How do I get Apple TV+ on Roku?

Here is how you can enjoy Apple TV+ original content from your Roku device
  • Best Image Quality (4K)

    Roku Ultra

    Price:
    $99.99
    Standout Feature:
    4K HDR video with Dolby Vision for high quality, vivid video.
  • Best Audio Experience

    Roku Streambar

    Price:
    $129.99
    Standout Feature:
    Four built-in full-range speakers for increased sound quality.
  • Best Budget Buy

    Roku Express

    Price:
    $29.99
    Standout Feature:
    Affordable option for 1080p Full HD content to your TV.
  • Best with Headphones

    Roku Streaming Stick+

    Price:
    $59.99
    Standout Feature:
    Includes earbuds that can be plugged into the remote for private listening.

Apple’s video-on-demand streaming service, Apple TV+, isn’t exclusive to its own devices. You can easily enjoy the service on Roku devices too.

We’ll show you how to find, download, and install the Apple TV+ channel on your Roku device, and we’ll answer some common questions that you may have along the way.

What is Apple TV+?

Programs on Apple TV+

Image courtesy of Apple.

Not to be confused with the Apple TV streaming box, Apple TV+ is a subscription-based video-on-demand streaming service.

Apple TV+ offers up original content that includes TV shows and full-length feature films. Enjoy high-quality content without ever leaving your couch.

TV Originals

  • For All Mankind
  • The Morning Show
  • Servant
  • Truth Be Told
  • Amazing Stories
  • Dickinson
  • Ghostwriter
  • Ted Lasso
  • Mythic Quest
  • Central Park

Film Originals

  • Hala
  • The Banker
  • Greyhound
  • On the Rocks
  • Wolfwalkers
  • Palmer
  • Cherry
  • The Elephant Queen
  • Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry
  • The Year Earth Changed

Apple TV+ currently costs $4.99/month, but viewers have the option to enjoy a 7-day free trial period before committing to the service.

Apple TV+ is also included in Apple’s Apple One service bundle, which bundles and discounts several Apple services. For anyone fully entrenched in the Apple ecosystem, Apple One is an excellent option.

Additionally, purchasing a new Apple device, such as a Mac, iPhone, or iPad, includes 1-year of Apple TV+ at no additional cost.

How do I get Apple TV+ on Roku?

Apple TV App

Image courtesy of Apple.

You can download the Apple TV+ channel from the Roku Channel Store. Follow these easy steps to find and install the channel on your device:

Step 1: Access your Home screen by pressing the Home button on your Roku remote.

Step 2: In the presented menu, scroll to and select the Streaming Channels option.

Step 3: Scroll down to and select Search Channels.

Step 4: Using the on-screen keyboard, search for Apple TV+.

Step 5: In the provided results, select Apple TV+ and click it.

Step 6: Click Add Channel.

Once the Apple TV+ channel has been installed on your Roku device—access it as you do any other channel from the Roku Home Screen.

For more great content, be sure to also check out our roundup of the Top 10 Free Channels on Roku for Cord-Cutters.

What are the best Roku devices?

When it comes to Roku devices, there is a healthy selection available. Here, we’ve outlined some of our favorite Roku devices.

Top Roku Devices
Roku DevicePicture QualityWireless ConnectivityRemoteExternal Ports
Roku Ultra ($99.99)
Roku Ultra
4K, 1080p HD, HDR, Dolby Vision802.11ac, Dual-band, MIMO (Fastest)Remote with Voice Control and Headphone JackEthernet and USB
Roku Streambar ($129.99)
Roku Streambar
4K, 1080p HD, HDR802.11ac, Dual-band, MIMO (Fastest)Remote with Voice ControlEthernet (via USB adapter) and USB
Roku Express ($24.99)
Roku Express
1080p HD802.11 b/g/n, Single-band (Fast)Standard RemoteNone
Roku Streaming Stick+ HE ($59.99)
Roku Streaming Stick+ Headphone Edition
4K, 1080p HD, HDR802.11ac, Dual-band, MIMO (Fastest)Remote with Voice Control and Headphone JackNone

Roku Ultra: Our top-pick for anyone looking for the best image quality from a Roku device, Roku Ultra outputs ultra-crisp 4K video with HDR support for vivid colors. If you are looking for the ultimate Roku experience with a fast Wi-Fi connection, Roku Ultra is the best choice.

Roku Streambar: If your home theatre system lacks decent speakers, the Roku Streambar is an excellent all-in-one solution that includes four built-in full-range speakers for a more immersive experience with increased sound quality.

Roku Express: Budget-conscious users will love the Roku Express. While the Express lacks some more advanced features such as 4K HDR video, viewers can still enjoy Full 1080p HD video content without breaking the bank.

Roku Streaming Stick+ HE: If you’re worried that your late-night entertainment binging habit might disturb others, the Streaming Stick+ HE is a great option as it includes a remote with a headphone jack and earbuds in the box for a private listening experience.

For a more detailed look at Roku, be sure to check our Beginner’s Guide to Roku where we take a deep dive into the entire Roku ecosystem of devices, downloadable channels, and 3rd-party accessories.