How to Watch Soap2day on Roku

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How to Watch Soap2day on Roku

Soap2day is a popular website for watching loads of free movies and TV shows online. With content updated daily and high-performance servers that don’t buffer, Soap2day is a top choice for users who want to stream movies for free.

If you are using a Roku player or stick or TV, you may want to watch free movies on your Roku device using Soap2day. But because Soap2day is not a TV app or channel, the only way to access it is by visiting the Soap2day website and watching on your device.

However, as with many movie and TV content websites that offer blockbuster and latest titles for free, Soap2day is subject to constant censorship and attempts to shut it down. In fact, Google has delisted Soap2day several because it is not entirely legal to use.

As a result, Soap2day are constantly changing their website address to avoid censorship from Google and search engines. As at the time of writing this article, the working websites for Soap2day were soap2day.rs/home, soap2day.id, and soap2day.digital

The first two, .rs and .id are the official websites free of ads while the other .digital is full of ads and popups. If you try to access Soap2day and the official links provided above do not work, it is because they have moved to another web address to avoid Google censorship. In that case, you only need to do a Google search of soap2day and select the first result that comes up.

How to Watch Soap2day on Roku

As we explained earlier, Soap2day can only be accessed using a web browser on your TV. So, if you want to stream Soap2day on Roku, you would need to use a web browser.

In this article, we will explore all the possible options for watching Soap2day on Roku, with step-by-step details on their setup.

Can’t Use Browser on Roku

Many users want to know if they can open a browser on Roku TV or Roku streaming device to stream Soap2day. Roku TVs and the Roku streaming devices are built on the Roku operating system. This operating system is dedicated solely to streaming. It does not support dynamic web browsing.

Therefore, Roku does not come with a native browser installed. Also, you cannot just go to the store and install a browser like an android app as you would on Firestick and Android TV.

Roku has 2 channels that act like web browsers but which do not have the full functionalities of standard web browsers. The browsers are:

  • Web Browser X: This is the better browser available on Roku but comes with a paid subscription. But you cannot play videos on the browser, so streaming Soap2day on Roku’s Web Browser X is not an option
  • Poprism Web Browser: This is basically an html text site that only allows you to read text. No images, no videos, no dynamic content.

So, in a nutshell, you cannot use a browser to go to the Soap2day website to stream a movie on Roku. All streaming is done using the Channels on Roku…and Soap2day is not a channel.

Therefore, the only ways you can stream Soap2day on Roku is to use either an Android, iPhone, Windows PC or Mac to stream and then cast to your Roku.

1. Screen Mirror Soap2day App on Android to Roku

Soap2day officially has only an Android app. You can find this on the Play Store or go to the current official website soap2day.rs and scroll down to the end of the page to download the Android app.

1. Install the app and create an account if you want to

After installing Soap2day on your Android phone, please follow the steps below:

2. Connect your Android phone and your Roku to the same WIFI network

3. Press the Home button on your Roku TV or stick

4. Select Settings

5. Select System

6. Select Screen Mirroring

7. Select Screen Mirroring Mode and select either of Prompt or Always Allow. We recommend Prompt so that devices do not connect to your TV without permission

8. From your Android phone, open the Soap2day app

9. Then, swipe down from the top of the page on your Android phone and select Cast

10. Your phone will search for devices on the same WIFI network

11. Select your Roku TV or stick from the list and click Connect

12. Then, play the movie on Soap2day to start watching on Roku

Note: As at the time of writing this article, there were lots of issues on the Soap2day app. You may not be able to stream a movie. Several users were also reporting the same. If you are unable to stream on the Soap2day app, you could use the website on your phone browser instead.

2. Go to soap2day.rs on iPhone and Screen Mirror

There is an app version of Soap2day on App Store, however, it is not official and is developed by an individual instead.

We are unable to provide any details about the safety of the app, information privacy and any effects the app may have on your phone. For this reason, we recommend opening a browser on your phone to stream Soap2day and then mirror to your Roku. To do this:

1. Connect your iPhone and the Roku to the same WIFI network

2. Press the Home button on your Roku remote control

3. Select Settings

4. Select Apple AirPlay and HomeKit.

5. Select AirPlay and turn it on

6. Make sure Require Code is set to First Time Only

7. Swipe down from the top of your phone screen

8. Select Screen Mirroring

9. Select your Roku device

10. Enter the code shown on your TV into your iPhone and select OK

11. Your phone screen is now mirrored. Play the movie you want to watch on Soap2day to start watching on your Roku

2. Go to soap2day.rs and Screen Mirror From PC

Similar to iPhone, you need to go to the Soap2day website to stream om PC. There is no desktop app for Soap2day, and any apps that claim to be for Soap2day on PC are fake.

To start casting:

1. As always, connect your PC to the same WIFI network as your Roku

2. Visit the Soap2day website and select the movie you want to play

3. Then, press the Windows key on your PC

4. Type Connect and select Connect to Wireless Display from the results

5. Click on Connect

6. Your PC will search for available devices. Select your Roku from the results

7. On your Roku TV select Always Allow or just Allow

8. Your PC should now be mirrored on your Roku. Play the movie you want to watch to start streaming on Roku

3. Go to soap2day.rs on Mac and Screen Mirror

First, you need to bring the up the mirroring options in the menu bar of the Mac. It is the square meshed with a triangle icon.

1. To do this, click System Preferences in the Menu bar

2. Select Displays

3. Check the box that says Show Mirroring Options In The Menu Bar When Available

4. Now, click the AirPlay icon

5. Select your Roku TV or device

6. Enter the passcode on your TV onto your Mac

7. Your Mac will start mirroring

8. Then play the video you want to watch on Soap2day

Watching Soap2day on Roku Not Working

1. Wrong Web Address

Soap2day has several website URLs. Some of these sites are clones of each other. Some are redirects, while others are secondary sites dedicated to ads and other pay-per-click services. But there are others that are fakes and filled with malware or junk.

The primary web addresses for Soap2day (which have no ads) change from time to time and you would need a Google search to find the current one(s).

If you are unable to watch Soap2day, there is probably an issue with the web address you are watching on such as:

  • The web address is a fake and is filled with ads, pop us, add-on, and even viruses
  • You are on the secondary website of Soap2day which is filled with ads. When you try to play a movie on such site, you keep getting redirected to a new web page. This could cause a glitch on the Roku screen

2. WIFI Connection is Poor

Soap2day has fast servers that ensure there is no buffering as long as your WIFI connection is strong. If you are having issues streaming on Soap2day, it may be because your WIFI connection is poor and not because of the mirroring setup. There are several reasons why you may have poor WIFI connection including:

3. Glitch in Router

Sometimes, your router may overheat or store too much electric charge that need to be dissipated. It may also be that the receivers on the router suffered a glitch. A glitch in your router usually either goes away on its own or requires a restart to resolve it

Fix – Restart Router

To fix the glitch on your router and continue enjoying your streaming, you need to restart the router following the steps below:

1. Unplug the router from power supply

2. Wait two minutes

3. Plug the router back in and wait until the Connected light shows

Then check and see if the streaming issue is resolved.

4. Phone or Computer Far from Router

Another factor that affects your WIFI connection is the distance between your router and streaming device such as the phone or PC. Even though mirroring on its own does not require internet connection to work, you have to have strong WIFI signals on your phone or PC to enjoy a good streaming experience. If streaming to Roku is not working, check the internet connection on your phone or PC.

5. Problem With ISP

The poor WIFI connection you are experiencing may be because your internet service provider is having difficulties with providing strong internet access to your area.

To test for this, open another tab on your mobile phone or PC browser and stream from YouTube or any other website. Observe the experience. If there is buffering, then you need to contact your ISP.

6. Roku and Streaming Device Aren’t on The Same Network

Mirroring your phone or PC to Roku TV or Roku streaming device requires both devices to be on the same WIFI connection. That is the only way the devices will discover and communicate with each other. If your Roku and your PC or phone are not on the same network, they will not discover each other and the mirroring will not work.

Fix – Make Sure All Connecting Devices Are on the Same Network

Whether you are mirroring from your iPhone, Mac or Windows PC, or using the casting feature on Android; you need to ensure that all the devices involved in the casting or mirroring are connected to the same WIFI network.

This includes your Roku TV or Roku streaming device and your phone or computer.

7. Devices Out of Date

Another possible reason why casting or mirroring from your phone/PC to Roku is not working is because either or both of the connected devices are out of date.

Casting and mirroring require a lot of integration between the displays and operating systems of the connected devices. If the devices are not up to date, there may be bugs and compatibility issues.

AirPlay especially may not work on your Roku if it is not up to date.

Fix – Update All Connected Devices

To update Android OS (the method may vary across brands)

1. Go to Settings

2. Select About Phone

3. Check for System Updates

To update iOS

1. Select Settings

2. Select General

3. Select Software Update

To update Roku device:

1. Press Home on your Roku remote.

2. Scroll and select Settings.

3. Select System.

4. Select System update.

The System update screen displays the current software and build version, along with the date and time of the latest update.

5. Select Check Now to manually check for updates.

To Update Mac OS:

1. Plug your Mac to power supply

2. Make sure you are logged in as Administrator or have the Administrator password

3. From the Menu button at the top of your Mac screen, select System Preferences

4. Select Software Update

5. Click Update Now or Upgrade Now

To update Windows PC:

1. Click the Start/Windows Button

2. Select Settings

3. Select Windows Update

4. Click on Check for Updates

5. If updates are already displayed, click Download

8. Wrong Setup

  • Roku does not have native browsers and does not support the installation of any browser as an application. Any app that claims to be a browser with the capability of playing videos is fake and will not work
  • For AirPlay to work on Roku, the Roku TV or streaming device has to support AirPlay 2, not AirPlay. AirPlay 2 is the only version that supports screen mirroring on a non-apple device. Your Roku device must be running Roku OS 9.4 or higher to support AirPlay 2. To find out the OS:

1. Press the Home button on your remote control

2. Select Settings

3. Select System

4. Select About

The Roku OS version will be displayed

In conclusion, it is possible to watch Soap2day on your Roku TV or streaming device. However, it is currently not possible to add Soap2day as an app or channel on Roku.

Nor can you stream it directly in your Roku TV. To enjoy Soapd2day on Roku, you need to use a phone or PC to stream Soap2day and then mirror it on your Roku.

Brady Klinger-Meyers is an experienced tech writer and marketer who currently writes for Techzillo as well as other popular sites like MakeUseOf. At Techzillo, he focuses on consumer technology in general with his interest being Android OS. Read our Editorial Guidlines and Fact Checking process.

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