Vimeo is one of the competitors of the infamous YouTube! Users are given the choice of picking between different plans of usage, which will differ in the amount of space they get to store their own videos.
The point of differentiation between YouTube and Vimeo is the simple fact that Vimeo lets creators monetize their videos directly, and make money out of their creations.
Roku, being one of the most popular, and exhaustive streaming devices of all time, allows its users to use Vimeo as well! Vimeo as an application can be downloaded, installed and activated on Roku. Once it is done, you can stream Vimeo whenever you want, from wherever you want.
Prerequisites of downloading Vimeo on Roku
You would definitely need three things to be able to watch Vimeo on Roku. One of them being the Roku device, two being a Roku account and the third thing, an active internet connection. Just make sure to open a Roku account and sync it with your Roku device if you don’t have it in place already. To create a new account, or to know how to sync your Roku account with your Roku device, please go through a few blogs of the website where we’ve got it out of the way already. If you still have questions about it, please call us on our toll-free number +1-805-669-0100 and we’ll help you get through it.
Once you have it all in place, the next thing to do is to simply search for the Vimeo app on Roku, download and install it and activate the channel. Once you do that, the channel setup is done.
How to search for Vimeo on Roku?
Searching for any channel on Roku is quite simple. Please go to Roku channel store and from there, click on the Roku channel search bar. In there, type in the keyword that corresponds to the channel that you are looking to download. After you have the channel name keyed in, you will have to hit search.
Roku will fetch all the channels that have a relevance to the search you had performed and will list the channels. From the search result, please choose the Vimeo channel application. To get Vimeo on Roku, you might have to use keywords such as video sharing platform, Vimeo or even YouTube. After you select the channel, please understand that the channel is highlighted, and you get to see a menu button on to the right side of the channel name. Click on the menu button.
From the dropdown menu, you will select an option that says download and install. Once the channel is downloaded and installed, you are one step closer to streaming the channel in Roku. After the download has completed, the next thing to do is to activate the channel on your Roku account.
How to activate Vimeo on Roku?
- To activate the channel, you would need the channel installed on your Roku account, and you would need a computer with an active internet connection.
- The computer with an active internet connection is to enter the activation code displayed on the display screen.
- When you open the channel for the first time, you will receive an activation code on the TV screen.
- Please enter the activation code that you have on the TV, on to your browser window.
- After you enter the same, you should be able to stream Vimeo on Roku, anytime, from anywhere you want.