How to Install and Activate Sony Crackle on Roku?

Day by day, the market of streaming services is being loaded and updated. To be specific, it is just overflowing with streaming services. Sony Crackle is one among the well-known streaming service in use. Thinking of getting the Sony Crackle on Roku, then follow this write-up to know more about it in detail.

What is Sony Crackle?

Crackle on Roku

Sony Crackle called Crackle in short is an American based TV streaming service offered by Sony Pictures Television. User get access to live TV, multi channel video, video-on-demand, cloud DVR storage, streaming of TV programs and so on. To access Sony Crackle, you don’t need any TV or satellite subscription. The main focus of Sony Crackle was towards the cordcutters. Watch your favorite Hollywood movies, TV shows, Crackle original programs and more. The app is completely free to stream all the premium content without any subscription

Various devices such as PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, PS3, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Roku, Mac, Windows supports Crackle.

Features of Crackle

Let us know some of the features of PlayStation Vue.

  • Live TV
  • on demand video content
  • Cloud based DVR
  • 5 streams at a time
  • The genres available in the Crackle are Action, Anime, Comedy, Drama, Crackle Original, Thriller, and Reality Show
  • Watch all the old classic shows through this service.
  • Have access to pause, rewind, fast forward.

and the features list goes on. 

How to Sign up for Sony Crackle?

Step1: Sign in to your Crackle account or create one if you don’t have an account.

Step2: To create your Crackle, Go to the on your browser.

Step3: Enter your mail ID, name, password and required personal details.

Step 4: Click Create account.

Step5: You can also sign up with crackle through your facebook account.

How to Install Crackle on Roku?

 Since, Crackle is an official app on Roku channel store. It is easy to download the app.

Crackle on Roku

Step1: Go to your Roku homescreen using your Roku remote.

Crackle on Roku

Step2: Tap on Streaming channels present on the left panel.

Crackle on Roku TV

Step3: Type and Search for Crackle and the suggestion list appears.

Crackle on Roku

Step4: Click on the Add channel button on the Crackle channel info page.

Crackle on Roku

Step5: Wait for Crackle to add on your Roku. After adding tap OK.

How to activate Crackle on Roku?

For using Crackle on Roku, we need to activate it.

Step1: After adding, Launch the Crackle app on Roku

Step2: The Sony Crackle app asks for activation.

Step3: An activation code displayed on your Roku screen.

Step4: Open on your device browser.

Crackle on Roku TV

Step5: Enter the activation code on the box.

Step6: Tap Continue.

Step7: Activation process is been completed.

Now, you can access to the Crackle on Roku TV.

Alternative way: How to screen mirror Crackle on Roku?

You can also watch Crackle on Roku TV using screen mirroring.

Ensure same Wi-Fi connection to your Roku and PC.

Step1: Connect your Roku and TV HDMI port.

Step 2: On your Roku device, open screen mirroring mode and tap Prompt option.

Step3: Go to the on your PC.

Step4: Go to the notification icon and tap on connect option.

Crackle on Roku

Step5: After scanning of nearby devices, your Roku device name appears.

Step6: Select your Roku device name.

Crackle on Roku

Step7: Now, play any video on your windows. The same video will be displayed on your Roku TV

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I DVR on Crackle

Step1: Go to

Step2: Tap on channels.

Step3: Choose the channel you wish to watch.

Step4: Further, click what you wish to watch and record for later use.

Step5: Tap on <+>button to record the show’s upcoming episodes.

Step6: Now, click the Play button if you want to watch the episode.

2. How do I watch the shows recorded on DVR?

Step1: Go to

Step2: Go to My list

Step3: Choose the recorded show you wish to watch.

Step4: Now, press the Play button to watch the show you recorded.

3. Is Sony Crackle really free?

Sony Crackle app is completely free to stream. You can all the movies and TV shows on your Roku TV at free of cost.

4. Is Sony Crackle legal??

Sony Crackle app is 100% legal and free to stream. You watch all the Sony live TV channels and Crackle original programs on sony without any trouble.

Winding UP

To wind up, Sony Crackle is  for all the movie lovers out there.It is the one of the best alternative option to ditch your cable TV subscription. Sony Crackle supports Roku devices are Roku TV & 4K Roku TV, Roku Express and Express+, Roku Premiere and Premiere+, Roku Streaming Stick and Streaming Stick+, Roku Ultra, Roku 4, Roku 3, Roku 2 XD, XS & HD, Roku LT, Roku 1/SE.

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