How to get Dailymotion on Roku

how to watch dailymotion on roku

The Roku is one of the most popular streaming devices on the market. It’s easy to use, and it has tons of channels like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, Pandora Radio and more! Read this blog post to find out how you can get Dailymotion on your Roku device.

All in all, there are several ways to watch Dailymotion on Roku: through an app store, via a dedicated channel or via Plex Media Server. If you want to watch videos from other websites too (such as YouTube), you should check out our blog post about how to use Kodi for PC with Roku, it’s the best solution!

Roku is a streaming media player that works very well with Dailymotion. It allows you to play your favorite videos directly from the website onto your TV screen, simply by plugging it into an HDMI port and then connecting it to the internet via Wi-Fi or Ethernet cable. So there’s no need to be near your TV anymore!

Furthermore let me tell you one more thing, which is that you can also install Terrarium TV on Roku!

How To Watch Dailymotion On Roku – 2 Methods

There are several methods to stream Dailymotion on Roku:

  • Method 1. Through the app store
  • Method 2. Download the dedicated channel for Dailymotion, using Plex Media Server, etc…

Stream Dailymotion on Roku via App Store

  1. From any list of apps in your Roku account (the official Channel)
  2. Store or your own apps), go and download the official Dailymotion app created by Roku. It’s free and you can watch all videos on Dailymotion without having to create an account:
  3. Just log in with one of your existing social networks (Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn) and enjoy!

Download the dedicated Channel for Dailymotion

  • The second way is to download a dedicated channel from the Channel Store as follows :
  • On your computer, go to roku.com , log in and click Apps & Channels at bottom right corner;
  • Now find “Dailymotion” in the list of apps available and click Add Channel . The official Roku version of Dailymotion will then be added to your list ; it’s free and the process is quick. Just make sure you have a decent internet connection (at least 2 Mbps for 720p and 5 Mbps for 1080p);
  • Once added, launch your Dailymotion channel , log-in with one of your existing social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn) and start watching videos;

Stream Dailymotion on Roku using Plex Media Server

If you want to watch Dailymotion everywhere (not only at home), then Plex is probably what you’re looking for. It’s an application that allows you to stream all your media content from a computer on any device, including Roku. It’s free and very easy to configure:

1 – Download and install Plex Media Server onto the computer where you store your videos;

2 – Launch the application and sign up using either Facebook or other social media platforms;

3 – Go to the “Channels” tab and add the official Dailymotion channel (it’s free);

4 – Plex will then give access to all your media content – including that of Dailymotion. You just have to click on Videos, choose a video, and enjoy watching it on TV:

Alternate ways to download Dailymotion on Roku

One of the most annoying problems is that Dailymotion has removed all its SDKs from Roku Channel Store. That’s why you can’t find it in the Roku channel store anymore. But here are some ways to still install it on your favorite device.

By the way, there is no official Dailymotion channel for Roku devices yet but you can still install its preview version from the web.

Here are some possible ways that can help you to download and play Dailymotion on your favorite device- Roku:

1. Install it via website browser on Roku:

You can still install a Dailymotion channel on your Roku Device web browser by visiting the link www.dailymotion.com/roku. The channel preview version is the same one that was available for Roku users in 2013.

2. Install it via your iOS device:

First Download the Dailymotion iOS app from the App Store then use the iOS file sharing feature to install it on your Roku Device. You can check out the tutorial here – How to install iOs apps on Android devices

3. Install it on your PC first:

Download the Dailymotion channel from the official website and play it via VLC player or any other compatible video player on your computer first. Then use a screen recording software to record its video stream and save it in MP4 format.

Finally, sync this MP4 file with your Roku device using Plex media server software or just simply copy-paste it to your device.

4. Install it on Amazon Fire TV Stick:

If the above options fail, you can try out this way – first, download the Amazon Underground app store and install the Dailymotion Android version from there.

Then convert it to Amazon Fire TV compatible format using a video converter software like Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. After that run Amazon Fire TV Stick into your television and play the converted file via Plex media server software or Amazon Silk browser.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is there a Dailymotion channel for Roku?

No, currently there is no official Dailymotion channel for Roku. The one that was available in Roku Channel Store was removed by Dailymotion itself.

How can I still install it on my device?

How can I still install it on my device?

Is there any other third-party channel available for Roku (Dailymotion)?

Yes, you can try out the preview version of the official Dailymotion channel via your device’s web browser. Just visit www.dailymotion.com/roku and follow the same procedure as mentioned above (installing it from the website).

Conclusion

We hope this blog post has helped you to know how to watch Dailymotion on Roku. If you have any questions, please ask us in the comments section below and we’ll do our best to answer as soon as possible!

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