How to Add & Activate Animal Planet on Roku [Guide]

Animal Planet on Roku

Animal Planet is the best streaming app to watch series and documentaries about the wild and pet animals. You can stream Animal Planet for free with your cable TV subscription at any time from anywhere. And you can get to stream the episodes on the same day and time they air on the TV. Animal Planet app is available on many streaming devices like Chromecast, Firestick, Apple TV, etc. If you are a Roku user, you can get Animal Planet GO on Roku easily from the Roku Channel Store. And go through this article to learn the procedure to stream Animal Planet on Roku.

Animal Planet is owned by Discovery, lnc. It is the same company that owns Discovery Channel, Food Network, HGTV, Science Channel, TLC, etc. It brings you new episode shows on the same day or binge-watch favorite Animal Planet series and specials. Further, the Animal Planet app supports resuming the shows from where you left. You can select your favorite shows and videos and add them to your wish list to watch later.

Steps to Add Animal Planet Go on Roku

[1] Go to your Roku home screen and click on Streaming Channels.

click on search channels to stream Animal Planet on Roku

[2] On the next screen, click on Search Channels.

Search channel

[3] Then, search for the Animal Planet GO app using the virtual keyboard.

[4] Move to the results pane and select the Animal Planet GO app.

[5] Next, click on the Add Channel to install the app on Roku.

Add Channel - Animal Planet on Roku

[6] Once installed, click on the OK button.

[7] Finally, click on Go to Channel to launch the app.

Related: How to Stream Animal Planet on Apple TV

How to Activate Animal Planet GO on Roku

[1] Launch the Animal Planet GO app.

[2] On the channel interface, click on Sign In to get the activation page.

[3] Now, you will get an activation code on your TV screen.

[4] Then, go to any browser and visit

[5] Enter the activation code and click on the Activate button.

Enter the activation code

[6] Next, select your TV provider, and it will redirect you to your provider’s login screen.

[7] Enter your user ID and password and sign in to your TV provider account to complete the activation.

[8] Now, the Animal Planet GO app will be activated on your Roku device.

Alternative Ways to Stream Animal Planet on Roku

You can also watch Animal Planet on Roku without a cable TV connection with the help of some streaming apps. The streaming apps are as follows.



Hulu is a live TV service provider that offers 65+ live TV channels. Its channel list includes Animal Planet along with various other channels like MSNBC, NBC, CNBC, TBS, A&T, TNTm HGTV, ABC, CBS, Fox, etc. Apart from that, you will also be streaming series, movies, and other VOD. The subscription costs for Basic Hulu + Live TV is $64.99/month, and an Ad-free Premium version costs $70.99/month.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV - Animal Planet on Roku

You can also stream Animal Planet with YouTube TV on Roku. Just like Hulu, along with the VOD content, you can stream 85+ live TV channels with YouTube TV. The channel list included TBS, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, HGTV, TNT, E!, etc. The subscription costs of YouTube TV is $64.99/month, with which you can stream on 3 devices simultaneously. Also, you get access to YouTube Premium and YouTube Music subscription.


Philo - Animal Planet on Roku

The next best option to stream Animal Planet on Roku is by installing the Philo channels from the Roku Channel Store. You will be getting 60+ live TV channels at just $25/month. Philo is considered to be one of the cheapest options for streaming service providers. It offers channels like &E, AMC, BBC America, BET, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, etc.


Vidgo - Animal Planet on Roku

Vidgo is one of the latest additions to streaming services. It offers 85+ live TV channels, along with Animal Planet. In addition, it offers channels like A&E, ABC, BET, Bloomberg New, Cheddar News, Fos Sports, ESPN, Food Network, Lifetime, TLC, etc. It costs $10/month for the first two months for the new subscribers. Later, the user has to pay $55/month with 3 simultaneous streams.


At&T TV - Animal Planet on Roku

AT&T TV is one of the largest streaming service providers with 100+ live TV channels and 65000+ Video On Demand. You will be getting Animal Planet, A&E, AMC, Bravo, CNN, Discovery, Disney, ESPN, Fox News, HGTV, Lifetime, MSNBC, SyFy, Paramount, etc. The four subscription packs are the Entertainment pack ($69.99/month) with 65+ channels, the Choice pack with 90+ channels ($84.99/month), the Ultimate pack with130+ channels ($94.99/month), and the Premier plan features145+ channels ($139/month).

Fubo TV

fubo TV - Animal Planet on Roku

Fubo TV offers Animal Planet as a part of its subscription. It also includes A&E, AMC, BET, Bravo, Comedy Central, CNBC, MSNBC, ESPN, Fox Sports, etc. In addition, you can choose between any of its three subscription packs. The Starter pack costs $59.99/month for 1 device, the Family pack at $64.99/month for 3 devices, and an Elite pack at $70.99/month for 6 simultaneous streams.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you stream Animal Planet on Roku?

Yes, you can stream Animal Planet anytime from anywhere as it is available on Roku Channel store.

2. Can you watch Animal Planet on Hulu?

Hulu Live TV includes Animal Planet as part of its Hulu Live TV package. So you can watch Animal Planet on Hulu.