CBS All Access not working on Roku? Here’s how to fix it

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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Roku media players and smart TVs are compatible with most of the popular on-demand streaming services available on the market today.

Generally, one should be careful that either the equipment provider or the service supplies mention what version of devices is compatible with a specific streaming platform.

This and updated device are essential aspects to make sure that you fully enjoy the streaming experience.

How do I get CBS to work on my Roku?

1. Fully restart you Roku devicefix cbs all access

For Roku player:
Go to Settings > System > System restart

For Roku TV
Go to Settings > System> Power > System restart

Also, unplug your Roku device, wait for a few minutes, then plug it back in and switch it on to see if the problem was solved.

2. Check for Roku updatesroku player update to access cbs

  1. Press the Home button on the Roku remote.
  2. Scroll to Settings > System.
  3. Select System update.
  4. Click the right button > Check Now.

3. Check Roku device requirements

Although the service provider might mention compatibility with Roku devices (generally speaking), it is very possible that older versions of Roku TVs or media players are not supported.

To clear out this aspect, you should drop a question to either CBS or Roku support services.

If you managed to get your  CBS All Access subscription to work using other solutions, please share it with us in the comments section below.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • CBS All Access is the online streaming service provided by CBS. The service is available on Roku devices and you can access the app from in the Channel Store on your TV.

  • CBS All Access has a one-month trial period. Have a look at our detailed 5 software to avoid buffering guide.

  • A monthly subscription for CBS All Access starts from  $5.99, with access to all channels and original TV shows, and a limited amount of commercials.

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