Key Takeaway

  • Add Animal Planet GO to Roku: Launch Roku home screen >> Streaming Channels >> Search Channel >> Search Animal Planet GO >> Add Channel.
  • Activate Animal Planet GO: Open Animal Planet GO >> Note Activation Code >> Visit the Activation Website >> Paste the Code > Select and Sign In with TV Provider >> Start Streaming.

Animal Planet is an American TV channel from Warner Bros. It has the best collection of documentaries about nature and wildlife. You can install Animal Planet GO on Roku to watch thousands of titles on VOD content from fifteen networks on the device. Apart from this, you can also access other infotainment TV channel content through this app.

Users can find the official Animal Planet GO app in the Roku Channel Store. It means users can stream it on their devices without any hassle. The service doesn’t have any stand-alone subscription plans. Users should have a subscription with a live TV provider to sign in to the app.

How to Install Animal Planet on Roku

1. Turn on your TV and connect the Roku device to it through the HDMI port.

2. From the home screen, select the Streaming Channels option.

Select Streaming Channels

3. Click the Search Channels option from the next screen.

Select Search Channels

4. Use the on-screen keyboard to search for Animal Planet GO.

5. Choose the app icon and click on Add Channel.

6. When the app installation is over, select OK.

7. Select the Go to Channel option to launch the app.

Alternative Method to Install Animal Planet on Roku

1. Open any web browser on your computer after turning the device on.

2. On the browser, go to the official Roku Channel Store.

3. Locate the Sign-in button on the webpage and click on it.

4. Provide the details of the Roku account on the device to sign in.

Sign in to the Roku account

5. Select the search bar and search for the Animal Planet GO app.

6. Choose the app icon from the search results and click on Add Channel button.

Click on Add Channel

7. This will start to download the app on Roku.

8. Finally, users can find and access the app on Roku.

How to Activate Animal Planet on Roku

1. Highlight the Animal Planet GO app on the home screen and then open the app.

2. The app’s homepage displays the Activation code for users to copy down.

3. Turn on your computer and go to the web browser of your choice.

4. Visit the Animal Planet Activation website.

Visit the Animal Planet activation website

5. Type in the Activation Code and click on the Activate button. This will activate the Animal Planet GO Channel.

6. Also, sign in to the subscription with a pay-TV provider with the account details.

7. Refresh the Animal Planet GO app on the device to load the homepage.

8. Users can play any title from the app library to stream it.

Animal Planet on Roku

How to Watch Animal Planet Without Cable

Animal Planet is available for streaming on some of the popular live TV streaming apps. So, if you have a subscription to these services, you can stream the channel live.


Philo is the most affordable live TV provider and a streaming service with the best channel lineup.

Animal Planet on Roku with Philo
Subscription PlanPhilo Subscription
Subscription Price$25 per month
Free Trial7-day free trial
No. of Channels60 channels
Other ChannelsVH1, WE TV, BET, Comedy Central, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, and Hallmark Channel.
Cloud DVRUnlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams3 users


Even though fuboTV is well-known for its sports channel lineup, the service has the best collection of entertainment channels like Animal Planet.

Animal Planet on Roku with fubo TV
Subscription PlanfuboTV Subscription
Subscription Price$69.99 per month
Free Trial7-day free trial
No. of Channels90 channels
Other ChannelsComedy Central, Discovery, Paramount Network, TLC, Travel Channel, and USA Network.
Cloud DVR1000 hours of Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams3 users

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream is a subscription-based live TV provider with popular TV channels like Animal Planet.

Animal Planet on Roku with DirecTV Stream
Subscription PlanEntertainment Package
Subscription Price$69.99 per month
Free Trial5-day free trial
No. of Channels65 channels
Other ChannelsA&E, Bravo, BET, HGTV, History, Disney Junior, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network.
Cloud DVRUnlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams20 users

Hulu + Live TV

The live TV subscription tier from Hulu has the best channel lineup, along with Animal Planet.

Animal Planet on Roku with Hulu
Subscription PlanHulu + Live TV package
Subscription Price$69.99 per month
Free TrialNo free trial
No. of Channels70 channels
Other ChannelsCNN, E!, ESPN, Freeform, TBS, TNT, truTV, and Nickelodeon.
Cloud DVRUnlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams2 users


Why is Animal Planet not working on Roku?

Animal Planet will not work on Roku if there are issues with its servers. Also, the app might be buffering if your internet is slow. You can restart the Roku device and check the internet connection to solve the issue.

How to Remove the Animal Planet app on Roku?

You need to go to the Animal Planet Go app from the home screen and press the Star button on the remote. From the menu, choose the Remove channel button and confirm the same to remove the Animal Planet app.