Help & troubleshooting for channels on your Roku device, including adding/removing channels, logging in to, authenticating, or activating a channel, channel-specific playback issues, assistance contacting channel publishers to report issues, and adjusting channel-specific settings.
I just started using an Amazon 4K Firestick to access The Roku Channel and created a Roku account--I'm new to Roku. I'm trying to add channels on the website Channel Store. Is this not possible? I'm getting a message that I can't do this without registering a device, however, online articles are telling me that I can do this through the Roku website (but that's not working), My only device is an Amazon Firestick and I downloaded The Roku Channel app. (The Channel app on Amazon is linked to my Roku account.)
The Roku Channel is just one of the channels available to view on a Roku device or TV with Roku built in. It provides access to several dozen ad supported viewing services plus other content that Roku has licensed directly. When viewed on a Roku, paid subscriptions to premium channels purchased through Roku are accessed through The Roku Channel.
Roku made The Roku Channel available to view on other platforms, including the web via therokuchannel.com, but this does not turn a non-Roku device into a Roku. It gives you access to The Roku Channel only. It does not provide access to other channels or premium subscriptions that may be attached to one's Roku account.
Roku Community Streaming Expert I am not a Roku employee, only a user like you. Do not ask me support questions via private message -- post them publicly to the Community where others may benefit as well.
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