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Can you use Roku to watch Disney Plus?

If you have a Roku box, streaming stick, or smart TV, you can go all-in on Disney Plus.
December 9, 2022
Disney Plus On Roku

Disney Plus is probably one of the best streaming services out there. The platform has grown tremendously since its launch and is available across a variety of devices and regions. If you’re new to the whole Disney Plus craze, worry not, we’ve got you covered. Meanwhile, if you’re wondering about Disney Plus support on your Roku TV or streaming player, you’ve come to the right place.

Read more: Roku buyer’s guide

Yes, Disney Plus does work on a number of Roku devices. Additionally, the service also supports streaming in up to 4K resolution and Dolby Atmos audio for Roku depending on the device you have. Note that you will need compatible displays and speakers to experience 4K pictures and Dolby Atmos audio while watching Disney Plus content.

Requirements for the best Disney Plus experience on Roku

First and foremost, if you haven’t subscribed to Disney Plus, you’ll need to purchase a membership in order to start viewing content on the service. A monthly Disney Plus membership in the US costs $7.99, while a yearly subscription is priced at $79.99.

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This streaming service is the home of all Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars movies. It’s also got a bunch of exciting originals like The Mandalorian, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, and more.

However, you can also subscribe to Disney Plus, Hulu (with ads) and ESPN Plus for just $13.99 a month.

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Disney Plus recommends a high-speed internet connection for the best streaming experience. You’ll need at least 5Mbps speed for HD streaming and 25Mbps for 4K streaming.

Moreover, you’ll also need top-quality components like high-bandwidth HDMI cables and HDCP 2.2-enabled external displays (for 4K streaming) to watch Disney Plus.

Supported Roku devices

Here’s a list of all the Roku devices that support Disney Plus right now. We will add to this list as and when Disney Plus announces support for more Roku devices.

  • Roku LT (2700X)
  • Roku 1
  • Roku 2
  • Roku 3
  • Roku 4
  • Roku Express
  • Roku Express+
  • 4K Roku Premiere
  • 4K Roku Premiere+
  • 4K Roku Ultra
  • 4K Roku Ultra LT
  • Roku Streaming Stick
  • 4K Roku Streaming Stick+
  • Roku TV
  • 4K Roku Smart Speaker

Which Roku TV models support Disney Plus?

Disney Plus is available on a wide variety of Roku TV models. You can add Disney Plus to your Roku TV from the online Roku channel store,  or you’ll find it in the “Movies & TV” category of the “Streaming Channels” option on the Roku home screen.

Below are some of the Roku TV brands that support the streaming service.

  • Element
  • Hisense
  • Hitachi
  • JVC
  • Magnavox
  • Philips
  • RCA
  • Sanyo
  • Sharp
  • TCL
  • Westinghouse

Non-supported Roku devices

If you have one of the Roku devices mentioned in the list below, you are out of luck. These do not bring support for Disney Plus and you’ll have to upgrade to one of the aforementioned devices to access the service.

  • 2400X
  • 3000X
  • 3050X
  • 3100X
  • 2450X
  • 2500X
  • 3400X
  • 3420X

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