How to Install Kartina TV on Roku [2021]

How to Rename Your Roku How to Rename Your Roku For Russians in North America, feeling homely sometimes extends to the need of having a Russian streaming service that you can relate with.

Kartina TV is a leading online TV in the US and Canada for Russian natives. It offers more than 200 channels from the former USSR in HD and over 2000 on-demand movies in Russian. Besides Russian, you can stream content from English or German broadcasting networks. Its programming is archived for 2 weeks giving you the convenience to watch what you want. This streaming platform is offered without contracts or commitments and one can cancel anytime. When it comes to payment, you can choose a monthly payment plan or an annual membership and save on the cost. Kartina is offered via a receiver or over the internet, and Roku is one of the supported streaming devices.

To install Kartina TV, go to the Roku channel store and add it from there. If this sounds a bit overwhelming, then don’t worry as we are going to walk you through the installation process.

Installing Kartina TV

Good news is that Kartina TV is supported on Roku and is available in the channel store. This makes the installation process simpler. Firstly, connect your Roku streaming device to your TV and turn it on. Make sure it’s connected to a stable Wi-Fi connection and sign in using your Roku PIN. Next, press the home button on the remote to navigate to the home screen. From this screen, select ‘Streaming Channels’ to go to the channel store. On the next page, click on ‘Search channels’ then the search bar. In the search bar, enter ‘Kartina TV and press OK to select the channel from the suggestions. On the app page, add the channel on Roku by clicking on the ‘+Add channel’ button. Once it’s done installing, click on the ‘Go to Channel’ to open Kartina TV on Roku.

Via Roku app 

If you have the Roku mobile app, then you can use it to install Kartina TV on Roku. Open the app on your phone and click on the ‘Channel Store’ tab. In the Search bar, enter ‘Kartina TV’ and then tap on the app from the search results. On the app page, click on ‘+ Add Channel’ to install it. Once the installation is done, the changes will automatically be updated on the Roku streaming device.

Via the web

Another way that you can use to install Kartina TV is via the web. Launch a web browser on your device and go to the Roku channel store page. Log in using your Roku username and password and navigate to ‘What to watch’ dropdown arrow on the main menu and hover over it. From the dropdown click on ‘Channel Store’ to visit the Roku channel store. In the search bar, search for ‘Kartina TV’ and click on the app. On the app page, click on ‘+Add channel’ to add the channel to Roku.

With the app installed, you need to sign up if you don’t have an account yet. Open a web browser on your device and go to the Kartina TV sign up page. Sign up and then go back to Roku and log in using your email address and password.

Installation steps in pictures

Press the home button on your Roku remote and go to the Roku home screen


Select Streaming Channels

How to Install Kartina TV on Roku

Click on Search Channels and type Kartina TV in the search bar and click on the app from the suggestions

Kartina TV on Roku

Click on +Add Channel to install

Install Kartina TV on Roku

How to Install Kartina TV on Roku: A snap shot

Installation process
Action required
Open the channel store on Roku and add Kartina TV channel to Roku
–          Roku streaming device

–          Stable internet connection

Final Thoughts

If you reside in North America and want to catch up with the latest of TV Shows from across the former USSR countries and even beyond, then Kartina TV is an ideal online streaming platform. The streaming platform was specially designed for the Russia-speaking population in this region. It comes without commitments or contracts and one can cancel anytime.


Is Kartina TV free on Roku?

Installing Kartina TV on Roku is free. However, in order to access the content and stream, you need to subscribe to either a monthly or annual package from Kartina TV.

How do I find Kartina TV on my Roku since I can’t access the search option?

If you don’t have the search option on Roku, you can still install Kartina TV. Press the Home button and then select ‘Streaming Channels’. Under the Movies & TV or Just Added category, look for Kartina TV in the list and select it. Click on ‘+ Add Channel’ and the channel will be installed.

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