Looking for a way to ditch cable and still watch all your favorite shows? Cut the cord and save with Roku! For a limited time, get a 30-day free trial of Discovery+ when you purchase a Roku device.
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Roku provides an excellent alternative to traditional television, with the 30-day free trial of Discovery+, there’s no commitment required to explore all this streaming service has to offer.
Roku is a streaming media player that allows you to watch programs and movies on demand, so there’s no need to wait for them to air or plan your DVR. Roku offers access to a variety of streaming services, ensuring that you can watch all of your favorite shows in one place.
What products does Roku have?
To be able to stream shows using Roku, you get to choose a Roku product that you like. Here are their most popular models and its features:
Roku Express is a simple starter kit that includes a streaming player, remote (with batteries), HDMI and USB cables, as well as an adaptor. It offers high-definition streaming with thousands of movies and shows to choose from.
Roku Express 4K+
With the upgrade of remote control to a voice control remote, as well as improved streaming quality, the Roku Express 4K+ provides features that are found on the Roku Express but with the better video quality.
Roku Streaming Stick 4
The streaming game was replaced with a USB-like streaming stick, voice remote, and other accessories. The streaming stick has a faster setup time, better picture quality content, and the ability to connect to Wi-Fi at a distance and share multimedia material from your apple device using AirPlay.
Roku Streaming Stick 4K+
The same features as Roku Streaming Stick 4 are included in this set, but the remote control is rechargeable (which includes a ‘lost remote’ finder) and 4K picture quality thanks to Dolby Vision.
Roku Streambar delivers stunning 4K picture quality, simple set-up, and premium surround sound quality. The streambar kit includes a Bluetooth-compatible streambar speaker, a voice remote with TV controls, an adaptor, power cables, and an HDMI cable.
Roku Streambar Pro
The same features as Roku Streambar are included in the set, but the voice control remote contains personal shortcuts and a cinematic sound experience by Dolby Audio.
Roku Smart TV
Smart TVs with a built-in Roku feature are also available. A variety of TV brands including TCL, Hisense, Philips, Sanyo, and others have collaborated with Roku to create models of their TVs that come equipped with the popular interface.
All Roku products or packages include a large selection of free, live, and premium TV.
Is there a subscription fee for Roku?
There are no monthly fees associated with using a Roku device or viewing free channels. You’ll only be charged for subscription services like Netflix, Sling TV, and Apple TV.
How do I get the free trial?
Here’s how to score your free trial of Discovery+:
- Buy a Roku device
- Set the device up and connect to Wi-Fi
- Open the TV
- Click on the Discovery+ prompt on the screen and follow the subscription directions.
You’ll be asked for your credit card info at some point, but don’t worry, the first 7 days are free. Once the trial days are up though, you’ll be automatically charged the monthly rate.
How to cancel subscriptions on Roku?
To cancel subscriptions on your Roku device:
- Click Home on the Roku remote
- Navigate to the channel you wish to cancel using the directional pad in the center of your Roku remote.
- Click Star on the remote to open the ‘options’ menu
- Click ‘Manage subscription’
- Select ‘Cancel Subscription’ when prompted. Roku will display a notice confirming the cancellation, as well as the last day of access, if necessary.
- Click ‘Done.’
To cancel or unsubscribe via phone or the website:
- Visit https://my.roku.com/ or open the Roku mobile app
- Sign into your account
- Scroll down and click ‘Manage your Subscription’
- Find the channel that you want to cancel under ‘Active Subscriptions’
- Click ‘Cancel subscription’
- Choose a cancelation reason to finish the process.
If you bought a subscription outside Roku, Channel Store, or the Roku Channel, it will not appear on the Subscription list; instead, you must contact the service provider directly to cancel your subscription.
You can avail of a free trial of Roku for 30 days. Use the following link to get started.