How to Watch Animal Planet on Roku

Quick Guide

  • The Animal Planet Go app can be installed on Roku from the Roku Channel Store.
  • Upon installation, you need to activate the app by going to the Animal Planet activation website.
  • Instead of installing the app, you can stream the content on Roku by screen mirroring the Animal Planet Go app on your Android phone or iPhone.

Animal Planet is a popular American TV channel owned by Discovery, Inc. Animal Planet Go is the streaming app of this service, which is available for multiple devices. You can install the Animal Planet Go app on Roku from the Roku Channel Store. This app is region-blocked in some countries. In that case, you can screen mirror Animal Planet app content on Roku from your smartphone.

Before moving into the installation steps, ensure you have an active Cable TV subscription to access Animal Planet Go on Roku.

How to Add Animal Planet Go on Roku

1. Start your Roku device and press Home on your Roku remote.

Select Streaming Channels

2. Select Streaming Channels and choose Search Channels.

3. Enter Animal Planet in the search bar and choose the Animal Planet Go app.

Enter Animal Planet to watch Animal Planet on Roku

4. Select Add channel to install the app on Rou.

5. Select OK to confirm. You can now stream the videos on Roku.

How to Activate Animal Planet GO on Roku

1. Select the Animal Planet GO app on your device.

2. A unique code will appear on the screen.

3. Visit the Animal Planet Activation site ( from your PC or Smartphone using the browser.

4. Enter the Activation code on the given field and select Link TV Provider.

Enter the Activation Code and select Link TV Provider

5. Choose your TV provider.

Select your TV provider to watch Animal Planet on Roku

6. Enter your TV provider account details and click on Sign In.

How to Screen Mirror Animal Planet to Roku from Smartphone

The alternative way to stream Animal Planet is by screen mirroring from a smartphone. For that, you have to connect your Roku device and Smartphone to the same WiFi network.

1. Press Home on your Roku device.

2. Select Settings and choose System.

Select Setting

3. Choose Screen mirroring and select Screen mirroring mode.

Choose Scree mirroring mode to watch Animal Planet on Roku

4. Select either Prompt or Always allow to enable screen mirroring on Roku.

5. Turn on your Smartphone and go to the Notification panel.

6. Select the Cast (Android) or Screen Mirroring (iOS) icon and choose your Roku device from the list to mirror the smartphone screen.

7. Now, open the Animal Planet GO app on your smartphone. You can download it from the Play Store or App Store on your respective device.

8. Select Videos on Animal Planet and enjoy watching them on your big screen.

How to Stream Animal Planet on Roku without Cable TV

If you don’t have a subscription to cable TV, then you can stream Animal Planet with Streaming Platforms. Here are some platforms to stream Animal Planet without a satellite TV subscription.

Streaming ServiceBasic SubscriptionDownload Link
Hulu on Roku$76.99/monthRoku Channel Store
DirecTV Stream on Roku$79.99/monthRoku Channel Store
YouTube TV on Roku$72.99/monthRoku Channel Store

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Animat Planet free on Roku?

Yes, you can stream Animal Planet for free with a cable TV subscription.

2. What is the best alternative for Animal Planet?

As an alternative, you can install and stream Discovery Plus on Roku. Discovery Plus is most similar to Animal Planet.

3. How to fix the Animal Planet Go app not working on Roku?

Sometimes, the app will not work with the poor internet connection on your device. So, check the internet connection and connect your Roku device to a stable WiFi network. If the problem continues, restart Roku to fix the error.

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