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scclark
Level 7

Internet Archive not in my region

Hello, I tried to add the Internet Archive private channel and got a message that it's not available in my region.  Does anyone else get this message and is there anything I can do?  
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atc98092
Community Streaming Expert

Re: Internet Archive not in my region

If a channel is not authorized by the developer for your region, all you can do is to contact the channel developer and ask them to add your region to the permitted list. There's nothing Roku can do about that. And since it's a private channel, Roku officially does not offer any support for them. 
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scclark
Level 7

Re: Internet Archive not in my region

Thanks for the quick reply.  It's the first time I've tried to add a channel with a code so thought maybe I was doing something wrong.
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LegnaNesir
Level 7

Re: Internet Archive not in my region

If you can find which region it is available in, you should be able to download a VPN and change your region to there

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RokuDanny-R
Roku Employee
Roku Employee

Re: Internet Archive not in my region

@LegnaNesir 

Thanks for the post.

Per the Community guidelines in place:

Discussions regarding any usage of VPNs to circumvent established regional broadcast rules or limitations are not allowed in the Community. Any topic or comment posted regarding the use of a VPN, or any circumvention of applicable limitations, will be removed at Roku's discretion.


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Danny

Danny R.
Roku Forum Moderator
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jckinnick
Level 9

Re: Internet Archive not in my region

Been looking for an internet archive channel how do I add this private channel?

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RokuDanny-R
Roku Employee
Roku Employee

Re: Internet Archive not in my region

@jckinnick 

Thanks for the inquiry.

For more information about how to add a private channel, visit our Support page here: How do I add a non-certified channel to my Roku® streaming device?


Thanks,
Danny

Danny R.
Roku Forum Moderator
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