Reaching a large audience by establishing our ideas, opinions and much more can be done only on social media platforms. And there is one of those social media platforms called Facebook. Facebook is one of the most used social media platforms for sharing and finding new friends. But not all the devices are compatible with Facebook and it includes Roku. Roku is one of the best devices to watch what you want. We are going to know more about Facebook on Roku. Yes, today we are going to provide you with the procedures for getting Facebook Live on Roku.
What is Facebook?
The social networking service to reach large audiences, find new friends, enlarge your business, share your ideas and thoughts, follow your friends and celebrities, and like, comment, and share others’ posts is Facebook. A group of 5 members designed the Facebook app and those members were Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes, and was launched on the 4th of February, 2004. The Facebook app isn’t available for large screens like Smart TVs. But there is another service of Facebook that helps you to watch Facebook Originals and other content from other content providers is Facebook Watch. Unfortunately, it’s not available for Roku.
Steps to Watch Facebook Live on Roku by Screen Mirroring
As mentioned above, there are no dedicated Facebook and Facebook Watch apps for Roku. So the only way to use Facebook and Facebook Watch on Roku is via the screen mirroring method.
- Using Android
- Using iOS
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Screen Mirroring Facebook Live on Roku from iOS
The upcoming procedure will help you for getting Facebook on Roku from iOS using the screen mirroring method.
Step1: On your Roku home screen, select settings
Step2: Then, Choose Apple AirPlay and HomeKit.
Step3: Next, Select First Time Only for Require Code option
Step4: On the next screen, AirPlay Passcode will appear on your Roku device
Step5: Couple Roku and iOS to the same Wi-Fi.
Step6: Download the Facebook app on your iOS and log in to your account.
Step7: Head over to the Control Centre on your iOS and choose the Screen Mirroring option on your iOS.
Step8: Then prefer your Roku device from the list of available devices on your iOS.
Step5: Append your AirPlay Passcode on your iOS.
Step6: Then click Ok and now your iOS is mirror to your Roku.
Step7: Access Facebook on your iOS and it will appear on your streaming device.
Go through the same procedure to get Facebook Watch on your Roku.
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Screen Mirroring Facebook Live on Roku from Android
Follow the upcoming procedure for getting the app on Roku from Android using the screen mirroring method.
Step1: Switch on your Roku and move to the Settings on your Roku.
Step2: Prefer the System option on your Roku device.
Step3: And opt for the Screen Mirroring option on your Roku.
Step4: Access the Screen Mirroring Mode and set the screen mirroring mode as Prompt on Roku.
“Choosing the Prompt mode will display the prompt on your Roku when a screen mirroring request is sent to your Roku“.
Step5: Enable a power supply to your Roku and couple your Android phone and Roku device to the same network.
Step6: Download the Facebook app on your Android and sign in or sign up for a Facebook account.
Step7: Move to the Settings app on your Android and enable the Screen Mirroring option which is named differently regarding your Android phone brand.
Step8: After doing the mandatory things on Roku which we have said above, pick your Roku device from the available devices list on your Android.
Step9: A prompt will display on your Roku. Choose Accept or Always Accept on your Roku.
Step10: Then your Android screen appears on your Roku. Open the app on your Android and it will appear on your Roku.
Proceed with the same steps to get Facebook Watch on your Roku.
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Facebook isn’t available for Roku now. But it may be for Roku in the future. If it will be available, then you can directly install the Facebook app on your Roku. In our article, we gave the procedures for getting Facebook on Roku. If you are desperate to use Facebook on Roku, go with the screen mirroring method. Thanks for your time.