Have you ever wanted to watch your favorite BBC America shows on the go? Well, now you can! By activating the BBC America app on your mobile or streaming device, you’ll have access to hit shows like Doctor Who, Killing Eve, and The Graham Norton Show wherever you are.

In this simple, easy-to-follow guide, we’ll walk you through the process of activating the BBC America app across some of the most popular platforms:

  • Android TV
  • Xbox One
  • Roku
  • iOS (iPhone/iPad)
  • Amazon Fire TV

Why Activate the BBC America App?

Activating the app allows you to sign in with your cable or satellite provider credentials. This grants you access to:

  • Watch BBC America’s live channel feed
  • Stream full episodes
  • Enjoy movies on demand
  • Use additional app features specific to your provider

So if you want your Doctor Who fix on an airplane or a late night Killing Eve binge session from the comfort of your bed, activating BBC America is the way to go! ūüėČ

Activation Codes – What You Need to Know

The BBC America activation process relies on one-time activation codes.

Here’s a quick rundown of what these are:

  • Unique¬†– Each code can only be used once to activate BBC America
  • Temporary¬†– Codes typically expire after 5-10 minutes
  • Device-specific¬†– Codes pair with whichever device they’re generated on

So when you sign in to BBC America and see a code, be sure to open the activation website on another device to enter it right away.

If your code does expire before using it, no worries – you can simply request a new one.

BBC America Activation on bbcamerica.com/activate


Ready to get BBC America on all your gadgets? Here we go:

Activate BBC America on Android TV

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android TV
  2. Search for and select the BBC America app
  3. Tap Install
  4. Open the installed BBC America app
  5. Select Sign In
  6. Note down the activation code and URL (bbcamerica.com/activate) displayed
  7. On another device, open the URL and enter the code
  8. Sign in with your TV provider account
  9. Start streaming BBC America on Android TV!

Activate BBC America on Xbox One

Follow these steps to get BBC America on your Xbox One console:

  1. Go to the Microsoft Store on your Xbox
  2. Search for and select the BBC America app
  3. Select Get to install it
  4. Launch the installed app
  5. Choose Sign In
  6. Your screen will now show an activation code and bbcamerica.com/activate URL
  7. On a separate device, open the URL and input the code
  8. Log in to your TV provider account
  9. Access BBC America content on Xbox One!

Watch BBC America via Roku TV Provider Sign In on bbcamerica.com/activate

If you want to watch your favorite BBC America shows on a Roku device, here’s what to do:

  1. Open the Roku Channel Store
  2. Search for and select the BBC America channel
  3. Tap Add channel to begin installation
  4. Once installed, click Go to channel to open the app
  5. Choose the Sign In option
  6. Make note of the unique verification code
  7. Head to bbcamerica.com/activate on another device
  8. Input the code and sign in with your TV provider
  9. You can now access BBC America on your Roku device!

Activate BBC America on iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

To activate BBC America across your Apple devices:

  1. Open the App Store
  2. Download and install the BBC America app
  3. Launch the BBC America app
  4. Tap Sign In
  5. Your screen will display a one-time code and the activation URL (bbcamerica.com/activate)
    • Note: Activation codes are only needed for the Apple TV. Mobile users can sign in directly with their TV provider.
  6. On a separate device, open the URL and enter the code
  7. Log in with your TV provider credentials
  8. Enjoy BBC America on your Apple gadgets!

Enter Activation Code for BBC America on Amazon Fire TV

Lastly, here are the steps for activating the BBC America app on Fire TV:

  1. Select Find on your Fire TV home screen
  2. Search for and choose the BBC America app
  3. Tap Get to begin the download
  4. Open the installed app
  5. Make note of the activation code and bbcamerica.com/activate link shown
  6. Visit the URL on another device
  7. Input the activation code
  8. Sign in with your TV provider login
  9. Access BBC America app on your Fire TV!

And that’s it! Just follow the steps for your platform of choice for easy BBC America activation. Within minutes, you’ll be streaming hit shows no matter where you are.

So grab your devices and let the binge session commence! ūüėĄ