How do I watch Viki on Roku?

You can add the Viki channel to your Roku by following the steps here. Learn about our supported Roku devices and minimum OS requirements here.

Supported Countries

Why is Viki not available on Roku in my country?

Due to limitations on Roku's billing platform, the Viki channel is not available in all regions. While we're always looking for ways to improve the community's experience on Viki, we cannot control which regions Roku extends its services and support to.

The following is a list of selected countries where the Viki Channel is available:

    • United States
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
    • Germany
    • Guatemala
    • Honduras
    • Mexico
    • Nicaragua
    • Panama
    • Peru
    • Puerto Rico

If you're located in any of the countries listed above, you can add the Viki channel to your Roku device.

What should I do next?

If you would like your country to be included, you can request this to Roku directly. You can contact them here.

Video quality of Kocowo-licensed content for older Roku devices

Due to playback compatibility issues between older Roku models and DRM-protected videos, Kocowa-licensed titles are unavailable for HD viewing on specific Roku devices.

Note: Kocowa-licensed titles can be identified when a 'Kocowa' word is shown on the screen before the actual video plays. These licensed titles are protected under Digital Rights Management (DRM). 

You can find the Roku models and their respective video quality/resolution for Kocowa-licensed titles below:

Standard definition (up to 480p)

  • Roku LT (2400X, 2450X, 2700X)
  • Roku HD (2500X)
  • Roku 1 / Roku SE (2710X)
  • Roku 2 (2720X)
  • Roku 2 HD (3000X, 3050X)
  • Roku 2 XS (3100X)
  • Roku Streaming Stick (3400X, 3420X)

High definition (up to 720p)

  • Roku Streaming Stick (3500X, 3600X)
  • Roku Express (3700X)
  • Roku Express Plus (3710X)
  • Roku 2 (4210X)
  • Roku 3 (4200X, 4230X)

To check the model of your Roku device, go to your Roku Homepage >> Settings >> System >> About.

For 1080p HD resolution of Kocowa-licensed content on the Viki channel, you will need the latest Roku players in the market.

You can view Kocowa-licensed content in HD with a Viki Pass subscription.

What should I do next?

If you're facing issues with the Viki channel on Roku, please follow the troubleshooting steps found here. Also, learn to manage your Viki subtitle settings on Roku here

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