All good things come at a specific price. If you wish to watch your favorite content via Roku, then you will have to subscribe to top streaming channels. But, if you don’t want to add a payment method at the time of creating Roku account, then you can skip doing that. To know about the process, get in touch with Roku help and support providers.
The majority of Roku users has a perception that they will have to add a payment method while creating a Roku account. Seeing this information fluttering on the internet is making many people think whether they should buy a Roku device or not. Such news can be a big turnoff for many people who are looking to buy a Roku device. Reason being, people are not very comfortable giving the information about their credit/debit cards and PayPal account.
In reality, there is no such thing like that, as Roku account can be created without adding any payment method. Users can easily bypass credit information while creating an account. There are a few scenarios in which you don’t require to add a payment method right up front.
Already paid for services
If you have subscribed to channels like Netflix or Amazon Prime prior to buying a Roku device, then there is no need to pay for the subscription of those channels again. You can install the channel in your Roku account and log in with your user information. You won’t be asked to pay for the subscription.
Roku channel store has a number of free channels that you can subscribe to, and the best part is, you don’t have to pay anything to subscribe to those. Although those free channels don’t have too many of popular shows and movies that we all want to see, yet there are many things that will keep you entertained.
How to bypass ‘credit information’ option?
You can easily bypass credit information by clicking on the following link followed by proceeding further with the steps. Here is the link: https://my.roku.com/signup/nocc. Once you are on this page, you will see a form where you are supposed to ask your credit information, but you can scroll down and click an option named ‘skip, I’ll add later’.
Now, you don’t have to worry about adding a payment method until there is a channel that you wish to subscribe. It is completely understandable that why people are not comfortable in adding their payment method because they are afraid that if that information gets in the hands of someone unknown, then their payment information could be misused.
If you have created Roku account and also added credit information, then you have the option of removing that information. If you don’t know how to do that, then take help of Roku help and support providers.
How to contact Roku setup and support
If you have looked everywhere, but haven’t been able to find ‘Skip, I’ll add later’ button, then you will have to get in touch with Roku help and support providers. They will help you skip ‘add payment’ option, and directly put you in a position to watch your favorite content.