How to Install and Stream Hotstar on Roku Streaming Device?

Hotstar on Roku: On Hotstar the users can stream various Indian Movies, TV shows, and Live TV Channels. It is one of the top streaming services and for the On-demand content is the best OTT streaming app. At first, Star India launched the Hotstar and it is available in countries like Canada, Singapore, the USA, Indonesia, and the UK.

It features movies and shows in 8 different languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Punjabi, Marathi, and Bengali. Various Cricket matches feature in Hotstar.  Hotstar also has international TV shows and films from Disney, HBO, Showtime, etc. It is accessible on Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, and Roku. 

Features of Hotstar:

#1. In 8 different languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Punjabi, Marathi, and Bengali for 6000 hours of TV shows.

#2. In the name of Hotstar Specials (Documentaries, movies and, series), it offers more and above 2000+ movies including the original content. 

#3. It streams live matches of Kabaddi, Hockey, Cricket, Golf, Football, Tennis, and Badminton. Also, it streams Premier League, IPL (Indian Premier League), ICC World Cups, and other popular leagues.

#4. For offline streaming, the contents can be downloaded and in DVR Storage it will be available for 48 hours.

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#5. For contents subtitles are available. Also for selected movies subtitles are available in multiple languages.

#6. Then, in 1080p HD streaming quality, the contents are available.

How to Install and  Watch Hotstar on Roku?

Roku Channel Store is inbuilt with Hotstar. Then, you can watch it by adding and activating it from the Channel store. It is officially available. Also, Hotstar features various free content.

Hotstar on Roku
How to stream Hotstar on Roku?

Hotstar is officially available in its Channel stores. Here are a few easy steps to add Hotstar to the Roku.

Step 1:

To launch Roku, connect the Roku device to the TV using the HDMI Port

Step 2:

Then, in the remote press the Home button, and by scrolling down select the Streaming Channels.

Step 3:

Scroll down and in the Channel Store Click Search channels from the list of options.

Step 4:

Then, type Hotstar in the search box, and from the list of options select Hotstar.

Step 5:

To install the Hotstar on Roku Click Add Channel from the options.

Step 6:

Finally, In the prompt select OK after the installation.

How to Activate Hotstar on Roku?

Activate Hotstar after adding it from the Channel Store and watch enjoying all TV shows and movies on TV using Roku. Basically, here are few steps to Activate on Roku.

Step 1:

On Roku, to launch Hot star click the option GO TO Channel from the list.

Step 2:

Then, move to My Account, and on the screen activation code will appear.

Step 3:

Using your Phone or PC, in the Google web browser visit

Step 4:

Then on their official website Log in to your credentials ie your username and password. 

Step 5:

Finally, Enter the Activation Code shown on the screen and select Activate


Is Hotstar available on Roku?

Yes, it is officially available on Roku Channel Store. Also, features various free content. On Roku to stream the content, you can install it.

How can I play Hotstar on Roku?

You can play Hotstar by adding and activating it from the Roku Channel Store. Follow the above steps to add and activate it.

Can I get free Hotstar on Roku?

No, you cannot get free Hotstar. It is an Annual subscription and costs $ 49.99 Per Annum. You can get only a little content for free.


In conclusion, you can see Hotstar is activated on the Roku. You can follow these steps to install and Activate Hotstar. Hotstart is the best app for streaming Live sports games and Indian content. 

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