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Can I use the PBS app on Roku without activating?

No. After the update in late September 2015, PBS requires you to activate in order to use the PBS app on Roku. In return, you can enjoy benefits such as access to your Watchlist and program synching across all of your devices. 

Learn how to activate the PBS app on Roku