2019 – 2020 Non-Certified | Private Channels

Unofficial Roku Channels Not Listed in The Public ROKU®  Channel Store

Q: Why would a developer choose to release a channel as a private channel as a dedicated access code instead of submitting it to the Official Public Channel/App Store?A: A few reasons:Adult (18+)The channel isn’t ready for the App Store. Developers use private channels to test their apps during the development process.The channel contains content not appropriate for the Official Public Channel App Store(s). An adult-oriented channel is a good example of a channel that would not be published publicly.The channel contains content that is confidential or intended for members or employees in a specific group or company. For example, a company might develop a channel that contains training videos for franchisees.Q: How do I add a non-certified channel to my Roku® streaming device?A: Instructions available from Official Roku support page for adding a non-certified channel.How do I add a non-certified channel?To download and install a non-certified channel:Go to my.roku.com on your computer or smartphone.If prompted, sign in to your Roku account.Under Manage account select Add channel with a code.Enter the channel access code received from the channel provider and select Add Channel.Acknowledge the warning message that appears: