Dailymotion by Vivendi is nothing but a French video-sharing technology platform. It is available in almost 183 languages and 43 localized versions with more than 300 million unique monthly users. Dailymotion is considered to be the world’s 2nd largest video sharing platform after YouTube. Here anybody can upload videos like YouTube. More videos from independent content creators, premium partners, artists, musicians, etc., are being shared over here. Anybody can watch videos, and it helps them to get more reach and grow faster. It provides all the latest and trending news, highest quality music, sports, and much more. On the whole, Dailymotion is a perfect entertainment website. Let’s see how to get Dailymotion on Roku.
Dailymotion on Roku
Though Dailymotion is not directly available on Roku, you can get it through either by Screen mirroring or casting method. Here is how you get it.
Screen mirroring or casting of Dailymotion can be done by using Android, Windows PC, iPhone, or Mac. But before screen mirroring, the first thing that you have to do is ‘Enabling Screen mirroring’ on your Roku device. Follow this;
To turn it on, Go to ‘Settings‘ > Choose ‘System‘ > Select ‘Screen Mirroring‘ > Click ‘Always allow‘.
Important: For all these below methods, your Roku device and other screen mirroring or casting device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi connection.
Dailymotion on Roku: Using Android
Step 1: First, download the Dailymotion app on your Android phone.
Step 2: Go to ‘Settings. And then, click on ‘Connected Devices‘.
Step 3: Now, select ‘Connection Preferences‘ and click the ‘Cast‘ option.
Step 4: Select the three-dotted menu icon on the top right corner of the screen. And check the box near Enable Wireless Display.
Step 5: Then select your Roku device from the list of available devices.
Step 6: Tap ‘Start Now‘ from the warning info which appears on the screen. Now, your mobile screen will be mirrored on your TV.
Step 7: You can open the Dailymotion app and start playing the content of your choice on your Roku TV.
Using Windows PC / Laptop
Step 1: From the bottom right corner of the screen, click on the ‘Notification‘ icon
Step 2: Action Center with quick setting tiles will appear on the screen. Select the ‘Connect‘ option from the Action Centre.
Step 3: A list of available devices will appear. Choose your ‘Roku device‘ from the list.
Step 4: Now, your desktop screen will be mirrored to your Roku TV.
Step 5: Then open a browser and type www.dailymotion.com in the search bar. Stream any video and enjoy watching.
Dailymotion on Roku: Using iPhone or iPad
Not all the Roku devices can support Airplay, but few latest model devices do.
Step 1: Firstly, download the ‘Dailymotion‘ app on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2: Then open ‘Control centre‘. Swipe down or swipe up on the screen.
Step 3: Tap on the ‘Screen Mirroring‘option.
Step 4: A list of available devices under the Wi-Fi will appear on the screen. Choose your Roku device from the available devices.
Step 5: After the successful connection of your phone, your phone’s screen will be mirrored on your Roku device.
Step 6: Now, open the Dailymotion app to select any content of your choice and start streaming it on your Roku TV.
Using Mac PC
Step 1: On the top menu bar, click on the ‘AirPlay‘ icon.
Step 2: From the list of available devices, select your Roku device.
Step 3: After a successful connection, now your Mac screen will be mirrored on your TV. Make sure that you have established a connection.
Step 4: Now, open any browser and search for www.dailymotion.com.
Step 5: Select any content of your choice and start streaming it to your TV.
These are the ways by which you can get Dailymotion on Roku. Follow us for more information and the latest updates.
Is Dailymotion Available on Roku?
Dailymotion as a channel isn’t available on the Roku Channel Store. But still, you can stream the contents on Roku by screen mirroring or casting your phone or computer.
How do I stream on Dailymotion?
You can stream the Dailymotion contents to the Roku-connected TV by screen mirroring your Android or iOS phone or computer with any of the above methods.
Is there a Dailymotion Private Channel?
Yes, Roku Channel Store has got Dailymotion private channel. And the code for the channel is Dailymotion. You can know more about how to add private channels on Roku here.