DirecTV is one of the most subscribed to streaming service. The reasons are very simple. You get to choose between a lot of channels, and tailor a streaming plan for yourself! The DirecTV plans vary from providing you around 155+ channels, to even 350+ channels, and according to the plan you choose the fee that you pay will vary. One, the channels are all billed at one place, and you don’t have to keep track of the payment of almost 150 channels, individually. The second is, the streaming service serves as a valuable replacement for your cable.
Roku, being one of the most sought after streaming device, obviously has a positive answer for the question of how to connect Roku to DirecTV. In this blog, we will take you through the steps of searching for DirecTV on the Roku channel store, and then the steps to download and install the channel application, and finally how to activate the channel application.
Searching for DirecTV on Roku
The first part of the answer for the question of how to connect Roku to DirecTV is to know how to search for the channel in the Roku channel store. Please note that all the channels in the Roku directory, except for the private channels, can be found and downloaded from the Roku channel store.
- Go to the Roku channel store.
- In there, click on the Roku search bar.
- After you enter the keyword, please proceed to hit enter.
- Once you hit enter, Roku will fetch you all the channels that marginally relate to the keyword.
- Now, you will have to take a scroll through the search results and find the DirecTV application.
- Click on the channel name, and select the channel.
- Once the channel is selected, it will be highlighted, and you will have the option to click on the channel menu.
- From the menu, please pick the option to download and install the channel application.
Now that you know how to install the application, the next part of the answer for the question of how to connect Roku to DirecTV involves the activation of DirecTV on Roku.
How to activate the channel app on Roku?
For this, you’d need a computer with a browser and an active internet connection. Once you have the computer and the browser setup, please go back to the Roku device and open the DirecTV application.
When the application is opened for the first time, from your Roku account, you will be given an activation code. This code will be displayed on the TV screen. Please note the code down, because you will need this code to activate the channel.
go to the browser and enter the activation URL. Once you do that, you will see a space for you to enter the activation code on to the browser window. Go ahead and enter the same on the browser. Once you do that, you have gotten the answer for how to connect Roku to DirecTV.
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