Key Takeaway

  • Add Disney Channel to Roku: Launch Roku home screen >> Streaming Channels >> Search Channel >> Search Disney Channel >> Add Channel.
  • Sign In to Disney Channel: Open Disney Channel >> Select Log In >> Enter Account Details >> Start Streaming.

The Disney Channel, or simply Disney, is a popular pay-TV channel owned by The Walt Disney Company. All the content on the channel mainly focuses on children and adolescents. It is available for streaming across the world with regional versions. The Disney Channel streams interesting TV series, movies, and TV shows on Roku.


There is no stand-alone app for Disney Channel on Roku. Users can stream shows from the app with the Disney Plus app. Disney Plus is a subscription-based app with the following plans.

  • Monthly Subscription – $7.99 per month
  • Yearly Subscription – $79.99 per year

How to Sign Up for Disney Plus

1. Open a web browser of your choice on a computer or smartphone.

2. Go to the Disney Plus official website using the web browser.

3. Scroll to the section titled Choose Your Plan.

Choose any Disney Plus subscription plan

4. Select the desired Plan, then click Get Disney+.

5. On the new page, enter your email address and click Agree & Continue.

Enter email address

6. Type your Password and click Continue on the Create a password screen.

Enter a new password

7. On the Start Streaming today page, provide your payment details.

Enter the payment details

8. This will activate your subscription with Disney Plus.

How to Access Disney Channel on Roku

Roku users can try the following two methods to add Disney Plus and stream Disney Channel on the device.

Add Disney Plus on Roku Device

With the official Disney Plus available in the Roku Channel Store, it is easy to add the channel on Roku.

1. Press the Home button on your Roku remote to launch the home screen.

2. On the home screen, choose Streaming Channels.

Select Streaming Channels

3. Next, select Search Channels from the menu.

Select Search Channels

4. Type Disney Plus in the search bar using the on-screen keyboard.

5. Select the Disney Plus channel from the search results.

6. To initiate the installation procedure, select the Add Channel button.

7. Wait for the process to end and click the OK button.

8. Select the Go to Channel button to launch the app.

Install Disney Plus From Roku Website

Another easy method to add Disney Plus is through the official Roku Channel website using a browser.

1. Visit the official website of the Roku Channel Store on your computer or smartphone.

Visit Roku Website

2. Find the Sign-in button and select the option.

3. Type in your Email ID and password to sign in to your Roku account.

Sign in to Roku account

4. Click on Search channels and type Disney Plus into the box.

5. Choose the Disney Plus channel from the search results and click the Add channel option on the Roku Website.

Click on Add Channel to install Disney Plus

6. This will start to add Disney Plus on Roku.

7. Users might have to wait for 24 hours to access the app. It is better to update the Roku device.

How to Sign In to Disney Plus

Before users can stream Disney Channel, users need to sign in to the Disney Plus account.

1. Initially, launch the Disney Plus channel on Roku.

2. From the screen, select the Log In button.

3. Provide the necessary credentials to log in to your account.

4. Finally, play any movie or TV show from the service on Roku.

Disney Channel on Roku

Alternative Method to Watch Disney Channel on Roku

Users can stream Disney Channel on multiple pay-TV providers with the necessary subscription. Following is the list of live TV providers with Disney Channel.

Sling TV

Users of the Sling TV streaming service can get access to Disney Channel. The affordable membership plans offered by Sling TV offer the best TV channel lineup. Sling TV offers a wide variety of TV channels for news, sports, and entertainment.

Disney Channel on Roku with Sling TV
Subscription PlanSling Orange
Subscription Price$40 per month
Free TrialNo free trial
No of Channels30 channels
Other ChannelsCNN, BET, Travel Channel, truTV, and Travel Channel.
Cloud DVR50 hours of Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams3 users

Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV is a popular pay-TV service provider with TV channels of various genres. Subscribers of Hulu+Live TV can watch popular entertainment, sports, kids, and movie TV channels on Roku.

Disney Channel on Roku with Hulu+Live TV
Subscription PlanHulu + Live TV subscription
Subscription Price$69.99 per month
Free Trial No free trial
No of Channels70 channels
Other ChannelsBravo, History, USA Network, Comedy CentralDiscovery, and Lifetime.
Cloud DVRUnlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams 2 users

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is another popular pay-TV provider that includes Disney Channel in its collection. It also has a variety of other channels for subscribers. In total, YouTube TV has over 60 channels for users.

Disney Channel on Roku with YouTube TV
Subscription PlanBasic Subscription
Subscription Price$64.99 per month
Free TrialNo free trial
No of Channels60 channels
Other ChannelsMTV, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, FX, FXX, and Hallmark Channel.
Cloud DVR Unlimited Cloud DVR
Simultaneous Streams 3 users

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I watch Disney Channel for free?

To stream Disney Channel for free, users should try the free trial of DirecTV Stream and fuboTV.