How to Activate FXNOW on Streaming Devices at

Whether you’re a diehard fan of Atlanta, American Horror Story, or It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, you likely want an easy way to watch your favorite FX shows whenever and wherever. That’s where FXNOW comes in.

FXNOW is FX’s official app for streaming current seasons of FX shows, watching live TV, and accessing a library of FX classics. Best of all? It’s free with your participating TV provider subscription. Keep reading to learn how simple it is to start streaming FXNOW.

What You Need to Get Started

Before downloading the FXNOW app, make sure you have the following:

  • A supported device – FXNOW is available on most popular streaming platforms like Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and mobile devices. See the full list of supported devices.
  • A cable subscription with FX – To access FX shows, you need a cable package that includes the FX channel. Confirm you receive FX before moving forward.
  • High-speed internet – Streaming requires solid wifi, so make sure your network can handle video.

That’s it! Provided your TV subscription gets FX, you can now enjoy shows like The Bear, American Horror Story, and more through the FXNOW app.

Downloading and Activating FXNOW

Here’s a walkthrough to get FXNOW set up on popular streaming devices:

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  1. Open the Roku Channel Store and search for “FXNOW”.
  2. Select FXNOW and click to install the channel.
  3. In FXNOW, choose Sign in with TV Provider. An activation code appears on screen.
  4. Visit and enter the code.
  5. Select your TV provider, sign-in, and you’re all set!

Amazon Fire TV

  1. Open Fire TV Apps and search for “FXNOW”.
  2. Download and install the FXNOW app.
  3. Open FXNOW and follow prompts to connect your TV provider, starting at

Apple TV

  1. Find FXNOW in the App Store. Download.
  2. Open FXNOW and select Sign in with TV Provider.
  3. An activation code will display.
  4. Go to on another device and enter code.
  5. Link your TV provider account. Done!


Activating streaming devices only takes a minute when you follow the steps. The FXNOW app walks you through generating a simple code to link at

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FXNOW works on a wide variety of media players and smart devices:

  • Streaming Media Players: Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast
  • Game Consoles: Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
  • Smart TVs: Samsung/LG/Vizio with pre-installed apps
  • Mobile: iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets

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So whether you want to watch in bed on an iPad or see Ryan Murphy’s latest creation on the big screen, FXNOW has you covered.


Watch Live or Stream On Demand

Once set up, FXNOW unlocks a world of FX entertainment:

  • Live TV – Stream the live FX and FXX broadcast.
  • New Episodes – Latest seasons of hit originals are available next-day.
  • Entire Catalog – Every past season, from The Shield to American Crime Story.
  • Exclusive Content – Only on FXNOW.

With your cable login, you can catch up on current FX favorites like Atlanta, Archer, and What We Do In The Shadows or discover classics you missed like Nip/Tuck, Damages, The Americans and so many more.

Stream Anytime, Anywhere

The best part? FXNOW means you can watch wherever you go:

  • Commuting to work
  • At the gym
  • During family visits
  • Traveling for work
  • You name it!

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