How to Activate UKTV Play at

So you want to watch UKTV Play? Nice choice! With this free streaming service from UKTV, you can enjoy a bunch of great British television on all your devices. But before you start binging Taskmaster and Red Dwarf, you need to activate UKTV Play.

Activating the app is thankfully pretty easy. Just follow this simple guide and you’ll be watching UKTV in no time!

What You Need Before You Begin

Don’t stress if you don’t have all these already–you can get set up as you go. But having these will make activation smooth sailing:

  • The UKTV Play app installed on your streaming device or Smart TV
  • An internet connection (WiFi recommended)
  • A UKTV account

Activating UKTV Play at

Here’s the activation process broken down into bite-sized pieces:

On Apple TV

  1. Open the App Store and download the UKTV Play app
  2. Open the installed UKTV Play app
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to get your 5-digit activation code
  4. Head to on another device
  5. Sign into your UKTV account or register for a new one
  6. Enter the activation code from your Apple TV
  7. Complete any remaining steps–then start streaming!

On Amazon Fire TV

  1. Use the Fire TV search to find and install the UKTV Play app
  2. Open the app and play any video to get your activation code
  3. Go to on a phone, tablet, or computer
  4. Sign into your UKTV account
  5. Submit the activation code from Fire TV
  6. Complete activation and enjoy UKTV Play!

On Roku

  1. Add the UKTV Play channel from Roku search
  2. Launch the app and play a video to get a 5-digit code
  3. Visit on another device
  4. Choose Register or Sign In
  5. Enter your Roku activation code
  6. Follow the prompts to finish activation
  7. Start watching UKTV Play on your Roku!

Don’t Have a UKTV Account Yet? Here’s How to Sign Up:

  1. Go to
  2. Select Register to Watch
  3. Enter your email, password, name, birth date etc.
  4. Check the box if you want UKTV emails
  5. Click Register to Watch
  6. Confirm your email address

And that’s it! Your account is ready for activating UKTV Play. Pretty straightforward, right?

So grab your devices and your WiFi, install the app, and get those 5-digit activation codes ready. Then just head to to finish up. You’ll be kicking back with UKTV Play in no time!

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