How to watch Disney+ on your Roku device in the UK

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With a Roku device, you can watch content from Disney+’s extensive library of movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.

Step 1. Pre-order Disney+

In order to watch Disney+ you need to register.

Step 2. Check that your Roku device is compatible

Disney+ is available on most newer Roku devices with updated software. Check model number and compatibility.

Step 3. Add the Disney+ channel

Note: Disney+ will be available in the UK from 24 March. You can pre-order the service.

If your Roku device is compatible with Disney+, the channel will be under streaming channels. Here’s how to add it:

  1. Using your Roku remote, press the Home button.
  2. Select “streaming channels” at the top of the screen and scroll to “search channels” and press ok.
  3. Using your Roku’s remote, type in “Disney” and when you see “Disney Plus” appear in the list on the right select it.
  4. Select “add channel” and enter your Roku pin.
  5. Press the Home button, find Disney+ in your channel list and start the channel.

Now you’re ready to create your account. If you’ve already created a Disney+ account, you can log in and head straight to step 4.

Step 4. Create a Disney+ account

If you haven’t already set up an account, you can do so from the app on your TV or from your computer, smartphone or tablet.

Step 5. Log in

Once your account is set up, you can log in to start browsing the massive Disney+ library. That includes popular films, documentaries and new-and-exclusive series.

More than 35 Disney+ originals are planned for Disney+’s first year, with choices such as The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, The World According to Jeff Goldblum and the live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp.

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How to install Disney+ on a Roku device in the UK: A summary

  1. Check your Roku device is compatible
  2. Turn on your TV
  3. Check it’s connected to the Internet
  4. From the TV’s Home screen, press the home button on your Roku remote
  5. Select “streaming channels” and search for the Disney+ channel
  6. Click the “add channel” button
  7. Press the home button on your Roku remote, find the Disney+ channel and select it
  8. Create a Disney account
  9. Log in to start browsing the Disney library

How to find the model number of your Roku device

Using the TV menu

  1. Turn on your TV
  2. Press the home button on your Roku remote
  3. Scroll down and select “Settings”
  4. Scroll to systems and select it
  5. Under “About” it will list the device number

Roku devices compatible with Disney+

Below is a list of compatible Roku devices. Specifically, you can get Disney+ on all:

  • Roku TVs
  • Roku Streaming Stick
  • 4K Roku Ultra LT
  • 4K Roku Ultra
  • Roku Premiere and Premiere +
  • Most numbered Roku devices (like the Roku 1, Roku 2 etc.)

Here are the only Roku devices that are not able to play Disney+:

  • Roku Streaming Stick models 3400X and 3420X
  • Roku LT model 2400X and 2450X
  • Roku 2 HD models 3000X and 3050X
  • Roku 2 XS model 3100X
  • Roku HD model 2500X

Image source: Disney+ website

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