How to Activate Haystack News App at

Watching the latest news and current events is a great way to start your day. Haystack News offers a fantastic selection of 300+ news channels spanning entertainment, politics, weather, business, tech, and more. Best of all – it’s 100% free!

In this guide, I’ll explain how to:

  • Create a Haystack News account
  • Install the app on your device
  • Activate your account to start streaming

So whether you want Haystack News on your Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV or other device, you’ll find simple instructions below.

Creating Your Haystack Account

Before installing the app, you need Haystack sign-in credentials. Here’s how to set that up in under a minute:

  1. Go to and click Get Started
  2. Select Continue with Google or Continue with Facebook
  3. Use your existing account to sign in

And you’re done! Use these same details whenever signing into Haystack News.

Next, we’ll cover how to install and activate the app across popular streaming devices. Activate on Roku

Here’s the easy way to get Haystack News on your Roku player:

  1. Turn on your Roku and go to the Streaming Channels menu
  2. Search for Haystack News
  3. Select the Haystack News app and click Add Channel
  4. Open the app and note down the activation code shown on screen
  5. Visit on another device
  6. Enter the code and click Activate

After a few seconds your Roku will be activated, ready for streaming Haystack News!

Pro Tip: Make sure your Roku has an internet connection to retrieve the activation code.

Getting Haystack TV on Android/Google TV

Owners of Android smart TVs and Google Chromecasts can also enjoy Haystack News with these simple steps:

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android TV
  2. Search for Haystack News
  3. Select the Haystack News app and click Install
  4. Open the app and go to Settings > Sign In to view your activation code
  5. Visit on your phone or computer
  6. Enter the code and click Activate

After a few moments, the app will confirm your device is activated. Start streaming!

Get Haystack News on Apple TV at

Apple fans can easily add Haystack News to their Apple TV lineup:

  1. On your Apple TV, open the App Store
  2. Search for Haystack Local & World News
  3. Click Get to install the app
  4. Launch the app and follow the prompts to get your activation code
  5. Go to on another device
  6. Enter the code and click Activate

Give it a few seconds to activate and then start enjoying 300+ news channels on your Apple TV!

Activating Haystack TV on Amazon Fire TV

Lastly, here is how to activate Haystack News on your Fire TV Stick or Fire TV Cube:

  1. From the Fire TV home screen, select Find > Amazon Appstore
  2. Search for Haystack News
  3. Click Get to download and install
  4. Open the app and choose to sign-in – this will display your activation code
  5. Visit on your phone/computer
  6. Enter the code and click Activate

That’s all it takes to start watching Haystack News on Fire TV models. Have fun!

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Ensure your streaming device has an active internet connection
  • Try reinstalling the Haystack app if activation fails
  • Use a compatible streaming model – see list here

Well I hope this guide has shown how quick and easy it is to get Haystack TV News set up on your favorite devices!

The app makes streaming 300+ global news channels incredibly convenient. And remember – it’s 100% free. 👍

Let me know in the comments if you have any other questions. Enjoy!