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How to Install and Activate Philo on Roku



Philo on Roku

Roku has a vast collection of Streaming apps in its lineup. But only a few will satisfy the user’s needs by providing all the obligatory features. From the list of available apps on Roku, Philo is one of the best choices for you. After installing the app on your Roku device, you can watch 70+ live TV channels across genres including action, thriller, comedy, romance, animation, and others.

Philo has a curated list of popular channels like AMC, BET, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, and more. Additionally, With the help of the unlimited Cloud DVR feature on Philo, you can record your favorite content to watch whenever you want.

Subscription Plans

Before subscribing to Phlo, check out the membership plans and pricing offered by the platform for your convenience. Also, new subscribers can get a 7-day free trial on Philo to access the content for free.


How to Sign Up to Philo on Roku

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

Sign In option on Philo site.

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

3. Select Sign Up for Philo and provide the basic details on the Philo 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 Philo on Roku

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

1. Go to the Roku home screen and select the Search option.

2. Enter Philo in the search and choose the app in the Channel Store.

3. Click the Add Channel button.

Add Channel button to get Philo on Roku.

4. Select OK in the prompt and click the Go to Channel button to launch the Philo app.

How to Install Philo from Roku Website

You can also install an app on Roku by using a web browser on your PC or smartphone. For this, you need to sign in with the account that you have configured on the Roku device.

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

2. Log in to your account and search for Philo.

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

Philo on Roku Channel Store.

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

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

How to Activate Philo on Roku []

Like Peacock on Roku, you should activate your Philo account to stream its media library on any Roku device.

1. Launch the Philo app on Roku and tap the Sign In option to get the activation code.

2. Launch any web browser on your PC/ smartphone and visit Philo’s activation website (

3. Provide the Activation Code on the website.

Philo Activation code.

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

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

How to Screen Mirror Philo 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 Mirroring on Roku: Settings SystemScreen MirroringScreen Mirroring ModeAlways Allow.

1. Install Philo from Play Store and launch the app.

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

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

Screen Cast icon

4. Connect to Roku and stream the Philo content.

How to AirPlay Philo 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: SettingsApple AirPlay and HomekitSettingsAirPlayTurn On.

1. Get Philo from App Store and open the app.

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.

AirPlay icon on iOS device.

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

Is Philo Geo-restricted

Yes, the Philo app is available only in the USA. To stream Philo video content outside the USA, you need to use powerful VPNs to bypass the geo-restriction.

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1. Can I get Philo on Roku?

Yes. You can install the Philo app directly from the Roku Channel Store.

2. How to record on Philo on Roku?

Click the program’s title and tap the Record button. To stop the recording, tap the Cancel Recording button.

3. Can I cancel my Philo subscription on Roku?

Yes. You can cancel the Philo subscription whenever you want. To cancel your subscription or free trial on Philo, follow the below procedures.
Highlight the Philo app → Press an asterisk(*) button on your remote → Manage subscription → Cancel subscription.

4. Why isn’t Philo working on my Roku?

There are two major reasons behind the not working issue of Philo on Roku.
1. If you don’t update your Philo app with the latest version, Philo may not work properly.
2. Some of the older Roku devices don’t support Philo. So, make sure that you have the latest Roku device with you.

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