Roku is one of the most convenient to use streaming devices. It is definitely because of its easy usability and affordability, but also because of the channel and bundle range offered in Roku. There are countless services in Roku that offer a lot of individual channels, in a bundled pricing.

Philo is one such service that offers around 50 channels for the fee of $20 a month! Purchased individually, these channels can cost more than that easily, but provides it at this price! So, it is a steal deal, when it comes to the pricing.

Please be informed that to download and install Philo on Roku, you will be needing both a Roku account, and a Philo account, If you don’t have one, please visit their websites, and create an account.

Philo on Roku

What to Watch on Philo

With Philo on Roku, users can watch numerous channel. Here is the list of popular channels on Philo,

  • AMC
  • Animal Planet
  • BBC America
  • Comedy Central
  • Discovery Channel
  • Food Network
  • Game Show Network
  • HGTV
  • MTV Live
  • Nick Jr.
  • TLC

How to search and install

After you create the accounts, you can get started with the channel installation process. Please login to your Roku account, on your Roku device. Now, you are given access to all of the countless channels you have on your Roku! Every purchase you make on Roku, you will be charged directly from your preferred payment information.

  1. Go to the Roku channel store.
  2. Please click on the Roku search bar, and enter the keywords you seem fit for Philo.
  3. Given that Philo is a collection of channels, entering the name of any one of the channels that Philo offers, or entering the name of Philo itself, will fetch you the channel you are looking for.
  4. Now that you have a search result full of channels that are relevant to the keyword you searched for, please search and locate Philo on Roku.
  5. Select the channel and download

Now, you will have to wait for a couple of minutes so that the channel is downloaded and installed, but in the meanwhile, you can set things up to activate the channel!

How to activate Philo on Roku?

Every channel needs an activation, and you will be able to do that in a separate browser window. So, please go ahead and open a browser window on your computer, and navigate to the window. In there, you will have a place for entering the activation code.

Now that all is set, please revisit your TV and check if the installation is complete. If it is, please open the channel and note the activation code displayed on your TV screen.

Enter the same activation code on to your browser window, and select activate. Once you do that, the channel will be activated on your Roku account.

How long is the free trial?

Philo on Roku comes with a week’s free trial. Meaning, when you download the application, you will not be charged any amount, but it is for free! You can use it for a week, and in the second day, you will be asked for your payment information.

If you are still subscribed to the service on the seventh day of the trial, then you will be charged $20 and the period of the subscription will be extended by a month. If you don’t want to continue and pay, please make sure to cancel the subscription before your free trial ends, since the deduction is automatic.

If you have any questions regarding the installation of Philo on Roku, or if you need any assistance with your Roku device, please let us know! Visit for more info. We will help you with the questions you have, and we will be happy to do so! Our toll-free customer service number is +1-805-741-2400, and we’re open 24*7!

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