How to Activate the TCM App on Your Streaming Device at

Looking to watch classic movies from TCM (Turner Classic Movies) on your streaming device? You’ve come to the right place! Recently, TCM launched their own app so viewers can access TCM on various platforms like Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV.

Activating TCM streaming is quick and easy if you follow these simple steps:

What You’ll Need

Before starting, make sure you have:

  • A supported streaming device connected to your TV
  • The TCM app installed
  • Your TCM activation code displayed on your TV screen
  • Access to the TCM activation website on another device:

You’ll also need your cable, satellite, or live TV streaming subscriber credentials to sign in after entering the code.

Activate TCM on Your Device

Choose your streaming platform below and follow the steps to activate your TCM app.


  1. Launch the TCM app from your Roku home screen
  2. Copy down the activation code shown on your TV
  3. Visit on your phone, tablet, or computer
  4. Select Roku and enter the code
  5. Sign in with your TV provider credentials when prompted

That’s it! TCM is now ready to stream on your Roku.

Fire TV

  1. Open the TCM app on your Fire TV
  2. Write down the activation code displayed
  3. Go to on another device
  4. Choose Fire TV, enter the code, and submit
  5. Sign in with your cable or live TV account username and password
  6. Complete any additional prompts

TCM will now stream on your Amazon Fire TV.

Apple TV

  1. Find the TCM app in the App Store on your Apple TV
  2. Download and open the app
  3. Note the activation code shown on screen
  4. Visit on another device
  5. Select Apple TV, enter the code, and submit
  6. Login with your TV subscription credentials

That’s all it takes! TCM is ready to watch on your Apple TV.

Android TV at

  1. Search for the TCM app in the Google Play Store on your Android TV
  2. Install and open the TCM app
  3. Copy down the activation code displayed
  4. Go to on another device
  5. Choose Android TV, enter the code, and submit
  6. Sign in with your TV provider account when prompted

TCM will now be available to stream on your Android TV.

Troubleshooting Tips

Having issues getting TCM activated? Here are some tips:

  • Check your internet connection is stable
  • Try disconnecting and reconnecting to WiFi
  • Restart your streaming device
  • Make sure you enter the code before it expires
  • Double check your TV provider credentials

Still having trouble? Contact TCM Support for personalized help getting set up.

Once you successfully activate TCM streaming, you’ll have endless on-demand access to classic films, original programming, and more on your favorite devices! From Casablanca to the latest world premiere, there’s always something great playing on TCM.

Let me know if you have any other questions about setting up and watching the TCM app!

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