– How to activate Pandora on Roku

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December 12, 2023

Pandora, the music streaming service, can be accessed on Roku Streaming Players and Roku TV™. To get started, simply install the Pandora app from the Roku Streaming Channels store. After installation, activate the app and you’ll be able to create customized stations based on your favorite songs and artists. Additionally, you have the option to upgrade to Pandora Premium for an ad-free and on-demand experience, allowing you to listen to songs, albums, and playlists at your convenience.

How to install Pandora on Roku?

To install the Pandora app on your Roku device, follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your Roku Device: Make sure your Roku device is connected to your TV and powered on.
  2. Navigate to the Roku Home Screen: Press the home button on your Roku remote to navigate to the home screen.
  3. Access the Roku Channel Store: Using the remote, scroll down and select “Streaming Channels” or “Channel Store” from the list of options.
  4. Search for Pandora: In the Channel Store, you can browse through the available channels or use the search function to find the Pandora app.
  5. Install Pandora: Once you’ve located the Pandora app, select it. You’ll be provided with more information about the app. Choose “Add Channel” to start the installation process.
  6. After Pandora is installed, choose Go to channel.
add Pandora on roku

How to activate Pandora on Roku?

Once you’ve added Pandora from the Roku Channel Store on your device, follow these steps to activate it:

1. On the Welcome page, choose between signing in to an existing account or creating a new Pandora account.

  • To create a new account: Follow the prompts to input the required registration details.Accept the Terms to establish your Pandora account.
  • To use an existing account: An activation page will show a website and a code. Keep this code displayed on your Roku screen.

2. Enter the Activation code from the Roku screen.

Using a computer: Visit and input the activation code displayed on your Roku screen.

activate Pandora on Roku

Using a mobile device: Open the Pandora app and navigate to Settings, tap Device Activation and input the code on your Roku Screen.

If you prefer, you can also use your Roku remote to enter your email address and password.

How to fix Pandora not responding on Roku?

  1. Hard restart Roku device

Turn off your Roku device using the remote. Then unplug the power cable from the power outlet. Wait for 3 to 5 minutes and then plug the power cable back in. Turn Roku back on.

  1. Update Pandora

Press the home button on your remote and hightlight Pandora. Press the * button on your remote to open the Options menu. Select Check for updates.

  1. Reinstall Pandora

From the homescreen, head over to the Pandora app. Highlight Pandora app and press* button on your remote. Click Remove Channel from the pop up menu. To ensure the process is successful, restart your device before adding the channel back in. We would recommend doing this from the Settings menu by navigating to Settings > System > System restart. Then Go to Streaming Channels from the homescreen, scroll down to Search Channels and type in Pandora. Scroll to the right and press OK on your remote. Select Add channel to install it back on your Roku.

remove pandora

How to log into another Pandora Account on Roku?

Currently, each Roku account can only be linked to a single Pandora account, meaning you can’t use multiple Pandora accounts on one Roku device. If you wish to listen to two distinct Pandora accounts, you’ll need to follow these steps:

  1. Have two Roku devices.
  2. Create two separate Roku accounts, one for each device.

If you have multiple Roku devices and they’re already logged into the same Roku account, you can manage them using the following procedure:

  1. Visit on your computer or smartphone.
  2. Sign in to your Roku account if you’re not already logged in.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the My account page and locate the device in the My linked devices section.
  4. Choose Unlink for the appropriate device and confirm your decision.

Afterward, you can associate that specific Roku device with a new Roku account, and subsequently, with a new Pandora account. You can create a new Roku account here.

If your Roku device don’t support Pandora?

Due to technical changes, some Roku devices will no longer support Pandora.

Affected models include:

  • N1000
  • N1050
  • N1100
  • N1101
  • 2000C
  • 2050N
  • 2050X
  • 2100N
  • 2100X

But don’t worry, with Pazu Pandora Music Converter you can easily download Pandora music to MP3 and play on your TV from USB drive.

Pazu Pandora Music Converter is a powerful MP3 downloader to download MP3 music from Pandora in high-quality up to 320kbps with ID3 Tags (title, artist, and album). Pazu Pandora Music Converter is the most popular Pandora to MP3 downloader. Pazu Pandora Music Converter is an ideal tool for converting and downloading Pandora songs, albums, playlists and podcasts to MP3 on Mac and Windows. This Mp3 downloader app is the best choice to download mp3 music from Pandora in a few clicks and effortlessly. Pazu Pandora Music Converter’s simple functionality makes it easy to use so everyone can search and download high-quality Pandora audio files.

Just log in your Pandora account in the built-in Pandora web player and browse your Collection or Pandora library to find the song, album, podcast or playlist you want to download. Additionally, yo can type artist, song title, podcasts and more in the search box, select the result you want.

In this guide we will show you how to download mp3 songs from Pandora.

1. Run Pazu Pandora Music Converter 

Download Pazu Pandora Music Converter and then install it on your computer. After launching the converter, log in your Pandora account on the main interface.

Pandora Music Converter

If you have already purchased a license, click the key icon to register the converter. If not, continue using the trial version.

register Pandora Music Converter

2. Customize the Output Settings

Click on the “Settings” icon in the upper right corner to choose the output format(M4A, MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF), output quality(up to 320kbps), output folder, file name format, how output songs organized, interface language, etc.

Pandora Music Converter settings

3. Add songs

In the built-in Pandora web player, find and open the playlist or album you need to convert. Or use the search function to find what you want.

choose Pandora playlist
choose Pandora songs

Pazu will detect all the songs and display them for you. All songs in the playlist/album will be selected by default. You can uncheck the songs you don’t want to download.

convert Pandora music to MP3

4. Start Converting

After selecting the songs, click on the “Convert” button then you can manage to download songs from Pandora without premium. Now you can just wait for the conversion done and then you can enjoy the music at any time. It will take a few minutes to convert the songs.

convert Pandora to MP3

After the converting is complete, click on “clock” icon in the upper right corner to view all downloaded songs. Click the folder icon to locate the songs from the local directory.

Pandora to MP3 Converter

5. Play downloaded Pandora MP3 music from USB drive

Some Roku devices include a USB port to which you can connect an external USB drive for the purpose of playing locally stored photo, audio, and video files. You can connect more than one USB drive to your Roku device by connecting them to a USB hub. Insert the USB device into the USB port on your Roku device. If Roku Media Player is not installed, you will be prompted to add it from the Roku Channel Store. If the channel is installed, an on-screen prompt will ask you to launch Roku Media Player.

If your Roku devices don’t include a USB port, check if your TV has one.

If neither Roku device nor your TV has USB port, you can also put the downloaded songs on your local area network.

Roku Media Player has been tested to work with the following DLNA servers:

  • Windows Media Player/Center
  • Serviio
  • Plex
  • Twonky
  • MiniDLNA/ReadyDLNA/ReadyMedia
  • PlayOn
  • Synology (DSM 6.2.1)