How to install Kodi on Roku?

Enjoy streaming your favourite movies and videos online? All you have to do is Install Kodi on your Roku.The application provides you better streaming and allows you to watch your favourite videos and movies with high quality. The software is compatible with any devices like Mac, Windows, Android, IOS, X box and PS4.

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To use Kodi on Roku, you need to install it first on your Roku device.

To know more on how to install Kodi on Roku? Simply follow the set of guidelines below…

You can use an android or windows device with an active internet connection for installing Kodi.Wireless network connection is the most preferred one and essential for the installation.

Step 1

The first step is to connect your android or windows device to the same wireless network.

Step 2

Down load the Application 

The application can be downloaded from any websites that have the Latest versions of the software. First, select your device like Android or windows and then download the latest versions which are compatible with your device.

Step 3

Screen mirroring

Screen mirroring allows you to scan or mirror the screen on a smart TV display and your content will be displayed exactly as you see on your Android device.

 

Turn on screen mirroring on your Roku device

  • To turn on screen mirroring, go to the settings menu on your Roku device.
  • You can now select screen mirroring under the system menu and enable the option

The next step is to turn on screen mirroring on your Android device, tablet or smart phones. Some devices may have screen mirroring with different names like the smart view, Screen casting, HTC connects and a few more. Follow the below steps to turn on screen mirroring on your Android device.

Go to the settings menu and search for the display option or other options like Network, display, Cast, and connection.

If you are using a windows device, the first step is to turn on your wireless display.

  • Go to the device tab or control panel now and choose the option Project.
  • You can now tap on the option, Add a wireless display
  • Now select the device you want to connect and make sure that both the devices are connected to the same network.
  • Now turn on the Kodi app to get connected

After installing Kodi on your Roku, you can also install best Kodi add ons like Phoenix, USTV Now, Navi-X, Stream Engine, Studio Beats, House Mix, BBC I Player and a few more for best and improved streaming.

You can stream your videos on Kodi with a safe and secure access now with the help of Ivacy.

Follow the below steps to download Ivacy on Kodi.

  • The first step is to choose your Ivacy with your username and password.
  • Download and install the Ivacy Add-on for Kodi.
  • Now connect your device to US fast server and the application will now become secured to use with Ivacy protection.

If you want to know more on how to install Kodi on your Roku device, call us on the toll-free number  1-855-729-8080 and our network support team is here to assist you or Visit our website Setup Roku.

How to activate Netflix on Roku

Netflix is one among the top and best streaming service now available on all your Roku devices to stream your favourite movies and videos online. Browsing through My list option is the best feature available on Netflix which represents categories like Comedies, dramas, and TV shows and are preferred by most of the users.

An active internet connection is essential to activate Netflix on your Roku device. All most all the Roku devices allow you to stream Netflix in High definition.

You can activate the best and top streaming service now on your Roku by following the few guidelines below.

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Setting up your Roku device

  • Before you activate your Netflix account, it is essential to set up your Roku device properly. Select the correct HDMI port of your audio and video connection.
  • Ensure that you have plugged in the corresponding cables for Both Roku device as well as your television.
  • You can choose either a wired or wireless connection and make sure that you have entered the correct username and password
  • Turn on your television and Roku device now to begin the setup or Roku activation process for Netflix.

Activating your Netflix

The activation process of Netflix slightly varies between Roku 1 and other Roku devices.

If you are a Roku 1 user, Go to the home screen of your device and select the Netflix option.

  • To find Netflix on the screen, navigate to channel store and select Movies and TV option
  • The first step in Netflix activation process is to select the Netflix icon on your TV screen with Roku remote
  • An Roku activation code will be generated after you follow the onscreen instructions on your screen.
  • Enter the Roku activation code which appears at Netflix.com /activate.
  • After your Netflix is activated, select the Netflix option to add your favorite channels. If you have not subscribed your Netflix yet, sign up to create an account.

If you are using a Roku device, other than Roku 1, Go to the home screen and select the Netflix option.

  • Go to the streaming channels and then select the Movies and TV option.
  • Select Netflix option now to add your favorite channels.
  • Make sure that your Roku device has identified your Netflix account.

 Netflix in Ultra HD

Ultra HD is now available on your Roku devices and can also be used to stream Netflix and watch your favorite videos in high quality. To stream your Netflix in Ultra HD, you require TV compatible with Ultra HD Feature, Roku device with an HDMI port, the plan that supports streaming, and an active internet connection with a speed of 25 megabits per second.

Latest models of Roku devices like Roku 4, Roku premiere, Roku premiere+ and Roku Ultra supports the Ultra HD feature in Netflix.

Some users often face issues using the Ultra HD feature or playing content in Ultra HD. In that case, you can go to the settings from Roku home menu and select the 4K Ultra HD feature from the display.

Try connecting the Netflix again after selecting the above feature.

You can now follow the above guidelines to activate Netflix on your Roku device. If you still find any difficulty in understanding the above steps, our network support team is here to assist you. Call our toll-free number 1-855-729-8080  to Setup Roku to enjoy the Netflix channel.

How to connect Roku to your Wi-Fi network (error code 014)?

Roku is a streaming media player. You may face Roku Wi-Fi issues while watching a show or movie suddenly it stops connecting or buffing for long time. You can also see a message like Roku has lost its Wi-Fi connection or error code 014. That time you can reboot your Roku but it will resolve the problem temporarily, but it is not a good solution for your roku. This may happen even if your Roku have a strong signal from your Wi-Fi router.

There are some issues “No WI-Fi Connection”:

  • Incorrect Wi-Fi Login Information.
  • Wi-Fi Out of Range.
  • System needs to be rebooted.
  • Wrong IP Address.

We have two types of solution for these kinds of Roku Wi-Fi problems:

  • One of the solutions is to disconnect the wireless connection and try to use LAN cable for your Roku. Home network equipment like Wi-Fi router, cable, DSL modem, etc.

Another solution:

  • If your roku device is helpless to connect your network, check your IP settings for your wireless connection on your roku TV.
  • Go to Wi-Fi connection to select the network settings to check if your ip address is set to be a Manual then change it into Automatic.

 Disable Network Pings:

  • To fix the disable network pings, press the following buttons on your Roku remote to show the “Platform Secret Screen” is (x5).
  • You can navigate up the menu and select the option like” Disable network pings”.
  • Now you would be able to connect to your Wi-Fi network.

Update Your Software:

  • If you need not to find “Disable network pings” on menu because there is no Roku box so you need a software update.

Connect to another network:

  • Connect your Roku to an alternative Wi-Fi network on your Smartphone or tablet’s cellular hotspot. Connect the Roku physically to your router using an Ethernet cable.

 Run a software update.

  • To connect press the following buttons in order to unlock the “Secret Screen”:(x5)    (x3)    (x2)
  • To select the “Update Software” option to wait for the Roku to finish installing and then reboot the roku.

 Disable network pings:

  • After finishing software update, you need to disable network pings.
  • Connect to your Wi-Fi network.
  • Finally, the roku TV connection to be disabled network pings, you should be able to successfully connect to your Wi-Fi network without any issues.

If you want to solve any issues to connect Roku to your Wi-Fi network (error code 014) to call our toll free number +1-855-729-8080 or visit our site setuproku.