How to Activate Starz on Samsung Smart TV

Here in this guide, we will look at how to activate Starz on Samsung smart TV and start streaming your favorite Starz on your Samsung TV at home. With the Starz app installed on your Samsung smart TV, you will access all your Starz favorite content on your Starz account.

Meanwhile, to activate and use the Starz app on your Samsung Smart TV, you will be required to have a paid subscription account. To start with, you can subscribe to the Starz plan for $8.99 per month. However, you can begin your journey with Starz on your Samsung smart TV with the Starz free trial.

With this, you will access all the Starz streaming channels on your Samsung smart TV. However, it is prominent that your Samsung smart TV supports the Starz app.

At the end of this guide, we will also consider how to fix the Starz app not working on Samsung smart TV if the Starz app is not working after activating it.

Activate Starz on Samsung Smart TV

Install Starz on Samsung Smart TV

We first need to download and install the Starz app on your Samsung TV to get the TV activation code for activate.starz.com. Follow the steps below to install the Starz app on your Samsung smart TV.

  • Power on your Samsung Smart TV and press the “Home” button.
  • Navigate to “Apps” >> Samsung Account.”
  • Sign in to your Samsung account with your username and password.
  • Navigate to the search box to the top right and search for “Starz.”
  • Select the “Install” button to download and install the Starz app.
  • Wait for a couple of seconds to complete the app installation.

Once the Starz app has been downloaded and installed on your Samsung smart TV, the “Open” on the download screen will be clickable.

Starz Activation Code for Samsung Smart TV

Starz app requires the activation code to link or bond your Starz account and Samsung smart TV together. Therefore, we will consider how to get the activate.starz.com activation code for your Samsung Smart TV.

  • Launch the Starz app on your Samsung smart TV [ Or follow the steps above to download and install the Starz app on your Samsung TV if you haven’t installed the app on your Smart TV].
  • Find and click on the “Log In” button on the Starz app.
  • Take note of the Starz app activation code on your Samsung Smart TV screen and https://activate.starz.com or auth.starz.com.

Once you have generated the Starz app activation code for your Samsung smart TV and the link (https://activate.starz.com or auth.starz.com) to activate the Starz app, follow the steps below to activate the Starz app on your Samsung smart TV using the activation code on https://www.activate.starz.com or auth.starz.com.

Activate Starz on Samsung Smart TV

Follow the steps below to activate and start using the Starz app on your Samsung Smart TV.

  • Open the Starz app on your Samsung Smart TV.
  • Click “Sign In.”
  • Take note of the instruction on your Samsung TV screen. This includes the Starz activation code and https://activate.starz.com or https://auth.starz.com.
  • Go to https://auth.starz.com on a web browser on your phone or computer.
  • Enter the Starz app activation code on your Samsung smart TV.
  • Click on the “Submit” button.
  • Done.

Once you enter the Starz app activation code on your Samsung Tv screen on auth.starz.com, the code is validated. The Starz app will load your content on your Samsung Smart TV.

Starz app not working on Samsung Smart TV.

There are a few ways to fix the Starz app not working on Samsung Smart TV. These are;

  • Reset your Samsung smart TV Hub.
  • Cold Boot your Samsung Smart TV
  • Delete the Starz app and re-install the app again.
  • Update your Samsung Smart Firmware.

Now, we will discuss each of these steps above to fix the Starz app not working on your Samsung Smart TV.

How to Reset Samsung Smart TV Hub

If your Samsung Smart TV is earlier than 2018, follow the steps under the first method to reset your Samsung TV hub. And for 2019 and later Samsung Smart TV hub, follow the steps in the second method.

Method to Reset Samsung Smart TV Hub [2018 or Ealier]

  • Press the “Home” button on your remote.
  • Navigate to “Settings.”
  • Choose “Support.”
  • Choose “Self Diagnostic.”
  • Reset Smart Hub.

At this point, your Samsung TV smart hub will be reset. Now, open the Starz app and check whether it’s started working fine.

Method to Reset Samsung Smart Hub [2019 or Later]

  • Go to your Samsung Smart TV Settings.
  • Navigate to “Support” and select it.
  • Choose “Device Care” >> “Self Diagnostic.”
  • Reset Smart Hub.

That is the step for Samsung Smart TV made in 2019 or later to reset the smart hub and fix apps not working on the device.

Note: If you are asked to enter your device PIN to complete the smart hub reset, enter “0000″ or your predefined PIN to reset your TV hub.

Delete the Starz App and Re-Add it Again

The next step is to delete the Starz app from your Samsung Smart TV and re-download the app again.

  • Navigate to your Samsung Smart TV “Apps.”
  • Select the “Settings” gear icon to the top right.
  • Find the “Starz App” and select “Delete.”
  • Select “Delete” again and confirm the pop-up.
  • Done.

Once the Starz app has been deleted from your Samsung TV, restart the device, and re-download again. After that, activate the Starz app on your Samsung Smart TV following the procedures in this article.

Update your Samsung Smart TV Firmware

Updating your Samsung Smart TV firmware will fix all pending errors on the device, including the Starz app not working on your device after you have completed Starz activation on your Samsung TV.

  • Go to your Samsung Smart TV “Settings.”
  • Select “Support” >> “Support.”
  • Choose “Software Update.”
  • Choose “Update Now.”
  • Done.

If an update is available, the update will be downloaded automatically and reboot the TV once the update has been completed.

With the steps above, you will activate Starz on Samsung Smart TV and fix the Starz app not working on your Samsung TV.

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