Watching CBS shows like FBI, Blue Bloods, and Ghosts is now easier than ever thanks to the CBS app. With just a few quick steps, you can start streaming live TV and thousands of on-demand shows on your Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or Android TV device.
In this handy guide, I’ll walk you through everything you need to know to:
- Install the CBS app
- Generate an activation code
- Sign in through your TV provider
Let’s get started!
First things first – make sure your device is compatible. The CBS app works with:
- Fire TV
- Apple TV (4th gen or later)
- Android TV/Google TV
If you own one of those, you’re good to go. Now let’s dive into the steps for each device.
Activate CBS on Roku at cbs.com/tv/roku
Installing the CBS app on your Roku is a breeze:
- Go to the Streaming Channels section
- Search for CBS
- Select Add Channel
- Launch the CBS app
- Choose Sign in with TV Provider
- Write down the activation code that appears
Next, grab another device and head to cbs.com/tv/roku. Enter the code from your Roku and select your TV provider to sign in.
Once the activation is complete, you’ll be ready to stream CBS to your heart’s content!
Activate CBS on Fire TV
Fire TV owners can also easily add and activate CBS:
- Find and install CBS in the Fire TV App Store
- Open the app and an activation code will appear
- Go to cbs.com/tv/firetv on your phone or computer
- Enter the code and click Activate
- Sign in with your TV provider credentials
Enjoy unlimited access to CBS shows and movies!
Activate CBS on Android TV
If you have an Android TV, here are the steps:
- Install CBS from the Play Store
- Launch the app and select Continue under Sign in with TV Provider
- Write down the activation code shown on your TV
- Visit cbs.com/tv/androidtv to enter the code
- Click Activate and sign in to your TV provider
Now your Android TV will have full access to live and on-demand CBS programming.
Activate CBS on Apple TV
Apple fans can also add CBS easily:
- Find CBS in the App Store and install
- Open the app and choose Sign in with TV Provider
- Select CONTINUE and note the 5-digit code
- Go to cbs.com/tv/appletv on another device
- Enter the code and sign in with your provider info
After connecting accounts, Apple TV owners can now enjoy everything CBS has to offer.
Start Streaming Your Favorite Shows
And that’s it! With just a few quick steps, you can start streaming hit shows, live sports, and more from CBS on your favorite streaming device.
The process only takes a few minutes – give it a try and access endless entertainment from one of America’s top networks!