Activate iHeartRadio on Smart Devices at iheart.com/activate

So you want to rock out to your favorite music and podcasts wherever you go? iHeartRadio makes it possible across hundreds of platforms – but first you’ve got to activate it.

Don’t worry, I’m here to help! In this handy guide, I’ll walk you through how to:

  • Sign up for an iHeartRadio account
  • Activate the iHeartRadio app across smart TVs, gaming consoles, and more
  • Access iHeartRadio on iOS and Android smartphones
  • Get iHeartRadio on Windows and Mac computers

Ready to get your music fix no matter where you are? Then let’s get started!

Creating Your iHeartRadio Account

Before activating iHeartRadio anywhere, you first need an iHeartRadio account.

Setting it up only takes a minute:

  1. Open iheart.com in your browser
  2. Click “Sign Up” below the “Log In” box
  3. Enter your email, password, zip code, birth year, and gender
  4. Click “Sign Up” and you’re ready to activate!

Activating iHeartRadio on Smart TVs

Thanks to iHeartRadio’s wide availability, you can listen through smart TVs like:

  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV
  • Vizio SmartCast TVs

I’ll cover how to get iHeartRadio working on each of these below.

Roku

  1. From your Roku’s home screen, select the Roku Channel Store
  2. Under “Music & Podcasts,” find the iHeartRadio channel
  3. Select “Add Channel” to install iHeartRadio
  4. Open the iHeartRadio channel once installed
  5. Note down the activation code shown on your TV
  6. Visit iheart.com/activate on another device
  7. Sign into your iHeartRadio account
  8. Enter the activation code
  9. Select “Activate”

You can now start listening on your Roku!

Amazon Fire TV

  1. Open the Amazon Appstore from your Fire TV’s home screen
  2. Search for “iHeartRadio”
  3. Select “Get” to install the iHeartRadio app
  4. Open iHeartRadio once it finishes installing
  5. Note down the registration code shown on your TV
  6. Go to iheart.com/activate on another device
  7. Sign into your iHeartRadio account
  8. Enter the registration code
  9. Select “Activate”

iHeartRadio is now ready to play your favorite stations and podcasts!

Other Smart TVs

The steps are very similar across other smart TV platforms like Android TV, Apple TV, and Vizio SmartCast:

  1. Find the iHeartRadio app in your TV’s app store
  2. Download and install iHeartRadio
  3. Open the app once it finishes installing
  4. Note down the registration or activation code shown on your TV
  5. Visit iheart.com/activate on another device
  6. Sign into your iHeaertRadio account
  7. Enter the code from your TV
  8. Finish activating

And that’s it! You can now start listening on any smart TV with the iHeartRadio app.

Activating on Gaming Consoles

Gamers can also get their iHeartRadio fix on:

  • Playstation 4
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox 360

It only takes a minute to enter your activation code:

  1. Find and download iHeartRadio from your console’s store
  2. Launch iHeartRadio once it finishes installing
  3. Note down the activation code shown on your TV
  4. Go to iheart.com/activate on another device
  5. Sign into your iHeartRadio account
  6. Enter the activation code
  7. Select “Activate”
  8. Start listening on your console!

Listening on Your Phone or Computer

You can take your music anywhere by activating iHeartRadio across:

  • iPhone, iPad
  • Android phones and tablets
  • Windows 10 computers
  • Mac computers

iOS Devices

  1. Open the App Store
  2. Download or update to the latest iHeartRadio app
  3. Open iHeartRadio and sign into your account
  4. Start listening!

Android Devices

  1. Open the Play Store
  2. Download or update to the latest iHeartRadio app
  3. Open iHeartRadio and sign into your account
  4. Enjoy!

Windows 10 Computers

  1. Open the Microsoft Store
  2. Search for “iHeartRadio”
  3. Select “Get” to download and install
  4. Launch the app and sign into your account
  5. Start listening on your computer!

Now Get Out There and Listen!

And there you have it! With just a quick account creation and code entry, you can now stream your favorite music, podcasts, radio and more through iHeartRadio across hundreds of compatible smart devices.

So what are you waiting for? Go and activate iHeartRadio to listen anywhere you want! Let me know if you have any other questions.

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