Guide for installing ROKU Channel to your ROKU Device

Please follow below steps to install ROKU channel in your ROKU device via side-loading method

Note: This will remove any already installed side loaded channel. As at a time only ONE side loaded channel can be installed as per ROKU.


  1. You should have channel package
  2. You should have working and latest OS updated ROKU device

Step1: Enable Developer Settings on a Roku device Using your Roku remote, enter the following sequence:page1image56810608



– Three times – Two times – One time
– One time

– One time – One time – One time

Make sure you do this quickly and in above order.
This will open Developer Settings screen on your ROKU device.

Follow the steps provided in the following flow to enable Developer Settings:page2image56722448

Once you begin this process, the dialog will prompt you to restart the device to continue to the process.

Make sure to save the Roku device URL! You will need this again during this initial setup. After enabling the installer and then click “I Agree”page2image56722656page3image58721600

The following prompt will ask to set a password for the Roku device: This ensures your device is protected on your local area network.page3image56636000

This completes the steps for enabling Developer Settings. Continue to the next section for loading / Installing ROKU channel onto the device.

Step2: Accessing the Development Application Installer
After rebooting your ROKU device, open a web browser and enter the Roku device URL (i.e.

Enter username ‘rokudev’ and your ‘password’ in browser pop up.page3image58722176page4image56634752

Once the page opens, you have successfully connected to your Roku device with Developer Settings enabled.

The main screen will show the Development Application Installer:page4image56634960

Now that you have configured and enabled Developer Settings on your Roku device,

Step3: Uploading / Installing Channel ZIP provided by Service Provider In your browser you should able to see “Development Application Installer” as shown in above

Click on ‘Upload’ button. It will show following screen.page5image56840880

Now, go to directory where you have downloaded Channel Package ZIP file provided by your service provider.

Select that file and press “Open”.page6image56668560

Now, you will able to see ZIP package name besides of Upload button.
Click on “Install” button.
It will show something similar to following screen after successfully installing on your ROKU device.page6image56668352

Now you will able to see your Channel will automatically start and also you can see Channel LOGO on Home screen of your ROKU device.

You can open and login to your channel using your credentials. Enjoy .

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