How to Activate the MTV Channel on Various Mobile and Desktop Devices

MTV is one of the biggest music channels in the world. Since its inception in 1981, it has come a long way, entertaining millions of people over the years. And now, with its streaming service, it’s looking to expand its audience.

From the latest music videos to classic songs that we used to listen to on the radio, MTV has it all. In addition to that, it also offers TV series and celebrity news to users.

The MTV app is free to download but you need a TV provider account to start streaming. 

Pre-requisites to activate :

To activate MTV on your device, you will need the following things:

  • Your TV, 
  • A smartphone or computer.
  • TV Provider Login Credentials

Pro Tip: Make sure that your internet connection is working properly by checking if you have a strong signal or not. If not then try connecting to a different network provider such as Wi-Fi, cable modem, etc.

Once you have the activation code on your TV screen, follow these steps to activate your account. 

To get the activation code,

Launch the MTV app on the device on which you want to activate MTV on, then choose your TV provider. An activation code will then appear on your screen. Write down the code. 

Then,

  • Go to mtv.com/activate on a web browser on a smartphone or computer.
  • Enter the activation code.
  • Select Activate.

Then, Login with your TV provider credentials to start streaming MTV on your device.

To activate MTV Channel on PS4 follow the below steps one by one,

  • Navigate to the PlayStation Store from the home screen of your PS4.
  • Click on the search bar, then enter ‘MTV’.
  • Install the MTV application.
  • Open the app after the download completes. You will get an activation code on the app screen.
  • Go to MTV.com/activate on a web browser or smartphone and input the above activation code and select activate.
  • Log In with your credentials and start streaming.

Here is the step-by-step guide to activate MTV on Xbox 360/ Xbox One.

  • Open the application store on your Xbox.
  • Search for MTV and then download the MTV application on Xbox.
  • Once installed, launch the app and then select Login.
  • Open the MTV app on your Xbox after the download completes. You will get an activation code on the app screen.
  • Go to MTV.com/activate on a web browser or smartphone and input the above activation code and select activate.
  • Log in with your TV provider credentials.

How will I know if my MTV subscription is active?

Successful activation will result in a confirmation page that says “Your subscription is active.”

That means your service has been successfully activated and the Xbox can now stream MTV content when you press play on any of their TV episodes or movies from the television listings menu. 

To activate MTV Channel on Roku follow the below steps one by one,

  • Open the Channel Store on your Roku TV.
  • Click on the search bar and enter ‘MTV’.
  • Download the MTV app.
  • Go to the home screen and open the MTV app. You will get an activation code on the app screen.
  • Go to MTV.com/activate on a web browser or smartphone and input the above activation code and select activate.
  • Sign In with your TV provider username and password.

To activate MTV Channel on Amazon Firestick follow the below steps one by one,

  • From the home screen of your Amazon Fire TV, access the search menu.
  • Type in MTV.
  • Click on Get to download MTV on your Fire TV.
  • Once you install the app, open it and select your TV provider.
  • Go to MTV.com/activate on a web browser or smartphone and input the above activation code and select activate.
  • Log in with your TV provider credentials.

Now, you can start streaming MTV on your Amazon Firestick TV.

Here is the step-by-step guide to activate MTV on Apple TV.

  • Open the App Store on your Apple TV.
  • Enter ‘mtv’ on the search bar.
  • Download the MTV application on your TV.
  • After installation, open the app and select Login.
  • Once you install the app, open it and select your TV provider.
  • Go to MTV.com/activate on a web browser or smartphone and input the above activation code and select activate.
  • Choose your TV provider and log in with your credentials.

Now, you can start streaming MTV on your Apple TV. Enjoy streaming MTV on your Apple TV.

To activate MTV Channel on Android TV follow the below steps one by one,

  • Navigate to Google Play Store.
  • Search and download the MTV application.
  • Launch the MTV app once installed.
  • Select Sign In, select your TV provider.
  • Go to MTV.com/activate on a web browser or smartphone and input the above activation code and select activate.
  • Enter your TV provider credentials and select Login.

Here is the step-by-step guide to activate MTV on Samsung TV.

  • From the home screen of your Samsung TV, navigate to Apps.
  • Search for ‘MTV.
  • Install the MTV application on Samsung Smart TV.
  • After installation, open the application.
  • Select Sign In.
  • Follow the above steps to activate your account.
  • After activation, login with your TV provider credentials to stream MTV.

What to do if I forget my MTV username and password?

If you forget your username and password then, simply contact your TV provider and ask them to reset the password.

Can I watch MTV on my TV if my TV provider is not listed?

No, you cannot stream MTV on your device if your TV provider is not listed. However, MTV is trying to get all providers to authorize MTV with their cable.

How much does MTV cost?

MTV is completely free. It comes with your TV provider account.

What if my activation code is not working?

Open your app, Go to the Settings page and click on ‘Regenerate Code’ to get a new activation code.

Which streaming service offers MTV?

Streaming services including Sling TV, Philo, fuboTV, YouTube TV, Vidgo, and AT&T offer MTV. Check MTV for more recent data.

Can you watch MTV on Amazon Prime?

Yes, you can watch MTV on Amazon Prime Video, but you do need a Prime subscription.

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