Want to watch all your favorite VH1 shows like Love & Hip Hop, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and Behind the Music on your Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Android TV device? By activating the VH1 app with your TV provider, you can access live streaming and unlock bonus content.
This quick guide will walk you through installing the VH1 app and activating it with just a few simple steps.
Why Activate the VH1 App?
Activating the app unlocks the following features:
- Live streaming of VH1 channel
- Latest full episodes
- Exclusive cast reactions and deleted scenes
- Closed captioning for full episodes
So whether you want to watch the newest season of Black Ink Crew Chicago or binge vintage episodes of The Surreal Life, activating the app makes it easy to access all your VH1 favorites in one place.
Steps to Activate
The overall process for activating the VH1 app is the same across devices:
- Install app
- Open app and select TV provider
- Enter activation code from TV screen on vh1.com/activate
- Sign in to TV provider
However, the specifics will vary slightly depending on whether you have Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Android TV.
- Search for VH1 app in Roku Channel Store and install
- Open app > Go to Settings > Select TV Provider
- Enter activation code from TV at vh1.com/activate
- Sign in with TV provider credentials
vh1.com/activate Fire TV
- Search for VH1 app on Fire TV homepage and install
- Launch VH1 app > Go to Settings > Choose TV Provider
- Enter code shown on TV at vh1.com/activate
- Sign in with your provider account
vh1.com/activate Apple TV
- Find & install VH1 app from App Store
- Open VH1 app > Select Settings > Choose TV Provider
- Take activation code from TV and enter at vh1.com/activate
- Enter credentials for TV provider account
vh1.com/activate Android TV
- Search for VH1 in Google Play Store on Android TV and install it
- Launch VH1 app > Go to Settings > Pick your TV Service Provider
- Note down activation code from TV and visit vh1.com/activate
- Sign in with your TV provider username & password
And that’s it! The app will now be activated and ready for you to stream VH1 live or watch your favorite shows and specials on demand.
Having issues activating the app? Try these tips:
- Confirm VH1 channel is included in your TV subscription package
- Check for app updates and restart device
- Reinstall VH1 app to clear cache
- Sign in using cellular data instead of WiFi
Still not working? You can visit VH1’s accessibility page to report closed captioning issues or other app problems.
Now just grab the snacks and put on your comfiest clothes—it’s time for a VH1 binge watch!