Popcorn Time is an open-source streaming service which lets you watch movies (including pirated films) and TV shows for free. It uses BitTorrent protocol to let the users stream their media over the internet. Unlike torrent client, you don’t have to wait for the file to download. It let the users stream the media immediately. Popcorn Time is accessible on popular platforms like Windows, Android, iOS, and Linux. The added advantage of Popcorn Time is that it is also accessible on streaming devices like Amazon Fire TV Stick and Roku. In this article, we will show you how to download and Install Popcorn Time on Roku devices.
Is Popcorn Time available for Roku Devices?
Even though Popcorn Time is available for numerous platforms, there is no dedicated app for Roku streaming devices. However, you can access Popcorn Time by installing the Plex Media Player.
Download Plex and Stream Popcorn Time on Roku
#1: Download Plex Media Server on your Windows or Mac PC.
#2: After installing the Plex Media Server, launch the application and enter the Plex account credentials.
#3: Navigate to the channels menu and install the Popcorn Time channel.
#4: Now, connect your Roku device to the TV and navigate to the Roku Store.
#5: Search and download the Plex Application on Roku.
Related: How to Popcorn Time on Android Devices?
#6: Once the installation is finished, launch the Plex application on Roku and enter the same login credentials that you used on Plex Media Server.
#7: Now, access Popcorn Time from the Channels menu and stream your favourite movie or TV show.
Stream Popcorn Time on Roku using Android?
Step 1: Connect your Android device and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 2: Enable Screen Mirroring on your Roku. [Home -> Settings -> System -> Screen Mirroring Mode -> Always Allow]
Step 3: On your Android device, go to Settings and find the Cast menu.
Step 4: Select your Roku device to mirror your Android screen.
Step 5: Launch the Popcorn Time app on your Android and stream its contents. The media will appear on the Roku connected TV.
How to Stream Popcorn Time on Roku using Windows?
You can also access Popcorn Time on Roku by mirroring the Windows screen. Before using this method, make sure that Roku device and PC/laptop are connected to the same network.
#1: Connect your Roku device to the TV.
#2: Download and install Popcorn Time on your Windows.
[Facing trouble while installing the Popcorn Time? Follow our guide to learn how to install Popcorn Time on Windows].
#3: Open “Easy Display Switcher” by pressing “Windows Key + P.”
#4: Select the Roku device where you need to stream your media.
#5: A prompt message will appear on the screen asking whether you want to cast video or not. Tap Accept to mirror your PC screen on the TV.
#6: Now open Popcorn Time on your PC and stream your favorite movie or TV show.
Install Popcorn Time on other Platforms
Users can install Popcorn Time on other Platforms like FireStick, Chromecast, gaming consoles and more. Here are the installing guides for
Now you can enjoy streaming on the bigger screen by installing the Popcorn Time on Roku. Since Popcorn Time is an open-source application, it streams copyrighted and geo-restricted media contents for free. While streaming those contents, you must protect your identity and online activities by using the Popcorn Time VPN.
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