Getting Started - Setup & How-to

Help getting started with Roku devices, including setup, connecting your device to your TV, linking a Roku device to your account at, adding channels, subscribing to services, and more.
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Level 8

Set up account

I am 71. Had enough of cable. Is it OK to set my ROKu account up before i put the ROKu on the TV

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Community Streaming Expert

Re: Set up account

I don't see why not.

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Level 7

Re: Set up account

I put in my email, says not a valid email! Yes it is! Don’t know what I did! Help  me to have a phone number need to talk to a human!

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Roku Employee

Re: Set up account


Thanks for the post.

Can you please specify the issue you are experiencing? Are you trying to create a new account or are you trying to link your Roku device to your already existing Roku account? Can you please provide us with a screenshot of the issue you are seeing so we can better understand what you are seeing?

With more information we will be able to assist you further.


Danny R.
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