How To Get Facebook On ROKU And Watch Facebook Live

Learn How To Get Facebook On ROKU And Watch Facebook Live

If you are looking for the Facebook ROKU app then there is no official Facebook application in the ROKU channel store. But it doesn’t mean that you can’t watch Facebook live on Roku TV or Roku Streaming devices. Unavailability of Facebook in ROKU channel store makes it harder to access Facebook on ROKU TV. But a few simple smart tweaks can help you to stream Facebook live, events through the FB and newsfeed etc on ROKU Smart TV and other ROKU Streaming devices.

Roku media player is a smart modern device that helps you to access the internet on your home television. Latest ROKU streaming devices provide a streaming platform to stream online content  like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, YouTube and other similar streaming platforms on a big screen. Additionally, it has their own channel store to download and install free and paid apps including more than 500,000+ movies and TV episodes. There is no additional monthly charge for ROKU devices. Only pay for the channels that you want to watch. But the problem is that many popular social platforms like Instagram and Facebook are not integrated in ROKU channel stores.

This is really a big drawback of ROKU smart TV and ROKU streaming devices. Facebook is not just a social network but also an excellent marketing tool to expand your business and brand. By using Facebook ads, users can research with more and more people. Just because an official Facebook App is still not available on ROKU device/player, you should try some alternatives to browse Facebook on your ROKU.


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What Is The Possible Way To Use Facebook on Roku?

As we already, you can’t download Facebook on ROKU devices. Similarly, there is no possible way to sideload Facebook apk on Roku streaming devices including ROKU Smart TV. Because of this mirroring is the only working solution to cast Facebook on ROKU.

In this guide, we will show you how to enable screen mirroring on ROKU to cast Facebook videos and Facebook live streams. Just enable screen mirroring in between ROKU and your phone to watch Facebook live on roku tv in real lime.

How To Run Facebook On ROKU Via Screen Mirroring

  1. Enable the same wifi on both  smartphone and Roku TV or Streaming device. If ROKU remote is not working then check out how to enable wifi without ROKU remote?

Please Note: Both devices (Smartphone & Roku) should be connected with the same wifi connection for mirroring.

  1. Once you are on the home screen on ROKU TV, navigate to the “Settings” section.

Roku Settings option

  1. From the Settings menu, choose the System >>> Screen Mirroring option from the listed options and enable screen mirroring.

enable screen mirroring on ROKU Player

  1. Now select any of the Screen Mirroring mode between Prompt, Always allow and Never allow according to your own choice to allow devices to mirror contents.

Screen Mirroring Mode

  1. Now select the Screen mirroring devices option.

Facebook on Roku

  1. Above action will force your Roku device to search for nearby devices. Once you are able see your smartphone in the nearby section, choose it.
  2. Finally, run the Facebook app on your Smartphone and it will be mirrored to the Roku screen without any delay.

In this way, we can run Facebook app on ROKU devices via screen mirroring feature. Mostly this is useful to watch facebook live seasons on ROKU TV that allows you to experience live events on big screen.

FAQ

Q1. How to download Facebook App on my ROKU TV or streaming device?

Ans. Forget about to download Facebook on ROKU tv and streaming devices. At the time of posting this article, the Facebook app is not available in ROKU channel store for downloading. Even, we can’t sideload Facebook apk on ROKU.

Q2. How do I access Facebook live on ROKU?

Ans. In order to watch a live stream on ROKU, you have to cast Facebook live on ROKU using screen mirroring feature. With the help of screen casting on your device, you can watch Facebook Live on Roku and Facebook Watch on Roku too.

Q3. How can I stream Facebook videos to a ROKU TV?

Ans. Users can cast facebook video to roku from the facebook watch tab or facebook news feed on a big TV screen. For this, play a video on your phone, tap on the cast icon from the top right corner of the screen and select your TV. Now playback video will stream directly on your home television.


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Conclusion

Don’t waste your time to find “how to download and install facebook on ROKU?” ROKU player or ROKU Tv doesn’t support Facebook application. Since Facebook streaming is not available on Roku, screen sharing is the only working way to use it on ROKU. After that you can stream FB videos and live stream without delay. 

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