How to Watch Instagram Videos on Roku [3 Ways]

Instagram on Roku

With the Instagram app, users share photos and videos from their smartphones. This also allows users to like and comment on other user’s posts, send private messages, search for relevant content, and more. Instagram also includes a range of filters and editing tools that users can apply to their photos and videos before posting. Roku is known for its own OS and its rigid UI. You can stream your Instagram videos on Roku by screen mirroring.


In order to screen mirror Instagram on Roku, enable the Screen Mirroring feature on Roku. To enable the screen mirroring feature,

  • Go to the Roku home screen.
  • Then, select the Settings option.
  • Choose the Screen Mirroring button and choose the Screen mirroring mode.
  • Then, choose the Always allow option.

Screen Mirror Instagram on Roku: Android Smartphones

[1] Connect your smartphone and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.

[2] Pull-down notification bar and tap the Cast icon on your smartphone.

Instagram on Roku - Screen Mirror Android

[3] And click on the Start Now option on the pop-up screen.

[5] Now, launch the Instagram app and start scrolling the feed.

[6] The same will appear on your Roku device.

Screen Mirror Instagram on Roku: Using iOS

Not all Roku devices support Airplay, but few latest Roku model devices do. The following are the few Roku models that support screen mirroring.

  • Roku TV Axxxx, Cxxxx, CxxGB, 7xxxx.
  • Streambar 9102
  • Roku Premiere 4630, 4620, 3920.
  • Streaming Stick + 3811, 3810.

For older models, you have to use the Mirror for Roku app. If you want, you can also check our detailed guide on how to enable screen mirroring on Roku.

Enable AirPlay and Homekit: Settings > Apple AirPlay and Homekit Settings > Apple AirPlay and Homekit > Enable AirPlay.

(1) Install the Instagram app on your iPhone or iPad from the App Store.

(2): Swipe down or swipe up on the screen to open the Control center.

(3): Tap on the Screen Mirroring option.

Screen Mirror iPhone

(4) Select your Roku device from the list of available devices.

(5) Now, your iPhone’s screen will be mirrored to your Roku.

(6) Launch the Instagram app and start scrolling. It will appear on the Roku screen.

Screen Mirror Instagram on Roku: Using PC

(1) Make sure to connect your Windows PC to the same Wi-Fi network as that of your Roku device.

(2) Open the Chrome Browser and log in to your Instagram account.

(3) Click on the Notification icon in the bottom-right corner and choose the Connect option.

Instagram on Roku

(4) Select your Roku device from the list of available devices.

(5) Now, your Windows screen will now appear on your Roku TV screen.

(6) Start scrolling your Instagram feed, and it will appear on the Roku.

Related: How to Install and Use Instagram on Firestick.


Can I get Instagram on Roku?

Yes, you can get Instagram on Roku only through screen mirroring. Instagram is not yet available on the Channel Store.

Can you get social media apps on Roku?

As of now, there are no social media apps available on the Roku Channel Store. As it is a streaming device, Roku is not concentrated more on social media platforms.