How to Activate the Spectrum TV App at

Want to watch live TV and movies on your Roku, Firestick, Apple TV, or other streaming device? If you have Spectrum internet, you can access a huge library of shows and films for free with the Spectrum TV app!

Activating it is simple. Just follow this handy guide to get set up in minutes.

What Devices Work with the Spectrum TV App?

The Spectrum TV app plays nice with tons of popular streaming devices and smart TVs, like:

  • Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Cube
  • Roku devices
  • Apple TV
  • Android smart TVs and phones
  • Xbox One and newer
  • Samsung smart TVs (2012 and newer)

You can double check if your device is supported on Spectrum’s website.

Step-by-Step Guide to Activate the Spectrum TV App

Before we dive in, you’ll need:

  • An active Spectrum internet subscription
  • Your Spectrum account username and password
  • A separate mobile or computer device to visit the activation site

Then follow the steps below for your device.

Activate on Roku at

  1. From Roku’s home screen, go to Streaming Channels
  2. Search for Spectrum TV
  3. Select Add Channel to install the app
  4. Launch the app and note down the activation code on your TV
  5. On your phone, tablet, or computer, visit
  6. Enter the code and your Spectrum login credentials
  7. Start streaming!

Activate on Fire TV

  1. Use Fire TV’s Search to find the Spectrum TV app
  2. Install the app if you don’t already have it
  3. Open the app and grab the activation code off the TV
  4. Pull up on another device
  5. Provide the code and sign in to your Spectrum account
  6. Enjoy access to live and On Demand shows!

Activate on Apple TV

  1. Find Spectrum TV in the App Store
  2. Download and open the app
  3. Note the activation code shown on screen
  4. On your phone, tablet, or computer, enter the code at
  5. Sign in with your Spectrum account details
  6. Start watching your favorite channels!

Follow similar steps to activate Spectrum TV on your Android TV, Xbox, Chromecast, Samsung TV, and other supported devices.

Spectrum TV Activation Not Working? Try This

Sometimes the activation process doesn’t go smoothly. Before panicking, try these troubleshooting tips:

  • Double check your Spectrum username and password
  • Reboot your streaming device
  • Ensure your device has a solid WiFi connection
  • Verify the activation code was entered correctly

Additional things to try for specific devices:

Roku: Clear cache/data for the Spectrum TV app in Roku’s Settings menu

Apple TV: Reboot your Apple TV and router

Xbox: Reinstall the Spectrum TV app

Still having issues? Reach out to Spectrum’s customer support for help getting up and running.

So don’t wait around – start streaming live TV and On Demand favorites with Spectrum today! The steps above make it easy to get the app activated on your Firestick, Roku, Apple TV, or other streaming device.