How to stream Dish Anywhere on Roku?

You can watch your favorite content on Dish Anywhere. It lets you watch live channels as well as thousands of on-demand videos. You can also benefit from this app on Roku. If you do not know how to stream the Dish Anywhere app on Roku, then this article is for you. In this article, we will take you through all the procedures that you need to know. So let’s jump right into this.


What is Roku?

Roku is a digital media player manufactured by an American company named Roku. It allows you to watch paid and free content from the Internet like Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, and other streaming services on your Television. The best thing about Roku is that it provides free streaming. There is no monthly fee for watching free channels by using a Roku device. You have to pay for Netflix, amazon prime video, and Disney, but Roku gives you a free way to stream media. You can install the apps that are available on the Roku Store. It is easy if the app is available on Roku Channel Store, but if the app is not available on Roku Store, then you have to do a little complicated stuff. The Dish Anywhere app is not available on the Roku store. Therefore, we have to use the mirror method to stream it. Let us show you the step-by-step procedure to stream Dish Anywhere on Roku.


Mirror Dish Anywhere on Roku

You can use your Android smartphone to download the Dish Anywhere app and mirror it on Roku. Follow the instructions below to learn all about the process.


Step 1

First of all, you have to enable the mirroring option on your Roku device. To do that, connect your Roku device to the TV, and go to the Settings option.


Step 2

After that, find and select the System option and go to Screen Mirroring. Choose Always Allow or Prompt.


Step 3

Now, open Google Play Store app on your smartphone, and install the Dish Anywhere app. 


Step 4

When the download is complete, open the app and log in with your username and password.


Step 5

Make sure that your Mobile phone is connected to the same WiFi as your Roku device.


Step 6

Open the Settings menu on your Android phone and select the Cast option from the Connection and Sharing settings.


Step 7

You will see the list of available devices. Find the Roku device and select it. Your mobile screen will start displaying on the Roku-connected screen.


Step 8

Now, open the Dish Anywhere app on your Android smartphone, and watch whatever you want. It will be mirrored on the Roku TV.


Alternative method

As we told you before, there is no way to stream Dish Anywhere app on Roku TV. You can only use the mirror method. But let us tell you that you can use some alternative apps that are available on Roku, and stream Dish Anywhere through them. Let us show you the list of those apps.

  • ESPN
  • ShowTime
  • FoxNow
  • FreeForm
  • Epix
  • LifeTime
  • A&E
  • History
  • ABC


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