In sort to activate your Roku streaming device or your Roku TV™, you must first link it your Roku account if you don’t have to create a one. The Roku account has all the information on which devices you have subscribed and all that channels you have already installed, it also contains all your preferences and settings data saved. For setup how to link your Roku streaming device, check out all the activation steps already published in earlier blogs.
while activating your Roku streaming device, you first have to go to the official website roku.com/link on your computer or smartphone and put the link code in the given space displayed on your Roku device, e.g., “XD12G”. This blog will helps you troubleshoot any problem you may have during the activating process.
what if you get an error when I put the link code on the website roku.com/link
If you face an error while putting the link code, try entering put the activation code one more time. There may be a typing error or any other problem like a standby network or some system issue.
If this does not resolve the issue:
Go back to your Roku streaming device starting page and then click on the start button on your Roku remote control device and then select the option Get a new code.
when the link code displayed on the screen, return back to the website named roku.com/link and put the new code in the space given.
I put the link code, but my Roku device freeze on the link code screen only.why?
Sometimes it happens as it takes a quite a bit time to finish the activation process, so do wait a few moments. And if the Roku streaming device still displays the screen with the activation link code, Do try these steps:
1.Make sure that you already done with all the steps earlier given on the website in order how to activate the Roku streaming device.
Note that: First of all you must complete all of the steps as mentioned on the website(roku.com/link) before returning to your Roku streaming device. Or if you don’t do that your Roku streaming device will not be activated.
If you have “Error 001” while activating and the message that says “not connected” in the top right corner of your TV screen, it signifies that your Roku device is not connected to a proper network.(make sure you have a firewall installed on your network to have a secured connection)
1.Click on Try Again.
2.If that still does not work, read about what should you do if you are not able to connect to your home connection or the internet. Connect the device to the internet properly and repeat all that process again given above.