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How do I activate the PBS Video channel on Roku?

To activate the PBS Video channel on your Roku device for the first time, please see the below video or instructions.


Select PBS Video channel icon on your Roku screen.

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A screen will appear prompting you to activate the PBS Video channel. Select Activate Now.

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

From a mobile device or computer, visit pbs.org/activate and enter your unique code. Select Continue.

Sign in with a Facebook, Google, or PBS account. If you do not have one of these three account options, select Don't have a PBS account? Create one here. If you have the PBS Passport benefit, sign in with the same account you originally linked to your Passport benefit.

After signing in, a screen should appear confirming that your Roku device has been activated. 

Return to your Roku device where the screen should update to show the home screen of the PBS Video app.