All over the world, Roku is one of the famous streaming devices due to its ability to provide streaming contents. This device can transform your TV into an entertainment hub. Roku allows its user to watch their favourite premium services like Netflix, Hulu, BBC iPlayer, YouTube and more. In addition, you can also install various third-party apps on your device. Likewise, this article guides with the installation procedure of Popcorn Time on Roku.
Popcorn Time is one of the excellent open-source streaming application where you can stream movies and TV shows in great quality for free. It uses the BitTorrent protocol for streaming media files on the internet. Popcorn Time is compatible with all platforms so you can access it on Roku stick.
Installation of Popcorn Time on Roku is a bit difficult because the app isn’t available on the Roku store. So you can watch Popcorn Time on Roku by installing Plex Media Player since Popcorn Time is bundled with it.
How to Install Popcorn Time on Roku
As mentioned above, Popcorn Time doesn’t have any dedicated app for Roku, so you can get the app from Plex Media Server.
#1. Download and Install Plex Media Server on your PC.
#2. Once the installation is completed, launch the Plex Media and enter your login credentials.
#3. Search for Popcorn Time in the channel menu and install it.
#4. Connect the Roku device with your TV and establish the connection.
#5. From the Roku channel store, download and install the Plex app.
#6. After installation, launch the Plex Media Player on Roku. Now, enter the same log-in details used on Plex Media Server.
#7. From the channel menu, you can access Popcorn Time on Roku TV.
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Install Popcorn Time on Roku using Windows or Mac
It is another method to access Popcorn Time on Roku by mirroring Mac or Windows screen. In this method, you have to make sure that your Roku device and TV has connected to the same Wifi network.
#1. Plugin the Roku device on your TV and establish the connection.
#2. Search for Popcorn Time, install it on your Windows or Mac PC.
#3. Click the Easy Display Switcher by pressing the shortcut Windows Key + P. (For Mac, press Command + F1 keys).
#4. From the list, select your Roku device.
#5. A pop-up will appear on the screen, whether you want to cast video or not. Click Accept to start mirroring your PC.
#6. Now, stream Popcorn Time on PC and start watching your favorite movies and TV shows on Roku-connected TV.
Related: How to Install Vudu on Roku
Installation of Popcorn Time on Roku is done, now you can enjoy streaming on the bigger screen. This streaming service has geo-restricted contents, so while using this application, use a VPN on your device for security purposes.
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