How To Activate Showtime Anytime Via showtime.com/activate

ShowTime Anytime, like YouTube, is popular for watching TV shows, movies, and documentaries. And, you can link your Showtime account to several devices using the native Showtime Anytime app and showtimeanytime.com/activate.

There are native apps for Apple TV, Xbox, Samsung Smart TVs, Roku, Chromecast and most smartphones. In this article, we take you through how to use your Showtime account or Showtime Anytime account to activate Showtime Anytime on any device.

For clarity, it’s not actually showtimeanytime.com forward slash activate, it is showtimeanytime com backslash activate. It looks like showtimeanytime.com/activate.

When you go to that web address, it redirects to https://www.showtimeanytime.com/#/settings/activate. And, you see the following screen where you must log in if you haven’t already done so:

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Showtime Anytime Website

Things To Consider Before Activating Showtime Anytime

  • Your provider must be a participant in the Showtime program.
  • You must be a Showtime subscriber on your satellite or cable provider.
  • You must have a Showtime Anytime account before using the service. If you don’t have, you can create one. (Go to Showtime’s website, click on Create a new account, and select your provider if it is listed).

Quickest Way To Activate Showtime Anytime

Complete device activation from your mobile device or tablet using the Showtime Anytime app. Don’t have the App?

Download the Showtime Anytime app by tapping on one of the buttons below. Once installed, complete device activation through “Settings.”

Simply input the code you get from the device screen in the form/box in the Showtime Anytime app.

How To Activate Showtime Anytime On Roku

  • Firstly, open the Channel.
  • Then, from the menu, select ‘Activate’.
  • Choose your TV provider or streaming service.

Is your TV provider or streaming service missing from the list? Then, either subscription does not support Showtime Anytime or access to Showtime Anytime on Roku Streaming Players is not available to you at this time.

  • The screen displays a code.
  • Use the code to activate Showtime Anytime.
  • To do so, go to www.showtimeanytime.com/activate on your computer.
  • Also, you can go to ‘Activate Devices’ within the Settings section of Showtime Anytime on the web or your mobile device.

Lastly, on the website or mobile app, sign in to Showtime Anytime. Use your username and password for your television provider or streaming service account.

Enter the activation code from your Roku. A success message appears on the screen. You can immediately start using Showtime Anytime on Roku.

How To Activate Showtime Anytime On Samsung Smart TV 

  • Firstly, go to any program and select ‘Play’ or select ‘Activate’ from the menu.
  • Then, choose your TV provider or streaming service from the activation screen.

Is your TV provider or streaming service missing from the list? Then, either subscription does not support Showtime Anytime or access to Showtime Anytime on Samsung Smart TV is not available to you at this time.

  • The screen displays a code.
  • Use the code to activate Showtime Anytime.
  • To do so, go to www.showtimeanytime.com/activate on your computer.
  • Also, you can go to ‘Activate Devices’ within the Settings section of Showtime Anytime on the web or your mobile device.

Finally, on the website or mobile app, sign in to Showtime Anytime. Use your username and password for your television provider or streaming service account.

Enter the activation code from your Samsung Smart TV. A success message appears on the screen. You can immediately start using Showtime Anytime.

If you do not have the app, read How To Add Showtime Anytime App To Samsung Smart TV.

How To Activate ShowTime Anytime On Apple TV

  • Firstly, go to any program and select ‘Play’ or select ‘Activate’ from the menu.
  • Then, choose your TV provider or streaming service from the activation screen.

Is your TV provider or streaming service missing from the list? Then, either subscription does not support Showtime Anytime or access to Showtime Anytime on Apple TV is not available to you at this time.

  • The screen displays a code.
  • Use the code to activate Showtime Anytime.
  • To do so, go to www.showtimeanytime.com/activate on your computer.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions provided to do.
  • Also, you can go to ‘Activate Devices’ within the Settings section of Showtime Anytime on the web or your mobile device.

Lastly, on the website or mobile app, sign in to Showtime Anytime. Use your username and password for your television provider or streaming service account.

Enter the activation code from your Apple TV. A success message appears on the screen. You can immediately start using Showtime Anytime.

Troubleshooting Apple TV Showtime Anytime Activate Issues

Some users experience errors when trying to activate Showtime Anytime on their Apple TVs. A message appears on their Apple TV, however, you cannot complete the activation. It often times reads,

“3. A success message will appear here and you can begin using Showtime Anytime”
Activation code: XXXX

Alternatively, some users cannot see the activation code because the TV cuts off right below the words “Activation Code.” In this section, we teach you how to fix the above issues.

Can’t See the Activation Code on Your Apple TV?

  • Change your TV’s aspect ratio.
  • Are using an HDMI cable with your Apple TV?
  • Set the Apple TV resolution to Auto (On your Apple TV go to Settings > Audio/Video > TV Resolution > Select Auto.)
  • Try connecting your TV cable to another (higher-resolution) LCD TV.

Once one of the above resolves the issue, go to Showtime’s website, log in to your account, and type your code when required.

Web Browser Says To Open iOS Device To Compete The Activation?

  • Download the Showtime app from the Apple app store.
  • Enter the required information to activate the app.
  • Once the app activates successfully, open the settings (the gear icon in the top left corner).
  • Under the Devices section select Activate device.
  • Now, proceed to select Activate Apple TV.
  • Type in the activation code from your TV screen. Wait a few seconds for Showtime Anytime to activate on your Apple TV.

How To Activate Showtime Anytime on Xbox One

  • Firstly, select ‘Activate’ from the menu or attempt to play any program.
  • Then, select your TV provider or streaming service.

Is your TV provider or streaming service missing from the list? Then, either subscription does not support Showtime Anytime or access to Showtime Anytime on Xbox One is not available to you at this time.

  • The screen displays a code.
  • Use the code to activate Showtime Anytime.
  • To do so, go to www.showtimeanytime.com/activate on your computer.
  • Follow the simple instructions provided.
  • Also, you can go to ‘Activate Devices’ within the Settings section of Showtime Anytime on the web or your mobile device.

On the website or mobile app, sign in to Showtime Anytime. Use your username and password for your television provider or streaming service account. Enter the activation code from your Xbox One. A success message appears on the screen. You can immediately start using Showtime Anytime.

How To Activate Showtime Anytime On Android TV

Please note that Showtime Anytime only works with the following Android TV providers:

  • Sony 
  • Philips
  • Razer
  • Nexus
  • Nvidia

You must download the Showtime Anytime app from the Appstore on your Android TV.

  • Firstly, select ‘Activate’ from the menu or attempt to play any program.
  • Then, select your TV provider or streaming service.
  • The screen displays a code.
  • Use the code to activate Showtime Anytime.
  • To do so, go to www.showtimeanytime.com/activate on your computer.
  • Follow the simple instructions provided.
  • Also, you can go to ‘Activate Devices’ within the Settings section of Showtime Anytime on the web or your mobile device.

Did we miss any devices? If we did, the steps for your device may very well be similar to one of the tutorials above. What are you waiting for? Go to showtimeanytime com slash activate and start watching videos on your favorite device.

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