Jailbreak Roku TV is a method used to install a third party software on your Roku TV. When it comes to the streaming device, you cannot install Kodi. Screen Mirroring is the method used to view the contents in the Roku TV as the device does not support jailbreaking.

How Do I Jailbreak My Roku Smart TV?

  • If you are using a Smart TV, check if it runs on an Android OS.
  • Locate the Google Play Store on your television.
  • If the app is unavailable, the TV does not support Android OS.
  • Type Kodi in the search bar of the Google Play Store.
  • A list of apps shows up on the screen.
  • Choose the Kodi from the list and click Install.
  • Read and follow the prompts displayed on the screen to complete the process.
  • Insert the Roku TV on Smart TV and view the Kodi in it.
  • If you are using a Roku Streaming device, insert it into the television.
  • Connect the television or streaming device to a wireless network.
  • Screen Mirroring is the option used to view the content on the television.
  • Ensure that the system and Android device are connected to the same device.
  • Install the Kodi app on your Android device.
  • Check if the Roku device is up to date.
  • Go to the Settings screen of the streaming device and enable the Mirror Screening option.
  • In your Android device, select the Jailbreak Roku TV Screen Mirroring option under the Connections menu.
  • After the connection is established, watch movies and TV shows using the option.



Do you want to jailbreak your Roku device connected to a Windows system? Installing the Kodi app is possible for the latest versions of the Windows operating system. Short steps regarding the Jailbreak via the Windows system are mentioned below.

  • Check if the Windows OS is running on 8.1 or later versions.
  • Establish the Windows OS to the wireless or wired network.
  • Insert the Roku streaming stick into the compatible port of your PC.
  • Connect the PC or laptop and Roku device to the same wireless network.
  • Go to the Windows Store on your system.
  • Type the Kodi app in the search bar of your system.
  • Click the Kodi app that displays in the list of available apps.
  • Install the app using the prompts mentioned on the screen.
  • Locate the Settings option under the Start menu.
  • Find the Connected Devices option under the sub-menu.
  • Select the Add a Device option located at the top of the menu bar.
  • It discovers the Roku device on the search bar.
  • Ensure that you have activated the Screen Mirroring option on your Roku device.
  • Verify if the same option is enabled on your Windows system.
  • Use the Screen Mirroring option view the contents on the TV.
  • See your favorite movies and TV Shows via Screen Mirroring option.


One of the methods is the usage of the Roku Media Player app. You can play the content on the television with the help of the app. You can download the app from the Roku Store. Based on the type of streaming device, the steps may vary. Learn how to use the app with the help of the steps mentioned below to Jailbreak Roku TV.

  • Use the Roku Media Player App to play the content on the TV.
  • Check if the app is pre-installed on your Television.
  • If it is unavailable, download and install it from the Roku Store.
  • You need to connect the PC and Roku device to the provided home network.
  • Choose the media type from the Media Type Selection screen available under the Store.
  • Locate the device in the app that has the content you intend to play.
  • If the app contains an incompatible file, it may not be displayed.
  • Press OK or Play/Pause on your Roku remote.
  • Utilize the Play/Pause or Backward/Forward icon on the Roku TV remote.
  • All file types do not support fast forward and rewind functions.
  • Press the Back button on your Remote to stop playback.
  • It contains a USB port for playing stereo photo, audio, and video.
  • If the streaming device supports USB playback, find the USB input at the rear of the Roku TV and then insert the USB device.
  • If the app is not installed, the PC prompts you to include it from the Roku Channel Store.
  • When the Player installs, the Jailbreak Roku TV screen prompts you to open it using the USB drive.


Jailbreaking is the process of modifying a device so that users can bypass the restrictions placed by the manufacturer that usually avoids the installation of unauthorized applications. There are different methods available using which the jailbreaking process can be carried out on a device.But Roku cannot be jailbroken. However, there are several workarounds available that enable playing contents which are not available in the Roku Channel Store. The instructions on how to stream an unsupported content on the Roku TV 2018 using the Jailbreak my Roku TV by screen mirroring method are given below.

  • Turn On the Miracast or Screen Mirroring mode on your Roku television.
  • Navigate to the Settings tab, choose System, and tap the Screen Mirroring option.
  • After you have entered the screen mirroring mode, select any one of the ways given below.
  • Never Allow: This option never allows screen mirroring until you change the setting.
  • Always Allow: Screen Mirroring will be turned On whenever a mobile device is connected.
  • Select the Prompt option if you want a prompt to appear on the Roku TV each time you try to start the screen mirroring process.
  • Screen Mirroring Device: In this option, you can choose either the Allowed Devices or Blocked Devices option.
  • If you have selected the Prompt button on the Screen Mirroring Mode dialog box, a prompt window will appear at the bottom of your Roku TV when you want to link your device.
  • Your device will link to the Roku TV automatically if you have selected the Allow option from the prompt bar.
  • The screen of the connected device will get mirrored on its own even if it not specified under the Screen Mirroring Devices list if you have chosen the Always Allow option.
  • Now you can start viewing your favorite contents after Jailbreak Roku TV process is completed.


Another workaround similar to the screen mirroring is the screencasting method. Casting can be performed both from Apple and Android mobile phones. Only the chosen content will appear on your TV. If your mobile is compatible with screencasting, a Cast logo will appear on the top of the screen.

  • When the chosen content is playing on the Roku TV, you can also carry out other tasks on your Apple or Android device, such as making a call.
  • The casted show or movie will play on the Roku television until you switch to another setting or another application.
  • Now, proceed with the steps given below to screencast to a Roku TV.
  • Make sure that the Android or Apple device and the Roku TV are bridged with the same local network.
  • If you do not have any channel app already installed, Find the app for your desired channel and add it to the Home menu of your Roku TV.
  • Now, install the same app on your mobile phone or tablet.
  • After installing the application, launch it.
  • You need not open the streaming channel app on your Roku TV.
  • On your smartphone, open the app and tap on the Casting icon available on the top-right corner of the screen.
  • The casting icon may not display until you start playback on the mobile phone.
  • Choose the model of your Roku TV from the list of devices that appear on your Apple or Android phone.
  • Now a playback of the content which you want to cast will start.
  • Casting channels that feature profiles such as Netflix, you must select your profile before you start streaming the content.


You cannot Jailbreak Roku TV. Instead, make use of your home network to play content which is stored on your Personal Computer or media server available on the Roku TV. To perform this, ensure that the Roku Media Player application is installed on your Roku TV. This app lets users play music, videos, and images from computers that are linked to the same network.

  • To stream content through the Roku Media Player app, open the app.
  • Choose the type of media you are about to play on the Media Type Selection dialog box.
  • Select the name of the device that contains the content you need to play.
  • Locate the content in the displayed folder and press either the Play, Pause, or OK button.
  • To stop streaming the content completely, tap the Back button on your Roku TV remote.
  • Another method of streaming the video or other content is to use the Play On Roku app.
  • To use this feature, download and launch the Roku mobile app on your tablet or smartphone.
  • In certain TVs, the Play on Roku app is pre-installed. Now tap the Play on Roku application icon.
  • Start Play on Roku by touching the Photos+ icon on the navigation bar available at the bottom of the screen.
  • Choose Videos, Photos, or Music to select what you wish to stream from the mobile phone.
  • Provide access to your media library when instructed using Jailbreak process.
  • Tap on the particular image, audio, or video to stream it on your Roku TV. Now the Jailbreak Roku TV Process is Completed.