Roku YouTube Channel My Video Buzz Has New Instillation Method

Roku YouTube Channel My Video Buzz Has New Instillation Method

Ryan Michael Downey

The Developers behind My Video Buzz have released a new installer for easy setup of the popular My Video Buzz Image cropped editedYouTube option for Roku. Myvideobuzz is a private open source channel that can be side loaded on to a Roku which allows users to access their YouTube accounts via a Roku in lieu of an official YouTube app being available to all of the Roku Models available.

What Is The Installer?
The installer is a compressed or zipped file that can be downloaded from the My Video Buzz page on the github website. Simply click the link and you will be brought to the page to begin. the devs have made this quick and easy with step by step on screen instructions.

Requirements To Use The Installer
In order to access the My Video Buzz installer you must have a windows laptop or desktop computer on the same network as your Roku device. The computer is essentially the launch pad for the program and the side loading action. This action can not be performed on a windows tablet, a smart phone, Ipad or an Apple computer.

How Do You Install The Installer
In order to install the installer click the green button labeled Download MyVideoBuzz installer. The file will quickly download on to your computer.  After the zipped file has finished downloading  click on the file and it will open where you should see an icon called Myvideobuzzinstaller.exe. Click the icon labeled “Extract” and chose a folder for the program to be sent to, I recommend a desktop folder so that it is easy to find. Once the program is in the folder of choice open the folder and double click the icon labeled MyVideoBuzz Installer. It will open the instillation program. Click next and agree to the terms given.

My Video Buzz Installer Button

Entering Developer Mode
In order to install MyVideoBuzz on to a Roku you must access the developer screen for the Roku. This will not harm your device. In order to access this you must press the buttons on the remote in a specific sequence. The Installer will prompt you as to which buttons to press. This is simpler then it sounds. Once in developer mode agree and let the Roku Reset. Once this process is over you are almost done.  

Finish Instillation
The program will then automatically scan for Roku devices on your wireless network. Once it finds a Roku or multiple Rokus depending on your setup click on the dropdown menu that says “Please select a device and click next” choose the Roku you wish My Video Buzz install screento install myvideobuzz on. Select said Roku and the process will complete. My Video Buzz will open on your system and you will be able to enjoy your favorite videos right on the Roku. In order to learn how to get the most from a YouTube Account see our guide here. Once you have My Video Buzz installed on your Roku device you can use the installer to put the program on any other Roku device that is on the same network as your computer by allowing the program to scan for Roku devices again. The installer can also be used in order to install My Video Buzz on to other Roku devices on other networks provided your laptop has access to the network. Use this method any time in order to enjoy the wonderful YouTube Channel for Roku.


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  1. While this is a good solution those who have extensive You Tube accounts, but for those just beginning to create videos, the Vimeo “channel” already exists on Roku. I have some 100 performance clips hosted there – all legal -and Vimeo delivers a far better image, far fewer burps and stalls, and no advertisements to chase viewers away before they even begin to watch my videos. So the question to me has always been why even use You Tube? They are for the amateurs, not those who also value quality, professionalism. and a good viewing experience.

    • Vimeo is wonderful. It has such high quality video playback. I think people like YouTube because Google has made it so easy to use, dedicated apps just to record and format the videos etc. But I agree that the quality of video found on Vimeo is stellar. I like the nature and science videos.

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