Ultimate Guide on How to Use Sling com/activate

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Recently, I was trying to activate the sling tv on my smart tv. But I was not sure how to activate the sling on my tv. I tried following the steps but that didn’t work for me. So, I search online on how to activate the sling tv on my device. I also contacted the sling team and they helped me in starting the sling streaming service on my device.

In this post, I’m going to explain how you can activate the sling tv on your smart tv and how to use it on different devices. Also Read:- How to connect smart TV to YouTube – tv.youtube tv/start activate enter code

Things to Know Before Activating Sling 

There are some things you need to know before following the steps below. 

  • Make sure you have an activated sling plan.
  • Make sure you have the sling tv installed on your smart tv.
  • If you are trying to watch sling on mobile devices, then you’ll just have to sign into your account.
  • For activating sling tv on your smart tv you need a browser with an active internet connection.

Download Sling TV on Your Device

First of all, you need to download the sling tv app on your device. After downloading the sling app you can proceed with the activation steps. To download the sling tv follow the steps below.

  1. Go to the play store or app store depending on your device.
  2. Search the sling app.
  3. Download the sling app.

On Xbox

  1. Go to the store.
  2. Select the search apps option.
  3. Search sling tv.
  4. Select get app option. 
  5. Download the app.

If you are unable to find the sling app, then check if you are device is in the supported list or not. To check the supported device list visit here -https://www.sling.com/help/en/troubleshooting/device-questions/supported-devices. If your device is not on the list, then you can’t download sling on your device. If your device is in the supported list then let us discuss how to activate the sling on your device.

Activating Sling TV

You can easily activate sling on your smart tv from sling.com/activate. Below I’ve shared a step-by-step guide on how to activate sling tv on your smart tv.

  1. Launch the sling on your device. 
  2. Now click on the sign in or get started option.
  3. You’ll get a five-digit activation code for your smart tv or streaming device. 
  4. Open a browser on your phone or pc and visit sling.com/activate or https://ms.p.sling.com/oauth/verify.html.
  5. Enter the shown on your tv screen here and click on the continue button.

Wait for a couple of seconds and sling will start working on your smart tv. 

Activate Sling on Roku

You can easily activate and start using the sling streaming service by following the steps below.

  1. First of all search and add the sling tv channel to Roku device.
  2. Now open the sling tv.
  3. You’ll get the activation code on your screen.
  4. Open a browser on your phone and visit sling.com/activate.
  5. Enter the shown on your tv screen here and click on the continue button.

Now the sling tv is activated on your Roku device, you can start watching sling without any issues.

Activate sling on Samsung TV

To activate sling streaming service on your Samsung tv, simply follow the steps below.

  1. First of all download the sling app.
  2. Launch the sling app and click on the continue button.
  3. You’ll get an activation code on your Samsung tv screen.
  4. Go to sling.com/activate.
  5. Enter the code shown on your Samsung tv screen here and click on continue button.

Now the sling is activated on your Samsung tv. You can follow the same activation steps mentioned above to active sling tv on xfinity, xbox, vizio smart tv, lg tv and more. However, you can also visit




for activating special sling tv offers on Samsung, lg and vizio smart tv.

Why is sling tv activation not working?

If your sling tv is activating after following the above steps then you can try the fixes below for resolving this problem.

  • Make sure that your internet is working
  • Try updating the sling tv.
  • Clear the cache and data of the sling app.
  • Reinstall the sling tv.
  • Try to power cycling your smart tv and router.
  • Disable the VPN or ad blocker if you are using one.
  • Go to downdetector and check if the sling is working or not. If the sling is down, then try activating the sling tv after some time.
Contact Sling Team

If for some reason the sling tv is still not activating on your device, then contact sling. Explain them the issue you are facing while activating the sling streaming service. The experts at sling can help you in fixing sling tv activation-related problems.

Is the sling activation code case sensitive?

No, the sling tv activation code is not case sensitive.

How long the sling activation code is active for?

Sling activation code is valid for 10-15 minutes. You must enter the activation code at sling.com/activate within 15 minutes. Otherwise, the sling activation will fails and you’ll have to generate a new activation code for activating sling. 

How long it takes to activate sling after entering the code?

Once you enter the code sling.com/activate and hit continue, sling tv will be activated on your device within 10 seconds. If the sling doesn’t work, then contact the sling team for help.

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