A wholly-owned subsidiary of ViacomeCBS, Showtime Networks Inc owns and operates the premium TV networks FLIX, THE MOVIE CHANNEL, and SHOWTIME.
Showtime is currently available to subscribers through DBS, cable, and telco providers. It is also available as a stand-alone streaming service through Google, Apple, Amazon, Roku, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Oculus Go.
If you have a streaming device, this blog explains how you can activate SHOWTIME Anytime on it via www.sho.com/sho/showtime-anytime/activate. You will also know the primary things required to complete the process.
What Are the Things Required to Activate SHOWTIME Anytime on Oculus device, Smart TV, or Streaming Device – www.sho.com/sho/showtime-anytime/activate?
Apart from an active SHOWTIME Anytime subscription, you will need a high-speed Internet connection and a participating TV provider or streaming service. Once these details are ready, you are all set to start the activation process.
You must download the SHOWTIME Anytime app, not the SHOWTIME app. It should be downloaded on your streaming device or smart TV.
Steps to Activate SHOWTIME Anytime on Smart Devices (Streaming Platforms)
Here are the steps to follow to complete the activation process without any error.
- After downloading and installing the app on your device, launch the same.
- You will then have to navigate to any program. Without wasting any more time, select “Play” or “Activate” from the Settings
- This process will get you the activation code. Once it appears on your screen, take note of it.
- Open your computer and launch your favorite web browser. Next, visit the www.sho.com/sho/showtime-anytime/activate or showtimeanytime.com/activate authorized page to enter the code.
(You may open your phone and log in to the SHOWTIME Anytime app. Go to Menu – Settings – Activate Devices.)
- After entering the unique activation code, click on the “Submit” button. You will be done activating the SHOWTIME Anytime app on your preferred device.
- You may be prompted to log into your TV Provider or streaming service account if not already logged in.
That’s it! You have meticulously followed each step and will see a successful message. The message should appear on the screen, which indicates that you can start using SHOWTIME Anytime.
You must take note that if your digital streaming service or TV provider is not listed, it would signify that either access to SHOWTIME Anytime on your streaming platform is not available right now or SHOWTIME Anytime doesn’t support as part of your subscription.
There’s nothing to be worried about. You will receive a message if your TV provider doesn’t support authentication. Contact your TV provider immediately or reach out to your digital streaming service for instant assistance if you run into any problems while logging into SHOWTIME Anytime.
Note: SHOWTIME Anytime is accessible for viewing solely in the United States and its territories and possessions. If you are trying to view it outside the U.S.A., you will fail.
With a SHOWTIME Anytime subscription and through participating TV providers and streaming services (such as DIRECTV, COX, U-verse, frontier, FiOS, WATCH TV, Xfinity, Suddenlink, Spectrum, and more), you can carry out the activation steps and get instant as well as unlimited access to award-winning SHOWTIME original series, groundbreaking documentaries, hard-hitting sports, movies, and laugh-out-loud comedy specials.
Also, you will catch up on-demand on your computer, TV, phone, or tablet or watch live TV. Additionally, you can consider downloading movies and full episodes to watch them offline, anytime and anywhere.
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