Experience the Spectrum TV App
With the Spectrum TV App, access your full TV lineup in-home and up to 30,000 On Demand TV shows and movies in your home on your mobile and connected devices, including phone, tablet and Roku, Xbox One and Samsung Smart TV.
Whether you're at home or on-the-go, the Spectrum TV App gives you access to use your device and watch thousands of our latest On Demand shows and movies – you can even use the App to program your DVR.
Roku at Home
Watch Live TV
Stream shows and movies
On-the-go streaming is for select networks only.
Program Your DVR
Browse guide listings
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Also Available on Connected Devices
*APPLE device requirements: iPad®, iPad® mini, iPhone® and iPod Touch® running iOS 8.0 or higher.
*KINDLE FIRE tablet requirements: All Kindle Fire models, including Kindle Fir HDX, are supported, except first-generation Kindle Fire.
*ANDROID device requirements: All tablets and phones running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above are supported.
*Roku device requirements: Roku 1, 2, 3 or 4 streaming player and Roku Streaming Stick (excluding first-generation Roku devices).
*Xbox One requirements: All Xbox One models are supported.
*Samsung Smart TV requirements: TV model years 2012-2017 are supported.
*Charter-authorized modem is required to stream on Roku, Xbox One and Samsung Smart TV.
Watch Online Right Now
Enjoy live TV and On Demand shows on any computer, a feature that’s included with your Spectrum TV service. Your account username and password are required.
Use the video web portal at www.SpectrumTV.com and start streaming**.
**Web browsers supported include: Internet Explorer 10 +, Firefox 39 +, Chrome 41 +, Safari 5 +, Opera 28 +.
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TV Channel Apps
Watch Live with Channel Apps On-the-Go
With Spectrum TV, you have access to 60+ channel apps so you can watch live TV from anywhere you have an Internet connection.
Catch your favorite shows, sports and movies live from your mobile devices when you're on-the-go.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Spectrum TV App on mobile:
The Spectrum TV App is a mobile application that allows you to watch live TV and On Demand content at no additional charge from your mobile device. You can also tune to your DVR, schedule recordings, browse the channel guide, search for content, learn about your favorite shows and more!
The Spectrum TV App on connected devices:
The Spectrum TV App can be used with your Roku, Samsung Smart TV and Xbox One. It’s an application that allows you to watch Spectrum TV in even more places in your home by using your streaming device when connected to an authorized modem. You can browse the channel guide, search for live TV content on now and up to seven days in the future, learn about your favorite shows and more!
For mobile devices:
- Find the Spectrum TV App in your mobile app store by searching for "Spectrum TV App".
- Download the free app onto your device.
- Wait for App to complete installation, then sign in using your account username and password.
- Charter customers: Use your Spectrum.net email address and password associated with your email account. Signing in with your Charter username will not work.
- Time Warner Cable customers: Use your TWC ID username and password.
- Bright House Networks customers: Use your BHN username and password.
- Once you have signed in to the Spectrum TV App, you can stream live TV, watch On Demand content, view and filter the guide and much more.
Note: In-home viewing requires a Spectrum TV subscription (or TV service from Time Warner Cable or Bright House Networks) and an authorized modem with in-home WiFi network.
- Set up your Roku account at https://my.roku.com/signin.
- Sign in with your personal username and password or create a new personal account. You will need this account to be set up in order to register your device using the code provided by Roku when using a new box for the first time.
- Ensure that your Roku is activated on your Roku account and connected to the Internet.
- Using your Roku remote, navigate to the Roku Channel Store and either browse or search to find and install the Spectrum TV App.
- The first time you use the Spectrum TV App, select Get Started to begin the service authentication process. If you don't yet subscribe to Spectrum TV: Select How to Subscribe to learn more about Spectrum TV and how to order.
- After your service level is authenticated, select I Agree to accept the License Agreement and begin streaming.
For Xbox One:
- Sign in with your XboxLive account. If you do not have an XboxLive account, go to the left menu on the console Home screen and select Sign In › Add & Manage to create one.
- Once you have signed to XboxLive, navigate to the Store and search for Spectrum TV. Install the Spectrum TV App.
- The first time you launch Spectrum TV, you will be prompted to enter the Spectrum TV username and password.
- After your service level is authenticated, select Agree to accept the License Agreement and begin streaming.
For Samsung Smart TV:
- Make sure your TV is connected to the Internet with Wifi or a wired network by pressing the menu button on the remote control and navigating to Network › Network Status.
- Press the Smart Hub button.
- Press the Search button on the Samsung remote control.
- Enter "spectrum".
- Select the "Spectrum TV" app.
- Click on the "download" button.
- Click on the "open" button.
- Enter your username and password.
- Accept the terms and conditions.
- Start enjoying your favorite television shows and movies.
Note: Spectrum TV App on Roku, Xbox One and Samsung Smart TV is intended for in-home live streaming only, behind an authorized modem associated with the account.
Sign in to the app using your account credentials. If you don’t have credentials, visit your TV provider’s support site to create credentials or reset your password.
Register for your user ID here:
Once you have signed in to the app, you will receive a token that will keep you signed in as long as you are active within the app for less than 60 days. If you are inactive longer than 60 days, or if there is a change to your IP address, you may be required to sign in again.
iPad®, iPad® mini, iPhone® and iPod Touch® running iOS 8.0 or higher
You can check and update your iOS version by going to Settings › General › Software Update.
All Kindle Fire models, including the new Kindle Fire HDX, are supported except for the first-generation Kindle Fire.
Note: Go to Settings › Device › About and confirm your System Version does NOT start with 6. If it starts with 6, you have the first-generation Kindle Fire.
All tablets and phones running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above.
A Roku 1, 2, 3 or 4 streaming player, Roku Express, Roku Express +, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere +, Roku Ultra streaming players or Roku Streaming Stick (excluding first-generation Roku devices).
All versions of Xbox One.
Samsung Smart TV:
Model years 2012-2016.
Note: Spectrum TV App on Roku, Xbox One and Samsung Smart TV is intended for in-home live streaming only, behind the Charter modem associated with the account. Performance may vary by device based on a variety of factors including age of device, firmware, individual device configuration and hardware.
You can use the Spectrum TV App to control your cable Set-Top Box. Locate the "Send to TV" icon on the app. Next, choose which cable box should receive the content. (This option is found in Settings). Naming each cable box will help ensure you select the correct one.) Next, press the "Send to TV" button. If content is live, the box will tune to that specific channel and you can continue watching without interruption. If the content is On Demand, the On Demand menu screen will appear and you will need to use your remote to purchase and/or play the content.
This feature is available on Spectrum TV App on mobile devices and on SpectrumTV.com, but not on Roku, Xbox One or Samsung Smart TV.
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