How to Activate Freeform on Roku, Firestick, Apple TV, TCL, Hisense smart TV – Updated

Freeform is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Walt Disney Television. The channel primarily targets teenagers, young adults, and women aged 14 to 34. It features a mix of original programming, movies, and acquired series.

Freeform channel programming generally includes:

  • Contemporary off-network syndicated reruns and original series.
  • Feature films.
  • Made-for-TV original films.

Freeform is also known for its annual programming events, such as “31 Nights of Halloween” and “25 Days of Christmas”.

Here are some of Freeform’s most popular original series:

  • Grown-ish
  • Good Trouble
  • Cruel Summer
  • The Bold Type
  • Siren
  • Motherland: Fort Salem
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Freeform is available on almost all cable and satellite television providers in the United States. The channel is also available to stream on the Freeform app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices and streaming platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon FireStick.

To watch the Freeform channel on your streaming device or smart TV, install the Freeform – Movies & TV Shows app and activate it at using your TV provider credentials.

Guide to Activate Freeform Channel at

To learn how to install and activate the Freeform TV channel on your smart device via, go through the information below. Activate on Roku Player

To watch the Freeform channel on your Roku streaming player, you will first need to add the Freeform Roku Channel app from the Channel Store. Then, activate it at using your TV provider credentials.

Below are the steps you will need to follow to watch Freeform on your Roku device.

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  • Go to the Roku TV home screen, scroll down to the Streaming Channels section, and select the Search option.
  • Use the virtual keypad to find the Freeform Roku channel.
  • Click the Add Channel button to download and install the Freeform app on Roku.
  • After installing the app, tap Go to channel to launch the app.
  • Now, go to Settings and select the Sign in to Watch option.
  • You will see a unique code, activation URL, and instructions on your TV screen.
  • Once you have the code, visit on another device.
  • Enter the activation code in the provided field and tap the CONTINUE button.
  • Next, select your TV provider from the given options.
  • Then, sign in with your TV provider login credentials and follow the on-screen prompts.

Now, return to your Roku device and start watching your favorite Freeform programming.

How to Activate Freeform on Fire TV

If you are using an Amazon FireStick device, you can access Freeform by following the below instructions.

  • Go to the Find section from your Fire TV main menu.
  • In the Find section, search and select the Freeform app.
  • Next, tap the Get button to install the Freeform app on your Fire TV.
  • Once installed, launch the app by selecting the Open option.
  • Then, select Sign In to Watch from the Settings of the Freeform app.
  • A unique code will display on your screen along with this activation link –
  • Now, open the activation link on a web browser.
  • Enter the activation code in the provided field and press the CONTINUE button.
  • Then, select your TV service provider (if required) and log in with your account credentials.
  • Once logged in, you will see a success message on the screen.

Freeform Movies & TV Shows channel is now active on your FireStick.

Steps to Activate Freeform on Android TV

Here’s an easy way to install and activate the Freeform app on Android TV –

  • Go to Apps > Google Play Store on your Android smart TV.
  • In the search field, type Freeform and press the search icon (magnifying glass).
  • Select the Freeform app from the search results and tap the Install button.
  • The app will begin installing on your Android TV.
  • After installation, launch the Freeform app by tapping the Open button.
  • Next, select Settings and click on Sign in to Watch.
  • You will see a one-time code and activation link on your TV screen.
  • Now, on your second device, visit
  • Enter the activation code on the activation page and click CONTINUE.
  • Then, log in with your TV provider account credentials and complete the on-screen prompts (if any).

Congratulations! You can now watch the Freeform channel on your Android TV.

Activate Freeform on Apple TV via

Take a look at the steps below to install and activate FreeForm on Apple TV –

  • Launch the App Store on your Apple TV.
  • Search for the Freeform app in the App Store.
  • Next, tap the Get button to download and install the Freeform app on your Apple TV.
  • Post-installation, select Open to launch the Freeform app.
  • Go to the Settings section and select Sign in to Watch on the next screen.
  • Your Apple TV will display an activation code and an activation link –
  • Open this activation link on a browser of your separate device (smartphone or pc).
  • Then, enter the code in the provided field and press the CONTINUE button.
  • You can then sign in using your TV provider username and password.
  • Once logged in, follow the on-screen prompts to complete the activation process.

The Freeform app is now linked to your Apple TV.

How to Watch Freeform on Android Phone and Tablet?

  • Launch the Google Play Store app. 
  • Search for the Freeform app using the search option.
  • Select the Freeform app from the search results.
  • Tap the Install button to download & install the app to your Android device.
  • After installation, tap Open to launch the app.
  • Enter your login credentials provided by your TV service provider.
  • After successful login, you can access Freeform content on your Android phone/tablet.

On iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

If you are using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can easily access the Freeform channel on it by following the information provided below.

  • Go to the App Store on your iOS device.
  • Go to the search option in the App Store, type Freeform, and press the search icon.
  • From the search results, select the Freeform app. 
  • Tap Get on the next screen to download & install the app.
  • Now, launch the Freeform app on your device. 
  • Sign in using your TV provider account credentials.
  • That’s it; you can now watch your favorite Freeform shows on your iOS device.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if I cannot sign into my current TV provider?

When trying to sign in to your current TV provider from the Freeform app, the login option may redirect to your former TV provider with a message that reads: “Allow Freeform to use your TV Provider subscriptions?”. You can overcome this issue by logging out of your former TV provider through the TV provider settings on your device.

What to do if my TV provider is not listed?

Freeform adds new cable, satellite, and other TV providers regularly. If you do not have an account with a participating TV provider, you can still watch some free episodes without signing in.

What if my Internet provider and TV provider are not the same? Which one should I use to log in?

You should use the login credentials provided by your TV provider to activate the Freeform app.

Why does the TV provider page refresh after I enter my login details?

If your TV provider sign-in page is refreshing every time you try to enter your login details, ensure that you have enabled the cookies on your browser.

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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