Activate DISH Anywhere on Roku, FireStick, Apple TV, Xbox (2022)

DISH or also known as Digital Sky Highway is a direct-broadcast satellite provider owned by DISH Network Corporation. The company also owns Sling, an over-the-top, Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service that’s paired with DISH as a streaming service. Both the DISH and Sling services are only available in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Activate DISH Anyhwere on Roku, FireStick, Apple TV, Xbox (2022)

But, before you can watch content from the DISH Anywhere app, you’ll need to activate it first via dishanywhere.com activate. In this guide, we’ll show you how to activate DISH on popular streaming devices via dish anywhere/activate.

 

How to Activate DISH Anywhere on Various Streaming Devices via dishanywhere.com/activate

Depending on the device, you can directly stream DISH through the DISH Anywhere app. However, if it’s not available, you’ll need to stream it on your device via screen mirroring. Find your streaming device from the list below and follow the steps.

 

Roku

Since the DISH Anywhere app or service is not available on Roku, you’ll first need to download it on an Android smartphone and stream it to your Roku device via screen mirroring. You can also access DISH via dishanywhere.com on your computer’s browser.

Note: Connect both your computer (or phone) and Roku device to the same wireless network to avoid pairing problems.

To stream DISH Anywhere on Roku via screen mirroring, follow these steps:

 

On your Windows computer

  1. Turn on your smart TV with the Roku device connected.
  2. Next, switch on your computer and visit the DISH Anywhere official website.
  3. Log in to your account and ensure that you have an active subscription.
  4. Click the Action Center on the rightmost side of the taskbar and select the Connect button.
  5. Select your Roku device from the list of wireless display and audio devices.
  6. Then, select Allow on the confirmation message on your TV screen. Your computer’s display will now be mirrored to Roku.
  7. Navigate to your desired TV show or movie on the DISH Anywhere website.

 

On your Android smartphone

  1. Download the DISH Anywhere app on your phone or tablet via this link.
  2. Open the app. You will now see the dishanywhere com activate code on the screen.
  3. Using another device, go to dishanyhwere.com/activate and log in to your mydish.com account.
  4. Input the activation code and select Activate Device. You can now start streaming content on your phone via the DISH Anywhere app.
  5. Next, swipe from the top down on your phone screen to open the notification center.
  6. Tap Screen Mirroring or Smart View and select your Roku device from the list of wireless devices.
  7. On your TV screen, select Allow to confirm the connection. Your phone’s display will now be mirrored to Roku.
  8. Select your desired content from the DISH Anywhere app on your phone to start streaming.

 

Amazon Fire TV Stick

  1. Turn on your smart TV with the Amazon Fire Stick device connected.
  2. Press the Home button on your Fire TV remote and navigate to Apps & Games.
  3. Find the DISH Anywhere app and select Download.
  4. Once downloaded, launch the DISH Anywhere app. An activation code will now be displayed on the screen.
  5. On another device, go to dishanywhere.com/activate and log in to your DISH account.
  6. Enter the activation code and choose Activate Device.
  7. You can now start watching content from the DISH Anywhere app on your Fire Stick device.

You can use a similar method to activate We TV on a Firestick.

 

Apple TV

Since the DISH Anywhere app is not available on the Apple TV streaming service, you’ll need to stream it from your iOS device via AirPlay. To do this, follow the steps below:

  1. Connect both your iOS and Apple TV device to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Next, download the DISH Anywhere app on your iOS device by clicking this link.
  3. Launch the app. An activation code will now be displayed on the screen.
  4. Using another device, go to dishanywhere.com/activate and log in to your DISH account.
  5. Input the activation code and select Activate Device. The DISH Anywhere app on your iOS device will now be activated.
  6. Then, select the content that you want to stream and tap the AirPlay icon on the screen.
  7. Choose your Apple TV device from the list.
  8. The content will now be displayed on your Apple TV’s display.

 

Xbox

The DISH Anywhere app is unavailable on Xbox consoles. However, if you have a DISH receiver, you can connect it directly to your Xbox to watch DISH TV. Also, you can use your mydish.com account to log in to other streaming apps that support a DISH subscription.

 

Android TV

  1. Turn on your Android TV and press the Home button on the remote.
  2. Navigate to the Google Play Store and search for the DISH Anywhere app.
  3. Select it and choose Install.
  4. Then, launch the app. You will now see an activation code on the screen.
  5. Using another device, go to dishnanywhere.com/activate and log in to your account.
  6. Enter the activation code and choose Activate Device.
  7. You can now start watching DISH content on your Android TV via the DISH Anywhere app.

You can use a similar method to activate HGTV on Android TV.

 

Final Thoughts

To watch DISH content from smart devices, you’ll need to install the DISH Anywhere app. It allows you to stream various TV shows, movies, and Live TV that are supported by DISH. However, you’ll first need to activate DISH on your device before you can start streaming. 

Hence, this guide can hopefully help you to activate DISH Anywhere on popular streaming devices.