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How do I log into my Passport account on my Roku device?

If you are looking for the PBS website to activate your streaming device, please enter http://www.pbs.org/activate into your web browser's address bar or Click This Link.

Watch the following video to see the activation process:

To activate Passport on your Roku device, follow the steps below:

  • Open the PBS channel on your Roku device (Figure 1).

Figure 1


  • In the top navigation menu, click Settings (Figure 2).

Figure 2

  • At the bottom of In the settings menu, click Deactivate Device. The screen will not change (Figure 3).

Figure 3

  • Confirm that you want to deactivate the device and you will return to the PBS app home screen.
  • Click the blue Activate button in the upper left corner of the screen (Figure 4).

Figure 4

  • You will see a new screen saying the channel needs to be activated. 
  • Activation instructions appear on the screen along with a 7-character activation code.