If you want to activate HGTV on Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV, you can follow the activation steps on the official HGTV website. You can also activate HGTV on smart TVs and other streaming devices.
HGTV is a highly popular channel in the United States and is available in approximately 96 million households. It was the third-top-rated cable channel in 2016, only behind Fox News and ESPN. This speaks to its immense popularity among viewers.
If you want to learn how to stream the best HGTV shows, you can read this article to find out how to activate HGTV on different streaming devices using the official watch.hgtv.com/activate page.
Steps to Activate HGTV on Roku using watch.hgtv.com/activate.
Before you begin the activation process on your Roku device, make sure you have an activated Roku account, a Roku user ID and password, and a high-speed internet connection. These requirements are necessary to proceed with the activation steps below.
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- First, connect your Roku device to your Wi-Fi network.
- Use your Roku user ID and password to log in to your Roku account.
- Next, go to the channel store and search for the HGTV application.
- If you enter the keyword “HGTV,” the results will appear on your screen.
- Add the HGTV channel and launch it from your Roku Channel List.
- You will be provided with an activation code, so make sure to keep it safe.
- Now, open your browser on either your smartphone or computer.
- Go to watch.hgtv.com/activate in your browser and enter the activation code you received.
- Click on “Chat” to enter the code and activate HGTV on your Roku device.
Note: Both your device and computer need to be connected to the internet for the activation process.
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Steps to Activate HGTV on Apple TV using watch.hgtv.com/activate.
To activate HGTV with your Apple TV, you will need an Apple TV with a high-speed wireless network, an iTunes username and password, and a login ID and password for your cable or service provider. Once you have these credentials, you can follow the steps below.
- Turn on your Apple TV to begin the activation process.
- Go to the Apple App Store and search for the Home & Garden Television App in the channel store.
- Once you find it, download the app. You may need to enter your iTunes username and password during the download process.
- To activate the HGTV application, enter the username and password of your cable or service provider.
Steps to Activate HGTV on the Amazon Fire TV Stick at watch.hgtv.com/activate.
Amazon Fire TV Stick users can also enjoy streaming popular shows on HGTV. Follow these steps to activate HGTV on your Amazon Fire TV Stick.
- Make sure your Amazon Fire TV Stick device and high-speed Wi-Fi are turned on.
- Go to the Amazon Store and search for the HGTV application.
- Download and launch the app.
- The activation code will be displayed on your screen. Make a note of it.
- Open your browser on your smartphone or computer.
- Type in either watch.hgtv.com/activate or hgtv.com/firetv in your browser.
- If prompted for an activation code, enter it and click the “Submit” button.
- You will see a “Congratulations!” message once the activation is successful.
Steps to Activate HGTV on a Samsung Smart TV at watch.hgtv.com/activate.
If you have a Samsung Smart TV, you can stream HGTV content using the following steps to activate it.
- Turn on your Samsung Smart TV and go to the channel store to search for HGTV apps.
- Once you find the channel, add it to your channel listing and launch it.
- A unique activation number will be displayed on your screen. Keep it for future use.
- Open your favorite web browser on your computer or smartphone.
- Navigate to watch.hgtv.com/activate in your browser when prompted.
- Enter the activation number you noted down when prompted.
- Enter the activation number in the required field to activate HGTV on your Samsung Smart TV.