How to Activate FoxSports

How do I activate on my device? If you are asking yourself this question, then you are on the right page. Relax though, you aren’t going to miss this coming match. I’ve created easy steps to help you activate on your device. Just follow through and ask questions in the comment section if you have any. is a sports-dominating channel owned by the FOX Network dedicated to streaming the latest and best sports content from around the globe. Fox Sports anchors sports channels such as FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. can be watched on various streaming devices. Fox Sports however doesn’t support every device. Is your device supported by Fox Sports? continue reading this guide to know.

Activating on your device takes four basic processes. The first process is to download the app to your device. The Foxsports app however comes preinstalled on some devices. FoxSports TV can also be accessed without cable using a streaming service. Streaming services like Hulu, Paramount plus and several other paid streaming services have the FoxSports as one of their channels. 

The next process to activate on any device is to create an account. You can create an account on the Fox Sports app or on your smartphone. After doing this, the next step is to link your device to the Fox Network through the website The activation process is very crucial as it is your linking thread from your device to The last step is connecting your TV provider account.

Fox Sports, the renowned exclusive football content however doesn’t support all devices. On supported devices, there are specific models Fox Sports can work on. I’ve compiled the list of devices that can activate :

Supported devices on Fox Sports.

  1. Apple TV (app version 3.36, tvOS13+, Apple TV 4th generation and above)
  2. Android TV (app version 3.24.1 and above)
  3. FireTV (app version 3.36)
  4. Samsung Smart TV (version 3.32.1)*
  5. Roku (app version 3.35)
  6. Xbox One (app version 3.24.1 and above)
  7. iOS (app version 5.13 and iOS 13 or above)
  8. Android (app version 5.13 and Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or above)

*Supported Samsung TVs (v3.32.1) are only those models from 2017 to 2020 sold in the US.

If you can’t find your device or version of your device on this list, it simply means your device isn’t supported by and cannot activate legally.

Activate on all supported devices

The first step to activate is to install the app on your device. If your device is listed among one of the supported devices, then you can download Fox Sport on your device App Store. Fox Sport is a free channel to watch, you may however have to connect it to a pay-TV provider if you have one. 

Activating on your device is one of the crucial stages during the activation process. This activation would enable the Fox Network server to be able to link your device directly to their network. This has to be done manually using a unique code that would be provided to you when you sign in to the Fox Sports app. You would then have to visit to use this code.


We have carefully compiled how to install and activate on each device. 

Activate on Roku

  • Press “Home” using your Roku remote controller.  On the home screen, navigate downwards.
  • You would find “Streaming Channels”. Click on this and you would be redirected to your “Channel Store.”
  • Go to the “Search Channel” icon and search “Fox Sports.”
  • Select “Add channel” to start downloading the app on your Roku device.
  • Once downloaded, launch the Fox Sports app.
  • Sign in to Fox Sports using your account username and password.
  • After signing in to Fox Sports, a unique code would appear on your device. This code is your activation code. 
  • Grab your mobile device or PC, open your web browser and visit
  • On the website, enter your activation code into the box provided.
  • Click Activate and that’s it.

Activate on Apple TV

  • From your Apple TV Home screen, Go to your App Store.
  • Search for “Fox Sports” in your app store.
  • Select “Get” once you’ve found the Fox Sports app.
  • Click install and wait for the app to be downloaded.
  • The Fox Sports app would appear on your Home Screen after installation.
  • Open the app on your Home screen and sign in using your username and password.
  • Upon signing up, a unique code would appear on your screen.
  • To use this code, simply visit
  • Enter your activation code in the box provide on the website and click “activate”.

Activate on Android TV

  • From your Android TV Home screen, go to the app menu.
  • Launch “Google Play Store.”
  • From the search icon above the screen, Search “Fox Sports”
  • Download the app with the install button.
  • Once downloaded and installed, open the app in your apps list.
  • Sign in to your account using your Username and Password. 
  • A code would appear on your screen after signing in.
  • Copy the code, get your mobile phone or PC and visit
  • On the website, enter your activation code in the box provided and click “Activate.”
  • Once activated, you can start watching the contents of Fox Sport on your device. 

Activate on Samsung Smart TV

  • From your Samsung TV home screen, visit your “Smart Hub”
  • On the search icon, Search “Fox Sports”. The app would show up in the result.
  • Click on the app and select “Sign Up.”
  • Sign in to the app using your username and your password.
  • After signing up, you would be redirected to a screen where a code would appear.
  • Copy this code or take a mental note of this code.
  • Visit using your mobile device or PC.
  • Enter the activation code in the box provided.
  • Click “Submit”.
  • The Fox Network backend would immediately connect your device to Fox Sports and you can have access to all contents. 

Activate on Xbox

  • From your Xbox Home screen, Visit the “Microsoft Store”
  • Under the Microsoft Store, Search for “Fox Sports.”
  • Click on get to begin downloading.
  • Once installed, Launch the app and sign in to your account.
  • After signing in, an activation code would appear on your device.
  • Copy this activation code or take a mental note of it.
  • Visit and enter this code in the box provided.
  • Click “Submit” next to the box
  • Your device would be activated immediately. 

Activate on Android

  • On your android device, just go to your “Play Store” app.
  • On the search icon, Search for “Fox Sports.”
  • Select Fox Sports from the result and install.
  • Once successfully installed, you would get a notification on your Android device.
  • Launch the Fox Sports app from your Android app list.
  • Sign in to your Fox Sports account using your username and password. 
  • After sign up, you can have immediate access to contents from

Activate on iOS

  • From The Home Screen of your iOS device, Visit the Apps store.
  • Once on the Apps Store, search for Fox Sports.
  • Select Fox Sports from the results.
  • Click on the “Get” button to the “Cloud” icon next to the app 
  • Wait for it to download.
  • After downloading, you should Launch the app and sign in to your Fox Sports account.
  • After signing in, you can have access to FoxSports content.

Note that you don’t require an activation code to activate on your smartphones. Activation is direct.

Activate on Fire TV

  • From your Fire TV home screen, visit the Amazon App Store.
  • Click o the search icon and type in “Fox Sports”.
  • From the results, Select the Fox Sports app and click “Buy”.
  • Install the app on your Fire TV. 
  • Once the installation process is complete, you should sign in to your app using your username and password.
  • Upon signing up, you would be sent a unique code.
  • Visit using your web browser on mobile or desktop.
  • Enter the activation code in the box provided and click “Submit“.
  • Once submitted, your device would be activated on Supported browsers

Understand that not all browsers are supported by Fox Sports. If you are using an unsupported browser to prompt activation, it could be a reason why your activation process might not be working. Here is a list of browsers to activate on any device.

  • Mac OS 10 or higher
    • Google Chrome (updated version)
    • Mozilla Firefox (updated version)
    • Safari (version9 or higher)
  • Windows 7 and 8
    • Google Chrome (updated version)
    • Mozilla Firefox (updated version)
  • Windows 10
    • Google Chrome (updated version)
    • Mozilla Firefox (updated version)
    • Edge (version12 or higher)
  • Android
    • Google Chrome (updated version)
    • Android browser (version5.1 or higher)
  • iOS
    • Google Chrome (version54 or higher)
    • Safari (version9 or higher)

Connect to your TV Provider

Once you activate on any device, you can have access to various contents. However, if you have an account with a participating TV provider, you should link it up to your Fox App to have access to certain contents, Live matches and series that may not be available upon activation.

There are three ways to connect to your Tv Provider. It’s either you use a Fox Sports-supported browser, a Fox Sports-supported mobile device or a Fox Sports-supported streaming device.

Connecting to your TV Provider using a web browser

  • Go to on your web browser.
  • Click on the “Sign In” option.
  • Under the ‘Sign in’ option, select “TV Provider sign in”
  • Search for your TV provider in the provided list.
  • Once found, select it and enter the username and password of your TV provider.

Connecting to your TV Provider using your mobile device

  • Right on the Fox Sports app downloaded on your device, Select “Explore” at the bottom right corner.
  • Go to “Settings” by clicking on the profile icon at the top right corner.
  • Select “TV Provider sign in” 
  • Search for your TV provider from the list that appears.
  • Enter using your TV Provider username and password to start steaming.

Connect to your TV Provider using Connected devices.

  • On the Fox Sports app on your device go to your device “Settings”.
  • Under settings, select TV Provider Sign in.
  • Look through the list of TV Providers and select your TV Provider.
  • Log in using your TV provider’s username and password. is a free app but to access some of its content, you may need to connect it to a paid TV provider. You can also watch without cable. you can watch it through paid subscriptions on streaming services such as Hulu Plus, Fubo TV. AT&T, YouTube TV, sling TV and some other streaming platforms.

With this guide, you can activate on any device at any time. Just install, sign up and activate and finally connect to a TV provider. you may also want to check out how to activate Foxsportgo on any device.

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