Apple TV is a streaming service from Apple to access Apple TV Plus. With this, you get access to original content like movies, TV shows, series, etc. Moreover, the channel is trying to cover the content of all genres. Upon its launch, it was limited only to Apple TV and iOS devices. However, Apple started rolling Apple TV for other OS as well. You shall follow along to know how to get Apple TV on the Roku.
In Apple TV+, you can access a plethora of content in their library, and also, you can stream, buy and rent those videos. In other words, you get the chance to stream all your favorite TV under one roof. With only $4.99/month, Apple TV offers more content and still building its portfolio. You can access Apple TV channels like HBO, Showtime, CBS All Access, etc.
How to Get Apple TV on the Roku
The Apple TV App is available on all streaming devices, including gaming consoles like Xbox and PlayStation. Likewise, the Roku device has got the native app of Apple TV. The app is available in the official Roku Channel Store, from where you can download the app and start streaming.
Compatible Roku Devices for Apple TV
Before getting Apple TV, we should note that only a few Roku models are compatible with the Apple TV application. Refer to the following table to know if your Roku is one among them. You can find the model by going to Settings >> System >> About.
|Roku TV||7000X, C00X, 800X, A00X, 600X.|
|Soundbar and Smart Soundbar||9101X, 9100X.|
|Express and Express+||3900X, 3930X, 3910X, 3931X.|
|Streaming Stick and Streaming Stick +||3600X, 3800X, 3810X, 3811X|
|Premier and Premiere+||3290X, 4620X, 3921X, 4630X|
|Ultra and Ultra LT||4640X, 4660X, 4661X, 4670X and 4662X|
|Roku 2||4205X, 4210X|
|Roku 3||4200X, 4230X|
How to Add Apple TV
Step 1: Press the home button on your Roku TV remote.
Step 2: Then go to Streaming Channels. You will get access to the Channel Store.
Step 3: Select the Search option. And then type as Apple TV.
Step 4: From the search results, choose the Apple TV. And Press OK to view the details.
Step 5: On the app-installation page, click on Add Channel. The app begins to download and install on your Roku.
Step 6: Launch the app and click on the Start Watching button. You can find the channel under the List of Channels section on the home screen.
Step 7: Then go to Settings >> Account >> Sign in.
Step 8: You get two sign-in options.
- Sign in on a mobile device: Visit https://activate.apple.com/. And enter the code shown on the Roku TV and sign in. Click Continue. Or you have also got an option to scan the QR code.
- Sign in on TV: You can enter the Apple ID on the TV and start signing in.
Step 9: Follow the on-screen processes to complete the sign-in process. Now you can explore the application and enjoy the contents.
Alternative Way to Stream Apple TV on Roku
You can use the AirPlay feature on the Roku device to watch the Apple TV streaming. AirPlay settings have to be enabled on the Roku device.
 Connect the iPhone and the Roku device to the same WiFi network.
 Go to the App Store to download the Apple TV app and launch the Apple TV app.
 Log in with your Apple TV+ subscription credentials.
 Select the content to stream on the Apple TV app and tap the AirPlay icon on the screen.
 Choose the Roku device to connect and enjoy the streaming on your TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
Only the devices and models mentioned in the table above are compatible with the application. If you are using any other models, you cannot add the application.
It is so simple. All you require is to screen mirror your mobile phone to the Roku and watch the contents. For that, you need to connect your smartphone and Roku to the same WiFi network. And turn on the screen mirroring on Roku.
You cannot get Apple TV for free on Roku. But if you buy Apple TV, you will get 3 month to 1 year Apple TV subscription for free, depending on the model. For higher benefits, you can go for 7-days free trial.
From the Apple TV app, you can browse for content or select Library to view the content you already own. Optionally, you shall search for content. Select Rent or Buy and enter the Apple ID password. After the purchase, click Play to start streaming the content.
The Apple TV app is absolutely free to download on the Roku device and you can subscribe for an Apple TV+ subscription for $4.99 per month.
You can go to the Apple TV app on the device and press the * button on the Remote. Select Manage subscription and choose Cancel subscription to terminate the Apple TV+ subscription.