If you are looking forward to recording shows from your favorite streaming services like Netflix, you need the PlayOn app. PlayOn gives you an unlimited recording facility from your entire favorite streaming services. Once you record videos from PlayOn, you can skip all the ads while you watch them. Also, PlayOn supports closed captioning for recorded videos. Moreover, this platform lets you automatically record the new episodes of any show. Even you can access the recorded shows on Roku by adding the PlayOn app from the channel store.

What’s on PlayOn

You can record content from the following services using PlayOn

  • YouTube
  • Netflix
  • HBO Max
  • Hulu
  • Peacock
  • Disney+
  • Starz
  • Apple TV+
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Paramount+
  • Discovery +
  • Vudu
  • Roku
  • ABC
  • Acorn TV
  • CBS
  • Charter Spectrum
  • The CW
  • Fox
  • HBO Nordic
  • PBS
  • NBC
  • Showtime
  • Tubi
  • Xfinity

PlayOn on Roku

PlayOn is a subscription-based DVR service with affordable plans. You can find two subscription plans on the PlayOn platform. They are:

PlayOn Cloud – $99.99 – You will get 999 credits for recording shows on the supported streaming services.

PlayOn Home – $9.99 for 3 months- You can record your favorites unlimitedly.

How to Sign Up to PlayOn

1. Using a web browser on your computer, visit the official website of PlayOn.

2. From the home page, click on the Get it now option.

3. Enter the required details to create an account.

4. You can also sign up with your Apple ID, Facebook account, or email.

5. Choose a payment method and pay for the order.

Once a successful transaction is made, you will be subscribed to PlayOn.

How to Add PlayOn on Roku

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

2. From the left pane of the home screen, select the Streaming Channels option.

Select Streaming Channels

3. On the next menu, find the Search Channels option and select it.

Select Search Channels - Add PlayOn on Roku

4. Search for PlayOn using the on-screen keys and select it from the suggestion list.

5. Next, click on the Add Channel button to start the adding process.

Add PlayOn on Roku

6. Wait for the adding process to complete and click on the OK button.

7. You can open the app by selecting the Go to Channel option.

Alternative Method

You can also add the PlayOn app or Roku using the official website as follows.

1. Using a web browser on your PC, visit the official website of the Roku Channel Store.

2. Sign in to the Roku account that you have signed in to on your Roku device.

3. Find the search bar on your screen and then search for the PlayOn app.

4. Select the app icon from the search suggestions that appear on your screen.

5. Initiate the adding process by clicking on the Add Channel button.

Add PlayOn on Roku

6. After that, the requested channel will be added to your channel’s list in 24 hours.

7. If waiting for 24 hours is too long for you, you can update Roku to get the channel immediately.

How to Sign In to PlayOn on Roku

1. Press the Home button of the Roku remote and launch the home screen.

2. On your Roku remote, hit the Right Arrow button. Next, select the PlayOn channel and press the OK button on your remote to launch the channel.

3. From the app home screen, select the Get Started button.

Sign in to PlayOn

4. Sign in to your account with your subscription credentials.

5. Finally, you can access the recorded shows from your favorite streaming services.

Stream PlayOn on Roku

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can PlayOn record live TV?

Yes, you can record live TV using PlayOn.

2. Is recording with PlayOn legal?

Yes, recording your favorites on PlayOn is completely legal.

3. How to fix the PlayOn not working on Roku issue?

You can restart your Roku device to fix the issues on the PlayOn app.