How to Watch Disney + Hotstar on Roku [February 2024 Guide]

If you own a Roku TV and are a Hotstar fan who loves to watch Indian entertainment content, this article is for you. Hotstar on Roku is an Indian streaming channel that offers its audience a variety of live TV shows, channels, movies, Disney shows, international films, shows from HBO, etc. It allows the viewers to stream this content in 9 different languages, including English, Punjabi, Tamil, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Telugu and Marathi.

Not only this, the Hotstar audience can have a wide experience by streaming live cricket matches for 200 days. It also makes the match sensational by offering critical insights and wonderful commentary before and after the match. Fortunately, this exciting service is for the inhabitants of the USA, India, Singapore, and Canada.

The Roku TV Store enables Roku TV users to avail of this opportunity. This streaming service also offers some programs free of cost. However, it would be an ideal choice to buy a premium Hotstar subscription to enjoy the whole lot Hotstar offers. In this article, I will briefly discuss the process of installing and streaming content on the Hotstar app on Roku TV. In 2020, Hotstar collaborated with Disney and was re-marketed as Disney + Hotstar. This added more fun to the streaming and doubled the audience.

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Subscription plans and the content offered by Disney + Hotstar

This platform is specific to India and entertains the Disney + Hotstar audience living in India. As I mentioned earlier, the free account allows you to stream limited content. However, you can unlock all the features by purchasing a premium subscription.

Disney + Hotstar offers three subscription plans on its official website, which are mentioned below.

Super: RS.899 per Year.

Features:

  • Movies.
  • TV.Specials.
  • Live Sports.
  • Streaming on TV as well as Laptop.
  • Two login devices permission.
  • Full HD video quality and maximum audio quality (Dolby 5.1).

Premium: Rs. 1499 per Year.

Features:

  • Movies.
  • TV. Specials.
  • Streaming on TV as well as Laptop.
  • Ads-free Movies and Shows other than sports.
  • Four devices login permission.
  • 4k video quality and maximum audio quality (Dolby 5.1).

You can also avail yourself of the premium deal by paying Rs. 299 per month, which is the third subscription plan of Disney + Hotstar. You can visit the official website of Disney + Hotstar by tapping on the given URL. (https://www.hotstar.com/in/subscribe/get-started)

How to Install the Hotstar app on Roku TV

To install the Hotstar app on your Roku TV, you can follow the given easy-to-understand steps.

  • Connect both devices (Roku streaming device and your TV) firmly using a HDMI port.
  • Launch the Roku player after switching on your TV.
  • Next, connect the Roku device to a stable internet network.
  • Then, sign in to your account using your account credentials.
  • Go to the home screen of your Roku TV and select the Streaming Channels option.

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  • Now tap on Search Channels from the Roku Channel Store.

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  • Type Hotstar in the search bar using the on-screen keyboard on the right side of the TV screen.

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  • Locate the Hotstar app from the displayed list.
  • Select the Add Channel option to install the Hotstar app.
  • It will take a few minutes to install the app on your Roku TV.
  • Lastly, hit the Go to Channel option to Launch or activate the app. (https://www.hotstar.com/activate)

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Methods Screen Mirror the Hotstar app on Roku

If, for any reason, you fail to install the app, it is a simple and easy process to mirror the Disney + Hotstar app on your Roku TV. To do so, follow the steps below.

  • Open the Settings panel.
  • Click on the System option.
  • Select the Screen Mirroring option.
  • Scroll down to the Screen Mirroring mode.
  • Now, tap on the Prompt or Always Allow option to complete the process.

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Screen Mirroring Hotstar on Roku Via Android

If you don’t find the above-discussed method fruitful for your Roku TV, try the below-mentioned process to get the task completed.

  • Connect both (Roku TV and Android) devices to an identical internet connection.
  • Browse the Google Play Store on your Android.
  • Install the Disney + Hotstar app on your Android.
  • Now open it on your Android and sign in to your account.
  • Now, scroll down the notification bar and tap on the Cast icon.

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  • Then, identify your specific Roku device from the displayed list and tap on it.
  • Congratulations! You are now ready to stream Disney + Hotstar on your Roku TV.

Screen Mirroring Disney + Hotstar on Roku Via iOS Smartphone

If you don’t have an Android device and want to stream Disney + Hotstar on Roku TV via iOS Smartphone, follow the following steps.

  • Connect both( Roku TV and your iOS Smartphone) with a stable and identical internet network.
  • Disney + Hotstar app Download onto your iOS Smartphone via the App Store.

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  • Next, open the app on your iOS and sign in to your account.
  • Select a show of your choice.
  • Go to the Control Center and press the Screen Mirroring option.

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  • Lastly, locate your particular Roku Device and enjoy the streaming Hotstar on Roku.

Screen Mirroring Disney + Hotstar on Roku Through PC

  • Connect both (Roku TV and your PC) with a stable and same internet network. 
  • On your PC, open any browser that suits you and visit the official website of Disney + Hotstar (https://www.hotstar.com/in/subscribe/get-started)
  • Next, log in to your account using your account credentials.

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  • Then, look for your favorite Show from the Hotstar website and play it.
  • Now, click the window+k keys at the same time via the keyboard and select your particular Roku TV.

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  • After doing this, the Disney + Hotstar app will be displayed on your Roku TV.

Ways to Fix Hotstar not working on Roku TV

  • Clear all the cache or junk files from your Roku TV.
  • Restart the Roku TV and check whether the app is functioning.
  • Check if your Roku TV requires a Firmware Update (Upgrade if available).
  • Delete and Reinstall the Hostar app again following any of the above procedures.
  • Perform a Hard Reset on your Roku TV as a last solution.

FAQ’S

Q: Hotstar can be streamed in the USA?

A: Yes, after a successful collaboration with Disney, Hotstar is relaunched as Disney + Hotstar. It added international shows and much more to its content list. However, if you specifically want to stream Indian Hotstar, you have to use a VPN that is connected to an Indian server.

Q: If there is any other app to watch Hotstar shows on Roku?

A: You can try streaming the Hotstar shows using Hulu, as they are now available on Hulu.

Q: If Hulu is a free streaming App?

A: No, Hulu is a paid app that provides you with a subscription plan to enjoy various Programs that are available on specific apps.

Q: How can I stream Hotstar on Roku using a VPN?

  1. Buy a subscription to PureVPN.
  2. Install it and open it on your device.
  3. Now, connect to a server with an Indian IP address.
  4. Visit the Disney + Hotstar website.
  5. Login to your account using your account credentials.
  6. Now, enjoy streaming your favorite shows via Disney + Hotstar.

Conclusion

In this article, I have discussed all the possible ways to stream Hotstar on Roku in the USA. You can follow any of the above-mentioned methods that suit your resources. Once you thoroughly read this article, you will easily install and watch Hotstar on Roku in the UK. I hope you will find this article helpful and easy. If you want any further information about this, Contact us without any hesitation. Thanks for reading this article!

Sufyan Bhatti
Sufyan Bhatti

Sufyan Bhatti, a dedicated Roku enthusiast at Roku TV Master, simplifies complex smart TV concepts. His laid-back demeanor and talent for explanation make him the go-to for Roku queries. He writes user-friendly articles, encourages community building, and remains approachable. Sufyan's expertise and dedication benefit Roku users worldwide.

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