Adding the MediaFire Channel to my Roku

You have a MediaFire account.  You have a Roku.  What’s left?  Getting the MediaFire channel on your Roku device.

To add the MediaFire Channel there are three options.

Option 1: From Roku’s Website via the Search Channels Box

When you are on Roku’s website you, simply search for the MediaFire Channel.

Type the search term MediaFire in the search box and hit ENTER on your keyboard to search for the MediaFire Channel.  

When you see the MediaFire channel, click Add Channel.

An email/password box will appear.  Enter the credentials associated with your Roku account and click Continue.

A message will pop up which states MediaFire has been added to your Roku player. Also the Add channel button will change to say Installed.  The MediaFire Channel is now on your linked Roku device.  

 

Option 2: From the Roku Website via a Channel Access Code

Roku provides a unique code called a Channel Access Code.  With this code there is no need to search for MediaFire.  

Just go to https://my.roku.com/account/add and add your Channel Access Code and select Add Channel.  

Your MediaFire will be added to your Roku device.  The MediaFire Channel Access Code is DKDFKP.

 

 

Option 3: From the Roku Device’s Search Option

From your Roku Device’s home screen, select Search.  Enter the search term MediaFire. The  MediaFire channel will appear in the search results to the right. Select the MediaFire Channel and then select Add channel.  When prompted, enter your pre-selected Roku pin.

 

Technical Quandaries:

Question:  Are all Video Types Supported on the MediaFire Channel?

Not all video types will work on the MediaFire Roku channel.  Video must be H.264/MPEG-4 compliant.  It also has to be one of the following formats: mp4, mkv, or m4v.  If your video is not in one of these formats, try using one of the many online transcoding tools which can convert your video to a different format.  

Question: Can I only Watch Videos on the MediaFire Channel?  What about my music, pictures, & documents?

The MediaFire Roku application only supports video play back.  Other content, such as pictures, music, & documents, will not appear on the MediaFire channel.  You can view all of your content via the MediaFire Cloud on your Desktop or Mobile devices.  

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Question: Why is my Video Quality not Good?

The video that is streamed to your device is unmodified.  Unfortunately, if the original source was low quality, then playback will also be low.

Question: Why does my Video Keep Buffering?

We're sorry, we know buffering is frustrating.  If the quality of the source material is high and it exceeds the capacity of your internet service, the playback will buffer.  A fix would be to either reduce the size of your video or upgrade to a faster internet connection.

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