There are certain dedicated codes that provide you with access to add Non-certified channels on Roku player. The dedicated code comprises of alphabets and numbers. This code is available with the channel developer itself. If we talk in general, then these channels are not available directly on Roku channel store but you have to search and download it from third-party providers. Watching of such channels on Roku player is at the sole responsibility of users.
What’s the use of Roku non-certified channels?
The developer when develops the channel, he first launches its beta version that is accessible by limited users only. If he finds success or the channel is reported OK by the Roku team, then he publishes all over the platform from where every user can enjoy it.
Why Non-certified channels remained blocked for some users?
If the channel is not fulfilling the rules and regulations of the company, then the company may block that channel from the user viewing list. After this, the user can’t watch the channel by any means.
How to find out whether the Non-certified channel is abiding by the rules and policies of Roku or not?
When a new channel is added to the Roku platform it is checked only after publication. If Roku finds that the channel is infringing the copyrights, policies, and rules of the company, then it may stop its distribution in the public until or unless the changes are not done. Once the channel complies with the rules and copyright policies, it will make available for the normal public. You can ask further questions and queries related to it from the Roku support team.
How to add Non-certified channels?
Follow the steps mentioned below to add Non-certified channels on the player:
- Open Roku.com from computer or phone.
- Login to account by entering the valid credentials.
- Go to ‘Manage account’ section and add a channel with the help of code.
- Enter the code that you have received from the developer.
- Check for any warning message if appearing on the screen.
The channel once added to the list will not appear immediately. It will take 2-3 days to get added. You will find the same on the Roku com page. If you want to perform the update for the system, then go to ‘Settings’ followed by ‘System update’.
After downloading and installing the channel, it will start appearing on the home screen from where you can easily open and start watching the content. The recently added channel will appear at the bottom of the page. If you want to move up, then drag and drop at a particular location. If you find any problem in moving the channel, you can click on ‘How to move the channel’.
How to get a refund for Non-certified channels subscribed on the device?
As far as Non-certified channels are concerned, Roku doesn’t sell subscriptions for it. If someone asks you to subscribe to the channel, then you can confirm it from Roku support. They will let you know each and everything and will confirm subscription if any for your Non-certified channel.
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