How to Get Paramount Plus on Roku in 2022

Your Roku streaming device has received a worthy addition to its content. We’re talking about Paramount+, an all-new streaming service featuring movies, TV shows, documentaries, sports content, and Paramount+ originals. So, let’s teach you how to get Paramount Plus on Roku and unlock this treasure trove of content. 

Unique Stories. Iconic Stars. A Mountain of Entertainment. Growing collection of Paramount+ Originals, Tens of thousands of episodes and shows from CBS, BET,Comedy Central, Nickelodoen, MTV, and Smithsonian Channel.

Which Roku Devices Are Compatible With Paramount Plus & Which Are Not?

A range of Roku streaming devices and smart TVs are compatible with Paramount Plus. The media streaming service is available on the following Roku devices:

  • Roku 2,* 3 and 4 
  • Roku Ultra and Ultra LT
  • Roku LT*
  • Roku HD*
  • Roku Streaming Stick (3500x, 3600X, or later) 
  • Roku Ultra
  • Roku Premiere and Premiere+
  • Roku Express and Express+
  • Roku TV
  • 4K Roku TV

Keep in mind that a small range of Roku devices are considered obsolete by this company, and they no longer support newly released channels. With that said, the following Roku devices are NOT compatible with Paramount Plus:

  • Roku LT (2400X, 2450X)
  • Roku HD (2500X)
  • Roku 2 HD (3000X)
  • Roku 2 XD (3050X)
  • Roku 2 XS (3100X)
  • Roku Streaming Stick (3400X and 3420X)

How to Get Paramount Plus on Roku

You'll be happy to know that Paramount+ comes as a standalone Roku channel, making the installation quite simple. Here's what you need to do. 

  • First, go ahead and sign up for Paramount Plus (7-day trial).
  • Now, turn to your Roku streaming device.
  • Using Roku's remote, navigate to your device's Home Screen.
  • Select 'Streaming Channels' on the left-hand side.
  • Once you select 'Search Channels,' use the virtual keyboard to type in 'Paramount Plus.'
  • Select Paramount+ among the search results to open the channel's overview.
  • Now, use the 'Add Channel' button (at the top) to install Paramount Plus.
  • Once done, go ahead and open the newly installed Roku channel.
  • Use your Paramount+ credentials to sign in and access the channel. That's it!
Tip

If you use Roku's mobile app, there's a faster way to add Paramount+ to your Roku streamer. Just click on the 'Channels' tab, followed by 'Channel Store.' Navigate to the 'Movies & TV' category, and add Paramount+ from there (by clicking on 'Add Channel').

Is Paramount Plus Available on Roku TVs?

Yes, Paramount Plus is available on Roku TVs as well. To install and watch Paramount+, visit your Roku TV's 'Channel Store,' as explained in this article. There are very few differences between Roku standalone devices and Roku TVs in terms of their interface.

Can I Stream Paramount+ in 4K on Roku?

Yes, Paramount+ brings 4K and HDR content - on most Roku devices. However, keep in mind that you'll need Paramount Plus' Premium subscription to access 4K titles.

In other words, you'll need to pay $9.99 per month (or $99.99 per year), which is the price of the Premium plan. You'll also eliminate ads and get the ability to download content for offline viewing (available on select devices).

Is There a Way to Get Paramount+ for Free on Roku?

Yes, there is a way to get Paramount+ for free, as every new subscriber gets a 7-day trial. During that time, you'll get to test-drive Paramount+ without any restrictions.

Remember that you'll need to supply your payment information when signing up for this streaming service. Therefore, you will be charged after your 7-day trial.

Don't forget to cancel your subscription on time to avoid getting charged.

Paramount Plus Not Working on Roku? - Try This!

If you're experiencing technical issues with Paramount Plus on your Roku, you can try restarting and then updating your device, among other things. Find more info just below.

  • Restart Your Roku: By restarting your Roku, you will free up its memory and clear its cache. That can help you resolve a number of streaming issues. Go to Settings > System > System Restart if you have a Roku player. And if you have a Roku TV, go to Settings > System > Power > System Restart.
  • Update Your Roku: Keeping your Roku up-to-date can resolve issues with individual apps such as Paramount Plus. So, go to Settings > System > System Update. Select 'Check Now' - and install any available updates.
  • Reinstall Paramount Plus: For some strange reason, reinstalling individual Roku channels can resolve all kinds of bugs. To remove Paramount Plus, press the '*' key on your remote and choose 'Remove Channel.' Restart your Roku and then reinstall the channel.
  • Restart Your Router: Finally, know that local network issues can be resolved by restarting your router. You need to keep it unplugged for around 30 seconds. Plug it back in, and then wait a couple of minutes until your Wi-Fi network becomes functional again.

Want to check other solutions? Here's our central guide to resolving issues with Paramount+.

What Other Devices Does Paramount Plus Support?

Aside from watching Paramount Plus on your Roku, you can do the same on other devices and digital platforms. Check out below for more information.

Don't forget to use the links we've included above, taking you to our freshly published guides on installing Paramount Plus on various devices.

FAQ

How Do I Activate Paramount Plus on Roku?

Once you see your activation code, visit www.paramountplus.com/activate/roku/ on your computer or phone. Input your code there.

Paramount Plus might ask for your credentials as well. Once you supply them, you'll get full access to the media streaming service on your Roku.

How Much Is Paramount Plus on Roku?

Paramount Plus brings the same prices across all its supported devices. That means you'll need to pay at least $4.99 per month to get Paramount+ on Roku.

If you wish to access 4K content, get rid of ads, as well as download content for offline viewing, you'll need to pay $9.99 per month. That's the price of Paramount Plus' Premium subscription plan.

How to Cancel Paramount Plus on Roku?

You can cancel Paramount Plus on Roku by going to the channel's settings and picking 'Manage Subscription.' Then, select 'Cancel Subscription.'

If you need more detailed information, we can offer a dedicated guide. So, here's how to cancel Paramount Plus on Roku.

That would be all on how to get Paramount Plus on Roku. Easy, right? Let us know what you think about this streaming service via the comments section below. Thanks for reading!

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