How to Activate on Roku, Apple TV, PS4, Smart TV

Nowadays, streaming channels are a priority for everyone to avail of the broad spectrum of entertainment through online mode. With a huge enthusiasm for the latest live shows and online movies, users anticipate a lot from the channels each day. So, Sony launched its Streaming service named Sony Crackle in this league that lets you stream online movies and watch TV shows for free.

This article has mentioned the proven steps to set up & activate Sony Crackle on your streaming device using However, before getting into the steps, let’s look at the features offered by Sony Crackle.

Sony Crackle is a free streaming platform with a wide scope of classic movies, TV series, and other trending exclusive channels. Let’s explore the comprehensive detail of this.

  • It’s a prestigious online platform that offers free live shows and movies on your streaming device, computers, or smartphone.
  • Its user-friendly interface makes Sony Crackle a perfect choice for everyone. 
  • Crackle App is almost compatible with all the latest electronic gadgets & streaming devices like Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, etc.

Steps To Create a New Sony Crackle Account

Follow the below-mentioned steps to create a new Sony Crackle account:

  • On your computer or laptop, open
  • Click on the SIGN IN button.
  • If you are an existing user, you can complete the login process by entering the login details.
  • If you are a new user, click Sign up for free under New to Crackle? to create a new account.
  • Now enter your name, email, password, date of birth, gender, etc., in the prompted field and press CREATE ACCOUNT. (You can also sign up with Facebook) 

Note: Sony Crackle is a free channel, so you don’t need a payment method.

Activate Crackle on a Smart TV via

To activate Crackle on your Smart TV, you must follow the below steps:

  • Open the app store on your TV, search for the Sony Crackle app and install it.
  • Once it is installed on your TV, open the Crackle application.
  • A pop-up notification with an activation code will appear on your smart TV.
  • Visit on your computer or mobile device, and enter the activation code in the prompted field.
  • Now, click on the “ACTIVATE” button and pursue the on-screen prompts to complete the activation process.

Activate Crackle on Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

Follow the below steps to sync your Amazon Fire Stick or Fire TV with Sony Crackle.

  • Open on your computer or mobile device.
  • Click SIGN IN from the top right corner.
  • Now, sign in to your account using your Crackle login details. (If you don’t have a Sony Crackle account, sign up for free)
  • Open the Crackle app on your Fire TV.
  • Navigate to My Crackle.
  • Now, tap on Activate This Device.
  • A unique activation code will show on your TV screen.
  • Open on a compatible web browser. 
  • Enter the activation code that appeared on your TV and press ACTIVATE
  • You are all set to stream Sony Crackle on your Amazon Firestick.

Steps to Activate Crackle on Roku using

  • Open Roku channel store.
  • Search for Crackle Channel using the virtual keyboard on your TV
  • Locate the Sony Crackle channel app from the search results and tap on Add channel.
  • After this, wait for a couple of minutes for the application to install on your Roku device.
  • After installation, launch the Crackle app.
  • Now sign in using your Crackle login credentials. (email address & password)
  • A unique Sony Crackle activation code will display on your TV.
  • Now, open a web browser on another device and navigate to
  • Enter the code in the prompted field and click Activate to complete the process.

In addition to the Roku device, you can follow the instructions provided below if you also wish to activate Crackle on streaming platforms like Apple TV, PlayStation 4, or Vizio TV.

Activate Crackle on Apple TV

  1. First, turn on your Apple TV and connect it to a wireless internet network. 
  2. Select App Store from the Apple TV main screen.
  3. In the App Store, locate the Sony Crackle app using the search option.
  4. Install the app on your Apple TV.
  5. Now launch the app.
  6. You will be prompted to sign in. So, enter your login credentials in the relevant fields and press SIGN IN
  7. After successful sign-in, an activation code will appear on your TV screen.
  8. Now, open a web browser on your phone, tablet, or computer, and go to
  9. Enter the activation code in the provided fields and press ACTIVATE on the activation page.
  10. You can now watch Sony Crackle movies and shows on your Apple TV.

Install & Activate Sony Crackle on PS4

  1. Turn on your PS4 and go to the home screen.
  2. From the PS4 home screen, go to PlayStation Store.
  3. Then, search for the Sony Crackle app in the PlayStation Store and download and install it on your device. (Crackle app is available in the TV & Videos category)
  4. After installation, go to the applications library and open the Crackle app.
  5. You will be prompted with an activation code and activation instructions on your TV screen.
  6. Go to the Sony Crackle activation page – on a web browser of your computer, phone, or tablet.
  7. Enter the activation code in the provided field and press ACTIVATE.
  8. After that, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the activation process.

Activate Crackle on for Vizio TV

Crackle comes pre-loaded on most of the Vizio Smart TVs. You can find the app in the app store by searching for “Crackle.” Here are the detailed steps to download and activate Crackle on Vizio TV –

  1. Go to the Vizio TV app store section.
  2. Search for the Crackle app in the app store.
  3. Download or Add the app to your device.
  4. Launch the app.
  5. Then, go to the “My Account” section on your Vizio TV.
  6. After that, scroll down to the bottom and select Activate.
  7. You will now see an activation code on your TV screen.
  8. Visit using a web browser on your desktop, laptop, or smartphone.
  9. Create a new account or sign in using your existing account credentials.
  10. Now open
  11. Enter the activation code in the provided field and press ACTIVATE.
  12. Then, wait for a few seconds until you see a verification notification on your computer screen.
  13. Now, you will be able to stream Crackle on your Vizio TV.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What online medium supports Sony Crackle?

Sony Crackle is an online streaming service that can be activated only on web browsers, windows phones, tablets, Roku devices, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and smart TV.

What to do when the Crackle activation code not working?

If the Crackle activation code is not working on your streaming device, you can always generate a new code.
To generate a new code, open the Sony Crackle app on your streaming device and go to the My Account > User Account > Activate.

How much amount should I need to pay to use Crackle?

As we have already mentioned, Crackle is a 100% free ad-supported online streaming platform that will help you watch all your favorite shows and movies without paying a single penny.

How is Sony Crackle best as compared to other streaming platforms?

At Sony Crackle, you can easily watch Class movies, TV series, and other trending content without facing any hustle. Also, it offers a free entertainment channel similar to paid ones.

What are the languages available at Crackle?

More than 21 countries have access to Sony Crackle in different languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, etc. However, it is still possible to use Crackle from any country using a virtual private network.

My name is Dan Smith, and I am a senior technical writer at Activate Guide. I have been covering the technology industry for over seven years, writing about streaming devices, TV channels, credit card activation, and many more.

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