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How to Install and Activate Sling TV on Roku



How to Install and Activate Sling TV on Roku

If you are looking for a streaming service that has premium channels, you can install the Sling TV app on your Roku device. The Sling TV is available on the Channel Store and can be downloaded directly. Sling TV offers live TV channels, such as TBS, TNT, Lifetime, TLC, Syfy, and more. In addition to this, Sling TV offers an Extra deal option to users which lets them purchase additional channels as an add-on.

With an active Sling TV subscription, you can watch on-demand content as well, like movies, series, and TV shows. Like YouTube TV, Sling TV covers the Spanish-language content in the Latino package. The platform has also introduced Sling Freestream, where you can stream selected live TV channels for free.

Subscription Plans

Unfortunately, there is no free trial on Sling TV to explore its media library for free. To stream any content on Sling TV, you should get one of the subscription plans tabulated below.

Subscription PlanMonthly Price (USD)
Sling Orange$40
Sling Blue$40
Sling Orange + Blue$55

How to Sign Up to Sling TV on Roku

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

Webpage of Sling TV.

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

3. Select Sign Up for Sling TV and provide the basic details on the Sling TV website.

4. Choose the Subscription Plan from the available packages.

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

How to Install Sling TV on Roku

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

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

2. Enter Sling TV in the search and choose the app in the Channel Store.

3. Click the Add Channel button.

Add Channel button.

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

How to Install Sling TV 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 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 Sling TV.

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

Sling TV on Roku

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

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

How to Activate Sling TV on Roku []

1. Launch the Sling TV 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 Sling TV’s Activation Site (

3. Provide the Activation Code on the website.

Sling TV's Activation page.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Screen Cast option on Android device.

4. Connect to it and stream the Sling TV content.

How to AirPlay Sling 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 TV: SettingsApple AirPlay and HomekitSettingsAirPlayTurn On.

1. Get Sling TV 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.

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

Is Sling TV Geo-restricted

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

We suggest you use NordVPN to bypass the geo-restriction. You can’t install the VPN app on your Roku device, but you can use the encrypted VPN network. To achieve this, you need to install NordVPN on your router. With this, you can access all the video content from the streaming service without any geographical limitations.



Is Sling TV available on Roku?

Yes. The Sling TV app is available on Roku devices and can be installed directly from the Channel Store.

How to cancel a Sling TV subscription on Roku

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

Which Roku streaming device models are not supported by Sling TV?

The following Roku models are no longer available to support Sling TV.
2400X, 2450X, 2500X, 2700X, 2710X, 2720X, 3000X, 3050X, 3100X, 3400X, 3420X, 3500X

Does Sling TV offer local channels to watch on Roku?

Yes. You can watch local channels on Sling TV through the “Local Channels” add-on. To check if local channels are available in your area, visit the Sling TV website or contact their customer support.

How to fix Sling TV not working on Roku?

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

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