How to Activate My5 TV App at

So you want to watch your favorite shows from the Channel 5 family on your streaming device? Awesome! Activating the My5 app is super easy. I’ll walk you through how to get set up in just a few minutes.

What Exactly is My5 TV?

My5 is a free video-on-demand service where you can stream entertaining programs from Channel 5, 5STAR, 5USA, and more. It’s owned by Paramount and only available in the UK.

Some popular shows on My5 include:

  • Dogs Behaving Very Badly
  • Jeremy Vine
  • Deadline
  • Traffic Cops
  • Neighbours
  • Eggheads

Pretty cool lineup, right?

What You’ll Need Before We Start

Just three quick things:

  • A compatible device like Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV Stick, or Android TV
  • A My5 account (don’t worry, I’ll cover how to make one if you need it)
  • An internet connection (the faster the better)

And you’ll want to have your computer, phone, or tablet handy to visit the activation site.

Ready? Let’s do this!

Activate My5 TV App in Just 5 Minutes

Here’s the simple step-by-step process to get My5 working on your streaming device:

1. Install the My5 App

Use your device’s app store to find and download the My5 – Channel 5 app.

App Store Locations:

  • Apple TV: App Store
  • Roku: Channel Store
  • Fire TV: Amazon Appstore
  • Android TV: Google Play Store

Launch the app after it finishes installing.

2. Get Your Activation Code

An activation code should show up right on your TV screen once you open the My5 app. Write this down or take a pic with your phone to reference in the next step.

3. Visit

Now grab your computer, phone, or tablet and head to the activation site.

Log into your My5 account by entering your email and password. Click Sign In when ready.

4. Enter Activation Code

Find the box asking for your unique activation code. Carefully type or paste in the code from your TV screen and click Activate.

All set! Wasn’t that simple?

Now just select the show you want to watch and press play to start streaming My5. Have fun and happy viewing!

Create a My5 Account in Just 2 Minutes

Don’t have a My5/Channel 5 account yet? Here’s how to make one super fast:

  1. Visit
  2. Click Register
  3. Fill in your:
    • Name
    • Postcode
    • Birthdate
    • Email
    • Password
  4. Check the box to agree to Terms & Conditions
  5. Click Create Account

Boom! Your new account is all ready to activate your My5 app.

Quick FAQs

Is My5 free to use?

Yep! All shows are free to stream.

Do I need to make an account?

You’ll need to register for a free My5 account before activating the app.

What’s the activation process?

It just takes 5 minutes:

  1. Get the app
  2. Launch it to view code
  3. Go to
  4. Sign into your account
  5. Enter code & click Activate

Let’s Stay in Touch

I hope this guide helped explain everything you need to get My5 working smoothly. Got any other questions? Hit reply and I’m happy to help!