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How to Stream Redbox TV on Roku

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Do you know about RedBox? Do you know How to Stream Redbox on Roku? In this article, we are going to inform you about all these queries. RedBox is an amazing streaming app. With this, you can have many movies and TV on rent and buy basis. The movie rentals are around $1.99.

By having a RedBox tv app on your Roku, you can easily watch free live TV channels. An amazing thing is that you need not pay any monthly or yearly subscription. You have to pay only for the video title you want to stream.

Features of Redbox

Now let’s talk about some of the amazing features of RedBox. These are mentioned below:

  • Purchase the content: With this, people can have new release movies and TV shows with the two options: renting the content for $1.99 for up to 30 days, and buying the content for permanent streaming.
  • Get the Offline Videos: By this, you can download Movies and TV shows from the library. These can be enjoyed later. Moreover, on-demand content is also available.
  • Add your Wish List: While browsing, you can add the new release movies to the Wish List and get notified by the app. So you will be able to stream the latest movies in no time.

How to Get Redbox on Roku

Basically, RedBox is available on the Roku Channel Store. Moreover, it is also easy get  the app on Rolu. For this you need to follow the folloing steps:

  • Press the “Home” button on your Roku remote.
  • On the Home Page, you need to tap the “Streaming Channels” option.
  • Hit the “Search Channels” option.
  • By using the virtual keyboard, search for Redbox.
  • From the search results, pick the app.
  • Click the “Add Channel” button and the RedBox channel will be added to your Roku TV.
  • Once the app is added, press the “OK” button.
  • “Go to Channel” option to roll out the app.

Alternative Method – Add Redbox to Roku

By having the Roku Mobile app on your smartphone, you can add a Redbox channel to your smartphone. For his, you need to connect your smartphone and Roku to the same WiFi network. Follow the following steps:

  • Install the Roku Mobile app into your smartphone.
  • After the installation, launch it.
  • Sign in if it is required.
  • Tap the ‘Devices’ tap in the bottom left corner.
  • The list of available devices will be displayed on the screen.
  • Select the Roku Device.
  • Once these are paired, select the “Channels” tab.
  • Choose the “Channel Store” tab.
  • From search result, choose the Redbox channel.
  • Tap on the “Add Channel” button to add the Redbox channel.
  • Now you can launch the Redbox channel on your Roku from the Channel list.

How to Watch Redbox on Roku

Here are the method to watch Redbox on Roku

  • Open the Redbox app.
  • Sign in.
  • The Redbox app will be on the home screen. No need of activation process.
  • Select the Movies or Free Live TV option.
  • Choose any video and start streaming.

Alternative Method – Screen Mirror Redbox on Roku

Having installed the Redbox app on your smartphone, you can easily use it to mirror the app to your Roku device or TV.

Mirroring Redbox App to Roku from Android Smartphone

For this, you need to connect your smartphone and Roku to the same WiFi net work. After this, enable the “Screen Mirroring Feature on Roku”. Then follow the following steps:

  • Launch the Redbox app on your Android smartphone.
  • After installing, sign in to the account.
  • After pulling down the “Notification Panel,” tap the “Cast” icon.
  • Choose the “Roku device” from the list of available devices.
  • Return to the Redbox app and mirror the content to Roku.

Screen Mirror Redbox to Roku from iOS Smartphone

For this, you need to follow the following steps:

  • Enable the “AirPlay on Roku” from Settings > Apple Airplay and HomeKit > Apple AirPlay and HomeKit Settings. Choose the “Airplay” option and turn it on.
  • Connect your iOS smartphone and Roku to the same WiFi network.
  • Install the Redbox app after the installation.
  • Sign in to the RedBox account and pull down the Control Center.
  • Tap on the “Screen Mirroring” icon.
  • Roku device will show up on your iOS Smartphone’s screen.
  • Click on “Roku Device”.
  • Visit the Redbox app and mirror its content to your Roku device or TV.

Redbox Not Working on Roku

While watching movies and TV shows in the Redbox app, you may face some streaming issues. The basic reason for this is server overloading. An error message, “Sorry, but we could not authenticate your device and can’t continue,” will pop up. If you are facing this issue, then you should stream the video content after 30 or 45 minutes.

If still you face the same issue, then follow the following steps:

  • Restart the Roku device.
  • Uninstall the Redbox app and install it again.
  • Update the firmware on Roku. This will update the Redbox app.
  • Turn off the Roku TV and try again after 30 to 40 minutes.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

1) Is Redbox free on Roku?

Yes, RedBox is totally free.

2) Can you use RedBox codes on Roku?

Yes, people can use the RedBox promo codes to redeem the points on the Roku streaming device or TV. For this you need to enter the promot code when you buy or rent the video title for redeeming.

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