see also: roku3 remote codes https://owner.roku.com/signup-nocc To step 3 has been added a subtle option to "skip" adding financial instrument There is no [simple] adblocking for roku. If you don't mind the malware mindset of roku app ecosystem there is fecklessness for you to address yourself. Return your roku in favor of Amazon Fire TV (rooted + xbmc + XPosed Framework + XPrivacy + AdAway + Llama) adblocking on Fire TV is easy. free: no costs apps showing ads: NOT-free "not-free" is not a kind of free: it is the opposite of free a roku channel with a pre-roll ad is NOT-free. I use a roku for ONE subscription I purchased prior to roku. Unforuntanely roku takes a HUGE slice of profit from the provider. When the kinks are removed from the xbMC hd video plug-in on the server side I'll shelf the roku.