How to Activate WSMV-TV Station via /activate on Roku?

Hey there! Got a new Roku device and want to access your favorite local Nashville station, WSMV-TV? I’ll walk you through the whole process, from finding and installing the channel to activating it on the page. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Install the WSMV-TV Channel

First things first, we need to install the WSMV channel from the Roku Channel Store:

  1. Turn on your Roku and connect it to your TV and WiFi
  2. Scroll down to “Streaming Channels” on the Home screen and select the Roku Channel Store
  3. Search for “WSMV” or “News 4 WSMV Nashville
  4. Select “Details” under the channel listing
  5. Choose “Add channel” to install (it’s free!)

Note: You may need to enter your Roku PIN if you set one up during device configuration

Step 2: Launch the Channel and Get Activation Code

Now we can open the channel and grab the activation code to link your device:

  1. Return to Roku Home screen and launch the WSMV channel
  2. Sign in with your WSMV account credentials
  3. An activation code will display on screen – write this down!

Don’t have a WSMV account yet? Check below for how to quickly set one up.

Step 3: Enter Activation Code at

Time to head over to the WSMV activation page and enter your code:

  1. Open any web browser and go to
  2. Sign in with your WSMV email and password
  3. Enter the activation code when prompted
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to link your Roku

And that’s it! Your Roku should now have full access to all your favorite WSMV shows, news, weather and more. Enjoy!

Let me know if you have any other questions. Happy streaming!

Create a WSMV Account at

Don’t have a WSMV account yet? Here’s how to quickly set one up online:

  1. Go to and click the Login icon
  2. Select “Register here” next to “Don’t have an account?”
  3. Enter info like Username, Email, Password, etc.
  4. Check “I’m not a robot” and choose “Create Account”
  5. Use your new login on Roku or