How to Watch Optimum App on Roku

Optimum is one of the best American Cable TV Networks streaming live TV, on-demand shows, and much more entertaining content. The app is available on cable and satellite TV and streaming services like Android TV, Apple TV, and Amazon.

But you cannot watch Optimum on Roku TV directly, as it is unavailable on the Roku Channel Store. So, let’s see how to watch the Optimum App on Roku Device through screencasting.

does roku have optimum app

Things You Need Before

The best possible way to stream Optimum on Roku is by casting the Screen of your Android, iOS, or Windows device. But before beginning with the process, you need to get a few things done.

— Power up your Roku device and connect it to the HDMI port of your TV.

— Connect your casting device and Roku to the same WiFi connection.

— Turn on Screen Mirroring on your Roku. You can do that by following the steps below:

  1. Navigate to the Settings Menu on Roku
  2. Look for Screen Mirroring
  3. Click on Screen Mirroring Mode and choose the Always Allow or Prompt option.
Screen Mirroring Mode

Watch Optimum App on Roku via Android

Now that your Roku and android device is ready for screen mirroring, follow the steps below to stream Optimum on Roku.

Step 1: Visit the Google PlayStore on your Android device.

Step 2: Search for the Optimum and install it.

Step 3: Go to the settings menu of your device.

Step 4: Select the Screencast/ Screen Mirroring option to enable it.


Step 5: Select your Roku device from the list of devices displayed.

Step 6: After connecting your Roku device and android device, launch Optimum.

Step 7: You can now stream your favorite shows on Optimum and enjoy them on your Roku TV.

Watch Optimum on Roku via iOS

If you are an iOS user, you can watch Optimum on your Roku by mirroring your device’s screen. Here is how you can do that.

Step 1: Visit the App Store and install the Optimum app on your device.

Step 2: Install the Mirror for the Roku app from the App Store.

Step 3: Launch the app on your device.

Step 4: Choose your Roku device from the list of devices.

Step 5: You will now have to install Mirror for the Roku channel on your Roku. (If it is already added, open it.)

Step 6: Then click on Add Channel to add Mirror for Roku and launch it.

add Mirror for Roku

Step 7: Select your Roku device from the list of devices.

Step 8: Click on Allow to accept the permission to mirror notifications from your iOS device.

accept the permission to mirror notifications

Step 9: Tap on the Start Mirroring icon.

Start Mirroring icon

Step 10: Tap on Start Broadcast from the popup.

Start Broadcast

Step 11: When the mirroring starts, launch Optimum, and you can view it on your Roku screen

Optimum on Roku using Windows

Like Android and iOS devices, you can mirror your Windows PC or Laptop screen and watch the Optimum TV through it.

Step 1: Open a web browser on your Windows device.

Step 2: Visit the official site of the Optimum.

Step 3: Enter your login credentials with your Optimum ID and click on the three-dot icon on the top right corner.

Step 4: Click the Cast option and select your Roku device from the list.

click the Cast option

Step 5: Click the Source button and select the Cast tab.

Cast tab

Step 6: Accept the permission on your Roku device and select any video on the web.

Step 7: You can now view Optimum content on your Roku TV screen.

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Although the Optimum app is not available on Roku, you can stream your favorite Optimum shows via screen mirroring. So follow the steps mentioned above and enjoy streaming!

Mark is a Freelance Technology Content Writer for, living in Sacramento, California. He has been writing professionally for How-To Geek, betanews, Noupe and Agility PR Solutions News as a ghost writer. His primary focus is on topics related to technology, gaming, web services, cyber-tech and smart home solutions. He graduated from California State University with a degree in journalism as his major, which made it possible for him to pursue a career that he loves so much - writing about the latest technological advances and how they can be effectively utilized by businesses and individuals alike. His content is informative yet entertaining, always providing useful insights into the various aspects of the digital world. Follow him on Linkedin, Muckrack, Twitter

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