How to Watch Newsmax on Roku: Your Complete Guide

Hammad Nasar

To watch Newsmax on Roku, first add the channel through your Roku device or website. Once installed, open the app and log in using either your Newsmax+ or Roku account credentials, depending on your subscription type. If you encounter any issues, try updating the app, restarting your Roku, or clearing the cache. With these simple steps, you’ll have access to Newsmax’s 24/7 news coverage, political analysis, and opinion programming directly on your TV via Roku.

Newsmax is a popular conservative news channel offering round-the-clock coverage of current events, political analysis, and opinion programming. By adding Newsmax to your Roku, you’ll have instant access to their live broadcasts and on-demand content.

Do you want to stay up-to-date with the latest news and commentary from Newsmax on your Roku device? This comprehensive guide will walk you through every step of downloading, installing, and activating Newsmax on Roku.

 How to Download Newsmax on Roku

There are two primary methods to add the Newsmax channel to your Roku device. Let’s explore both options:

Method 1: Using Your Roku Device

Follow these steps to add Newsmax directly from your Roku:

  1. Turn on your Roku device and press the Home button on your remote.
  2. Scroll to and select “Streaming Channels” from the main menu.
  3. Choose “Search Channels” from the options.
  4. Type “Newsmax” using the on-screen keyboard.
  5. Select “Newsmax” from the search results.
  6. Click on “Add Channel” to begin the installation.
  7. Once installed, select “Go to Channel” to open Newsmax.

 Method 2: Using the Roku Website

If you prefer using a computer, here’s how to add Newsmax through the Roku website:

  1. Open your web browser and go to
  2. Sign in to your Roku account.
  3. Navigate to the Roku Channel Store.
  4. In the search bar, type “Newsmax”.
  5. Locate Newsmax in the results and click on it.
  6. Click the “Add Channel” button.
  7. The channel will appear on your Roku device within 24 hours.

 How to Activate Newsmax on Roku

Once you’ve downloaded the Newsmax app, you’ll need to activate it. The activation process differs depending on how you subscribed to Newsmax+.

1.   For Newsmax+ Website Subscribers

If you subscribed through

  1. Open the Newsmax app on your Roku.
  2. Go to “Account Settings” in the left navigation menu.
  3. Select “Login”.
  4. A gray box with a prefilled email will appear. Close this box by pressing the back button once.
  5. On the blue screen that appears, enter your Newsmax+ email and password.
  6. You’re now ready to stream Newsmax content!

 2. For Roku In-App Subscribers

If you purchased your subscription through Roku:

  1. Launch the Newsmax app on your Roku.
  2. Navigate to “Account Settings” in the left menu.
  3. Choose “Login”.
  4. Press “Continue” on the box with your prefilled Roku credentials.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the login process.

Troubleshooting Newsmax on Roku Not Working

If you’re experiencing issues with Newsmax on Roku, try these solutions:

  1. Check Your Internet Connection: Ensure your Roku is connected to a stable internet connection.
  2. Update the App
    • Go to your Roku Home screen.
    • Highlight the Newsmax app.
    • Press the * button on your remote.
    • Select “Check for updates” and install if available.
  3. Restart Your Roku
    • Go to Settings > System > System restart.
    • Wait for your Roku to reboot and try accessing Newsmax again.
  4. Reinstall the App
    • Delete the Newsmax app from your Roku.
    • Restart your Roku device.
    • Reinstall the app using the methods described earlier.
  5. Clear Cache on Roku
    • Go to Settings > System > Advanced system settings.
    • Select “Factory reset“.
    • Choose “Reset channel cache”.
  6. Check Subscription Status: Ensure your Newsmax Plus subscription is active and not expired.
  7. Contact Support: If issues persist, reach out to Newsmax customer support or Roku support for further assistance.

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