Roku is one of the easiest ways to stream entertainment from your TV and other Roku devices. However, before you start streaming any exciting entertainment to your device, you have to set up a Roku account first. You can ether create a Roku account before you set up your Roku device or you can create it when you activate your Roku device. It is crucial to note that creating a Roku account is free of charge so if you are asked for payment you are dealing with a scammer.
To sign up for a Roku account before you activate your device, you should use the following steps:
You can use either your credit card to sign up for the account or any online payment you prefer. The latter is usually the easier option.
Creating an account during device activation is another option. The process of activating a Roku device is as follows:
If you are unable to set up a Roku account during device activation, you should visit the troubleshooting page for solutions. If that does not work, you have one option left to create an account and that is to contact customer support. They will assist you set up an account.
You can contact Roku customer support through the following methods:
The fastest and easiest way to contact Roku customer service is by calling their customer service number. Lucky for you the line is open from Monday through to Saturday from 8am to 8pm Pacific Standard Time (PST). You may have to wait a while for a live agent to get on the other end of the line but the wait is rarely more than ten minutes. The customer service agent should take you through the process of creating an account. You can retrieve the phone number from GetHuman.
You can also contact Roku's customer service through their live chat facility. The live chat is available during the same days and times as the customer service phone number. You only have to wait a couple of minutes for a live agent to chat back once you initiate a conversation. You can obtain the link to the live chat via GetHuman.
Though ill-advised you can create an account by getting in contact with customer service through their email. You should send the email between Monday and Saturday from 8am to 8pm PST. However, you should not expect a reply for at least 100 hours. You can find the link to the email address at GetHuman.
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