Thursday, 29 June 2017

Activating Your Roku and Resolving the Issues Related To Activation

Roku is a streaming device having the world’s largest content library and is one of the most reliable and affordable devices. It has an easy access to the thousands of Tv shows, and movies on-demand. This is one of the best streaming devices available in today’s market. The channels provided by Roku include subscription-based and free channels which have both on-demand and live channels. Even more, the Roku Setup is very easy and straightforward in all the models of Roku.

After setting up your Roku device, you will have to Activate Roku. For activating your Roku player or TV, it must be linked with a Roku account. You Roku account keep all the information related to the streaming devices owned by you, channels installed, your preferences, and all the settings. You must link a valid email address with your Roku account for managing your account and receiving other important information.

Activating Your Roku

Activating your Roku device

Here are the steps that you will need to follow for completing Roku Activation:

  • Firstly, follow the quick start guide that came up with the Roku device. This will help you in setting up your device and for any kind of additional help, you can take Roku Support.

  • Now complete the on-screen instructions for connecting your Roku to the internet. After connecting, Roku will itself download the latest software update.

  • Afterward, the Roku device will display a code for activation.

  • Now note this code and go to the site of Roku on your PC or smartphone.

  • On the site, you will have to enter this Roku link code and click on the submit button.

  • Before going back to your Roku device, you must have to complete all the steps necessary for activation, otherwise, you Roku will not be activated.

  • If you already have a Roku account, then log in to that account or create a new one if you don’t have any account.

  • While creating Roku account, you will be asked for providing a payment method. With this payment method, you can buy or rent channels, tv shows, movies or make acquisitions from Roku channel store.

  • After completing the process of activation, Roku will be ready to use and give you unlimited entertainment.

Troubleshooting the issue of Roku Activation

There are times when you encounter some errors or obstacles while activating Roku. So, to help you out with these Roku activation issues, we have come with some of the troubleshooting steps:

Error while entering link code on the website
If any error occurs while you enter your activation code, then you must try to enter it for the one more time. Before entering the code, check it properly that you are entering the right code, since there might be a typing error or temporary network or system error. If the issue still persists, then do the following:
  • Go back on your Roku device and click on the option of help and then on get a new Roku Activation Link code.

  • When the new code is displayed, go to the site of Roku and enter that new code.

While entering link code, Roku is stuck on the link code screen

Sometimes the activation process takes a few minutes. But still after some time, the device is still on the screen with Roku link code, then try these steps:

  • Firstly, ensure that you have completed all the steps on the website that are required for Roku activation. If all the steps will not be completed, then the device will not be activated.

  • If you see Error 001 and the message of not connected at the upper right-hand side of the Tv screen, then it means that the device is not connected to any network or internet connection. Then choose the option of try again. Also, you can take Roku Help in case you failed in resolving the issue.

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