Activate iHeartRadio on Smart Devices using iheart.com/activate

iHeartRadio, owned by iHeartMedia, an American freemium podcast, broadcast, and streaming radio platform, has come a long way since its launch in April 2008.

Flaunting over 250,000 podcasts, a Music Recommender System, and on-demand functionality, iHeartRadio is arguably the largest radio broadcaster in the country, leaving behind its main competitors – TuneIn, Audacy, and Sirius XM.

iHeart is available across 250 platforms, including gaming consoles, smartphones, tablets, home audio, TVs, and automobiles. To stream your favorite music, get iHeartRadio on your device, and activate it via iheart.com/activate.

Things to Consider

Here’s a list of prerequisites for iheart.com activate.

  • A stable Internet connection with a decent speed.
  • An account with iHeart. (Go to iheart.com)
  • Install an updated iHeart app.
  • A compatible streaming platform.
  • Choose iHeartRadio Plus or iHeartRadio All Access for premium service.

How to Activate iHeartRadio at iheart.com/activate

To activate iHeartRadio on your preferred device, you will need to make sure that you have signed up for iHearRadio services. If you haven’t registered for iHeartRadio yet, you can follow the steps below to sign up.

Steps to Sign Up for iHeartRadio

Create iHeartRadio Account
  • Go to the iHeartRadio sign-up page on a web browser.
  • Click on Sign up located below “Log In to Activate Device” on the sign-up page.
  • Now, enter your EMAIL, PASSWORD, ZIP CODE, BIRTH YEAR, and select GENDER.
  • After entering the information, click on the Sign-Up.

Once you have signed up for iHeartRadio, you can follow these steps to activate iHeartRadio on your streaming device.

Activate iHeartRadio on Roku

If you are using Roku, you can easily set up iHeartRadio Channel by accessing the channel store. Here are the easy steps to activate iHeartRadio on your Roku device.

  • Connect your Roku streaming player to an internet connection.
  • Go to Roku Channel Store.
  • Here you can find the Channel categories in the menu, from where you can easily select the channel as per the desired genres. (As iHeartRadio is a music radio channel, you can easily find it under the Music & Podcasts category.)
  • You can also find the iHeartRadio channel using the search option.
  • Tap on the +Add Channel button to install the channel app on your Roku streaming device.
  • Once the installation gets completed, launch the app.
  • You will see an activation code on your TV screen.
  • Open iheart.com/activate on your mobile or computer browser.
  • Log into the iHeartRadio account to activate your device.
  • Now, enter the activation code in the prompted fields and click Activate.
  • iHeartRadio channel is now active on your Roku device.
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Activate iHeartRadio on Fire TV using Activation Code

You can follow the below steps to activate iHeart Radio on your Amazon Fire TV Stick using an activation code.

  • On your Amazon Fire TV, go to the App Store.
  • In the App Store, find for iHeartRadio app using the search option.
  • Select the iHeartRadio app from the search results and press the Get button to install the app.
  • Once the application gets downloaded, click the Open button to launch the iHeartRadio app.
  • You will be provided with a unique activation code on your TV screen.
  • Now, go to the activation pageiheart.com/activate on a web browser.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to sign in to your iHeartRadio account and enter the activation code you received earlier in the provided fields.
  • This way, you can watch iHeartRadio on your Amazon Fire TV.

Activate iHeartRadio on DirecTV Stream (AT&T TV)

iHeartRadio is now available on DirecTV Stream. So, no matter if you like listening to music, talk shows, sports, or any other genre, you can get all this with the iHeartRadio app on your DirecTV. To activate iHeartRadio on your DirectTV Stream, all you need to do is:

  • Go to Directv stream home screen.
  • Open the Apps section and search for the iHeartRadio app.
  • Install the app.
  • After installation, open the app.
  • Note down the registration code displayed on your TV screen.
  • Visit the iHeartRadio activation URLiheart.com/activate on a web browser. (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.)
  • Login to your iHeartRadio account and enter the activation code to complete the process.
  • After that, you can start using the iHeartRadio app on your DirecTV stream to listen to your favorites.

How to Activate iHeartRadio to Android TV

iHeartRadio is available for free on Google Play Store. So, if you are looking to access the iHeartRadio app on your Android TV, you can easily set it up on your Android TV by following these steps:

  • Go to Play Store from the Home screen of your Android TV.
  • Locate the iHeartRadio app using the Search option.
  • Press the Install button to download and install the app on your Android TV.
  • After installation, press the Open button to launch the iHeartRadio app.
  • You will see an activation code to connect your Android TV to your iHeartRadio account.
  • Go to iheart.com/activate on a web browser.
  • Enter your email address & password to sign in to your iHeartRadio account. (if you do not have an account, you can create one for free.)
  • Type the unique activation code in the provided field and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Once the activation code is accepted successfully, you can start accessing iHeartRadio on your TV screen.

iHeartRadio Activate on Apple TV

Apple TV has recently introduced the iHeartRadio app on its platform. So, if you want to listen to iHeartRadio on your Apple TV, you can download the app from the app store and activate it at iheart.com/activate.

  1. Go to App Store on your Apple TV.
  2. Search for the iHeartRadio app.
  3. Press Get to install the app on your Apple TV.
  4. After successful installation, launch the app to get an activation code.
  5. Visit iheart.com/activate on your computer or phone.
  6. Sign in to your iHeartRadio account.
  7. Enter the activation code and click Activate.
  8. That’s it; you can begin streaming iHeartRadio on your Apple TV.

Activate iHeartRadio on PS4 at iheart.com/activate

If you are looking to access the iHeartRadio app on your Sony Play Station 4, you can easily do so by following the instructions provided hereinbelow.

  • Turn on your PS4 console.
  • Go to the PlayStation Store from the home screen.
  • Search for the iHeartRadio app in the PlayStation Store.
  • Once you locate the app, download and install it on your device.
  • Launch the iHeartRadio app.
  • A unique activation code will appear on your TV screen.
  • Open a web browser on your laptop, phone, or tablet and visit – iheart.com/activate.
  • Sign in to your iHeartRadio account.
  • Enter the registration code in the given field and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the activation process.
  • You can start enjoying iHeartRadio on your PS4.

Stream iHeartRadio App on Xbox 360

  • Open Xbox Store on your Xbox 360.
  • Find iHeartRadio app using Browse Apps or Search Apps option.
  • Download and install the app on your Xbox 360.
  • Copy the activation code that appeared on your TV screen.
  • Visit iheart.com/activate on a desktop or mobile device.
  • If prompted, log in to your iHeartRadio account.
  • Complete the activation process by entering the code you copied earlier.
  • The iHeartRadio app will automatically start on your device.

Activate iHeartRadio on Vizio TV

  1. Turn on your Vizio TV.
  2. Go to the SmartCast app store on your TV.
  3. Search for the iHeartRadio app.
  4. Download and install the app.
  5. After installation, launch the app and sign in. (If you don’t have an account set up a new account.)
  6. You can now listen to your favorite iHeartRadio stations and artists on your Vizio SmartCast TV.

NOTE: If you are given the activation code, you will need to enter it on the iheart.com/activate page to use the app on your device.

How to Listen to iHeartRadio on Smartphone

Whether you are using an iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad) or an Android-based device, you can easily listen to iHeartRadio using the iHeartRadio mobile app. To know how to download the app on your smartphone, follow these steps:

iHeartRadio on Android Phone or Tablet

iHeartRadio’s latest version app requires Android version 6.0 or higher.

  • Launch Play Store on your Android device.
  • Search for the iHeartRadio app.
  • Once you find the app, tap Install to download and install the app.
  • After installation, launch the app and sign in to your iHeartRadio account.
  • After that, you can start using the app on your Android device and listen to your favorite tracks.

iHeartRadio on iPhone, iPad or iPodTouch

iHeartRadio’s latest version app requires iOS version 13.0 or higher.

  • On your iOS device, launch the App Store.
  • Search for the iHeartRadio app in the App Store.
  • Once you find the iHeartRadio app, press Get to download and install it on your iPhone.
  • Launch the app and sign in to your iHeartRadio account.
  • You can now stream iHeartRadio on your iOS device.

Downloading iHeartRadio on Windows 10 Computer

To stream iHeartRadio on your Windows 10 computer, you can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Go to the Microsoft Store on your Windows 10 computer.
  • In the Microsoft Store, search for the iHeartRadio app using the search option located in the screen’s top-right corner.
  • Click Get to download and install the app on your device and sign in to your iHeartRadio account.
  • You can now enjoy your favorite music, radio, and podcasts on your Windows 10 computer.

Conclusion

Here it is.

You can get the iHeartRadio app from the application store on your streaming device and activate it by visiting iheart.com/activate.

If you have a free plan, you can still get full access to the podcast library.

Choose a suitable plan to enjoy more on-demand features like unlimited skips, save, and offline listening.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I install iHeartRadio?

The steps to install iHeartRadio are easy to follow.
– Navigate to the Channel Store/ App Store.
– Search for the iHeartRadio app.
– Click Get/ Install/ Add Channel button to install the app.

How do I activate iHeartRadio on my TV?

– Turn on your TV-connected device and navigate to the home screen.
– Go to the application store and install the iHeartRadio app.
– Open iheart.com/activate, enter the iHeartRadio login details, and type the code to link your account to your TV.

Is iHeartRadio free?

Yes. You can access the podcast library, live radio, and personalized artist radio stations for free. iHeartRadio also has paid plans for premium features. Select a suitable plan and enjoy unlimited song skips.

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

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