How to Activate CBS Sports App on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV 2024

CBS Sports, a division of the CBS Television Network, is known for having major sports properties, including NCAA Division I college basketball (including NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament television broadcasts), National League football (NFL), Southeastern Conference football (SEC), PGA Tour golf, PGA Championship and Masters Tournament.

CBS Sports Network is available on almost all popular streaming devices such as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, and Roku.

If you want to access CBS Sports on any streaming device, you’ve come to the right place. Here we will guide you through the complete process of installing and activating the CBS Sports app.

To watch CBS Sports on your TV connected device i.e. Roku first you need to install the CBS Sports app from the channel store and activate it at cbssports.com/roku using your TV provider credentials.

Guide to Activate CBS Sports on streaming devices

Before you follow the steps below, make sure you have the TV provider’s login credentials handy, as you’ll need them to verify your subscription during the activation process.

cbssports.com Roku Activation Guide

If you have a Roku streaming stick or a Roku smart TV, you can easily enjoy the various sporting events of CBS Sports by following the activation steps provided below –

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  • Scroll down on your Roku home screen and select the Streaming Channels option.
  • Find it CBS Sports app using Look for option.
  • Select the CBS Sports the app in the search results and tap the icon Add a channel button.
  • After installation, press Go to channel to launch the app.
  • You will get a code on your TV screen.
  • Now visit cbssports.com/roku on a web browser.
  • Enter the activation code in the requested field and click on the Next button.
  • On the next screen, sign in using your TV provider credentials.
  • The CBS Sports app is now active on your Roku device.

Activate CBS Sports on Fire TV at cbssports.com/firetv

Another device you can consider to enjoy exciting content from the CBS Sports app is the Amazon Fire TV Stick or Fire TV edition. If you have one of these devices, you’re just a few steps away from activating the CBS Sports app.

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  • Access To find section of the Fire TV home menu.
  • Search the CBS Sports application.
  • Select the app from the search results.
  • Then press the Obtain button to install the CBS Sports app on Fire TV.
  • Launch the app to get a unique activation code on your TV screen.
  • Open cbssports.com/firetv on your computer or mobile device.
  • Enter the activation code and click Next.
  • Sign in with your TV provider credentials and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • You will then access the CBS Sports app on your Fire TV.

Steps to Activate CBS Sports on Apple TV

Follow the instructions below to activate CBS Sports Channel on Apple TV via cbssports.com/appletv. However, before following the steps, make sure you have updated your Apple TV to the latest version.

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  • Open Apple TV App store.
  • Find it CBS Sports app using Look for possibility in the App store.
  • Once found, press the Obtain button to download and install the application.
  • After successful installation, press Open to launch the app.
  • Your TV screen will display a registration code and instructions.
  • Then visit the CBS Sports activation page – cbssports.com/appletv.
  • Enter the activation code and press the Next button.
  • Next, enter your TV provider login credentials to complete the activation process.
  • Now you can access your favorite sports on your Apple TV.

How to Stream CBS Sports on Android TV

The CBS Sports app is no longer available on the Google Play Store for Android TV. But you can still stream/copy your favorite CBS Sports content to your Android TV from your smartphone/tablet. To cast your smartphone/tablet to your Android TV, follow the steps below:

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  • Download the CBS Sports app on your Android or iOS device.
  • Launch the CBS Sports app after installation.
  • Connect your mobile device and Android TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Select the video you want to watch on your TV, then press the cast button.
  • Now select your Android TV from the options given.
  • Your Android TV is now ready to stream CBS Sports.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if the activation code is invalid or has expired?

Note that the activation code is time sensitive. If the activation screen shows that your activation code is invalid/expired, return to your TV screen to obtain the new code. Alternatively, you can generate a new code by relaunching the CBS Sports app on your streaming device.

Videos on my CBS Sports app keep freezing. What to do?

This usually happens when your internet connection speed is not adequate. So make sure your internet speed is consistent when accessing the CBS Sports app. Also consider restarting the CBS Sports app and your streaming device. Clearing the app cache can also help fix the problem in some cases.

How do I clear the cache for the CBS Sports app on my Fire TV?

– Navigate to Settings section on your Fire TV.
– Under the Settings section, select the Apps option.
– Then go to the Managed Installed Apps section and choose the CBS Sports app.
– Now press the Empty the cache option then Erase data.

Can I update the CBS Sports app on my Fire TV?

Yes, you can easily update the CBS Sports app on your Fire TV by following these steps:
– Go to Settings section on your Fire TV and select the Apps option.
– Under the Apps section, select the Managed Installed Apps option.
– Next, select the CBS Sports app.
– On the next screen, check if an update is available or not.
– If available, install the update and restart the application.


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