How To Activate Showtime Anytime | iOS, Android, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox

15 May 2020 | |

Showtime Anytime is a streaming app that is a part of CBS flagship Showtime premium satellite and cable network. It provides users to have entertainment through movies, TV shows, stand-up comedy, and other programs.

Showtime Anytime app is available for almost all platforms out there. As a result, you can easily install the Showtime Anytime app, no matter which device you use for watching movies and TV shows.

There is quite a large library available of movies, TV shows, stand-up comedy, and other programs on the app. And, the best thing is that all the media is available in high definition resolution.

Using the app for streaming is easy to use due to its intuitive interface. Although, the user interface of the app looks modern and sleek.

In this article, we will look at how to activate Showtime Anytime on different platforms.

Prerequisites

As we have discussed, Showtime Anytime is available on various platforms such as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, LG TVs, and Xbox One.

To fulfill the access of Showtime Anytime, you have to make sure with certain things:

  • Check whether your satellite or cable provider is a part of the Showtime program and have a license to stream the service.
  • You will need to have a subscription to the Showtime service along with your satellite or cable provider.
  • You will need to register for a Showtime Anytime account before you activate the service on your device.

To create an account, visit Showtime Anytime and click on “Get Showtime Now”. Select your provider from the list of available providers (like Showtime, Prime Video Channels, Hulu, etc.) If your service provider is not listed, then you will not be able to create an account on Showtime.

How to Activate Showtime Anytime on Various Platforms

1. iOS or Android App

You have to first download and install the Showtime Anytime app on your device. You can download the Android app or iOS app depending on your mobile phone.

The process for activation is the same for both the platforms, so once you successfully installed the app, follow the below steps.

  • Launch the Showtime Anytime app and click on the video you would like to play.
  • Once you click on “Play”, the app will give you an option to log in where you have to provide all of your details.
  • Now, an activation code can be seen on the screen within the app. You have to write it down as it is quite important for activating your account.
  • Open any web browser and visit Activation Page where you have to log in with the same subscription account.
  • Lastly, enter the activation code that you have written earlier. A success message will appear on the screen which indicates that your account has been successfully activated.

2. Apple TV

The activation process of Showtime Anytime differs for each platform, so if you want to watch the movies and TV shows through Apple TV, then follow the below steps.

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Showtime on Apple TV
  • Open the Apple TV and navigate to Showtime Anytime channel.
  • Click on the video that you would like to play, and then click on “Play” or “Activate”.
  • From the drop-down list, select the TV provider.
  • Now, an activation code will appear on the screen. You have to write it down as it is quite important for the next steps.
  • Open any web browser and visit Activation Page where you have to log in with the same subscription account.
  • Lastly, log in to your account and use the credentials of your satellite or cable provider. Then, enter the activation code that you have noted down earlier.
  • You will see a success message regarding your activation process. After that, go to the Apple TV and start watching your favorite shows and movies on Showtime Anytime.

3. Android TV

Android TV includes various providers such as Sharp, TP Vision, Philips, Sony, Nvidia, Nexus, and Razer. You can follow the below steps to activate Showtime Anytime on your Android TV.

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Showtime on Android TV
  • Open your Android TV and go to the Showtime Anytime channel.
  • Click on the video that you would like to play, and then click on “Play” or “Activate”.
  • From the drop-down list, select the TV provider.
  • Now, an activation code will appear on the screen. You have to write down the activation code.
  • Open any web browser and visit Activation Page where you have to follow all the activation instructions.
  • Next, go to the “Activate Devices” page (use the credentials of your providers’ account) and activate your device.
  • Your account has been successfully activated. Now, go to Android TV and start watching your favorite shows and movies on Showtime Anytime.

4. Roku

Roku is a digital media player manufactured by Roku, Inc. It offers access to streaming media content from various online services. To activate Showtime Anytime on Roku, you will have to follow the below steps.

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Showtime on Roku
  • Open Roku and navigate to the Showtime Anytime channel.
  • Navigate to the menu page and choose the “Activate” option.
  • From the drop-down list, select the cable or satellite provider. As discussed above, if your cable provider is not on the list, then you will not be able to activate the services on Roku.
  • Now, an activation code will appear on the screen. You have to write down the activation code.
  • Open any web browser and visit Activation Page where you have to follow all the activation instructions.
  • Next, go to the “Activate Devices” page (use the credentials of your providers’ account) and activate your device.
  • Lastly, enter the activation code on Roku to activate your Showtime Anytime account.

Sometimes, Showtime Anytime does not activate on Roku even after every successful step. At that time, try to reset your wireless network as Roku has some network connection issues.

5. Xbox One

Xbox One is another platform used by various people all around the world, and if you want to run Showtime Anytime on Xbox One, then follow the below steps.

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Showtime on Xbox
  • Switch on your Xbox One and navigate to Showtime Anytime channel.
  • Navigate to the menu page and choose the “Play” or “Activate” option.
  • You can see a list of all the eligible providers. Search and select your cable or satellite provider.
  • Now, an activation code will appear on the screen. You have to write down the activation code.
  • Open any web browser and visit Activation Page where you have to follow all the activation instructions.
  • Next, go to the “Activate Devices” page (use the credentials of your providers’ account) and activate your device.
  • Lastly, enter the activation code on Xbox one to activate your Showtime Anytime account.
  • Your account has been successfully activated. Now, go to Xbox One and start watching your favorite shows and movies on Showtime Anytime.

Showtime Anytime on Amazon Fire Stick

Activating Showtime Anytime on Amazon Fire Stick can be done as follows.

  • On Amazon Fire Stick, download the Showtime Anytime app.
  • You can launch the app either through Hulu Plus or Showtime app. And, sign up if you haven’t done so.
  • Follow all the instructions.
  • You will be billed through your Amazon account. After subscribing successfully, you can then use Showtime on other supported devices.

Wrapping Up

Showtime Anytime is one of the best streaming apps where you can fulfill your entertainment needs. You can start using the app by registering and activating your account right away.

I hope you have understood and successfully activated the Showtime Anytime on your device without any issues. In this article, we have covered most of the platforms that are widely used by users all over the world.

If you have any doubts regarding Showtime Anytime, feel free to ask queries in the comment section below.

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