Patreon is a platform where content creators can monetize their video content through paid subscriptions. many Roku users as Patreon subscribers want to watch videos of their favorite content creators on Roku TV, so today in this blog we will see the possible solutions to this question How to Watch Patreon on Roku?
Because the Patreon app isn’t available on the Roku Channel Store, you can’t directly watch video content from your favorite creators available on Patreon on your Roku TV. but there are a few ways you can stream this platform’s premium content to your Roku TV.
Below in this blog, all those possible methods have been told, with the help of which you can watch the premium content of this app on your Roku.
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Is Patreon on Roku
No, the Patreon app is not available on the Roku Channel Store.
Can I watch Patreon on Roku?
There are a few ways you can watch premium video content from your favorite content creators available on Patreon on your Roku device and they are as follows:-
1.) With the help of these three devices given below, you can access Patreon and Roku:-
- Android Smartphones
- iOS devices
- PC / Laptop
2.) Using the Plex server.
3.) With the help of the Vimeo app.
How to Stream Patreon on Roku – 3 Easy Ways
1.) Stream Patreon on Roku Using the Screen Mirroring Method.
This is a very handy method if you frequently use your smartphone or laptop to watch premium content from Patreon. All you have to do is connect the device to Roku with the help of screen mirroring and then you can easily watch premium content from Patreon on Roku TV.
You can stream Patreon on Roku using Android Smartphones, iOS devices, and PC/Laptop Screen Mirror option. We will see how to stream Patreon on Roku through all three devices in a sequential manner below, now let’s first know the Screen Mirroring Method of Android Smartphones:-
a.) Stream Patreon to Roku Using Android Smartphones
1.) First of all, connect your Android Smartphone to the same WiFi network to which your Roku device is connected.
2.) If you do not have the Patreon app installed on your smartphone, install it from the Google Play Store and log in to your account.
3.) Open the notification panel on the device and tap on the Cast icon
4.) Now select your Roku device from the available devices in the Cast option
5.) Once the smartphone is connected to the Roku device, the device’s screen will appear on the Roku TV screen
6.) After which you have to launch the Patreon app on your smartphone and the content played by you will appear on the Roku TV screen.
b.) Stream Patreon to Roku Using iOS devices
1.) First, connect your iOS device to the same WiFi network that your Roku device is connected to.
2.) Install the Patreon app from the App Store and log in to your account
3.) Go to the Control Center of the device and tap on the Screen Mirroring option.
4.) Select your Roku device from the available devices
5.) Launch the Patreon app. The video content you’re playing will appear on the Roku TV screen.
c.) Stream Patreon to Roku Using a PC / Laptop
Connect your PC to the same WiFi network that Roku is connected to and then follow the below procedure:-
1.) Press the Windows + K button together on the PC keyboard, it will open the cast option.
2.) Select your Roku device from the available devices in the Cast option.
3.) Now visit the official Patreon site using a web browser and log in with your account.
4.) Play videos of your favorite creator on Patreon and that will appear on your Roku TV screen
2.) Play content from Patreon on your Roku device using the Plex server.
Many Roku users use the Plex server to watch Patreon’s video content on their Roku device since the Plex app is available on the Roku Channel Store. You can easily add the Plex server app to your Roku device.
And with the help of the Plex media server, you can watch the content downloaded from Patreon on your Roku TV.
In Patreon, creators share exclusive video content with their patrons through the Vimeo video hosting platform, and as soon as the video content is shared by the creator, users save it to their external hard drive, And later they stream the saved video content on their Roku TV with the help of Plex server.
3.) Watch Patreon content on your Roku TV using the Vimeo app.
As we know that Patreon creators share their exclusive video content with their patrons through the Vimeo app, then by adding this Vimeo app to your Roku device, you can watch Patreon’s exclusive content through Vimeo on your Roku device.
Follow the steps below to watch Patreon content on your Roku TV via the Vimeo app:-
1.) The Vimeo app is available to be added to the Roku Channel Store. If you don’t have the Vimeo app installed on your device, add it to your Roku device.
2.) Visit the official Vimeo site using a web browser on your computer or smartphone and create and log in to your account, you can also use the Vimeo app.
3.) Now login to the Vimeo app of your Roku device with the same ID and activate the app
4.) Whenever you will get a notification of a new video release on Patreon, go to the Videos window in Patreon and tap on the Vimeo version of that video content.
5.) Vimeo will get heart and clock icons for that particular video, tap on any one of them.
6.) Selecting the Heart and Clock icon within the video in the Vimeo platform will move the video to the “likes” or “watch later” categories, which you can later re-open the video by going to that selected category.
7.) Now open the Vimeo app on your Roku TV and go to the “likes” or “watch later” category in which you have saved the video and stream the video on Roku TV.
Is there a Patreon app for Roku
The Patreon app is not available in the Roku Channel Store
Can you get Patreon on Roku
Yes, you can watch Patreon content on your Roku TV via Screen Mirroring, Plex media servers, and the Vimeo app.