– How to Activate CBS Sports on your Roku Devices

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Activate CBS Sports and Cheer for the Favorite Team:

Wouldn’t it be amazing to enjoy looking at the sports that are being played in colleges and universities besides the professional ones? Then you must have this CBS Sports on the big screen, where you can sit back on the couch with some chips and beer and cheer for your favorite team with your amazing gang. Before that let us take a look at CBS Sports.

An overview on CBS Sports:

CBS College Sports Network commonly known as CBS Sports got launched in the year 2002 in the name of National College Sports Network and also went through by another name College Sports Television in the year 2003-2008. This is an American pay television network, which focuses on college sports. The channel is only broadcasted in the United States and Canada, with its headquarters in New York City, New York. The channel is owned by CBS Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom CBS.

This channel is covered by most of the TV providers, and as the statistics suggest in 2015, there are a total of 61 million pay households.

Before getting to the activation procedure, keep in mind this thing, because you will need them to watch CBS Sports on your TV. Make sure you have a good internet connection, remember the credentials of the TV provider (you would need them to log in), and a device from where you can go to the activation site. Well, if you are ready with your stuff, then we should get forward with the activation on Roku TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV.

Guidelines to watch CBS Sports on Roku TV:

  • The first thing to do is turn on your Roku TV and press the Home button of the remote.
  • Then you will have to go to the Roku Channel Store.
  • Now, on the Search tab, type the word CBS Sports and wait for the channel to be displayed.
  • Now, you have to select the app and then click on Add Channel.
  • Then you have to go to the Home page and select the channel to launch it and you will see an activation code on the screen.
  • Now, get to the activation page of CBS Sports from your mobile or web browser or you may also go to the page using the link
  • After getting there you have to enter the TV activation code and click on the Next


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  • Now you will have to follow the prompts like logging in giving the credentials of your TV provider.

Let us see the steps on how to activate CBS Sports on Android TV:

  • Take your Android Phone or iPhone, and go to the Play Store and app store respectively.
  • There you have to search for the CBS Sports app and click on Install for the Android and click on Get for the iPhone.
  • After you have downloaded the app, you have to open the app and then select the stream that you want to watch.
  • You will then see the Cast button on the top right of the screen, and tap on it.
  • After you have done so, you will now have the option to cast the video to your Android TV.


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Now we will see the activation of CBS Sports on Apple TV:

  • First, turn on your Apple TV and go to the Apple App Store.
  • Then you have to type the name CBS Sports on the Search bar and wait for the channel to be displayed.
  • After you see the channel, you have to install it and wait for the process.
  • Then you have to select the channel that will prompt it to give you an activation code.
  • Then you have to go to the activation site using the mobile or laptop or you may directly go to the page using the link
  • There give the activation code in the given space and then hit the Next
  • Then sign in if prompted giving the credentials of your TV provider. After you are done, you will be able to enjoy the sports on your TV.

Activation of CBS Sports on Amazon Fire TV:

  • After you have turned on the Amazon Fire TV and then you have to go to the Amazon Store.
  • There on the Search tab, you have to type the name CBS Sports and wait until the results are displayed.
  • Now you have to install the app by clicking on the Get
  • After the installation is done, you have to go to the activation site using the other device or you may use the link
  • Then you have to fill in the activation code in the space asked, and then click on the Next
  • Now, you have to follow the prompts to complete the activation procedure and soon you will start to stream all of the shows on your TV.

Follow the steps to sign up for CBS Sports:

  • The first thing is going to the registration site of CBS Sports using the web browser of your laptop or mobile or you can directly get to the page using the link
  • On the page directed, you need to give the following data –
  • Email ID
  • Password and then again you have to confirm the password.
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Zip Code
  • Then you have to tick on the Boxes whether you want to have mailed or not.
  • Then you need to click on the Box for the Membership terms.


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  • After you are done, you have to click on the Register button, and your account will be made.

Are you done? Don’t wait to start streaming your favorite shows and enjoy cheering for your favorite team. They definitely need your support to win.

Facing a problem with the activation? Here are a few tips regarding what is to be done if you cannot activate CBS Sports –

  • See that your internet connection is working fine.
  • Check the details that you have entered are correct.
  • Make sure that the channel is available in your country otherwise there will be no use trying hard to activate it.
  • The last thing left is to uninstall the app and again reinstall it.
  • You can opt to clear all the cache and cookies that might block the app to be activated in your device.

Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

  1. Q. What is my User ID?

Ans. This refers to the Email Address that you have given while registering for the account.

  1. Q. How will I be able to reset my password?

Ans. For resetting your password, you need to follow the steps –

  • First you have to the CBS Sports page using the link
  • Then on the top right, click on the Login button.
  • Then you have to click on the ‘Forgot your Password?’ and you will be directed to next page.
  • Then you need to enter your email address on the given field, and you will be send instructions on how to access the password.


This article will give you the activation procedures of the channel on different devices. Yet you are facing any problem while activation or cannot complete the procedure even after following the steps mentioned above, then you can always contact them. For that you have to go to the page, and then on the page you have to enter the Name, enter the ID, your Email ID and you have to select the subject from the drop down menu, and you have to give a description of your comments. After you are done filling the form then you have to click on the Send button.

If you are looking for more technical assistance, then you have to click on the Help Center written above the form. There you are supposed to find many FAQs that can help you recovering the problem.



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