What’s Discovery Plus and How Can You Watch It on Roku TV?
If you love watching cool shows from channels like Food Network, HGTV, Discovery Channel, Science Channel, DIY Network, and more, then Discovery Plus is something you should check out. It’s sometimes called Discovery+ for short. About a year ago, the clever folks who make Discovery Plus made it possible for you to watch all those awesome shows on different devices like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Firestick, and more. Now, you can even watch them on your Roku TV!
But how do you get Discovery Plus on your Roku TV?
If you’ve recently started using Roku, don’t worry. This article will guide you step by step, so you won’t waste any time figuring it out.
Let’s dive into how you can install Discovery Plus on Roku:
If you’ve used another streaming device before, the process of getting Discovery+ on your Roku TV will feel pretty familiar. It’s kind of like installing channels on other devices.
Option 1: Adding Discovery Plus on Roku TV
Okay, here’s the first way to do it:
- Go to your Roku TV’s home screen: You’ll find this when you turn on your TV.
- Scroll to “Streaming Channels”: This is where you can add cool stuff like Discovery Plus.
- Search for Discovery Plus: Just type it in using the remote or use the voice search if your Roku remote has that feature.
- Select Discovery Plus: Once you find it, click on it to learn more.
- Add the Channel: Look for the “Add Channel” option and select it. This will put Discovery Plus on your Roku TV.
- Open Discovery Plus: Now that you’ve added it, open the app and enjoy your favorite shows!
Option 2: Use the Roku Website to Add Discovery Plus
If you prefer doing things on your computer or phone, this option might be for you:
- Visit the Roku website: You can use a web browser on your computer or smartphone.
- Sign In: Log in to your Roku account. If you don’t have one, you’ll need to create it.
- Go to “My Account”: Find this section on the website.
- Choose “Add a Channel”: Look for this option. It’s where you add new stuff to your Roku TV.
- Search for Discovery Plus: Type it in the search bar and find the Discovery Plus channel.
- Add the Channel: Click on it, and then select “Add Channel” to add it to your Roku TV.
- Turn on Your Roku TV: Make sure your TV is on so the new channel gets added.
- Open Discovery Plus: Once it’s added, you can open Discovery Plus on your Roku TV and start watching your favorite shows!
How to Get Discovery Plus on Roku Channel Store
Getting Discovery Plus on your Roku TV is super easy. It’s like picking out your favorite candy from a store shelf. Here’s how to do it step by step:
Step 1: Go to the Roku Home Screen
When you turn on your Roku TV, you’ll see a home screen. Think of it as the starting point for all your fun TV adventures.
Step 2: Find the Channel Store
Now, let’s find the place where you can get all the cool apps. It’s called the “Channel Store.”
Step 3: Search for Discovery Plus
Just like searching for your favorite video game, type “Discovery Plus” into the search bar. Use your Roku remote to type it out.
Step 4: Pick Discovery Plus
When the search results pop up on the screen, look for the “Discovery Plus” channel. It’s like finding your candy on the shelf.
Step 5: Add the Channel
Now, click on “Add channel.” It’s like putting that candy in your shopping cart.
Step 6: Choose Your Plan
You might need to choose a plan, like when you pick the size of your candy bag. Select the one you want or try the 7-day free trial if it’s available.
Step 7: Create or Log into Your Account
If you haven’t made a Discovery Plus account, you’ll need to do that. If you already have one, just log in using your username and password.
Step 8: Enter Your Roku PIN (If You Have One)
If you’ve set up a PIN for your Roku, enter it. It’s like the secret code to open the candy jar. If you forgot it, don’t worry; you can reset it.
Step 9: Enjoy Discovery Plus
Now that you’ve followed all these steps, you can open the Discovery Plus app on your Roku TV and start watching your favorite shows. It’s like enjoying your candy – but even better because it’s your favorite TV shows!
How to Install Discovery Plus Remotely via Browser
Sometimes, you might want to install Discovery Plus on your Roku using a web browser because the app store isn’t working or you just prefer doing things on your computer. No worries! Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Go to the Roku Website
Open your web browser and visit the official Roku channel store on their website.
Step 2: Search for Discovery Plus
Use the search bar, just like you do on search engines. Type “Discovery Plus” and press enter.
Step 3: Pick Discovery Plus from the List
From the list of search results, find the Discovery Plus channel. It’s like selecting your favorite item from a menu.
Step 4: Add the Channel
Click on “Add channel.” Think of this as putting it in your virtual shopping cart.
Step 5: Log In (if needed)
If you’re not already logged into your Roku account on the website, you might need to do that to complete the process. It’s like entering your details when you shop online.
Step 6: Turn On Your Roku Device
Now, switch on your Roku device. Discovery Plus will magically appear on it, and you can start watching your favorite shows whenever you want.
Which Devices Work with Discovery Plus?
Discovery Plus is super versatile and can be installed on various devices. Here’s where you can enjoy Discovery+:
- Android devices
- Android TV
- iOS devices (like iPhones and iPads)
- Apple TV
- Amazon Fire TV
- Web browsers on Windows and Mac laptops/PCs
- Xbox gaming consoles
- Samsung Smart TVs
So, no matter what gadget you have, there’s a good chance you can get Discovery Plus on it and enjoy all the awesome shows!