to the Control Center panel and tap the Cast icon.

Click Cast

#6. Select your Roku TV name from the list of devices.

#7. You’ll see a pop-up on the Roku TV screen. Click Accept or Always Accept.

#8. Within seconds, you’ll be able to see the smartphone screen on your Roku-connected TV. As you’re already in the Smarters Player Lite app, play any content and stream it on your smartphone as well as Roku-connected TV.

Note: Some IPTV player apps have in-built Cast support. So, instead of casting your entire smartphone, you can use this cast option to screen mirror the content of the app.

Method 3: How to Download IPTV from the Roku Channel Store

#1. Connect your Roku device to the TV.

#2. Navigate to the Streaming Channels option and search for M3U Playlist Player.

Stream IPTV on Roku

#3. Select the M3U Playlist Player and click Add Channel.

#4. Tap Go to Channel and select the option New Playlist.

#5. Enter the playlist name and M3U URL that you got from the IPTV service provider. After entering the URL, tap Save.

#6. Wait for a few minutes until all the IPTV channels get loaded on the player.

#7. Restart your app and select the playlist that you’ve added.

#8. That’s it. You have successfully installed IPTV on Roku. Enjoy watching your favorite channels on Roku.

Related: IPTV on Samsung Smart TV

Final Thoughts:

Follow these methods to install an IPTV media player on Roku and enjoy watching your favorite live TV Channels and videos on a larger screen. By installing the IPTV on Roku, you can access nearly 7300 live TV channels along with 9600 HD videos on demand.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I watch IPTV on Roku?

Absolutely Yes! There are three ways to watch IPTV on Roku. Refer to the blog to know about the steps.

2. How to screen mirror IPTV on Roku?

To screen mirror IPTV on Roku, follow the one-step guide listed below.
Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku >> Install any IPTV app on Smartphone >> Go to Notification panel >> Click Cast icon >> Tap Roku TV device.