How to Get and Set Up Discovery Plus on Roku


If you have Roku and want to add Discovery Plus to it then you are at the right place. There might be questions in your head as to – Can you get Discovery Plus on Roku or not? Read on to find out how you can get and set up Discovery Plus on your Roku easily along with all the benefits of Roku and Discovery Plus.

Roku and Discovery Plus

Roku is an extremely convenient streaming platform that lets you stream various channels on your TV. The Roku Channel provides an easy way to browse, search and watch various types of entertainment. The Roku platform has almost all the streaming services available on its Channel Store and that also includes Discovery Plus.

Now, Discovery Plus provides various shows and documentaries from your favorite channels like Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, and many more along with an exclusive Original series and thousands of short video content.

Although you can get the Discovery Plus App on your mobile device from Play Store and App Store, for the desktop you can visit its official website through a web browser. Interestingly you can watch a selection of shows and documentaries for free and short videos are free to watch.

To watch premium content on Discovery Plus you need to subscribe at $4.99 / month and $6.99 / month (Ad-Free) after a 7-day free trial period.

Get and Set Up Discovery Plus on Roku –

Although Discovery Plus is available on the Roku Channel Store, not all Roku devices can stream Discovery Plus, So check your device compatibility before beginning to install. You can install and watch Discover Plus on Roku in a couple of ways as listed below :

1- Get Discovery Plus on the Roku Website

This method is specifically useful if you share your Roku with others. Roku’s official website it provides a Roku Channel Store where you can find all the new Roku channels that can be added to your account easily.  Follow the below steps to get Discovery Plus on your Roku :

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  • If you are not already signed in, sign in to your account providing details.
  • On the Search Channel box, type Discovery Plus and Press Enter.
  • After the search is over, Discovery Plus is visible, Click on the Details button.
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  • When the detailed page for Discovery Plus opens, Click on Add Channel Button.

After this go to your Roku account and check if Discovery Plus is visible, if you can see Discovery Plus in the list then you have successfully added the channel. So the next time when you run Roku, Discovery Plus will be available on your channels section.

2- Get Discovery Plus on your Roku device

In case you have an exclusive Roku device and have not shared it with anybody then the easiest way to get Discovery Plus is to download it from Roku Channel Store onto your Roku device. Below are the steps to get Discovery Plus on your Roku device :

  • Turn on your Roku device and Visit the Roku Home Screen, Click on Streaming Channels.
  • On the Channel Store option navigate to The Roku Channel Store.
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  • Search for Discovery Plus on the search box using a virtual keyboard.
  • After the search is complete, Select Discovery Plus.
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  • On the Discovery Plus detail page, Select Add Channel button and Click Ok.
  • Next either you can Start a 7-day free trial or you can purchase a subscription plan. Select any option to continue.
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  • Enter the Roku PIN to complete the installation of Discovery Plus.

Now you have Discovery Plus on your Roku device and can enjoy all the streaming provided by the channel.

Frequently Asked Questions –

Q1. Is Discovery Plus available on Roku?

Yes, Discovery Plus is available on Roku Channel to watch for a subscription after a 7-day free trial. You can get Discovery Plus on Roku from its Roku Channel Store and watch. The Discovery Plus comes with two subscription plans, $4.99 / month and $6.99 / month (Ad-Free) on The Roku Channel Premiums.

Q2. Is Discovery Plus free?

Yes, Some contents on Discovery Plus are free to watch and it does provide a 7-day free trial before you need to pay for a subscription. The Subscription plans include $4.99 / month and $6.99 / month (Ad-Free) for all its premium contents. 

Q3. Is the Discovery Plus App available on the Play Store?

Yes, Discovery Plus App is available on both Play Store and App Store for mobile devices. For desktop, you can use a browser to watch the Discovery Plus Website.

Wrap Up –

On Discovery Plus you can watch HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, Documentaries, and many more along with exclusive Original web content. Now Discovery Plus is also available through The Roku Channel and includes all your favorite shows, personalities, and originals featured in the Discovery Plus app. We have shown above how you can install and watch Discovery Plus on your Roku through the website and also on your Roku Device. Follow through the steps and enjoy all that Discovery Plus has to offer on your Roku streaming TV.

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