/ How to watch NBC Sports on Smart TV

NBC sports channel provides a collection of sports content from different channels like The Olympic Channel, NBC Golf, and NBC Sports Gold. All of these channels offer replays, live streaming of various events, and highlights from different sports from across the globe.

To access all this content, first, you will need to subscribe to this service with the help of a participating pay-tv provider. After that, you have to visit to run the service on your device.

The job of a participating pay-tv provider is to provide you with television services. You pay such providers on a monthly basis. Once you have a pay-tv provider, it becomes very easy for you to activate the service by just visiting the NBC sports activation page.

How to activate NBC Sports on smart TVs?

The process of NBC sports channel activation is not the same on all devices.


To activate the channel on Roku, follow these steps

  • Visit the app store of Roku.
  • Use the search bar and look for for NBC Sports and then click on “Add Channel” to start the installation.
  • Open the NBC sports app.
  • An activation code will be generated
  • Visit the site
  • Select Roku as your device from there.
  • Enter the activation code and then press “Continue”.

Apple TV

Following are the steps to activate NBC on your Apple TV

  • Go to the app store of your Apple TV on the Home Screen.
  • Select channels and look for NBC sports.
  • Click on add to home, to initiate the installation process.
  • Open the app and click on sign-in for activation.
  • An activation code will appear on the main screen.
  • After that visit activate.nbcsports.
  • Select Apple TV as your device from the settings.
  • Now enter the activation code carefully.
  • Click on “Continue” to complete and the authentication will be completed.

Fire TV

Here is how Fire TV users can activate NBC Sports

  • Visit the home screen of your smart Fire TV.
  • Search for NBC sports.
  • Install the app from the app store of your TV.
  • After launching the app and clicking on “Activate Your Device”, an activation code will appear.
  • Now visit the NBCSN activate page and choose Fire TV as your default device.
  • Enter the activation code, click on the “continue” and complete the authentication.


Following are the steps you need to follow for NBC sports activation on your Xbox

  • Visit the app store of your Xbox and install the NBC Sports app.
  • Open the app and choose “select your device” to generate an activation code.
  • Then visit
  • Choose Xbox One as your default device to proceed.
  • Enter the activation code and click on “continue” to finish the authentication process.

While activating NBC sports on your device, in every step once you click on “continue”, you will have to select your TV provider to access the channel. The next step is to log in to the account you have on your provider’s system.

How to add NBC sports on your Smart TV?

Some smart TVs come with the NBC Sports app preinstalled in them. If yours does not have one, then you can go to the app store of your smart TV and install it from there.

Here is how you can access NBC sports on your smart TV

  • Go to the app store and search for the apps and then locate NBC sports.
  • Install the NBC Sports app by following a few simple steps.
  • After installation, launch the app and start watching the content after activation.

NBC Sports Activation Code Not Working?

Here is how you can take care of this error

  • Delete the channel from your TV and reinstall it.
  • Clear Brower cookies and cache.
  • Use private or incognito mode for activation.
  • Use some other browser to visit

Make sure to try loading the activation page several times to check whether the NBC servers are down.


You can stream NBC sports on your browser without activating your device. For this purpose, you just go to the NBC Sports login page and sign in. After that, you use your username and password given to you by your TV provider and you are good to go.