Channel Issues & Questions

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.
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Greg_M1
Level 7

Subscription on both my Rokus?

If I subscribe to "Epix", will I get that subscription on both my front room "Ultra" and my bedroom "3"?
How about other "premium channels like "Starz"?
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jeffrok
Level 12

Re: Subscription on both my Rokus?

Yes. If you subscribe thru Roku's system, your subscription will work on all Roku's signed in to that email account.
Yeah, I got some Rokus.
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atc98092
Level 16

Re: Subscription on both my Rokus?

If both Roku players are registered to the same Roku account, the channel should appear on both of them. I don't have Epix, but I would assume there is somewhere within the channel for entering your credentials. Unless that subscription is per device, you should be able to log into their channel/app on any device, Roku or otherwise. 
Dan
Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.
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makaiguy
Level 11

Re: Subscription on both my Rokus?

When you add any of the Roku channels to your Roku account, they should show up on all Roku units that are registered to that account.  (Exception: some channels may require the hardware capabilities of later model Rokus.  For any such channel, it will not show in older models that don't have the required hardware capabilities.)

You generally will still need to log in one time with EACH Roku unit to authorize it for each new channel.
Roku 3, 4200X, Ser 4124C7087583, wifi connected - Samsung UN55ES6100
Roku Streaming Stick, 3600X, Ser 5S56D8240827, wifi connected - JVC EM37T
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Re: Subscription on both my Rokus?

As far as I know, you'll be able to watch on all of your Roku enabled devices. For Starz, the only limitation that I had was that I couldn't watch on more than "4" screens. I suspect that this is because I had a direct subscription through their website and not through a cable provider. I'm thinking that you should because with cable you can watch any channel on any number of screens so long as there is a cable cord hooked up to the device, yes? 

Also, for Starz, I had to go through the whole process to activate Starz because it kept asking for a code. Maybe that's how they limit the number of screens. Let me know about your experience. I could sure use a workaround.
"One finger is all it takes." - Tsunade Hime.
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