Access BBC America On Your Favorite Device at

Welcome friends! If you’re like me, you love having access to great entertainment anywhere, anytime. That’s why I put together this simple guide on how to activate BBC America across popular streaming platforms.


BBC America offers acclaimed series like Doctor Who, Killing Eve, and The Graham Norton Show through your cable or satellite provider.

To start watching, you’ll need to:

  • Install the BBC America app
  • Activate it with an authentication code
  • Sign in through your TV provider

It only takes a few minutes. Let’s walk through it together!

Supported Devices

BBC America is available across all major platforms:

  • Android TV
  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • iOS devices
  • Xbox One

Below you’ll find simplified steps for enabling access on these popular devices.

Activation Walkthrough via

Here are condensed guides focused on getting up and running fast:

Android TV

  1. Install BBC America from the Google Play Store
  2. Open the app and select Sign In
  3. Note down the code shown on screen
  4. Visit on another device
  5. Enter code and sign in through your TV provider on Roku

  1. Add BBC America channel from Roku Channel Store
  2. Launch app and choose Sign In
  3. Copy activation code
  4. Go to on a computer/phone
  5. Provide code and login to your TV provider account

Xbox One

  1. Search for BBC America in Microsoft Store
  2. Install app
  3. Inside the app, pick Sign In
  4. Note down code shown on screen
  5. Visit to enter code
  6. Sign in with your TV provider credentials

Amazon Fire TV

  1. Use search option to find BBC America
  2. Select app and choose Get
  3. Launch app and tap Sign In
  4. Copy unique activation code
  5. Go to on a browser
  6. Enter code and login with your TV provider details

Apple Devices

Apple TV requires an activation code, iOS devices can sign in directly with your TV provider

  1. Get BBC America from the App Store
  2. Open app and pick Sign In
  3. Apple TV users: Note down code and visit on another device
  4. iOS users: Sign in with your TV provider credentials

See, I told you it was easy! In just minutes, you can access all of your favorite shows.

For any issues activating BBC America, try generating a new code – that usually resolves any problems.

Now relax and enjoy the top-notch programming. Check back as I cover other popular streaming services and devices.