Roku is a pretty simple device, for both setup and usage. The setup is straight up just three different steps. In this article we’ll take you through the three steps and answer a few commonly asked questions about the Roku.com/link activation.
Step 1 : Roku device setup.
The first step is to unbox and set up the Roku physically. This means you establish connection between the Roku device that you own and the TV, The Roku device and the internet and finally, if needed, your TV and the internet.
This step is the first and foremost. How to do this? Take out your Roku player and connect the device to your TV with the Roku ultra fast HDMI cable. You can connect the device directly to the TV if you own a Roku Streaming Stick. Just make sure to connect the devices directly to the TV, and not to use any extensions. After this, switch on the TV, and sign in to your Roku.com/link account.
What is I don’t have a Roku account?
If you don’t already have an account in Roku, please create one. To do that, you’ll have to provide your basic details, and continue to the next page. In there, you’ll have to provide your contact details to move forward. Please note that you’ll be charged for all the purchases you make from your Roku account via this account information you provided.
Consider setting up a four digit code that you can enter before any purchase, so to avoid anonymous or malicious purchases made from your account.
Step 2 – Activating your Roku.com/link account.
Once you have your account credentials, please go to your Roku homepage in your TV, and sign into your Roku account. After you do that, you’ll be shown an activation code via your TV screen by Roku. Please make note of it. You’ll have to enter the same in a separate browser tab in the Roku.com/link activation window.
When else will I have to do this?
It is costumery for Roku to display an activation code on your TV screen whenever you make a purchase, or install a channel. You will have to enter the same in the webpage. A few channels, in addition to that, can have their own verification as well, all of this just to make your account secure.
How do I troubleshoot if I have an error?
Roku, to be precise about the error it has encountered, throws different error codes for different errors. But, a few common fixes that work are checking the internet connections, checking the cables that connect TV to streaming player and streaming player to Internet.
You can even try disconnecting them and reconnecting. If this does not help, you might have to take a closer look and figure out what the troubleshoot is. We’ll help you with anything related to Roku from your Roku.com/link account creation to channel activation. Happy Streaming!