How to Install and Activate Pluto TV on Roku

Pluto TV on Roku

Pluto TV is one of the streaming service providers in the USA that offers nearly 250+ Live TV channels. The featured channels include MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, NBC, CBS, CNN, etc. Apart from Live TV channels, the provider also offers various on-demand videos, movies, TV shows, sports, and kids content, etc. The service is completely free, and the free contents come with the commercial breaks. And there wouldn’t be any charges on the consumers. Pluto TV is available on almost all devices. Likewise, you can install Pluto TV on Roku and get the fullest benefits. All you have to do is add the channel from the Roku Channel Store and activate your Pluto TV account.

Pluto TV on Roku

The Pluto TV app is officially available on the Channel Store. So you can download and install the app for free. Then you have to activate your Pluto TV account on your device.

How to Install Pluto TV on Roku

1). Set up your Roku device with the TV. Connect it to the internet.

2). Press the home button to get the Roku home screen.

Roku Home screen
Roku Home screen

3). On the home screen, choose the Streaming Channels section.

Search in Roku
Search in Roku

4). Then choose the Search Channels.

5). Hover to the Search bar and type Pluto TV.

Search Pluto TV on Roku
Search Pluto TV on Roku

6). Choose Pluto TV from the search results.

7). On the app info section, click on the Add channel option.

8). The app will be added to the Roku.

How to Activate Pluto TV on Roku

1). Open the Pluto TV app on your device.

2). Now log in to your account.

3). An activation code appears. Note it down.

4). Go to the Pluto Activation website ( from any other device web browser.

5). Enter the activation code and select your device.

6). On a successful attempt, your Roku will refresh and start loading the contents.

Alternative Ways to Install Pluto TV on Roku

Method 1: Using Roku Channel Store

You can also add the Pluto TV to your Roku device from the Roku Channel Store site on your PC or smartphone.

1). Go to the Roku Channel Store site,, on any web browser.

2). Log in to your Roku account if necessary.

3). Search for the Pluto TV.

Pluto TV on Roku Channel Store
Pluto TV on Roku Channel Store

4). Choose the app from the search results.

5). Click on the Add Channel option.

Method 2: Using Screen Mirroring

Enable Screen Mirror on Roku from Settings. Go to Home screen > Settings > System > Screen Mirroring. Choose prompt (On request) or always to enable the screen mirroring.

Make sure to connect your smartphone or computer and the Roku device to the same WiFi network.

From Android

Android - Screen Mirroring
Android – Screen Mirroring

On your Android smartphone, go to Settings > Connected Devices > Connection Preferences > Cast. And enable Wireless display on the three-dotted menu. Then choose the Roku device. Your screen will be mirrored. Open the Pluto TV app and start streaming.

From Windows PC

Click on the Notification icon on the bottom-left corner to open the Action Centre. Choose the Connect option. Then select the Roku device from the list of available devices. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Related: How to Chromecast Pluto TV


1. Is Pluto TV really free?

Yes, you can watch all the video content for free. But, you will get ads while streaming.

2. What happened to Pluto TV on Roku?

Recently Pluto TV brought a new update with a new interface and new features. So if you updated the app, the interface would be different.

3. What channels can I get on Pluto TV?

It has got 250+ live TV channels, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, NBC, CBS, CNN, etc.

Start streaming!