Roku is one of the most used streaming devices and it has a lot of hidden potentials. And one such potential is streaming IPTV. You can either stream an IPTV content for free or you can use the paid IPTV services. Whenever it comes to streaming IPTV for free, m3u files play a vital role in it. Because they are the only way to stream IPTV for free. In this article, first, we will share the steps to watch IPTV on Roku for free. Later we also have added some of the paid IPTV services for Roku.
All internet television (IPTV) works on the same basis. All the IPTV service provider shares the content via restricted login access. In simple terms, all the contents are stored in a remote server, and you need a login credential to access the contents. And if you are paying for this service, its paid IPTV. These m3u files are the collection of those steaming links. And these links change on a daily basis. And it allows you to fetch the streaming content directly with any media player. In this way, you can stream all the contents for free. You can get m3u files from this site. They are providing lots of updated M3U links.
IPTV on Roku
After getting your hands on the m3u file, you need a media player to play the content. In the case of firestick, you can use Kodi or VLC. But Roku is a closed device, you cant install third-party applications on it. So you need to use m3u Black IPTV playlist Player. Though there are a lot of other players, there this seems to be the best one.
If you are planning to use a paid service, make sure to check whether the support is available for Roku. If yes, then you can find the channels from the Roku channel page. Just add that channel to your list and open it from the home screen. And login to your account to enjoy the channels.
Free IPTV on Roku
As I said previously, you need two things to stream IPTV on Roku. One is the m3u file and the other is a streaming player. Follow the below steps to install the m3u black player.
How to add m3u black player on Roku
M3u black being a private channel, you can’t add the channel via normal method. You need to add it via invite code. Follow the below steps to the channel to your list.
- Go to the Roku official site and select my account.
- Sign in to your account and select “add channel with a code“
- Now enter the code (m3ublack) and select add channel
- Select ok in the warning window, followed by “Yes, add channel“
- It will take some time for the change to reflect on your Roku device. Once the channel is installed, you can find it on the home screen.
- Now open the channel from the home screen. Add the m3u playlist either as a file or URL.
- Now the available channels will be added to the list.
- And you can access the available channels from the list in the left pane.
- If you need any other channel, change the m3u file.
Thus m3u black private channel had been added to the list successfully. In this same way, you can add any of the private channels to your Roku. Now you can stream most of the IPTV on Roku.
Paid IPTV on Roku
Though you can watch most of the IPTV for free, it’s a tedious process. You need to search for new m3u files every single day. And it takes some tries, before getting your hands on working m3u file. And it’s really difficult to get an m3u file for live shows and PPV events. So if you are planning to use IPTV on Roku for watching Live TV and PPV events, then you need to go for the paid method.
There are lots of paid IPTV services available out there. Sling TV and DirecTV are some of the top services. The basics plan of Sling TV starts from $25 and goes till $40. DirecTV basic plan is about $40. And it also got a free trial, so make sure to use it before buying the plan. These channels are available in the Roku store. You can directly search for the channel and install it.
These are the available methods to watch IPTV on Roku. Hope this article is informative and clear, If you are facing any issue during the installation, let us know. We will be glad to extend our help.