How to Install Paramount Plus on Roku [Easy Guide]

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Paramount Plus is a media streaming platform that brings you on-demand movies, shows, documentaries, and sports. The Paramount Plus is from the Viacom CBS to replace CBS All Access. This service is available from March 4, 2021, in the US and Latin America. However, with the introduction of Paramount Plus, the All Access subscription transforms into a Paramount Plus subscription. So, the existing subscribers of CBS All Access don’t have to worry about this introduction. Further, get exclusive content like the Paramount Originals only with the Paramount subscription. Here let’s see how to install Paramount Plus on Roku.

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Install Paramount Plus on Roku

The Paramount Plus has an individual channel for Roku. So, let’s discuss the whole installation process of Paramount+ on Roku.  

Step 1: Firstly, turn on your TV and connect your Roku device.

Step 2: Before the installation process, sign up with a Paramount Plus subscription.

Step 3: Go to the Roku home screen with your remote.

Step 4: Here, on the left side, select the Streaming Channels options.

Step 5: Now, click on the ‘Search channel’ option and then type ‘Paramount Plus’ using the virtual keyboard.

Step 6: With this, the search results appear on the screen. Select the Paramount Plus channel from it.

Step 7: Now, select the ‘Add Channel’ button, and the channel starts to install.

Step 8: Finally, open the newly installed Paramount Plus channel. Enter proper credentials to Sign in to and access the channel.

On Roku Mobile App

With the Roku mobile app, you can add the Paramount Plus Channel.

Step 1: Firstly, open the Roku Mobile app on your phone.

Step 2: Here, select the Channels tab.

Step 3: Tap on the Channel Store option.

Step 4: Next, from the Movies and TV option, find the Paramount + channel.

Step 5: Finally, click on the ‘Add Channel’ option.

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CBS All Access to Paramount Plus

The CBS All Access plan automatically updates to Paramount Plus. If this doesn’t happen, you should update it by yourself.

Step 1: Firstly, turn on your Roku device and press the home button.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Settings’ option from the home screen.

Step 3: Next, select System and click on the ‘System Update’ option.  

Now, Roku will scan and finds apps that need an update.

Roku Devices that Support Paramount Plus

Let’s look into the Roku devices that support Paramount Plus:

  • Roku 2,3 and 4
  • Roku Streaming Stick (3500X and later)
  • Roku LT, Roku Ultra, and Roku Ultra LT
  • Roku Express and Express Plus
  • Roku TV and 4K Roku TV
  • Roku HD
  • Roku Premiere and Premiere Plus
Roku Streaming devices

However, Roku devices like Roku LT (2400X, 2450X), Roku HD (2500X), Roku 2 HD (3000X), Roku 2 XD (3050X), Roku XS (3100X), and Roku Streaming  Stick (3400X and 3420X) doesn’t support it.

Subscription Plans on Paramount+

The CBS All Access channel won’t be available anymore on your Roku, and your subscription will automatically turn into a Paramount Plus Subscription. The plan on Paramount Plus is $9.99 per month. However, you will get to access CBS live for free if you have a cable connection. Only this channel will be free of cost, and you have to pay for the rest. Furthermore, they have planned to add an ad-supported Paramount Plus subscription of $4.99 from June 2021. 

Related: Paramount Plus on Firestick: How to Install and Access

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Paramount Plus on Roku?

Yes, the app is available for Roku devices since March 4, 2021. To know more details about Paramount Plus, read the article in detail.

2. Is Paramount Network on Roku free?

The Paramount Plus app is free to download on Roku, but you should have a subscription to watch its content. Check the above section for a detailed explanation.