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How to Install and Activate Apple TV on Roku



How to Install and Activate Apple TV on Roku

Are you searching for a reliable platform to stream your favorite shows and movies in a single place? Apple TV got you covered. The dedicated app for Apple TV is officially available on Channel Store to add the channel to your Roku. After installing the app, you can enhance your viewing experience with a vast collection of on-demand content right at your living room.

However, if you don’t have enough storage to install the Apple TV app, don’t worry. You can also use the built-in AirPlay feature available to cast the content on Apple TV from your smartphone to Roku with ease.

Subscription Plans

Before subscribing to Apple TV, view the membership plans and pricing offered by the platform for your convenience. Also, you can avail of a 7-day free trial for Apple TV to watch the content for free.


How to Sign Up to Apple TV on Roku

1. Go to the official website of Apple TV on your PC or phone.

Click sign in button on Apple TV.

2. Click the Sign-in button at the top-right corner of the homepage.

3. Select Create New Apple ID and provide the basic details on the Apple TV website.

3. Choose the Subscription Plan or Free trial based on your preferences. Remember, the free trial service is only applicable to first-time subscribers.

4. Select the Payment option and complete the sign-up process.

How to Install Apple TV on Roku

Apple TV requires a strong internet connection to stream movies, shows, and other available content. So ensure that your Roku Stick is connected to WiFi for seamless streaming.

1. Turn on your Roku and navigate to the Roku home screen.

2. Select the Search option.

3. Enter Apple TV in the search and choose the app in the Channel Store.

Search for Apple TV on Roku

4. Click the Add Channel button.

5. Select OK in the prompt and click the Go to Channel button to launch the Apple TV app.

How to Install Apple TV from Roku Website

You can also add a channel on Roku by using a web browser on your PC or smartphone.  For this, you need to sign in with the same account that you have used to set up the Roku TV.

1. Launch a web browser on your PC or Smartphone and visit the Roku website.

2. Log in to your account and search for Apple TV.

3. Select Add Channel to download the app on your Roku device.

Add channel button for Apple TV on Roku.

4. Go to the Roku device and look for the app to launch for streaming.

Note – If you can’t find the channel, head to the device settings and update the Roku device to get the channel immediately.

How to Activate Apple TV on Roku []

Like Pluto TV on Roku, you should encounter the activation process here also.

1. Launch the Apple TV app and tap the Sign In option to get the activation code.

2. Launch any web browser on your PC/ smartphone and visit Apple TV’s Activation Site (

3. Provide the Activation Code on the website.

Enter the activation code

4. Select the Get Started button and log in to your account.

5. Wait for a few seconds, and the Apple TV app on Roku will display the channels along with the TV guide.

How to Screen Mirror Apple TV on Roku from Android

Apart from installing the app on Roku, you can also screen mirror the app using your smartphone. To do so,

  • Connect the Android device and Roku to the same WiFi network.
  • Enable Screen Mirror feature on Roku: Settings SystemScreen MirroringScreen Mirroring ModeAlways Allow.

1. Install Apple TV from Play Store and launch the app.

2. Log in to your Apple TV account and move to the Notification Panel.

3. Select the Cast option for screen mirroring and choose the Roku device.

Cast icon on Android devices.

4. Connect it and stream the Apple TV content.

How to AirPlay Apple TV on Roku Stick

Airplay is only compatible with the latest models of Roku. Visit this support page to find out whether your Roku device is compatible with Airplay or not.

  • Connect the iOS device and Roku to the same WiFi network.
  • Enable AirPlay on Roku Stick: SettingsApple AirPlay and HomekitSettingsAirPlayTurn On.

1. Get Apple TV from App Store and open the app.

Apple TV logo.

2. Sign in to your account and select the content for streaming.

3. Play a title you want and look for the AirPlay icon on the media player.

4. Select your Roku device name, and the media will play on your Roku immediately.

Is Apple TV Geo-restricted

No, the Apple TV app is available in most countries. But the content availability will vary based on the country. So, to access all the international content without any limitations, you need to use VPN.

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1. Is Apple TV available on Roku?

Yes. You can install the Apple TV app directly from the Roku Express, Roku Express 4K, Roku Streambar, Roku HD, and more.

2. How to fix Apple TV Plus not working on Roku?

Try these fixes when the Apple TV app fails to work on your Roku device.
1. Check the internet connection.
2. Restart the Apple TV app.
3. Clear cache on Roku TV.
4. Restart the Roku device.
5. Update the Apple TV channel.
6. Delete the Apple TV app on Roku and re-install it.
7. Hard reset the Roku device.

3. How to cancel an Apple TV subscription on Roku?

Press the Home button on the Roku remote → Highlight the Sling TV app icon → Press Asterisk (*) button → Select Manage subscription → Select Cancel subscription → Click Cancel subscription again → Select Done.

4. How to turn on and turn off Apple TV Closed Captions on Roku?

Launch the Apple TV app → Play a video → Press the asterisk (*) button on the remote → Click Captions → Select Subtitles → Turn it on/off.

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