Today in this guide, we will explain how you can add and activate locast on Roku device. Before we proceed to learn how to activate Locast on Roku device, we must understand a bit about Locast service.

What is Locast?

Locast is an American legitimate, non-profitable streaming platform service. Locast offers its users to broadcast from over-the-air television stations. It was launched in January of 2014 and it is a completely free service, but you can donate even 5 dollars if you want. It is compatible with the most streaming devices such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV. In it you will find ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, FOX, CW, Unimas, WGN, and many other channels to stream.

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How to watch and activate locast on Roku?

  • Turn on your Roku device and must have an internet connection on it.
  • Go to the Streaming channels option from the home screen.
  • Now, go to the Search channels option.
  • Type “Locast” in the given field by using the on-screen keyboard.
  • Select Locast app from the search result.
  • Now, click on the Add channel option for installing Locast on Roku.
  • Wait until installing process finishes, then launch the locast app.
  • Now log in with the same locast account using the credentials you provided during sign up.
  • After a while, an activation code will be prompt on your screen. Simply note it down or else pause your screen.
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Note- All the above steps are for the installing Locast app on Roku, but you still cannot stream the locast app. For this, you will need to activate Locast App. The steps given below are for activating the locast app.

  • Now, visit www.locast.org/activate from any other device such as mobile and computer.
  • You will be asked to enter the activation code there. Simply, enter the given activation code in the respective field.
  • Now submit the activation code.
  • In a while, your screen will be automatically refreshed and you are ready to stream locast on Roku.

Is locast app available outside the U.S?

Unfortunately, at the moment this service is only available in U.S and U.S Territories.

What is Locast service pricing?

As we mentioned earlier, locast is a donations-based service, which means that their service is absolutely free. You can stream their channels free of cost whenever you want, but during the course of streaming, you will definitely encounter with donation message pop-up on your screen. To remove that, you have to pay a minimum of $ 5 per month.

What cities are Locast available in?

Currently, Locast is available in these cities– Atlanta, Ga., Baltimore, Md.; Boston, Mass, Chicago, Ill.; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo.; Detroit, Mich.; Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, Calif.; Miami, Fla.; Minneapolis, Minn.; New York., NY; Philadelphia, Pa.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Puerto Rico; Rapid City, S.D.; San Francisco, Calif.; Seattle, Wash.; Sioux City, Iowa; Sioux Falls, Iowa; Tampa Bay, Fla.; Washington, D.C.; and West Palm Beach, Florida.