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How do I activate the PBS app on my Amazon Fire TV device?

When you first download the PBS app to your Amazon Fire device, the app will need to be activated before you can begin streaming videos.

Open the PBS app. Select Activate Now.

Activation instructions will appear on the screen along with a 7-character, alphanumeric activation code. Every device has its own unique code, so double-check your device's code before proceeding.

For Step 1, you will need to use a mobile device or computer to visit PBS.org/activate or use your smartphone's camera to scan the QR code on the TV screen to be taken directly to PBS.org/activate.

Enter your unique code listed in Step 2 into the Activation Code box on PBS.org/activate. Select Continue.

You will then be prompted to sign in with a PBS account or through Google, Facebook, or Apple.

If you have the PBS Passport benefit, sign in with the same account you originally linked to your Passport benefit.

If you do not have one of the account options, select Not registered yet? Create a PBS Account. Click here to learn more about creating a PBS account.

Once you have signed in with an account, you'll receive a message that your device was successfully activated.

Return to your Amazon Fire TV's PBS app. The screen will update to show the app's Home screen where you can begin exploring and viewing our available offerings. For more information on using the PBS app, click here.