Twitch is an amazing live video streaming platform for all the gamers out there. Initially, it focused entirely on video games, that let pro gamers stream their gameplay and amateurs to watch those videos. But since its inception, it has expanded to include streams dedicated to artwork, music, talk shows, and the occasional TV series. Similar to YouTube & Vimeo, it even allows users to upload and watch videos, but the content should be related to gaming and sports only.
Twitch App Availability
With more than 2.2 Million daily broadcasters & 15 Million daily Twitch viewers, it has absolutely rocketed into the mainstream consciousness. Since the gaming industry is on the boom and FPV (First Person View) games like PUBG, Fortnite is reaching heights, streaming services like Twitch have become a virtual guide to game-lovers.
Currently, Twitch supports almost all smartphones and iOS devices. Be it PC or Smart TV, you can install and watch Twitch on almost every platform. But last year, the parent company, Amazon pulled the official Twitch channel from Roku. Maybe they’re planning to bring an updated version or whatever. But since several Twitch lovers are searching a way to watch their favorite Twitch channel on Roku, we have jotted down the step by step method to install Twitch on Roku!
How To Watch Twitch On Roku?
Since Twitch is not available on Roku Channel Store, so you have to download and install the unofficial Twitch app Roku from third-party sources.
Step 1- Open the browser on your PC or mobile and visit
Step 2- Proceed with your login credentials and head toward the three-lined icon on the top-right corner of your screen. From the drop-down menu, you have to click on the down-arrow of the first option. Hit on My account > Add channel with a code.
Step 3- In the Channel access code bar, type TwitchTV and proceed by clicking the Add channel button.
Step 4- You might be prompted with a warning saying that the channel you’re trying to add is not certified. But you can click OK to move ahead.
Step 5- On the next screen, click on Yes, add a channel button to confirm that you want to add Twitch to Roku.
Step 6- As soon as you click the Yes button, a confirmation screen will be presented to you that the channel is added successfully.
You can launch the Roku device and observe the Twitch app on the Roku section.
Are you still having trouble to watch Twitch on Roku? Try another method!
How To Watch Twitch On Roku Using Third-Party Tool?
You need to install the third-party app Twitched to add Twitch on your Roku device. The app is available in two versions for installing: Twitched Zero & Twitched.
First, one is free to download but shows ads before each stream, and the latter one costs around $1 but would be free of commercials. Since the official Twitch app was pulled off, you have to add the third-party tool:
Step 1- Open your Roku.
Step 2- On the main display, you’ll see different options, including My Feed, Search, News, Channel Store, Settings, etc.
Step 3- Choose Channel Store option > Add channel > enter your PIN > click OK and proceed.
Step 4- You are required to be a registered Twitch account holder to proceed with the following steps. If you are: Open the unofficial Twitch app from Roku and go to Settings.
Step 5- Log into your account and in the Windows Link your Twitch account, you’ll get a channel code on your screen. Go to Twitched official website from your PC or mobile & enter the shown code.
Once you get the confirmation pop-up, you can enjoy Twitch on Roku.
Note: Unofficial Roku channels can lose support at any moment. If certain channels don’t get updated for a longer time, they might also stop working!