What is Roku?
As you may already know, Roku is a streaming device through which the users can stream the contents on TV. You can connect the streaming stick to any of the supported devices and stream the live content over the internet. It provides more than 5000 channels which also includes hidden and private channels. In this guide, we will discuss the list of Best Roku Private Channels and how to install them. Before entering into the core, let me provide some of the mandatory information required to understand the working of Roku streaming devices.
Setting up the Roku streaming device
Just connect the Roku streaming device to an HDMI port of your smart TV. It will take you through the series of steps for the initial setup. Connect Roku to the internet. And proceed with the on-screen information to create a Roku account. If you already have a Roku account, you can also use it to sign in. After completing the basic procedure, it will install some of the default apps to use. These apps include Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, VLC, and a lot more.
By default, Roku has some of the pre-installed channels. But these are not enough to satisfy the needs of the user. So the user tends to look for more number of channels. You can add the official channels from the Roku store. There are lots of other third-party free channels available on Roku. To access these channels, you need to install the specific channels via channel invitation code. You can add these channels using manage account -> Add channel option. In this way, you can add both official channels and private channels to your Roku.
How to install Roku private channels?
Roku is known for its security. You can’t directly add the Roku private channels. You need the channel access code or invitation code, to add that channels to the list. You can refer to the table available in the middle of this post for the list of channel access codes. Here in this tutorial, we will go through the steps to install Nowhere TV. It’s one of the best and most used private channels.
1. Go to the Roku official site and select My account.
2. Now sign in to your existing Roku account.
3. Now select add channel with a code under manage account.
4. In the add channel pop up, enter the unique code to add the channel.
5. Enter the channel and select “add channel”.
6. Since these are private channels, Roku will throw a warning. Select OK.
7. Now it will ask for confirmation. Select “Yes, add channel”.
8. It will take 24 hours to for the channel to show up on your Roku. If you want to check immediately, go to settings > System > System Update > Check Now.
These are the steps to add Roku private channels. There are a lot of private channels. You may refer to the table to find the best Roku Private channels of your taste.
Roku Private Channels Codes
|SL No||Channel/App Name||Access Code||Cost|
|3||The Internet Archive||NMJS5||Free|
|11||Redbox Digital Beta||RBXDIGITAL||PPV|
|12||Neon Party Games||H2CLHP||$1.99 (to remove ad)|
|16||Back from the Grave||BFTG||Free|
|17||Toonami Aftermath TV||RRNNKLQ||Free|
|23||MaddyGTV Late Night||MGTVLN||Free|
Best Roku Private Channels
Here in this section, we will provide the list of private of the best private channels for Roku with channel unique code or invitation code. With this code, you can add the channel to your Roku account. The procedure is the same for every channel. Now let’s take a look at the private channel list.
1. Nowhere TV (code: H9DWC)
This is one of the all in one best private channels. It enables the user to watch Bloomberg News Live, Khan Academy learning videos, Government-focused channels like BBC, CNN International, C-SPAN, John Green’s Crash Course, The Pentagon Channel, NBC Nightly News and CBS News archives, TED Talks, NASA TV and Hubblecast HD, White House Press Briefings, International news from Al Jazeera (English, American, and Arabic) and
PBS, Adult Swim shows, and Universal Sports Network.
You can access all these with a single TV channel. Nowhere also has other additional supporting apps to give a better user experience. Some of these apps include a news feed, twitter, music, and a lot more. In a similar way, all these apps have a unique code. You can add these apps with the same method.
- Nowhere Bullet (code: nowherebullet)
It’s a screensaver app that shows your Pushbullet notifications.
- Nowhere Tweet (code: V8MRS)
It’s a Twitter reader app and a screensaver.
- Nowhere Vine (code: nowherevine)
This app helps to plays Vines on your Roku.
2. Unofficial Twitch (code: TwitchTV)
Twitch is gaining a lot of popularity nowadays. It’s a good start that they are providing services via every streaming device. Though its unofficial app, you can watch all the twitch contents on Roku.
3. The Internet Archive (code: NMJS5)
Roku is one of the best chord cutters. Even though it fails to provide the best experience to the user. You can’t watch old movies and TV shows on Roku at one place. Here comes the internet archive, it a massive collection of old films, cartoons, and TV shows. And this channel helps to bring your childhood memories back.
4. Wilderness Channel (code: fl821095)
This channel is the best replacement for Animal channels and national geography. This full channel is dedicated to hunting, fishing, survival training, nature, and a lot more. If you are missing man VS wild series, you can find similar contents on this channel.
5. Amateurlogic (code: Alogic)
Are you a DIY enthusiast? Bored to watched movies and TV shows? Then amateurlogic is the bonus gift for you. Amateurlogic is a video podcast channel that mainly covers contents like amateur radio, photography, computers, raspberry pi, and other electronics projects.
6. Great Chefs (code: greatchefs)
There is a minimum number of cooking-related TV channels in the Roku store. And it doesn’t cover all the required contents. So most of the time, the user is reporting insufficient content. So this private channel is famous among cooking enthusiasts. And Great chefs enables the user to watch wide categories of cooking video.
7. Ace TV (code: acetv)
This channel is exclusive to adults. It includes contents like B-movie action, horror, sci-fi, and kung-fu movies, and a lot more. All these contents are streamed 24*7. You can also watch some of the old movies related to the above categories. The contents are good and frequently updated.
8. Roku Movies (code: zb34ac)
It’s yet another classic movie channel. It got a great collection of vintage movies in genres like Action, Comedy, drama, horror, mystery, martial arts, and a lot more. It brings old movies to your Roku.
9. Maddy Mation (code: MADDYMATION)
Are you an anime freak like me? Then this will soon be your favorite TV channel. MaddyGTV has some of the best collections of anime and cartoons. In addition to this, they are also featuring some of the independent cartoons and animes. It doesn’t have any ads. So you can enjoy most of the cartoons with your children.
10. m3u Black (code: m3ublack)
This is the must install the application for all Roku users. It enables the users to stream thousands of channels directly from the m3u file. You just have to find the m3u file and add the file to this app. It will stream the contents of the m3u file. m3u file contains the streaming links of various channels. When adding it to your Roku, it will act as a playlist. You can switch to other channels by using media player functions.
11. Redbox Digital Beta (code: RBXDIGITAL)
Redbox has entered the ad-supported streaming platform with Redbox Free Live TV. The service doesn’t offer usual Live TV content, but instead, it offers a curated set of ad-supported movies and TV shows.
The content is organized in the form of channels, including brands like the USA, TMZ, Fail Army, FilmRise, batteryPOP, and much more. Similarly, Redbox had categorized its content into Redbox Comedy, Redbox Rush, and Redbox Spotlight. As far now, there are 30 channels in total, including three Redbox exclusives, and the company is planning to launch ten more additional channels.
Redbox on Demand, the company’s online marketplace that offers movies and TV for purchase and rental. They can then be saved in your Redbox On Demand library and streamed on a compatible smart TV, PC, tablet, or phone. You can be cast to a TV by way of Chromecast, Miracast, AirPlay, or Screencast.
In addition to movie rents, you can purchase digital copies in this service. The Purchase and rent vary but start at $1.99. New releases such as Midway and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood are $14.99 for purchase and as low as $4.99 for rental.
12. Neon Party Games (code: H2CLHP)
As mentioned in its name, it’s games are quite awesome. Neon Party Games offers you the following six games,
They are multiplayer games, but they must have at least two players. You need to first have to install Neon Party Games Controller from the Play store on your device. Then you can initiate it.
13. EuroRoku (code: euroroku)
EuroRoku is a paid channel that offers more than 100 live European HD channels to stream. The channels form the following countries will be available in Euro Roku,
Package prices vary:
- Limited Time Promo- $9.99/month with the 7-day free trial offer
- Promo- $15.00/month
- Standard- $20.00/month
- Economy- $50.00/3 months
14. FilmOn (code: NMEVA)
FilmOn TV, also known as FOTV, is one of the world’s most significant free IPTV services. It offers over 500+ TV channels (both free and paid subscription), audio and video podcasts, over 50,000 on-demand titles, and 50+ audio channels. The flagship includes FilmOn services, Cinema Now, and OVGuide.
When you launch FOTV, there will be two choices.
- Live TV.
Live TV offers 46 categories, like Music, Sports, News, Outdoors, and Travel. You can also find categories based on geographic specifications, including the UK, Swiss, Hungarian, Middle East, and Italian. The On-Demand section offers 18 categories, which include Action, Hottie, Documentary, Comedy, Film, Western, Comedy, and Gaming.
Clikia (code: clikialive)
Clikia provides a mix of live channels, on-demand videos, and ad-free radio stations. It also allows you to access some free content without paying anything.
If you’re willing to buy this channel, there are three packages available. If you want access to cable channels like TNT, Sony, Cartoon Network, FOX News, and ESPN, you’ll need to pay $31.95/month.
These are some of the best Roku Private channels. These are not official channels. After installing all these channels, your Roku experience will be much better. We had tested all the codes, and they are working great.
If you are facing any issue while installing these channels, do let us know. We will do our best to solve the issue. And it may also help other users.
Are Roku Private Channels safe?
The library of private channels is vast, and there are over 1000 that work on Roku. But the fact is, not all channels promote illegal content and however there will be some adult channels too.
Can you hide the private channels on Roku?
Yes, you can hide channels. To hide items, go to the Roku device Settings menu and select Home settings. Then select Hide for the Movie/TV store or News Feed. You can also unhide them.
What are the best free Roku Channels?
- Nowhere TV.
- Pluto TV.
- The Internet Archive.
- The Roku Channel.
- Unofficial Twitch.